Advertisement

Agence France-Presse . Colombo

  • Images

    Latham ton drives New Zealand

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:07am on August 25, 2019

    A sparkling century by Tom Latham powered New Zealand’s first innings reply after Sri Lanka posted 244 on day three of the rain-hit second Test...

  • Images

    Sri Lanka ends emergency

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:15am on August 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state of emergency declared after Easter suicide bombings by Islamist extremists that killed 258 people, officials said Friday. President...

  • Images

    Sri Lanka cuts rates as economy struggles

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka's central bank cut its main lending rate Friday for the second time in three months hoping to lift the economy as its struggles...

  • Images

    Boult, Southee rattle Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Trent Boult and Tim Southee led New Zealand’s charge against Sri Lanka on day two of the rain-hit second Test in Colombo on Friday. The...

  • Images

    Karunaratne helps Sri Lanka on rain-hit first day

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne helped Sri Lanka to 85 for two at stumps on a rain-hit day one of the second Test against New Zealand in...

  • Images

    Sri Lanka rejects int’l criticism of new army chief

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:12am on August 21, 2019

    Sri Lanka Tuesday rejected as ‘unwarranted and unacceptable’ mounting international criticism of the appointment of a general accused of war crimes as the island nation’s...

  • Images

    Ex wartime defence chief to run for Sri Lanka president

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s former defence secretary, who faces trials at home and in the US for alleged corruption and murder, will enter this year’s presidential race,...

  • Images

    Maldives ex-VP detained after India escape bid

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:44am on August 06, 2019

    Former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, who faces attempted murder and corruption allegations, was remanded in custody Monday over a failed attempt to illegally enter...

  • Images

    Muslims rejoin Sri Lanka cabinet after Easter bombings

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:48am on July 31, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s Muslim ministers who resigned en masse in the wake of the deadly Easter Sunday bombings have rejoined the government, officials said Tuesday, after...

  • Images

    Sri Lanka considering foreign coaches

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on July 31, 2019

    Sri Lanka was considering applications from three ‘top international cricket coaches’, Sports Minister Harin Fernando said Tuesday amid reports incumbent Chandika Hathurusingha has been asked...

Advertisement

images