Fighting Breaks Out in Sri Lanka’s Parliament as Political Crisis Deepens

A day after ousting the prime minister in a no-confidence vote, Sri Lanka’s parliament descended into violence when rival lawmakers exchanged blows. Parliament speaker Karu Jayasuriya declared Thursday that Sri Lanka had no prime minister or a Cabinet after Wednesday’s voice vote that removed Mahinda Rajapaksa from office. Jayasuriya held the voice vote after Rajapaksa’s supporters staged a noisy protest just before debate began over the motion. Rajapaksa denounced the speaker’s...

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