Sunday, 16 January , 2022

Sri Lanka

Putin welcomes granting SCO dialogue partner status to three countries

According to Putin, "a fairly impressive portfolio of applications from other states wishing to cooperate with the organization in one capacity or another" requires...

Amid pressures from Quad, China discusses military ties with Sri Lanka

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya With the Indian Ocean increasingly becoming a locus of big power contestation, the recent two-day visit to Sri Lanka by Chinese Defence...

US’s Indian Ocean proxy war: Sri Lanka, Maldives in the crosshairs

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya Apr.3, 2021 Maldivian parliamentarians have been up in arms since the government’s signing of a defence agreement with India in February which, according...

Sri Lanka’s ‘IndoPacific’ role revealed in secret US document?

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The launch in Colombo of a Trilateral Maritime Security Secretariat, for cooperation between Sri Lanka, India and the Maldives, merits closer scrutiny....

Amit Shah has plans to form BJP governments in Sri Lanka,...

February 15, 202 Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb has revealed how Home Minister Amit Shah once told him about his plans to expand BJP to...

Old hatreds fuel online misinformation about COVID-19 in South Asia

By Kamya Yadav, Isra Thange, Julia Ilhardt, Samikshya Siwakoti, Jacob N. Shapiro November 25, 2020 photo: Credit: ChocolateLr18. CC BY-SA 4.0. Since COVID-19 spread to South Asia,...

US-Sri Lanka military alliance in the wake of Pompeo visit

By Tamara KUNANAYAKAM November 2, 2020 In fact, a military alliance between the US and Sri Lanka already exists. By signing ACSA in 2007, and renewing...

Pompeo Concludes China Bashing Tour of Asia in Vietnam

Pompeo also visited India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Indonesia Posted on October 30, 2020 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took the Trump administration’s anti-China...

Sri Lanka’s “NEUTRAL” Foreign Policy & conflict with Indo-US Pacific Strategy...

October 31, 2020 "to remain neutral in our foreign relations and stay out of any conflicts amongst the world powers.” “We request all foreign nations to respect the...

Sri Lanka must protect integrity and be firm with USA

Tamara Kunanayakam on NEWSLINE 27/10/2020