While in Davos for the World Economic Forum, DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge talked to Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe about his country's efforts to strenghten the domestic economy and secure more foreign investment.
Ravi Karunanayake has been accused of owning a luxury apartment paid for by a bond dealer under investigation – a charge he denies. President Sirisena has pledged to end the corruption which marked the previous regime.
Rescue workers are still searching for survivors after a huge garbage dump collapsed in Colombo, killing at least 29 people. More than 400 families have been moved to temporary shelters.
Baby elephants have become the must-have status symbol for Sri Lanka's wealthy. The government has introduced new laws to protect them. But conservationists believe more action is needed to end mistreatment.
Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets to demonstrate against a new Chinese industrial zone in Sri Lanka. Several people were wounded in the ensuing violence.
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