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  1. Supporters of Mahinda Rajapakse (C) threw projectiles and chilli powder last week at their rivals in

    Sri Lanka parliament adjourned after just five minutes

    Sri Lanka's parliament was adjourned after just five minutes on Monday after opening for the first time since MPs brawled and threw objects at ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Cricket - England v Sri Lanka

    England's Root pleased after leading by example in Pallekele

    England captain Joe Root was particularly pleased that he practised what he preached after his sublime century set up the team's series-clinching ...
  4. Cricket - England v Sri Lanka

    Leach, Moeen spin England to series win over Sri Lanka

    Off-spinner Moeen Ali struck twice in three deliveries as England completed a 57-run victory in the second test against Sri Lanka on the final day ...
  5. Cricket - England v Sri Lanka

    Leach takes four as England close in on series victory

    England's left-arm spinner Jack Leach led a strong spin bowling display that put the tourists within three wickets of a series-clinching victory ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...