The Biggest Stories of March 9, 2015
Mar 9, 2015
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena flew to the island's former warzone of Jaffna on Tuesday to defuse rising tensions over the gang rape and murder of a teenager, a spokesman said.
World News | Associated Press | Friday July 18, 2014
A Sri Lankan court has sentenced a ruling party politician to 20 years in prison for killing a British tourist and raping his Russian girlfriend more than two years ago.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday September 10, 2013
About 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. When their wife or girlfriend was included, that figure rose to about a quarter.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday February 28, 2013
An international human rights group alleges Sri Lankan security forces continue to use torture, rape and other forms of sexual violence against suspected members of the Tamil Tiger rebels and their supporters, nearly four years after the end of the country's civil war. The military denied the allegations.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 25, 2013
In a case similar to the Delhi gang-rape, a 47-year-old woman was allegedly raped by four auto drivers near a Colombo suburb in Sri Lanka evoking a similar sentiment of outrage.