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How many of us have despaired as exams approach, wishing we could press an imaginary ‘pause button’ to freeze time and delay the inevitable?
Owing to heavy rainfall and devastating floods across Sri Lanka, the streets of the capital Colombo are less crowded for this year’s celebration of the Buddhist festival…
Rescue teams were sent to the area of Aranayaka, 100 km northeast of the capital Colombo, where over 100 people are missing after two landslides, caused by torrential…
200 families feared buried in landslides 230,000 people forced from homes Rescue efforts hampered by powercuts At least 200 families are feared buried beneath massive landslides in central Sri…
At least 150 people are feared dead following two massive landslides in central Sri Lanka, officials say.
The West Indies are celebrating winning cricket’s World Twenty20 title for the second successive time after beating England in a breath-taking final
Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to John A.E. Amaratunga, Sri Lanka Minister of Tourism, about how Sri Lanka tries to unfold its full potential as a
First there was Horse Polo, then Bike Polo and in more recent times Elephant and Segway polo. But now a new form of polo has emerged – Tuk Tuk Polo
It has been eleven years since a massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean off Sumatra triggered tsunamis that killed tens of thousands in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s ruling United National Party has won the most seats in the country’s parliamentary elections. The UNP picked up one hundred and six out
Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections could see the return to the political centre stage of its former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. In
Sri Lankans have gone to the polls to elect a new parliament in a vote dominated by the possible comeback of the country’s former president. Mahinda
Voting is underway in Sri Lanka’s general election which is being widely seen as a test of a comeback bid by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Security forces were called out to restore order clashes broke out between two rival group of spectators during the third ODI between Sri Lanka and
Often in the shadow of big neighbor India, Sri Lanka has been continuously increasing its influx of tourists in recent years. Euronews spoke to
Sri Lanka celebrates its Independence Day with the newly installed president promising to bridge the ethnic divide that still exists following the
Thousands of people have lined the streets of Manila to say a final farewell to Pope Francis at the end of his five day trip to the Philippines
The pope visited a former war zone in northern Sri Lanka on Wednesday, preaching forgiveness to tens of thousands of followers.
An estimated one million people join Pope Francis at an open air Mass in Sri Lanka as part of papal visit to Asia.
The pontiff attends an inter-religious meeting in Sri Lanka, days after it voted out its wartime leaders
Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka, where he will spend two days before flying on to one of the Catholic church’s strongholds, the Philippines. He
Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka bringing with him a message of inter religious harmony. His presence is expected to add to a new tolerance in
Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded defeat in the country’s presidential election, saying he would oversee a peaceful transition of
December the 26th, 2014, marks the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that resulted in the deaths of over 230,000 people.
Hopes of finding survivors from a deadly landslide in Sri Lanka have been hit by heavy rainfall. More than 100 people are believed to have been
A Sri Lankan official has said she doesn’t think any survivors will be found under the debris of a deadly landslide in the central village of
A landslide in central Sri Lanka has killed at least 14 people, while over 300 are reported to be missing. Mahinda Amaraweera, the country’s
After weeks at sea, a group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers has arrived on Australian soil. The group which had set off from India spent one month
Ethnic violence has flared in Sri Lanka between local Muslims and Buddhists. The clashes occured in the Southwest of the country, leaving three
A newly-appointed hangman has quit just a week into his new role – after seeing the gallows for the first time. It means Sri Lanka is recruiting