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Sri Lanka clashes

Why Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency

This is the first time in 7 years that Sri Lanka has witnessed a state of emergency.

Mar 07, 2018, 18:46 PM IST

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clash

Muslims in Sri Lanka have been accused by some hardline Buddhist groups of forcing people to convert to Islam. Kandy has seen the worst of ensuing violence.

Mar 06, 2018, 14:24 PM IST

Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

Sri Lanka`s Muslim minority could become radicalised and turn to foreign Islamic groups for support because of violent attacks on them by Buddhist hardliners, the island nation`s main Muslim leader and justice minister said on Friday.

Jul 12, 2014, 02:24 AM IST