Did Sri Lanka's Facebook ban help quell anti-Muslim violence?

Sri Lanka urged to lift social media ban as critics slam government and Facebook for past failure to act on hate speech.

14 Mar 2018 07:14

Protests after Indian troops kill three rebels in Kashmir

Police have imposed a curfew in some parts of the main city of Srinagar and have shut down schools and businesses.

13 Mar 2018 09:58

Sri Lanka slammed over response to anti-Muslim attacks

Sri Lanka's week-long state of emergency has not been lifted, as expected. It was imposed after Muslim-owned homes and businesses were set on fire by Sinhalese Buddhist nationalist gangs.

13 Mar 2018 12:48

Sri Lanka violence hits its economy and reputation

Since violence erupted in Sri Lanka, the economy has taken a hit and the prime minister admits his country's reputation has been tarnished.

09 Mar 2018 06:29

Sri Lanka 'on the brink' amid fresh anti-Muslim violence

Mob attacks in Kandy are targeted and well planned, witnesses say, as fears grow over threats to Sri Lanka's stability.

08 Mar 2018 07:44

Violence continues in Sri Lanka despite emergency decree

A shop and a mosque attacked in Sri Lanka as communal violence continues despite imposition of state of emergency.

06 Mar 2018 09:55

India's news coverage of Bollywood star's death sparks anger

India's news media face backlash over graphics showing Sridevi in bathrooms to illustrate how she died

27 Feb 2018 09:02

'Komaali Kings': 40-year revival of Sri Lankan Tamil cinema?

Producers of first Tamil film to be made in Sri Lanka after nearly four decades hope it will be the start of a homegrown revival.

26 Feb 2018 11:52

Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor's death 'accidental drowning'

Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor died of accidental drowning, a Dubai forensic report says

26 Feb 2018 11:52

Sridevi 'paved way for Bollywood women'

Tributes are paid to Indian superstar Sridevi Kapoor, who has died of a heart attack aged 54.

26 Feb 2018 12:12

Sridevi obituary: From Bollywood actress to Indian icon

During a career spanning five decades, Sridevi captivated India as a huge box office success.

25 Feb 2018 01:59

Another military camp attacked in Kashmir

A paramilitary camp in Srinagar has been attacked just hours after a two-day attack on another camp in Jammu was ended.

12 Feb 2018 08:34

Week in pictures: From Winter Olympics to Syria attacks

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including Sri Lankan Independence Day parade and protests in Greece.

09 Feb 2018 09:19

The fear inside us: Confronting Sri Lanka's past

As Sri Lanka marks 70 years of independence, the nation has a long road ahead in tackling post-war reconciliation.

04 Feb 2018 05:07

Q&A: Sri Lanka's civil war through a Tamil lens

Sri Lankan filmmaker Jude Ratnam on the challenges of confronting the legacy of his country's brutal civil war.

01 Feb 2018 12:42

In Kashmir, a father's fight against forgetfulness

Seven years after the death of his only son, Mohammad Ashraf Mattoo is still struggling to find justice in Srinagar.

13 Dec 2017 02:18

Tropical Cyclone Ockhi so far

A late season cyclone blows through Sri Lanka and is forecast to take an unusual course

02 Dec 2017 04:54

Buddha tattoo woman Naomi Coleman wins compensation

A woman deported from Sri Lanka for having a tattoo of the Buddha is compensated for her treatment.

15 Nov 2017 10:42

International cricket returns to Pakistan

After an eight-year hiatus over security fears, cricket fans celebrate the sport's return in a match against Sri Lanka.

31 Oct 2017 02:35

Sri Lanka man arrested 'for smuggling gold in rectum'

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a man for allegedly trying to smuggle gold bars hidden in his rectum. A Customs spokesman said officials found 400g of gold, worth about 2m Sri Lankan rupees (£9,351; $13,932), inside the suspect's rectal cavity.

24 Dec 2015 06:54