sri lanka president sack prime minister

Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa (Front-L) is sworn in as the new Prime Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena in Colombo, Sri Lanka on October 26.(REUTERS)

Sri Lanka President sacks PM Ranil Wickremesinghe, appoints ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse as new premier

By Agence France-Presse | Colombo
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 12:05 AM IST
Ranil Wickremesinghe insists that he is still the legitimate prime minister and will fight his dismissal in court.
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