Sri Lanka: The Untold story
Chapter 38: Badgering for Indian withdrawal
Sri Lanka: A victory of sorts
Reversing a string of defeats over the past seven years, the opposition United National Party (UNP) has surged ahead in Sri Lanka's 12th parliamentary elections. While the final tally is yet to be announced, computer projections of results indicate that the UNP will secure about 113 seats in the 225-member parliament - a simple majority enabling it form a government on its own.
Dismal outlook for Sri Lanka's president
The political crisis is Sri Lanka appears to be worsening, and in the latest government's call for a ceasefire with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam -- fighting a long and bloody battle for the independence of the island's minority Tamil-speaking population -- one can sense a state of near panic, given the kind of terrorism that is now spreading the world over.
18 Dead in Sri Lanka Airport Attack
Officials in Sri Lanka are struggling to explain a devastating rebel attack on the country's main Air Force base and international airport early Tuesday.
Sri Lanka's very own GI Janes
Lasantha Sumathipala joined the Sri Lankan army two years ago without telling her parents, fearing they would oppose the move. Now, they have come to accept what she's doing - helping the state fight the 18-year-old Tamil Tiger insurgency.