Twenty years ago, the United Nations and the Western powers failed to stop the Rwandan genocide that was taking place under their very boots. There was UN and Western presence in Rwanda when 800,000 minority ethnic Tutsis were killed by the militia from the majority Hutu community.
An excerpt from the speech delivered by the President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) Upul Jayasuriya at the Convocation where he was inducted for the year 2014-2015.
If health is wealth, then the government’s healthiest and most generous national New Year gift to the people is the presentation of legislation to the Cabinet to implement the National Medicinal Drugs Policy (NMDP) based on the revered Professor Senaka Bibile’s essential medicines concept.
The Central Bank (CB) report was released on Tuesday announcing that the county’s economy had grown by 7.3 percent in 2013, one percent increase from 6.3 per cent growth rate reported in 2012. However, the Research Division Head of the CB, Swarna Gunatilake in her presentation, referred to it as a.......
As the entire country celebrated Sri Lanka winning the T20 cricket world championship in Bangladesh by beating the more fancied Indian team convincingly, there emerged an unlikely hero: stand-in captain Lasith Malinga.
Consumer rights and health action groups are expressing concern over the announcement last week that Japan will provide tins of canned fish to the value of about Rs. 202 million to Sri Lanka through the United Nations World Food Programme.
In his speech on April 4 for the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action...
As Mahinda ‘expected and dreamt’ the UNHRC has voted for an international probe that could lead to suspects being named and prosecuted.
The talks between the representatives of the fishing communities in Sri Lanka and India are being continuously put off due to the intransigence of Jayalalithaa Jeyaram...
The Sri Lankan defence establishment has successfully accomplished the feat of renditioning a senior leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) functioning abroad, with the aid and cooperation of Iranian and Malaysian authorities.
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