With China taking a firm stand, renegotiating the 99-year lease of the Hambantota port appears unlikely.
Renegotiation of Hambantota port lease period is a complex politico-legal issue.
Swiss embassy caught on the wrong foot?
Once the city becomes a political flashpoint, it can kiss its status as a global business hub goodbye.
China says the agreement was based on consultations as equals to arrive at a win-win arrangement
"Kashmiris should have a say in their own future,” Swedish envoy in India Klas Molin told The Hindu.
While the domestic challenge can be met, the one from overseas mounted by the US and Europe is not so easy to meet.
“India and Sri Lanka have a lot to offer each other, and to the world,” said High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu.
The alleged abduction appears to have been amateurish.
Sri Lanka wants to be neutral but has to be realistic too, says President Gotabaya Rajapaksa