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Mahinda Rajapaksa blames Sri Lanka president for breakdown of party unity talks

Rajapaksa backers in the SLPP want the Sirisena-led SLFP to leave the current unity government with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's United Natinal Party (UNP). The UNP and SLFP formed the unity government in 2015 after Rajapaksa lost to Sirisena in the presidential election.

Mahinda Rajapaksa agrees to step down as Sri Lanka Freedom Party's boss

Sirisena went on to topple Rajapaksa and end his decade-long rule in the January 8 polls.


Colombo breakpoint

Will new Sri Lankan president also win space to be free of pressures of chauvinist politics?

At stake in Colombo

These elections will be the test for a reforms agenda that seeks to revoke the ‘executive presidency’.

Flights disrupted, passengers stranded at Sri Lanka airport after strike

Officials: The control tower of the airport could facilitate the landing of inbound flights although the departures are delayed