Thursday, 7 July , 2022

Sri Lanka

Elon Musk To Rescue Sri Lanka From IMF Debt Bondage?

By Darini Rajasingham-Senanayake Wearing Jokers’ masks a group of ‘Aragalaya’ Protestors rooted for Elon Musk to buy strategic and scenic Sri Lanka, at the center...

Sri Lankan court order foils EU sanctions-related bid to ground Russian...

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya Sri Lankan authorities have interdicted a fiscal officer associated with an attempt by an Irish plane-leasing company, to detain an Aeroflot passenger...

Sri Lanka’s new PM promises change but protects president

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya Political developments in Sri Lanka have created an increasingly confusing picture in recent weeks. The surprise appointment of Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime...

Staged default: Sri Lanka’s sovereign bond debt trap and IMF’s Spring...

By Darini Rajasingham-Senanayake 28 April 2022 Debt cancellation, not asset stripping is the need of the hour  In Cherry Blossom lined Washington DC in the glare of...

Au sujet du Sri Lanka

par Jean - Pierre Page Cette mise au point que je veux faire ici ne saurait signifier de ma part un quelconque soutien au président...

Sri Lanka’s youth in revolt, demand system change

By Lasanda Kurukulasuriya The ongoing anti-government protests taking place in Sri Lanka today are extraordinary, and unlike anything this country has seen before. Protests that...

Global food crisis fuels international class struggle

By Eric London @EricLondonSEP Apr 2, 2022 The war between the US-NATO and Russia in Ukraine has lit a fuse to the powder keg of the global...

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...