Behind Sri Lanka's political turmoil lies an India-China struggle for influence: New Delhi-Tokyo port project and Beijing's debt diplomacy
India, the traditional power in the region, is muscling into port and other projects, pushing back hard against China. The big fear for India is that Sri Lanka, just off its southern coast and on one of the world’s busiest shipping routes, could become a Chinese military outpost.
'China wants to buy country': Sri Lankan minister slams Beijing amid tussle for power with Mahinda Rajapaksa
Sri Lanka's rival prime ministers battled to tempt lawmakers from opposing sides Tuesday as they sought numbers to swing any vote of confidence held in parliament to end the country's constitutional crisis
Rajapaksa in, Wickremesinghe out: Sri Lanka will continue to be a country in flux until Parliament recovenes
An assassination plot was behind Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena to reappoint former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa