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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...

Sacked Sri Lanka prime minister seeks job back after parliament riot

Sri Lanka's political crisis escalated Friday with the sacked prime minister demanding his job back shortly after passing another no-confidence motion against his controversial...

Sri Lanka showdown looms as new prime minister loses confidence vote

Sri Lanka's parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the...

Sri Lanka cricket star joins Rajapakse’s party

Sri Lanka's former cricket captain Tillakaratne Dilshan Wednesday joined the political party of former leader Mahinda Rajapakse, soon after his  controversial government was voted out...

Sri Lanka’s Parliament passes no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's Parliament on Wednesday (14) passed a no-confidence motion against prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who was installed by President Maithripala Sirisena in a...

Stokes fails England’s number three test

England's Ben Stokes fell for 19 after being elevated to the crucial number three batting position in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Kandy on Wednesday. The...

Sri Lanka parliament votes out Rajapakse’s government

Sri Lanka's parliament passed a motion of no-confidence in the controversially appointed government of Mahinda Rajapakse Wednesday, a day after the Supreme Court overturned a...

Sri Lanka speaker urges officials to defy president ‘illegal orders’

Sri Lanka's speaker on Sunday accused President Maithripala Sirisena of usurping parliament and urged public servants to defy his "illegal orders", as the president scrambled...

Suspension of Sri Lanka parliament challenged in court

Supporters of Sri Lanka's fired prime minister and a top election official on Monday challenged in court the president's sacking of parliament, upping the ante in...

EU demands end to Sri Lanka crisis

The European Union joined a chorus of international voices demanding an end to SriLanka's two-week-old political crisis Friday, saying the island nation's international reputation and...