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Sri Lanka's president faces calls to end political crisis

Updated : October 29, 2018 11:49 PM IST

Sri Lanka was plunged into the crisis on Friday when Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and swore in ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa to replace him, breaking up a fragile coalition governing the island.
He has suspended parliament in what Wickremesinghe's supporters say is an attempt to prevent lawmakers from keeping him in power.
Sri Lanka's president faces calls to end political crisis

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