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    Sri Lanka MPs boycott parliament as crisis drags on

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:19am on November 28, 2018

    Allies of Sri Lanka’s embattled president Maithripala Sirisena boycotted parliament Tuesday as the country drifted into a second month of political turmoil.Sirisena loyalists refused to...

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    England claim landmark series sweep against SL

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    Skipper Joe Root hailed England’s ‘complete team-effort’ Monday after his team sealed a tense victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test to...

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    England cruise toward 3-0 win

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    Sri Lanka sacked their selectors Sunday as the national team headed toward a whitewash defeat in their Test series against England....

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    Rashid puts England on top

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 25, 2018

    Sri Lanka threw away a decent position in the final Test against England on Saturday, collapsing from 183 for 2 at tea to 240 all...

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    Lanka president suffers latest setback in parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:15am on November 24, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s deposed prime minister secured control of a key committee in parliament Friday, dealing a blow to the country’s president in the latest twist...

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    Lanka removes top Rajapakse investigator amid crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:23am on November 20, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president ordered the removal of a police chief investigating alleged crimes by the family and associates of his preferred candidate for prime minister...

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    Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end power struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:45am on November 19, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called crucial talks with political leaders in a bid to end a power struggle with the prime minister...

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    Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end power struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:51pm on November 18, 2018

    Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called crucial talks with political leaders in a bid to end a power struggle with the prime minister...

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    Solih sworn in as Maldives president

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:23am on November 18, 2018

    Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was inaugurated Saturday as the new president of the Maldives after the opposition united to dislodge pro-China strongman leader Abdulla Yameen in...

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    Lankan crisis deepens

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:35am on November 17, 2018

    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 successor...

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