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  1. Sri Lanka police officer stands guard outside court during petition filing in Colombo

    Sri Lanka's top court stays president's order to sack parliament

    Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament until next month in a further twist ...
  2. Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Rajapaksa talks with President Sirisena during a ra

    Sri Lanka PM, 44 ex-MPs defect from party led by president ahead of election

    Sri Lanka's new prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and 44 former lawmakers have defected from the party led by President Maithripala Sirisena, ...
  3. A man reads a newspaper at stall carrying the news of the Sri Lanka's parliament being dissolv

    US and others denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament as undemocratic

    Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, worsening an already major political crisis, has drawn criticism from ...
  4. Supporters of ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe gather

    Sri Lanka president prolongs political standoff

  5. Thousands of supporters have gathered outside the prime minister's official residence in

    Sri Lanka's ousted PM says time running out to avert 'bloodbath'

  6. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said supporters of former president Mahinda Rajapakse stormed

    Sri Lanka Attorney General refuses to endorse sacking of PM

    Sri Lanka's attorney general Wednesday refused to endorse the president's dismissal of the prime minister for a former strongman accused of rights ...
  7. Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has given four legislators from

    Sri Lanka political rivals tempt defectors to swing crisis

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    Sri Lankan president suspends parliament after firing prime minister

  9. Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa smiles during a news conference after winning t

    Turmoil in Sri Lanka as ex-president Rajapaksa sworn in as PM

    Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister on Friday.