Police in Sri Lanka are questioning a senior police officer arrested over the alleged contract killing of a millionaire shoe businessman last month.
Sri Lanka's external affair minister hit back at stiff criticism over the country being chosen to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in November.
Masked men in northern Sri Lanka trashed the office of an opposition Tamil newspaper and beat up staff in the latest attack on journalists.
Sri Lankan security forces use sexual violence to torture suspected members or supporters of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, a report indicates.
The Sri Lankan army dismissed as a lie a documentary that reportedly shows the killing of the 12-year-old son of the leader of the separatist Tamil Tigers.
Hundreds of protesters decrying the Sri Lankan military campaign against Tamil rebels shouted slogans at the British Parliament Tuesday, observers said.
The head of the rebel Tamil Tigers remains in Sri Lanka and is leading attacks from his hideout, the country's army officials say.
At least 32 Tamil rebels have been killed in heavy fighting in northeastern Sri Lanka, military officials said Saturday.
Officials announced Monday that the World Tamil Movement, based in Toronto, has been placed on Canada's list of organizations linked to terrorism.
Skirmishes between Sri Lankan solders and Tamil Tigers in the Mannar and Vavuniya districts killed 26 rebels and five soldiers, military officials said Monday.