As outcry about Sri Lanka cremation rule grows, Maldives says it’s considering request to bury Muslims who die of COVID.
Controversial leader signs resignation letter, signalling an end to a seven-week long political crisis.
In landmark ruling, top court says President Maithripala Sirisena’s dissolution of parliament is unconstitutional.
Court prevents disputed prime minister, cabinet from holding office citing potential ‘irreparable damage’ to country.
Key players in Sri Lanka power struggle sit for talks for first time since crisis began but fail to break deadlock.
Maithripala Sirisena sacks parliament and sets snap elections for January 5 amid crisis over two rival prime ministers.
Colombo residents urge leaders to call snap elections as power struggle over two rival prime ministers strains economy.
Sacked Sri Lankan leader’s party denounces November 14 as ‘too late’ to resolve protracted crisis over rival PMs.
Tamil National Alliance vows to back no-confidence motion against newly appointed PM amid protracted political crisis.
Antonio Guterres says assembly must meet to resolve constitutional crisis amid accusations of bribery to back new PM.