Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (left) and President Maithripala Sirisena wave to supporters during a rally near the parliament in Colombo on Monday. Photo: Reuters

Sri Lanka crisis: President Maithripala Sirisena sacks entire parliament in midnight manoeuvre, after failing to win votes for preferred PM

  • Dramatic move is the latest twist in the battle for the prime minister’s office between Mahinda Rajapakse and Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was fired last month
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Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (left) and President Maithripala Sirisena wave to supporters during a rally near the parliament in Colombo on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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