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  1. 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 ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena listens to a speech during a Parliament

    Sri Lanka president rejects Rajapaksa no-confidence vote: Lawmaker

    Sri Lanka's president has rejected a second no-confidence motion passed on Friday against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, appointed late last ...
  3. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya was only able to take his place after he entered the assembly ringed by

    Chilli, punches thrown as Sri Lanka parliament brawls for second day

    Sri Lanka's parliamentary speaker had to be escorted into the chamber ringed by police Friday as violence broke out for a second day, with ...
  4. Cricket - England v Sri Lanka

    Cricket - Root, Burns put England on top against Sri Lanka

    England opener Rory Burns struck his maiden half-century before Sri Lanka's spinners fought back with two quick wickets shortly before lunch on ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Cricket - England v Sri Lanka

    Resilient Silva helps Sri Lanka gain lead of 46

    All-rounder Ben Stokes stole the show with two brilliant efforts in the field to help England break through Sri Lanka's resilience with a brace of ...
  7. On Wednesday parliament reconvened and lawmakers approved a motion of no-confidence in

    Punch-up in Sri Lankan parliament as thousands rally

    Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos on Thursday with MPs swinging punches and throwing projectiles a day after legislators voted the prime ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapakse is both beloved and feared across Sri Lanka

    Luck runs out for Sri Lanka's Lord of the Rings

    Among Sri Lankans, political veteran Mahinda Rajapakse earned the nicknamed "Lord of the Rings" thanks to his taste for gem-laden rings and an ...