Friday, Nov 16, 2018 | Last Update : 06:57 AM IST
Sirisena sacked Wickremesinghe on October 26 but he has refused to accept the decision or to leave the residence.
04 Nov 2018 2:27 PM
Tamils say some of the prisoners have been held over a long time under an anti-terrorism law without even being formally charged.
04 Nov 2018 1:00 PM
Ranil Wickremesinghe warned time is running out to avert a 'bloodbath' while voicing hope that parliament will resolve the situation soon.
03 Nov 2018 12:07 PM
Sri Lanka’s president Sirisena named Mahinda Rajapaksa as PM on Friday after abruptly dismissing the government of Ranil Wickremesinghe.
01 Nov 2018 12:01 PM
Rajapaksa has been accused by diplomats of serious human rights abuses in the war against rebels from the Tamil minority.
01 Nov 2018 11:42 AM
A deputy minister in Wickremesinghe's administration, Ranjan Ramanayake, accused China of paying for Rajapaksa to buy legislators.
30 Oct 2018 6:18 PM
He also suspended parliament in an apparent bid to shore up support for newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
30 Oct 2018 12:43 PM
One person succumbed to his injuries and two others were hospitalised in the shooting incident.
29 Oct 2018 5:54 PM
'We should settle this through parliament, but if we take it out to the streets, there will be a huge bloodbath,' Jayasuriya said.
29 Oct 2018 3:50 PM
Sirisena on Friday sacked Wickremesinghe and appointed Rajapaksa as new PM in surprise move that is being debated as constitutional coup.
29 Oct 2018 2:26 PM