Sri Lankan President phones PM Shehbaz, extends sympathy over flood devastation

Sri Lankan President phones PM Shehbaz, extends sympathy over flood devastation

IMF team holds talks with crisis-hit Sri Lanka on debt restructuring

The team will hold talks with the central bank governor and other officials.

Australia cricketers donate prize money to Sri Lanka kids

The visiting Australians saw the crisis first-hand.

Sri Lanka president's office to reopen after crackdown

New president Wickremesinghe has said he will unveil a fresh budget for the rest of the year

Economic Crisis: Sri Lanka withdraws from hosting Asia Cup 2022

The Asia Cup is slated to be held in August and September this year.

New Sri Lanka president sworn in eyeing unity government

Wickremesinghe's cabinet is expected to include several opposition lawmakers.

Unpopular Sri Lankan PM elected president; risks new turmoil

Unpopular Sri Lankan PM elected president; risks new turmoil

Six-time PM Wickremesinghe wins Sri Lanka presidency

Official results showed Wickremesinghe polled 134 votes.

Sri Lanka's political turmoil sows worries for recovery

Sri Lanka’s political turmoil sows worries for recovery

Ousted leader says he did 'utmost' for bankrupt Sri Lanka

It was not clear whether he was signalling an intention to remain involved in politics from exile.

Sri Lanka protesters to end occupation of official buildings

Protesters overran President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's palace at the weekend

Sri Lanka's turmoil explained

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said he will resign, after months of protests

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after president flees

Police said they were also imposing an indefinite curfew across the Western Province.

Sri Lanka president hits airport standoff in escape attempt

Gotabaya Rajapaksa has promised to resign on Wednesday.

Karunaratne praises Chandimal as Sri Lanka turn to Pakistan

Karunaratne praises Chandimal as Sri Lanka turn to Pakistan

Sri Lanka thrash Australia to level series after protests and Covid

Sri Lanka thrash Australia to level series after protests and Covid

Sri Lanka talks grow urgent as political vacuum deepens

Sri Lanka talks grow urgent as political vacuum deepens

President and PM: 2 men at heart of Sri Lankan crisis

President and PM: 2 men at heart of Sri Lankan crisis

Sri Lanka protesters vow will not let up until president, PM quit

Sri Lanka protesters vow will not let up until president, PM quit

Qureshi warns of 'Sri Lanka like situation' if Punjab by-polls rigged

Inflation has skyrocketed since the new government took charge: Qureshi

Sri Lanka president, PM to resign after tumultuous protests

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said he will leave office once a new government is in place

Sri Lanka's president to resign after being chased from home

Sri Lanka's president to resign after being chased from home

Imran Khan's prudent politics saved Pakistan from Sri Lanka-like situation: Fawad

Imran Khan's prudent politics saved Pakistan from Sri Lanka-like situation

Sri Lanka president flees as protesters storm home

Huge crowds had surrounded the president's home to demand his resignation

Sri Lanka admits bankruptcy, warns of crisis through 2023

The island nation's 22 million people have endured months of galloping inflation.

Bankrupt Sri Lanka's inflation jumps beyond 50%

The IMF ended 10 days of in-person discussions with Sri Lankan authorities in Colombo

IMF tells bankrupt Sri Lanka to tackle corruption, raise taxes

The IMF said more work was needed to set the nation’s finances right.

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka shuts schools, urges work from home to save fuel

Fuel station queues have grown rapidly since last week.

Bankrupt Sri Lanka runs out of fuel

Bankrupt Sri Lanka runs out of fuel

Sri Lanka troops open fire to contain fuel riots

Sri Lanka defaulted on its $51 billion foreign debt in April

Shakib takes five wickets as Bangladesh bowl out Sri Lanka for 506

Chandimal hit 11 fours and a six in his innings 219-ball innings.

Sri Lanka to repay debts after six months: governor

The governor said bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund were underway.

Mushfiqur ton guides Bangladesh to lead over Sri Lanka

Earlier in the morning session, he became the first Bangladesh batsman to pass 5,000 Test runs.

Sri Lanka's new PM struggles to form unity government

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in late on Thursday.

Wickremesinghe chosen Sri Lanka PM in effort to quell crisis

Wickremesinghe chosen Sri Lanka PM in effort to quell crisis

UN condemns escalating violence in Sri Lanka

UN condemns escalating violence in Sri Lanka

ODIs scrapped from Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka

ODIs scrapped from Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa quits after violent clashes

Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa quits after violent clashes

At least 78 wounded in Sri Lanka clashes: hospital

At least 78 wounded in Sri Lanka clashes: hospital

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka declares emergency after crippling strike

Last month Sri Lanka announced it was defaulting on its $51 billion foreign debt

Sri Lanka name squad for Bangladesh Test tour

Selectors named an 18-player squad for the crucial red-ball series.

