Sri Lanka Widens Curfew, Bans Gatherings as Virus Surges
By Associated Press
An outbreak linked to a garment factory has infected more than 1,000 people, the biggest cluster yet in the country.
Terror Strikes Sri Lanka
By Associated Press and The Diplomat
The country remains in shock as the government investigates bombings that killed nearly 300 people.
After Easter Sunday Terrorist Attacks Kill Nearly 300, Sri Lanka Looks For Answers
By Ankit Panda
With no claim of responsibility, Sri Lankan authorities seek clarity after a national tragedy.
India, Sri Lanka Conclude Agreement on Countering Drug and Human Trafficking
By Ankit Panda
Drugs and human trafficking were at the center of recent talks.
Asanga Abeyagoonasekera on Sri Lanka's Foreign Policy Challenges
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Asanga Abeyagoonasekera about the future trajectory of Sri Lanka’s foreign policy challenges.
Japan's Indo-Pacific Defense Outreach Continues in Sri Lanka and India
By Rupakjyoti Borah
Itsunori Onodera became the first Japanese defense minister to visit Sri Lanka.
Indian Ocean Update: The Crisis in the Maldives and India's Play at Duqm
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat's editors discuss Indian Ocean geopolitics, including the Maldives crisis and the significance of Duqm.
Sri Lanka: Sovereignty Compromised
By Ana Pararajasingham
Colombo’s attempt to balance India and China has proved futile.
Sri Lanka's Debt and China’s Money
By Umesh Moramudali
Faced with difficult choices, Sri Lanka has to hope China’s Belt and Road can bring prosperity.
Sri Lanka: Separatists or Minorities?
By Cholpon Orozobekova
UN Special Rapporteur says Sri Lanka needs to show its commitment to minority rights through concrete action.
China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean
By Wade Shepard
The Colombo Port City project was conceived by Sri Lanka, but is now an almost 100 percent Chinese undertaking.
The Repression of Sri Lanka’s Tamils Continues
By Taylor Dibbert
In spite of Colombo’s promises, the repression of Tamils continues.