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Mar 10, 2018
Sri Lanka unrest: Three retired judges to probe anti-Muslim riots in Kandy, announces President Maithripala SirisenaAn investigation into anti-Muslim riots that spread in central Sri Lanka prompting the authorities to declare a nationwide state of emergency was announced by Sirisena
Mar 09, 2018
Sri Lanka communal clashes: 81 suspects arrested after fresh anti-Muslim violence erupts in KandyThe communal violence between majority Sinhala Buddhists and minority Muslims in the Indian Ocean island nation has not subsided despite a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of troops in riot-hit Kandy district
Mar 06, 2018
Sri Lanka declares Emergency updates: US embassy calls for quick action against perpetrators, end to EmergencySri Lanka has declared a state of Emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy.
Feb 25, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena reshuffles Cabinet amidst political turmoilSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena reshuffled the Cabinet in the backdrop of the ongoing political turmoil. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed as the Minister of Law and Order in the unity government's second Cabinet reshuffle.
Dec 28, 2017
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena adds loyalist to govt, makes bid to strengthen party ahead of local pollsSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena included a veteran politician and his loyalist in the Council of Ministers, in a bid to strengthen his party ahead of local-level elections.
Aug 06, 2017
Among rising graft cases, Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe says his govt will not tolerate corruptionSri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Sunday his government will not tolerate corruption and "remove" all those found involved in graft cases.
Jul 24, 2017
Tamils in Sri Lanka demand govt to disclose whereabouts of missing relativesLankan Tamils has demanded concrete action from President Maithripala Sirisena
Jun 24, 2017
Sri Lanka doctors' strike: Protests called off following talks with President Maithripala SirisenaSri Lankan doctors on Saturday called off an island-wide strike following three days of successful talks with President Maithripala Sirisena.
Jun 06, 2017
Sri Lanka floods: President Maithripala Sirisena to convene international donor conferenceSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he will convene an international donor conference to coordinate assistance for rebuilding the island nation's flood-hit areas.
May 23, 2017
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena calls for action against attackers targeting MuslimsSri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the law enforcement agencies to take action against those responsible for carrying out attacks against Muslims