MAITHRIPALA SIRISENA

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  1. The Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka killed 258 people

    Commentary: How the Easter Sunday bombings reshaped Sri Lanka’s political landscape

    The Easter Sunday attacks have greatly dented the government’s likelihood to get re-elected in the upcoming presidential poll, says Institute of ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa greets his supporters afte

    Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favours Gotabaya Rajapaksa

    Sri Lankans, angered by the government's inability to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks that killed more than 250 people, want a strongman ...
  3. Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena arrives at the commissioning handover ceremony of t

    Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two ...
  4. FILE PHOTO:  Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena speaks during an interview with Reuter

    Sri Lanka president says undecided whether to run in upcoming poll

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday that he had not decided on seeking another term in an election that is due by year-end.
  5. Sri Lanka niqab

    Sri Lanka bans face covering after attacks

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday (Apr 28) announced a ban on face covering, a week after Islamist militants carried out ...
  6. Maithripala Sirisena

    Sri Lanka president vows security shake-up after attacks

  7. 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 ...