Stories Tagged 'Mahinda rajapaksa'
Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa amid raucous opposition on Wednesday, throwing the country deeper into crisis.full story »
Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister on Friday.full story »
Sri Lanka's August elections have been timed to stop a comeback by war-time president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who remarkably may see his popularity rise in coming months.full story »
Basil Rajapaksa, the younger brother of Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been arrested on corruption charges.full story »
A Sri Lankan court banned the feared brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa from foreign travel over allegations he used a commercial floating armory as weaponry for a "private army".full story »
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa lost his bid for a third term on Friday, ending a decade of rule that critics say had become increasingly authoritarian.full story »
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded defeat in his bid for a third term in office, his spokesman said Friday.full story »