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First asylum seekers in seven months arrive on Australian mainland after being held at sea for weeks
Sri Lanka refugees stranded on a boat near Australia's shoreline are in legal limbo and fear torture if sent home
Government ministry issues directive telling organizations to not hold press conferences or work with journalists
Order comes hours after government said 41 other asylum seekers sent back; they could face imprisonment upon return
The attack was believed to have been led by members of a Buddhist group, which denies responsibility
Amid anger over failure to find abducted girls, military looks to controversial tactics that crushed Tamil Tigers
Arrests of fishermen from both countries have become diplomatic headache between two Asian neighbors
Government celebrates five years since end of conflict with Tamil Tigers, and bans commemorations for victims
Five years after one of the bloodiest conflicts in recent history, a traumatized society hovers between war and peace.