Sunday, 16 December 2018

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Sri Lankan top court moved against parliament dissolution

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s main political parties filed legal challenges in the country’s Supreme Court, against the early dissolution of parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena. The parties which filed a Fundamental Rights petition included the United National Party led by sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the main opposition Tamil National Alliance, ...

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Sri Lankan president suspends parliament

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena suspended parliament until next month in a shock move amid a deepening power struggle between him and his unity government’s prime minister. The official statement said that president had halted parliament’s meetings with effect from  Thursday midnight under article 70 of the constitution. The move, ...

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