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Apr 27, 2019
Sri Lanka's intel failure result of political rivalry between PM, president; ‘lack of communication’ between leaders aided Easter Sunday blastsGovernment dysfunction and an intelligence failure that preceded the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka are traced to simmering divisions between the president and prime minister after a weeks-long political crisis that crippled the country last year.
Dec 15, 2018
Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign; Ranil Wickremesinghe's supporters hopeful for reinstatement in officeMahinda Rajapaksa will resign on Saturday, the disputed Sri Lankan prime minister's son announced on Friday, signalling an end to the nearly two-month power tussle in the island nation after two crucial Supreme Court decisions made the embattled former strongman's efforts to cling to premiership untenable.
May 31, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena accuses PM Ranil Wickremesinghe of shielding RajapaksaSri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena accuses PM Ranil Wickremesinghe of shielding Mahinda Rajapaksa, his family and supporters in corruption cases.
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
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.
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.