""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
A landslide at a rubbish dump near the Sri Lankan capital Colombo has killed at least 16 people and injured over a dozen, according to health and military…
Coming at the end of the awards season the fifteenth International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights, held as usual in Geneva has chosen its winners.
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
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.