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Apr 29, 2019
Sri Lanka's ban on 'face veil' takes effect; President Maithripala Sirisena's restriction follows Easter Sunday bombingsMuslim women in Sri Lanka will not be allowed to wear any form of face veils in public from Monday under new regulations announced by President Maithripala Sirisena who used emergency powers in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings
Apr 29, 2019
Sri Lanka bans veils for women under emergency protocol one week after Easter Sunday blasts; Sirisena says move to 'ensure' national securitySri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face-covering, a week after Islamist militants carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people.
Dec 04, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: Ranil Wickremesinghe likens President Maithripala Sirisena to Hitler, says 'not afraid of snap polls'Sri Lanka has been going through a major political crisis since 26 October when President Sirisena, in a controversial move, removed Wickremesinghe and installed ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place.
Dec 02, 2018
Sri Lanka political crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa demands snap election, says sovereignty 'vested in people, not in Parliament'In a statement, Mahinda Rajapaksa cited occasions in the history when Parliament had been dissolved to call parliamentary elections in Sri Lanka to avoid crisis and bring in political stability.
Nov 19, 2018
Sri Lankan parties agree to form select committee to conduct parliamentary affairs amid political infightingSri Lankan Parliament, which was convened on Monday for a third floor test against disputed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, was adjourned just ten minutes after its opening.
Jun 21, 2017
Sri Lanka calls for remedial action to help kin of people who disappeared in civil warSri Lanka prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called for a "remedial action" to help the kin of the people who disappeared during the two-and-a-half-decade-long civil war
Aug 21, 2015
Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lanka PM for fourth timeRanil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka's PM following his party's victory in the parliamentary polls, as the country's two major political parties signed a power-sharing deal.
Jan 09, 2015
Minorities win with Rajapaksa’s fall, but will Sirisena change Sri Lanka’s majoritarian politics?There is nothing to indicate that Maithripala Sirisena's politics is different from that of Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Aug 20, 2014
Legal issues led to appointment of international experts: LankaArray