The British fleet exiled the leader of the Orabi Revolt, Ahmed Orabi and his colleagues to Sri Lanka, on December 28, 1882.
Sri Lanka on Wednesday promised to revoke a rogue bikini ban raising eyebrows at a popular seaside resort, as the authorities urged tourists to wear what they want at the beach.
Secretary of the Parliament’s transportation committee criticized the government for not taking actual steps to stop tuk-tuks from plaguing Egyptian communities.
The Maldives has delayed complying with a Supreme Court order for the immediate release and new trials of nine opposition leaders.
Fifty couples from China tied the knot in the Sri Lankan capital on Sunday in a mass wedding ceremony, conducted in the island’s Buddhist traditions.
Sri Lanka's cabinet cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on Tuesday, a spokesman said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger in the island nation.