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    Sri Lanka struggle in New Zealand

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Paceman Tim Southee skittled Sri Lanka’s top order with a five-wicket haul to give New Zealand an edge on the opening day of the first...

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    Rajapakse ends standoff as Sri Lanka risked shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s strongman leader Mahinda Rajapakse will step down on Saturday from his disputed position of premier, his son said on Friday, signalling an end...

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    SL knock-out Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on December 14, 2018

    Bangladesh Under-23 team failed to reach the final of ACC Emerging Teams Cup, as they suffered a four-wicket defeat in the semi-final match against their...

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    Court rules against Sri Lanka president, impeachment edges closer

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 08:02pm on December 13, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court opened the way for potential impeachment proceedings against the president on Thursday, ruling that he broke the law by dissolving parliament...

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    Sri Lanka parliament passes confidence vote backing ousted PM

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 01:13am on December 13, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s parliament on Wednesday passed a vote of confidence in its ousted prime minister, as it sought his reinstatement by the president to defuse...

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    Dananjaya suspended from bowling over illegal action

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from bowling in international cricket over an illegal action, the International Cricket Council announced on Monday....

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    Four parameters of a Lankan political solution this time

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    THE country being on the verge of imminent division due to envisaged constitutional reform was one of the main justifications of the backdoor seizure of...

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    Sri Lanka’s ousted PM sets deadline to end crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:30am on December 11, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s ousted prime minister promised Monday to bring tens of thousands of supporters to the capital next week for a massive demonstration unless president...

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    Finding a win-win solution to break Lanka deadlock

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2018

    IN THE aftermath of the Supreme Court decision to issue a stay order on the president’s dissolution of parliament, the constitutional are nearer to being...

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    Lanka’s ousted PM likens president to Hitler

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s toppled premier likened the president to Hitler on Tuesday as he demanded to be reinstated, almost six weeks into a paralysing political crisis...

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