The South Asian nation of Sri Lanka is experiencing an unprecedented economic collapse that has pushed the government into a deep crisis. The island is struggling to import basic necessities for its 22 million people because of diminishing foreign
Mahinda Rajapaksa's resignation came hours after clashes broke out in Colombo, where supporters of the ruling party stormed an anti-government protest camp and were beaten back by police using tear gas and water cannon.
It was the moment when two brothers who had dominated Sri Lanka’s politics for nearly 20 years finally went their separate ways.
Sri Lanka on Friday ended forced cremations of people who have died of coronavirus, after visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan urged Colombo to respect the funeral rites of the island's minority Muslims.
The speed at which depositors fled Silicon Valley Bank this month – withdrawing $42 billion in 24 hours – has left authorities confronting a new risk: the social media-driven bank run. Gone are the days when lines of people outside banks served as the defining image of a lender on the brink. In today’s turbocharged digital age,
Some time ago a man visited an art gallery and accidentally left his glasses there. They’d fallen out of his pocket and, unbeknownst to him, they’d landed on the floor near a wall. What do you think happened next? Well, a lot of things could have happened. Someone could have picked them up and handed them in to ‘lost and found’.
I am new to the UAE. I have come here for a very short time with my family. I am having a good time. I have come here from Belgium for a project. The work culture of the UAE is very good. What I like most is communication from the government’s department. I am amazed at the way the UAE Government and their departments communicate
It was a revealing moment during Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s tightly scripted visit to Moscow: Standing in the doorway of the Grand Kremlin Palace, he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the two of them were “witnessing the changes that haven’t been seen in more than a century, and we are pushing them together.”