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What’s behind the appointment of Mahindra Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka’s prime minister?

Sri Lanka’s Mahindra Rajapaksa has been accused of widespread nepotism, along with brutally ending a war with the north's Tamil Tigers, which killed thousands of civilians. The threat of a renewed authoritarianism was enough for Rajapaksa to lose a no confidence vote, one that was marred by scuffles within parliament. Guests: Rajiva Wijesinha Former government adviser Shamara Wettimuny Associate at Verite Research

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Sri Lanka’s power struggle continues, who is incharge of the island nation?

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Sri Lanka in the grip of political crisis

Sri Lanka's parliament passes no-confidence motion against PM Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's parliament passes no-confidence motion against PM Rajapaksa

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