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Sri Lanka's High Court Declares President's Dissolution of Parliament Unconstitutional

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has ruled that President Maithripala Sirisena's move to dissolve parliament last month was illegal.   In a unanimous decision announced Thursday, the seven-member court said that Sirisena violated the constitution when he called a snap election nearly two years before the parliamentary session was due to end.   The decision adds another chapter to a political crisis that began on on October 26, when President Sirisena fired Prime Minister...

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