Friday Feb 14
India's stand on Sri Lanka's human rights issue depends on Indian elections
Feb 14, Colombo: India's stand on the Sri Lanka's human rights issue at the March session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva will depend on the Indian parliamentary elections this year, Indian Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid has said.
Travel: Elephants, fish, dolphins...and weddings
In the second and final part of his Sri Lanka travel report, Alan Wooding visits the island's commercial centre Colombo, takes a wild sea trip to see the dolphins, attends a traditional wedding and goes bird watching on the Dutch canal.
Sri Lanka never refused visa to US official - External Affairs Ministry
Feb 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ministry of External Affairs said that the United States Ambassador -at-large for Global Women's Issues was never denied the visa to enter the country as the US Embassy in Colombo has said.
Sri Lanka refuses visa to high-ranking US official
The Sri Lankan government has refused to issue a visa to U.S. Ambassador at Large for Women's Issues, Catherine Russell, forcing her to cancel a high-level visit scheduled for February 10-11, local media reported Tuesday.
US to propose UN rights resolution against Sri Lanka
The United States will table a UN human rights resolution against Sri Lanka to put new pressure on Colombo to address war crimes allegations.