Most Shared Stories Tagged: Sri Lanka

Conflict & Justice

Covering Sri Lanka's conflict

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the editor of the BBC Sinhala language service, Priyath Liyanage, and the editor of the BBC Tamil language service, Thirumalai Manivannan, to find out how they've been reporting the news out of Sri Lanka.

Conflict & Justice

One year later in Sri Lanka

Since the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka were defeated, the Sri Lankan government's priority has been reconstruction, rehabilitation and reconciliation. The government claims it's progressing. Some Tamils aren't impressed. The BBC's Tinku Ray reports.

Global Politics

Sri Lankan's wounds of war

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sri Lankan journalist Sonali Samarasinghe about life in Sri Lanka today ? a year after the Sri Lankan government proclaimed victory over the Tamil Tiger rebels, ending a long, bloody civil war.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Kandy in Sri Lanka. Buddhists in this city are celebrating Perahara. It's a 10-day affair with elephant parades and fire-dancing all rolled into one.

Arts, Culture & Media

A lovers' park in Sri Lanka

Showing affection in public is frowned upon in Sri Lanka. So the government has come up with an idea; creating a sheltered Lovers' Park so that those who want to cuddle, can- away from disapproving stares. The BBC's Charles Haviland has more from Colombo.