Sri Lanka News
India to phase out 'petcoke' imports after AP investigation
India plans to phase out imports of a dirty fuel known as petcoke after an AP investigation, but it's arguing for domestic limits to be eased
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
AP PHOTOS: Students head to school as Bali volcano gushes smoke; Pope Francis meets Suu Kyi in Myanmar
Storms leave 4 dead in Sri Lanka , fishermen among 23 missing
Heavy rain and winds across Sri Lanka have left at least four people dead and 23 others missing, including more than a dozen fishermen
Elephant freed from well in amazing rescue operation
The elephant was trapped for three days before being rescued by wildlife officials in Sri Lanka.
What we know about the investigations into an American UN worker's death in Congo
More than five months ago, two United Nations experts, one of whom was American, were murdered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The United States has called for a full, international investigation and the American man’s parents are pushing for answers. Congolese officials have arrested
Trump urges Mexican president: Stop saying you won't pay for the wall
President Donald Trump spoke by phone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier this year, and The Washington Post obtained transcripts of the calls. Here are a few highlights from the two calls, which took place on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. Trump
Mobile phone battery sparks fire midflight
The crew aboard the Sri Lankan Airlines jet extinguished the fire after noticing smoke when the battery caught fire inside an overhead bin on the international flight.
Los Angeles couple ditches wedding cake for awesome cake piñata instead
One Los Angeles couple decided to ditch the traditional wedding cake at their nuptials. Instead, they chose a customized wedding piñata cake. Karen Chan and Clayton Lee tied the knot May 13 in front of approximately 180 guests at La Chureya, a luxury villa in Palm Springs, California. The couple,
2 elephants rescued by Sri Lankan Navy
The Sri Lankan Navy rescued two elephants that were swept out to sea and stranded miles off the coast.
Elephant rescued from ocean 10 miles off Sri Lanka
On Tuesday, the Sri Lankan navy rescued a wild elephant dragged out to sea by strong currents.