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Mahinda to resign tomorrow: Lakshman Yapa
Mahinda to resign tomorrow: Lakshman Yapa

Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed as prime minister by President Maithripala Sirisena on October 26, has decided to resign from the premiership tomorrow after making a special statement, UPFA MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said today. Speaking to Daily Mirror, he said Mr. Rajapaksa had informed the President that he would not want to drag the…

Daily Mirror - Dec 14 14:53 GMT - more ... [ Tags: History, SriLanka, WarCrimes ]

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Why Sri Lanka Risks Return to Violence
Why Sri Lanka Risks Return to Violence

Sri Lanka is in the throes of a political crisis that’s threatening to bring violence back to the South Asian island nation. A bitter standoff was sparked in October when the president fired the prime minister, suspended parliament and attempted to install a controversial ex-president as premier. It marks a return of political upheaval to the country of 21 million…

Bloomberg - Dec 14 14:50 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Politics, History, SriLanka ]

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