Maithripala Sirisena talks to TIME in a rare interview
Lucky isn't the word
The first papal visit to the country since the end of a bloody civil war
The Pontiff will travel to the Philippines later this week
Two months ago it looked like it would be landslide victory for Mahinda Rajapaksa, but now things are far from certain
Photos from the aftermath of the deadly earthquake and tsunami that took the lives of at least 22,000 across South Asia
Due to civil war between the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers, northern Sri Lanka is heavily contaminated with landmines. The nation's female de-miners...