Sri Lanka

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Desperate elephants risking lives to forage for food in waste dump

Elephants in Sir Lanka are so desperate for food that they're leaving their diminishing forests to scavenge in waste dumps.

Sri Lanka’s new president reaches out to Tamils and Muslims at inauguration

Both communities largely opposed the candidacy of Gotabaya Rajapaksa who had a prominent role in the country’s civil war.

Sri Lanka’s former defence secretary wins presidential vote

Gotabaya Rajapaksa pledged to restore security to the Indian Ocean island nation still recovering from terror attacks last Easter.