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  1. Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena wants a probe of alleged war crimes to be stopped as

    Sri Lanka U-turns on war crimes probe

  2. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's President Sirisena looks on during a special party convention in Colom

    Activists decry Sri Lankan president's praise for Duterte's drugs war

    Human rights groups expressed alarm at Sri Lanka's leader on Friday for praising Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody war on drugs ...
  3. Sri Lanka's former leader Rajapaksa attends a religious ceremony after he resigned from PM pos

    Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa resigns amid government shutdown fears

    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, his son and a party lawmaker told Reuters, seven weeks after President ...
  4. Sri Lanka's President Sirisena speaks during a meeting with Foreign Correspondents Association

    Exclusive: Sri Lanka president weighs backing down in crisis over parliament - sources

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is considering dropping an attempt to dissolve parliament, sources close to the president said, possibly ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lankan President Sirisena gestures as he speaks during meeting with his Russian cou

    Sri Lanka's president says will not reinstate ousted PM

    A political impasse in Sri Lanka could be set to drag on longer after President Maithripala Sirisena said on Sunday he would not reinstate Ranil ...
  6. Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Rajapaksa and President Sirisena look on during a r

    Sri Lanka president calls third vote on no-confidence motion against premier

    Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked an all-party meeting to hold a third vote on a no-confidence motion against Prime ...
  7. Sri Lanka's police protect parliament speaker Karu Jayasuriya walking to his chair as parliame

    Bottles, chilli paste thrown as Sri Lanka parliament descends into farce

    Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos for a second day on Friday as lawmakers supporting newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Rajapaksa and President Sirisena talk d

    Sri Lanka president seeks fresh no-confidence motion against new PM

    Sri Lanka's president on Thursday urged the speaker of parliament and some political parties to seek a fresh no-confidence motion against a prime ...
  9. Sri Lanka's parliament members argue in front of Speaker of the Parliament Karu Jayasuriya dur

    Sri Lanka, without prime minister and cabinet, grinds to political halt

    The Speaker of Sri Lanka's parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, on Thursday said that in his view the country did not have a prime minister or cabinet ...