Sri Lanka culture and history

23 MAY 2018

Files on Tamil Tigers and MI5 in Sri Lanka erased at Foreign Office

Britain’s Foreign Office destroyed almost 200 files on Sri Lanka dating from the start of a Tamil Tiger uprising during which MI5 and the SAS secretly advised the country’s security forces, it has emerged

1 APRIL 2018

Sunken British WWII ship SS Sagaing refloated by Sri Lanka’s navy to make room in harbour

The SS Sagaing was anchored in Trincomalee Harbour when it was hit by a bomb on April 9, 1942, and abandoned due to a fire on board