Bangladesh's Taskin, Shoriful ruled out of first Sri Lanka test

Taskin Ahmed and Shoriful Islam have been ruled out of first Test of Bangladesh against Sri Lanka

Details of Pakistan v Sri Lanka women's series announced

Pakistan national women's team will begin their ICC Women's Championship when they host Sri Lanka

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka defaults on all foreign debt

Public anger has flared in recent weeks with crowds attempting to storm the homes of govt leaders

Sri Lanka president will not resign despite growing protests

Sri Lanka president will not resign despite growing protests

Sri Lankan president declares curfew to preempt protests

Sri Lankan president declares curfew to preempt protests

Protests over shortages roil Sri Lanka despite curfew

Protests over shortages roil Sri Lanka despite curfew

Protests over shortages roil Sri Lanka despite curfew

Protests over shortages roil Sri Lanka despite curfew

Sri Lanka cancels school exams over paper shortage

Term tests are part of a continuous assessment process

Morkel to aid Bangladesh big-hitters for South Africa series

Former South Africa all-rounder Albie Morkel will join Bangladesh as power-hitting batting coach

Cricketers laud Rohit's captaincy after Sri Lanka whitewash

Cricketers praised Rohit Sharma's "empathy" as captain after he led India to a fifth series victory

Bumrah picks five as India dismiss Sri Lanka for 109 in pink ball Test

Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah claimed five wickets as India bowled out Sri Lanka for 109

Jadeja's all-round heroics help India crush Sri Lanka

Jadeja starred with bat and bowl to lead India to a crushing innings and victory over Sri Lanka

Pakistan attaches importance to its ties with Sri Lanka: PM Imran

Pakistan attaches importance to its ties with Sri Lanka

All regional countries need to work collectively for peace and stability: COAS

All regional countries need work collectively peace stability

Commander of Sri Lankan Navy calls on Naval Chief

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan Navy's efforts in maritime security of the region.

Sri Lanka win toss, bowl in first Australia T20

Sri Lanka skipper Dusan Shanaka won the toss and opted to bowl in the first of a five-match

Qasim's all-round heroics spearhead Pakistan's resounding win

Pakistan U19 finished fifth in the ICC Men’s U19 World Cup 2022 with 238-run win over Sri Lanka

PM emphasis on efforts to increase Pak-Sri Lanka trade ties

PM emphasis on efforts to increase Pak-Sri Lanka trade ties

Sri Lanka company prepares to sell massive blue gemstone

Sri Lanka company prepares to sell massive blue gemstone

Sialkot tragedy could be a turning point, says Malik Adnan after receiving appreciation letter

Malik Adnan said he did not want any incident to happen that would tarnish the image of the country.

Lynched Sri Lankan's brother hopes PM Imran will take action against culprits

Lynched Sri Lankan's brother hopes PM Imran will take action against culprits

Sialkot tragedy hanged our heads in shame: PM Imran

PM Imran reviewed law and order situation of the country.

Sialkot incident will not affect ties between both countries: SL envoy

The PTI delegation expressed its condolences to the Lankan authorities.

Sialkot incident: Body of Priyantha flown to Sri Lanka

Body was has been shifted to the airport in an ambulance.

Police arrest seven more main accused in Sialkot incident

A total of 125 suspects have been arrested so far.

Sialkot tragedy: Body of victim shifted to Lahore

The body will depart for Sri Lanka tomorrow.

Sialkot incident: PM Imran assures Sri Lankan president of justice

PM Imran informed Sri Lankan President about more than 100 arrests made in connection with killing

50 arrested in connection with killing of Sri Lankan citizen in Sialkot: spokesperson

50 arrested in connection with killing of Sri Lankan citizen in Sialkot

Heavy rains expected to ease in India, Sri Lanka after 25 killed

Heavy rains expected to ease in India, Sri Lanka after 25 killed

Buttler ton helps England virtually seal T20 World Cup semi spot

Buttler's unbeaten 101 steered England to 163 for four after being invited to bat first in Sharjah.

Sri Lanka thrash Netherland by 8 wickets in T20 World Cup

Sri Lanka are almost certain to finish top of the table ahead of Namibia

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 70 runs

Sri Lanka beat Ireland by 70 runs

T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Namibia by 7 wickets

Sri Lanka thrash debutants Namibia as early as 13th over.

