Sri Lanka political crisis: President Maithripala Sirisena seeks talks to end power struggle

The Indian Ocean nation has been paralysed since October 26 when Sirisena deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe as premier and replaced him with a former rival Mahinda Rajapakse.

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Explainer: Sri Lanka's escalating political turmoil

While the Parliament is expected to be reconvened on November 19, there is still no clear sign on whether the political turmoil would come to an end soon.

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Sri Lanka, without prime minister and cabinet, grinds to political halt

Sri Lanka appeared to be politically rudderless on Thursday as the speaker of parliament declared there was no functioning prime minister or cabinet after a no-confidence vote the previous day.…

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Rajapaksa defiant as clashes erupt in Sri Lanka Parliament; 1 lawmaker injured

Amid the chaos, the UNP lawmakers sought to move a motion against Rajapaksa's speech.

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Sri Lanka does not have a PM or cabinet after no-confidence vote, says Speaker Karu Jayasuriya

President Maithripala Sirisena in a letter to the Speaker said he cannot accept the no-confidence vote

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President Sirisena rejects Lankan Parliament's no-confidence motion against Rajapaksa

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday overturned President Sirisena's decision to dissolve Parliament

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Sri Lanka Parliament votes against Rajapaksa; Speaker adjourns House

The Lankan Parliament met today amid heavy security with several roads blocked and riot police out on the street.

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Sri Lanka crisis: Supreme Court to decide snap poll legality today

A three-judge bench, comprising Chief Justice Nalin Perera, Justice Priyantha Jayawardena and Justice Prasanna Jayawardene heard the petitions filed during November 12th's hearing.

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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,… Read Article

Sri Lanka crisis: Parties file petitions challenging President Sirisena's sacking

Sri Lanka's main political parties on Monday filed petitions challenging President Maithripala Sirisena's Read Article

United States, European Union denounce dissolution of Sri Lanka parliament

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to diss Read Article

Sirisena's decision led to the political crisis in Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe to WION

As two prime ministers struggle to cobble up a majority, Wion speaks to sacked Prime Minister- Ranil Wickremesinghe on who is to blame.

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Insight: Behind Sri Lanka's turmoil, a China-India struggle for investments and influence

The big fear for India is that Sri Lanka, just off its southern coast and on one of the world`s busiest shipping routes, could become a Chinese military outpost.

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Sri Lanka police chief says he's taking orders from President

Sri Lankan police chief Pujith Jayasundera said on Wednesday that he was taking orders from President Maithripala Sirisena and he was not in a… Read Article

Lanka political crisis: Deputy minister Nanayakkara resigns Sirisena govt, joins Ranil Wickremsinghe

In a setback to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, a deputy minister of his United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) government resigned… Read Article