Ousted Lankan PM’s party takes to street against ‘coup’

Sri Lanka on Tuesday braced for a protest called by ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s party against what it said was a ‘coup’ by President Maithripala Sirisena which has triggered a political crisis in the country. Continue Reading

US urges Sirisena to immediately reconvene parliament

The US has called on Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena to immediately reconvene parliament to allow the democratically elected representatives there in deciding who will lead their government following a political turmoil sparked by the sudden sacking of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Continue Reading