Sir Lankan Defense College delegation visits CASS

Sir Lankan Defense College delegation visits CASS

Sri Lanka PM felicitates Pakistan on Independence Day

May the friendship between both our nations grow from strength to strength, Sri Lankan PM said.

Sri Lanka bans three stars for one year over Covid breach

Sri Lanka bans three stars for one year over Covid breach

Sri Lanka squad hits back at criticism with social media boycott

"My advice to the guys is just stay off it. You get absolutely hammered on it."

Sri Lanka cricket coach tests positive for Covid

'Flower showed "mild symptoms", prompting a Covid-19 test.'

Sri Lanka's 'terrible trio' dropped from Indian series

Fans shared memes asking each other not to watch the national team on television.

Sri Lanka to discipline players after Covid bubble breach

"We have seen the videos and have started an inquiry."

Thousands homeless as Sri Lanka floods death toll hits 17

Thousands homeless as Sri Lanka floods death toll hits 17

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

The impact on mangroves, lagoons and marine wildlife in the region was being assessed.

Mehidy helps Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Covid-hit ODI

Mehidy returned figures of 4-30 from 10 overs of his off spin to help bowl out Sri Lanka for 224

Sri Lanka cricketers reject pay cut after being held 'at gunpoint' by board

Mathews' annual fee fell from $130,000 a year to $80,000 while Karunaratne was offered $70,000

Asia Cup cricket called off over new pandemic threat

The tournament was already held over from last year in Pakistan due to the pandemic.

UAE suspends entry for travellers from Pakistan, three other countries

The suspension is effective from 11.59pm on Wednesday, May 12.

Govt working on creating Holy Buddhist Trail, PM tells Sri Lankan monks

He said that Pakistan was a land of unparalleled natural beauty and historical and cultural sites.

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to promote religious sites related to Buddhism

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to promote religious sites related to Buddhism

Religious tourism to expand bilateral cooperation between Pakistan, Sri Lanka: President

Religious tourism to expand bilateral cooperation between Pakistan, Sri Lanka: President

British, Sri Lankan commanders meet CJCSC Gen Nadeem Raza

The visiting dignitaries lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces

Bahrain National Guard Commander, Sri Lankan army chief call on COAS Gen Bajwa

The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s positive role for regional peace and stability.

Pakistan highly values its ties with Sri Lanka: President

The President underlined the need for further enhancing relations between the two countries.

Concerns rise over Sri Lanka's move to ban burqas

Sri Lanka announced plans over the weekend to ban the wearing of burqas

Sri Lanka lifts ban on burial of COVID victims after PM Imran Khan's visit

PM Imran Khan had raised the subject with both President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

PM welcomes Sri Lanka's notification regarding burial for those dying of COVID-19

PM welcomes Sri Lanka's notification regarding burial for those dying of COVID-19

PM Imran thanks Sri Lanka for warm reception, gracious hospitality

Pakistan-Sri Lanka relations are growing in a dignified manner: PM Imran

Receiving signed bat from PM Imran a 'memory for ages': Sri Lankan minister

PM Imran on Wednesday presented his signed bat to Sri Lankan minister Namal Rajapaksa.

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to further strengthen cooperation in diverse fields

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to further strengthen cooperation in diverse fields

PM Imran inaugurates Sri Lanka's High Performance Sports Complex

PM Imran inaugurates Sri Lanka's High Performance Sports Complex

FM Qureshi, Gunawardena stress expansion of Pak-Sri Lanka FTA

He said PM Imran's visit to Sri Lanka was reflective of the priority accorded to this relationship.

Kashmir issue can only be resolved through dialogues: PM Imran

Poverty can be eliminated by boosting business sector with new techniques of investment: PM

PM Imran discusses matters of mutual interest with Sri Lankan president in Colombo

PM Imran discusses matters of mutual interest with Sri Lankan president in Colombo

It's a pleasure to be back in Sri Lanka again: PM Imran

PM Imran said that I enjoyed the welcoming hospitality of Sri Lankan PM Percy Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Sri Lankan media shower praises for Pak during PM Imran's Colombo visit

Sri Lankan media shower praises for Pak during PM Imran's Colombo visit

Pakistan, Sri Lanka face similar challenges: PM Imran

PM Imran Khan arrived in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo on a two-day official visit

PM Imran arrives in Sri Lanka on two-day official visit

The prime minister's visit would help further strengthen the Pakistan-Sri Lanka relationship.