Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that Mahinda Rajapaksa could have become Prime Minister with a two-thirds majority in Parliament if he had waited for elections in a year and a half, but questioned whether the country could wait that long. MORE..
17 Nov 2018 (10:25 PM)
Failure of the Yahapalana government to fulfill the daily needs of the public was the main reason for the change of governments, says UPFA MP Prasanna Ranatunga. MORE..
18 Nov 2018 (6:47 PM)
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was inaugurated on Saturday (Nov 17) as the new president of the Maldives after the opposition united to dislodge pro-China strongman leader Abdulla Yameen in September elections. MORE..
17 Nov 2018 (9:56 PM)
President Maithripala Sirisena and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe have arrived at the Presidential Secretariat to attend the all-party conference. MORE..
18 Nov 2018 (6:38 PM)
The death toll from wildfires in Northern California has risen to 76, with thousands left homeless from the deadliest blaze to hit the US state in a century. MORE..
18 Nov 2018 (7:52 PM)