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Dec 14, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to resign on Saturday, says son after SC upholds order preventing him from holding officeMahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in a controversial move, will resign on Saturday, his son announced Friday
Dec 13, 2018
Dissolving Sri Lanka Parliament before term unconstitutional, rules Supreme Court; Ranil Wickremesinghe asks president to respect verdictSri Lanka plunged into political turmoil when President Maithipala Sirisena surprisingly sacked Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister in late October and replaced him with Mahinda Rajapaksa. When Sirisena's decision was contested, he dissolved Parliament and called for a snap parliamentary election in January.
Dec 09, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena alleges Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to bribe legislators to show majority in parliamentMaithripala Sirisena further assured that the Supreme Court's decision on the petitions against the dissolution of Parliament would soon resolve the ongoing political crisis in the island nation.
Oct 29, 2018
Ex-Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe sacked over assassination plot or political misconduct? Maithripala Sirisena says bothSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday said that he sacked former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe mainly because of the alleged involvement of a Cabinet minister in a plot to assassinate him. In a televised address to the nation, President Sirisena said a person questioned by investigators had revealed the name of a minister in an alleged plot to assassinate him and a former defence secretary.