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Wickremesinghe Restored as Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister

Sri Lanka’s sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated Sunday, his party said, ending a 51-day crisis that had paralyzed the island nation and pushed it toward debt default. The 69-year-old leader was sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena, who sacked him Oct. 26 and triggered a power struggle that brought the country’s government to a standstill. Wickremesinghe had refused to step aside since being sacked and replaced by former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa. Power...

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