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“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

“I Will Not Reappoint Ranil Even If It Costs My Position” : President Sirisena Tells UPFA MPs After SC Ruling

President Maithripala Sirisena had stated this evening that he was not ready to reappoint UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister.

Speaking to UPFA Read more…

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka: president’s dissolution of parliament illegal, top court rules

Sri Lanka’s supreme court has rejected an attempt by the president to dismiss parliament and hold snap elections, leaving the country without a Read more…

The lies they tell –  By Taylor Dibbert

The lies they tell – By Taylor Dibbert

Sri Lanka’s political crisis continues. The attempted coup is a huge mess. No one knows how the imbroglio will end, although the coup Read more…

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

New report published on 500 Tamils missing while in Army custody

The International Truth and Justice Project and HRDAG have published a report on 500 Tamils who disappeared while in Army custody in Sri Read more…

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

Bogus UNP -TNA Pact Written In Sinhala With Ranil’s English and Sampanthan’s Sinhala Signatures Being Circulated.

The UNP said yesterday that it would institute legal action against the Podujana Peramuna for circulating a false agreement that the UNP had purportedly Read more…

After CHOGM, Rajapaksa Regime faces fresh challenges- Sunday Times
17 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

After CHOGM, Rajapaksa Regime faces fresh challenges- Sunday Times »

Indo-Lanka relations on collision course again, consequences could be disastrous GL’s ‘Look Africa’ policy fails as Africa is not looking at Lanka; Read more…

Sri Lankan restaurant in UK attacked by suspected Tamil youth
17 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lankan restaurant in UK attacked by suspected Tamil youth »

A gang armed with bats and metal bars smashed up the exterior of a Sri Lankan restaurant in London, while terrified customers Read more…

Cameron issues ultimatum on SL
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Cameron issues ultimatum on SL »

British Prime Minister David Cameron said today that he will “fully back an international investigation” into alleged war crimes, if Sri Lanka Read more…

I wanted my PM to go there first, says Khurshid
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

I wanted my PM to go there first, says Khurshid »

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday expressed regret that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh could not visit Jaffna, a feat undertaken by Read more…

President wants more time
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

President wants more time »

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has told British Prime Minister David Cameron that Sri Lanka needs more time to overcome all major challenges.

Cameron, Read more…

Sri Lanka: Cameron in ‘robust’ talks over human rights
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka: Cameron in ‘robust’ talks over human rights »

David Cameron has clashed with the president of Sri Lanka as he pushed for action to protect the rights of its minority Read more…

Muzammil ignores UNP directive to boycott CHOGM inauguration
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Muzammil ignores UNP directive to boycott CHOGM inauguration »

Colombo Mayor A. J. M. Muzammil yesterday attended the inauguration of the 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Read more…

Hague: ‘War crimes’ inquiry is needed
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Hague: ‘War crimes’ inquiry is needed »

There should be an investigation into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka “because there is a great deal of evidence”, Foreign Secretary Read more…

Karuna not optimistic about Khurshid’s Lanka visit
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Karuna not optimistic about Khurshid’s Lanka visit »

Indicating that earlier rounds of talks between India and Sri Lanka over a series of issues had not yielded desired results, DMK Read more…

Tissa writes to Kamalesh
16 Nov
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Tissa writes to Kamalesh »

In a letter to the Commonwealth Secretary Kamalesh Sharma, UNP General Secretary MP Tissa Attanayake informs that the UNP has been compelled Read more…