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Sri Lanka president short of votes in crisis campaign
By Amal JAYASINGHE
ATTENTION - ADDS speculation over sacking of parliament ///
Colombo, Nov 9, 2018 (AFP) - Two weeks into a showdown between rival prime ministers, the Sri Lankan president's party admitted for the first time Friday that it does not have a majority to get its candidate through a parliamentary vote of confidence.
President Maithripala Sirisena named authoritarian former president Mahinda Rajapakse ...