Search Result
"Sri Lanka"

204 results

World - Africa
1/29/2024 1:21:57 PM
Sri Lanka’s diplomats are talking with Somali authorities trying to ascertain the whereabouts of a fishing vessel and its six crewmembers suspected of being abducted by Somali pirates two days ago, officials said Monday.

Sports - World
8/28/2023 7:55:10 PM
FIFA lifted a suspension on the Sri Lanka Football Federation on Monday that was imposed for government interference in its independence, clearing the men’s national team to begin qualifying games for the 2026 World Cup.

World - International
7/29/2023 12:47:41 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron held discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart Saturday on an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region in the first-ever visit by a French leader to the Indian Ocean Island nation.

Business - Economy
7/22/2023 11:05:43 PM
Sri Lanka is considering the possibility of allowing the use of the Indian rupee for local transactions, as the island nation struggles to build its depleted foreign reserves and to emerge from last year’s unprecedented economic crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/18/2023 4:36:47 PM
A piece of ancient Chinese wisdom may hold the key to understanding the role that China aims to play in the world today, writes Mohamed Ibrahim Al-Dessouki

World - International
6/22/2023 1:50:24 PM
Leaders at a global finance summit are close to sealing deals to restructure Zambia and Sri Lanka's debts with the agreement of major creditor China, France's economy minister said Thursday.

World - International
3/21/2023 9:50:21 AM
The International Monetary Fund said Monday that its executive board has approved a nearly $3 billion bailout program for Sri Lanka over four years to help salvage the country's bankrupt economy.

World - International
2/4/2023 11:47:26 AM
Sri Lanka marked its 75th independence anniversary on Saturday as a bankrupt nation, with many citizens angry, anxious, and in no mood to celebrate.

World - International
1/13/2023 1:41:29 PM
Bankrupt Sri Lanka will drastically slash its military, the defense ministry said Friday, as the government works to overhaul its shambolic finances after an unprecedented economic crisis.

World - International
12/15/2022 10:05:34 AM
Natural disasters and crowd-related tragedies claimed hundreds of lives in Asia and overshadowed the COVID-19 pandemic, with most countries easing or completely lifting the tough restrictions of the previous two years.

World - International
11/8/2022 2:24:41 PM
The United Nations Tuesday warned of a worsening food crisis in bankrupt Sri Lanka and said the number of people needing urgent humanitarian help had doubled to 3.4 million.

World - International
9/3/2022 2:09:26 PM
Sri Lanka's ousted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who returned home after seven weeks in exile following protests over economic hardships, could face legal action over forced disappearances of activists now that he has been stripped of constitutional immunity, a lawyer said Saturday.

World - International
9/2/2022 2:28:54 PM
Ousted Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is expected to return home more than seven weeks after he fled the country amid mass protests that demanded his resignation, holding him and his family responsible for the country's economic crisis.

World - International
9/1/2022 11:06:25 AM
Bankrupt Sri Lanka will receive a conditional $2.9 billion bailout to repair its battered finances, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday, following a bruising economic crisis that saw the island nation's president chased from the country.

World - International
8/16/2022 6:46:28 PM
Sri Lanka will not extend a state of emergency imposed to control anti-government protests as the situation in the impoverished nation has "stabilised", the president's office said Tuesday.

World - International
8/13/2022 1:44:57 PM
Sri Lanka's government granted permission on Saturday for a controversial Chinese research vessel to visit the island despite neighbouring India's concerns that it could spy on New Delhi's military installations, officials said.

World - International
7/31/2022 10:47:18 AM
Sri Lanka's new president Ranil Wickremesinghe has formally invited MPs to join an all-party unity government to revive the bankrupt economy by undertaking painful reforms, his office said Sunday.

World - International
7/29/2022 3:24:45 PM
The World Bank said Friday it would not offer new funding to Sri Lanka unless the bankrupt island nation carried out "deep structural reforms" to stabilise its crashing economy.

World - International
7/24/2022 9:45:00 AM
Sri Lanka's besieged presidential office will reopen on Monday, police said, days after anti-government demonstrators were flushed out in a military crackdown that triggered international condemnation.

World - International
7/23/2022 10:10:29 AM
An international human rights group is urging Sri Lanka's new president to immediately order security forces to cease all unlawful use of force against protesters who have been demonstrating against the government, for months, over the country's economic meltdown.

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >> Last