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Apr 05, 2018
Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe comfortably wins no-trust motion moved over failure to tackle anti-Muslim riotsSri Lanka's embattled prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday comfortably won the no-trust motion moved by the Joint Opposition against him.
Apr 01, 2018
Former Sri Lanka president Rajapaksa hopes incumbent Sirisena will support no-confidence motion against PM WickremesingheMahinda Rajapaksa has expressed hope that Maithripala Sirisena will support a no-confidence motion backed by the Joint Opposition against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Mar 25, 2018
Sri Lanka unrest: Police, politicians backed by Mahinda Rajapaksa aided anti-Muslim riots, reveal witnesses, CCTV footagePolice and politicians backed by the country’s former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa joined anti-Muslim riots that rocked Sri Lanka’s Kandy district this month, according to witnesses, officials and CCTV footage
Mar 23, 2018
Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Namal denied entry into US; money laundering charges possible reasonA controversial Sri Lankan opposition legislator, on Thursday, said US authorities prevented him from taking a flight to Texas from Moscow where he was an observer for the Russian presidential election
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.
Feb 13, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa's SLPP wins big in Sri Lanka's local body polls: Is former president on comeback trail?After his party registered a spectacular victory in the recently-concluded local body polls in Sri Lanka, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa seems to be back in the reckoning.
Feb 12, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa seeks snap parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka after party backed by him sweeps local pollsSri Lanka's former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa has called for snap parliamentary elections after the party he fielded as a proxy swept local elections over the weekend in a major blow to the reformist government elected just three years ago
Dec 09, 2017
Sri Lanka formally hands over Hambantota port to China on 99-year leaseSri Lanka received $300 million as the initial payment for the lease of the southern seaport of Hambantota, which the opposition had described as a sellout
Oct 11, 2017
Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Namal arrested for protesting outside Indian consulate in HambantotaThe elder son of former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been arrested along with two other parliamentarians for protesting outside the Indian consulate in Hambantota over the proposed lease of an airport to an Indian company.
Jul 02, 2017
Sri Lanka govt has no mandate to create new Constitution, says former president Mahinda RajapaksaSri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday warned that the constitutional reform process undertaken would end up with a federal Constitution for the country.