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Pope Francis greets Sri Lankans of all faiths during his visit to the shrine of Our Lady of Madhu in January 2015

Pope greets organisers of 2015 Sri Lanka visit

13/10/2017 12:26

Pope Francis met on Friday with members of an organizing committee for the journey that he made to Sri Lanka back in January 2015

 

Garbage piles in the streets of Colombo are a major source of the mosquito-borne dengue viral infection.

Garbage piles in the streets of Colombo are a major source of the mosquito-borne dengue viral infection.

Sri Lanka deploys military against dengue ‎

03/07/2017 15:06

The deadly dengue fever has claimed 215 lives this year, with over 71,000 people infected in the first six months of this year

 

Muslims praying before breaking their fast during the month of Ramadan in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Muslims praying before breaking their fast during the month of Ramadan in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka makes arrests in anti-Muslim hate crimes‎

19/06/2017 15:23

A Buddhist monk and a police officer are among 4 that Sri Lankan police have arrested for hate crimes against Muslims 

 

A Muslim woman cries next to her burnt house after a clash between Buddhists and Muslims in Aluthgama in 2014.

A Muslim woman cries next to her burnt house after a clash between Buddhists and Muslims in Aluthgama in 2014.

Sri Lanka arrest five over anti-religious violence

12/06/2017 13:12

Following criticism by diplomats and  legislators, Sri Lanka police arrest 5 over hate crimes.