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    1. FT Photo Diary

      May 20, 2014

      Memorial for the fallen in Sri Lanka

      Lakruwan Wanniarachichi/AFP/Getty Images Sri Lankans read a memorial for those killed in the decades-long conflict against...

    2. September 22, 2013

      Sri Lanka Tamil opposition wins in first polls since civil war

      Sri Lanka’s main Tamil opposition party has won an emphatic victory in the first provincial poll in Northern Province since...

    1. March 14, 2013

      Sri Lanka under pressure over human rights

      Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is facing an intensifying chorus of international criticism over his country’s human...

    2. November 9, 2012

      Ex-Sri Lankan Tigers swap bombs for bras

      Hundreds of former Tamil Tigers, the defeated Sri Lankan rebel army, are moving into a peaceful trade, swapping a history of...

    3. March 16, 2012

      War-torn beauty

      Saying I’m going on holiday to Sri Lanka elicits one of two reactions from my friends. There’s the...

    4. Westminster Blog

      October 3, 2011

      Richard Graham gets into trouble for calling Israel report 'whitewash'

      As a former diplomat, you might expect new Tory MP Richard Graham to choose his words carefully, especially because he works...

    5. The World

      June 17, 2011

      Sri Lanka and war crimes

      Will the Sri Lankan government be able to shrug off the persistent allegations that war crimes were committed, in its...

    6. May 13, 2011

      Closing the net on Rajaratnam

      In late October 2008, Rajat Gupta, a board member of Goldman Sachs, sat in a conference room at the New York office of...

    7. May 12, 2011

      Sri Lanka offers insurgency advice

      Sri Lanka has invited military officials from 54 countries, including the US and China, to a seminar to showcase how the...

    8. April 26, 2011

      Sri Lanka bristles over UN war crimes report

      The Sri Lankan government has warned of sweeping protests against the UN after it criticised the military campaign that...

    9. January 13, 2011

      Sri Lanka sends army to help flood victims

      Sri Lanka launched a massive rescue operation on Thursday to assist hundreds of thousands of people displaced by floods,...

    10. May 21, 2010

      Beijing tightens its embrace of Sri Lanka

      At Hambantota, a remote fishing town on Sri Lanka's south coast, Chinese engineers dig a channel through the beaches,...

    11. May 20, 2010

      Sri Lanka builds on Chinese support

      At Hambantota, a remote fishing town on Sri Lanka’s south coast, Chinese engineers dig a channel through the beaches,...

    12. May 20, 2010

      Sri Lanka builds on Chinese support

      At Hambantota, a remote fishing town on Sri Lanka’s south coast, Chinese engineers are digging a channel through the...

    13. April 8, 2010

      Sri Lankan leader to tighten grip on power

      As Sri Lankans vote in a parliamentary poll today, the only thing that seems guaranteed is that Mahinda Rajapaksa, the...

    14. April 7, 2010

      Sri Lanka leader to tighten grip on power

      As Sri Lankans vote in a parliamentary poll on Thursday, the only thing that seems guaranteed is that Mahinda Rajapaksa, the...

    15. Money Supply

      February 16, 2010

      Sri Lankan cenbank staff to learn Tamil

      Sri Lanka’s central bank staff are to become proficient in Tamil, the language of the Tamil Tigers who were until recently...

    16. November 19, 2009

      Sri Lanka cuts rates despite economic rebound as polls loom

      Sri Lanka's central bank cut key interest rates yesterday in spite of its economy showing signs of recovery since a 26-year...

    17. November 18, 2009

      Sri Lanka cuts rates as polls loom

      Sri Lanka’s central bank cut key interest rates on Wednesday in spite of its economy showing signs of recovery since a...

    18. November 16, 2009

      Sri Lankan general quits amid election talk

      Sri Lanka’s most senior military figure resigned his post on Monday amid speculation that he plans to run against the...

    19. November 12, 2009

      HSBC in landmark opening

      HSBC will become the first foreign bank to open a branch in Jaffna, the war-torn northern peninsula of Sri Lanka that only...

    20. November 12, 2009

      HSBC in landmark Jaffna branch opening

      HSBC will become the first foreign bank to open a branch in Jaffna, the war-torn northern peninsula of Sri Lanka that only...

    21. November 11, 2009

      HSBC plans landmark Jaffna branch opening

      HSBC will become the first foreign bank to open a branch in Jaffna, the war-torn northern peninsula of Sri Lanka that only...

    22. October 28, 2009

      Sri Lanka to examine claims of rights abuses

      The Sri Lankan government has moved to set up its own inquiry into allegations of serious human rights abuses during its...

    23. October 27, 2009

      Sri Lanka to probe rights abuse claims

      The Sri Lankan government has moved to set up its own inquiry into allegations of serious human rights abuses during its...

    24. October 23, 2009

      Lawsuit alleges funding for Tigers

      Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire hedge fund manager charged in an insider trading case, was accused yesterday in a civil...

    25. October 22, 2009

      Lawsuit alleges Rajaratnam funded Tigers

      Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire hedge fund manager charged in an insider trading case, was accused on Thursday in a civil...

    26. FT Alphaville

      October 19, 2009

      "Put ya money on Galleon!" - Rajaratnam's rap sheet

      Few things in life can further pulverise an already bloodied reputation like a comedy rap song. Several years before Raj...

    27. FT Alphaville

      October 19, 2009

      US gears up after Rajaratnam arrest

      US federal investigators are gearing up to file charges against an array of insider-trading networks, some linked to the...

    28. October 19, 2009

      Sri Lanka claims Rajaratnam involved in funding Tamil Tigers

      Raj Rajaratnam, the New York-based billionaire and hedge fund manager charged in an alleged insider trading scheme on...

    29. October 18, 2009

      Sri Lanka claims Rajaratnam gave Tamil Tigers ‘millions’

      Raj Rajaratnam, the New York-based billionaire and hedge fund manager charged in an alleged insider trading scheme on...

    30. August 9, 2009

      Tamil Tiger allies win seats in polls

      Political allies of the separatist Tamil Tigers, defeated by Sri Lanka’s army in May, won several seats in the first local...

    31. May 29, 2009

      Zero tolerance for terrorists is the only road to peace

      From Mr Harold Seneker. Sir, The editorial “Engaging Islam” (May 22) was at once importantly right and dangerously wrong. It...

    32. May 26, 2009

      Out of hiding

      Paul Harris, an adventurous publisher turned freelance war correspondent, has just published his memoirs ( More Thrills...

    33. May 23, 2009

      Best week for Sensex since 1992

      The week belonged to Indian shares, which started with their strongest one-day gain since 1992 on hopes that a surprisingly...

    34. May 21, 2009

      Sri Lanka and the war on terror

      Gideon Rachman's blog: So have we finally seen evidence that it is indeed possible to win a military victory in the war on...

    35. The World

      May 20, 2009

      Sri Lanka and the war on terror

      So have we finally seen the evidence that it is indeed possible to win a military victory in the war on terror? The Sri...

    36. May 8, 2009

      A new hunger for headlines

      The 28th anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands was marked this week with more journalistic coverage than you would expect....

    37. The World

      April 27, 2009

      Sri Lanka's terrible conflict

      It is remarkable how little attention the war in Sri Lanka is getting. Londoners are probably dimly aware that something is...

    38. April 22, 2009

      Top Tamil Tiger officials surrender

      Sri Lanka’s military on Wednesday claimed two senior ethnic Tamil rebels surrendered, fuelling speculation that one of the...

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