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  1. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena (right) and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at a

    Sri Lanka steps up security for low-key May day

    Sri Lanka stepped up security Wednesday as political parties staged low-key May Day commemorations after calling off scheduled rallies following ...
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    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 ...
  3. Maithripala Sirisena

    Sri Lanka president vows security shake-up after attacks

  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...