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Jul 16, 2014

Lens Blog: Fishing in South India’s Troubled Waters

A regional conflict between traditional South Indian fisherman and the government of Sri Lanka is exposing deep environmental problems in the globalized economy... #India #Sri Lanka #Russia #Tamil Nadu #Japan #Europe

Jul 05, 2014

Sri Lanka's government accused of turning a blind eye to attacks against minority Muslims

The attackers stormed in close to midnight, tearing through town with gasoline bombs and clubs before carting away piles of cash and jewelry they stole from Muslim families in this tiny corner of Sri Lanka... #India #Sri Lanka #Russia #Tamil Nadu #Japan #Europe

Jun 30, 2014

New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. MoreIsraeli Pri... #India #Sri Lanka #Russia #Tamil Nadu #Japan #Europe

Jun 30, 2014

New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. MoreWhat the Su... #India #Sri Lanka #Russia #Tamil Nadu #Japan #Europe

Jul 20, 2014

Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel fire South Africa to 153-run victory in first Test against Sri Lanka

South Africa pace bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel grabbed four wickets each to lead the tourists to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka in the first game of their two-test series... #Sri Lanka #Dale Steyn #Morne Morkel

Jul 19, 2014

Sangakkara half-century gives Sri Lanka hope of saving first Test against South Africa

An unbeaten half-century from Kumar Sangakkara on day four helped give Sri Lanka a chance of saving the first Test against South Africa at Galle... #Sri Lanka #Kumar Sangakkara

Jul 18, 2014

Vernon Philander fined during South Africa's first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle

South Africa’s Vernon Philander has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee for 'changing the condition of the ball' during the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle... #Sri Lanka #Vernon Philander

Jul 12, 2014

Sri Lanka spinner Sachithra Senanayake banned from bowling in international cricket

Sri Lanka spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been banned from bowling in international cricket due to an illegal action... #Sri Lanka #Sachithra Senanayake

Jul 14, 2014

Mahela Jayawadene to retire from Test cricket: Sri Lanka legend will end glittering career after Pakistan series

Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene, one of his sport's modern greats, is to retire from Test cricket. The 37-year-old informed Sri Lanka Cricket of his decision, which was announced on Monday... #Pakistan #Sri Lanka #Mahela Jayawardene

Jul 13, 2014

Matt Prior does little to dispel doubts over his wicketkeeping as Jos Buttler waits in the wings for England

It was after Jos Buttler’s incendiary 121 off 74 balls in the Lord’s one-day international against Sri Lanka in May that Alastair Cook announced his limited-overs wicketkeeper was ‘not ready’ for Test cricket. Self-effacingly, Buttler agreed. But aft... #Sri Lanka #Matt Prior #Alastair Cook #Jos Buttler