The country’s highest court blocked an order to dissolve Parliament and hold national elections, the latest twist in a political showdown between Sri Lanka’s president and its lawmakers. Credit: Wall Street Journal - Published
Former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse took oath as the new Prime Minister on Friday evening at the President's Secretariat. President Maitripala Sirisena has removed Ranil Vikramasinghe and made..
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena said Sunday that he decided to dissolve Parliament and call fresh elections to avoid possible violence in Parliament in the event a vote was taken to decide.. Credit: FOXNews.com - Published
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president dissolved Parliament and called for elections on Jan. 5 in a bid to stave off a deepening political crisis over his dismissal of the prime minister.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •Deseret News •FOXNews.com •NYTimes.com
Sri Lanka's president has summoned Parliament to meet next week as pressure grows for him to resolve the turmoil set off when he sacked the Cabinet last week, his chosen prime minister said Thursday. Credit: FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has weighed in on a political crisis that has engulfed the Indian Ocean island nation of Sri Lanka since the president abruptly fired the prime minister and.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published