Edition:
United States

Waruna Karunatilake

Sri Lanka police arrest two in clashes as schools reopen to near-empty classes

May 06 2019

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka/COLOMBO Sri Lanka police arrested two men after a personal feud led to clashes between two sectarian groups in a beachside resort north of the capital, the site of one of the deadliest Easter Sunday suicide bombings, as schools reopened to near-empty classes.

Empty classrooms: Sri Lanka schools re-open amid fears of more militant attacks

May 06 2019

BATTICALOA/COLOMBO, May 6 State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their children at home over fears of more attacks by Islamic militants.

Amal Clooney meets Maldives' jailed ex-leader before hearing

Sep 09 2015

MAAFUSHI, Maldives International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney met the jailed former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, who was convicted of terrorism in a case that has drawn international criticism, a day before a key High Court hearing. | Video

Amal Clooney meets Maldives' jailed ex-leader before hearing

Sep 08 2015

MAAFUSHI, Maldives International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney met the jailed former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, who was convicted of terrorism in a case that has drawn international criticism, a day before a key High Court hearing.

Amal Clooney meets Maldives' jailed ex-leader before hearing

Sep 08 2015

MAAFUSHI, Maldives International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney met the jailed former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, who was convicted of terrorism in a case that has drawn international criticism, a day before a key High Court hearing.

Clooney arrives in Maldives in bid to free jailed ex-leader

Sep 07 2015

MALE International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney arrived in Male on Monday to try to secure the release of jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who was convicted of terrorism in a case that has drawn international criticism.

World News