Sri Lanka's travel industry is starting to suffer the fallout of a political crisis in the middle of its peak tourist season, as uncertainty prompts cancellations by both business and leisure visitors.
Sri Lanka's prime minister is appealing a court decision that temporarily bars him and his cabinet from carrying out official duties, amid a constitutional crisis that has left the island nation without effective leadership.
A Sri Lankan court issued an order preventing Mahinda Rajapaksa and his disputed cabinet from holding office on Monday, heightening the island's political drama and drawing an immediate vow to appeal from the prime minister.
A Sri Lankan court on Tuesday issued an order preventing Mahinda Rajapaksa from as acting as prime minister and holding cabinet meetings, the latest twist to a political drama gripping the South Asian country.
WASHINGTON – President Bill Clinton said he and President George H.W. Bush – his predecessor and one-time political foe – broke the ice during a long flight to visit those devastated by a deadly tsunami in Asia. Clinton and the elder Bush traveled together to Indonesia, Sri Lanka and the Maldives in the aftermath of...
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