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Sri Lankan president suspends parliament amidst political crisis

Political turmoil in Sri Lanka deepens after President Maithripala Sirisena suspended parliament till November 16 on Saturday after ouster Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe sought an emergency session to prove his majority. Tension swelled in the island nation after Sirisena sacked rival Ranil and replaced former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse as new PM.

Updated : 27 October 2018, 11:11 AM