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United National Party has been in the news in 1 countries in the past week:

Country Articles Coverage Population Distance Rating
United Kingdom 1 0.1% 63705000 8921km 0.63
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Oct 20, 2014
United Kingdom - Critics had argued that the amendments could lead to dictatorship, and the main opposition United National Party boycotted the vote. full story »
May 08, 2014
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) MP Lakshman Kiriella moved an adjournment motion in the House seeking Parliamentary attention on the welfare of animals, either kept as pets or caged in zoos. full story »
May 07, 2014
Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan opposition United National Party MP Harsha de Silva has been a vocal opponent of gaming being a part of Mr Packer’s proposed Crown Sri Lanka venture with local partner Rank Holdings group and yesterday stepped up his criticism of the billionaire. full story »
May 06, 2014
Sri Lanka - The number of business enterprises investing in Sri Lanka are decreasing every year because of the unfriendly climate for investments and that is the reason why the Government is attempting to lure casino tycoons into the country, the United National Party (UNP) said today. full story »
May 05, 2014
Sri Lanka - The United National Party (UNP) today said Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama and Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena should follow the example set by South Korean Prime Minister and resign from their posts as the sectors they have been put in charge are in shambles. full story »
Apr 28, 2014
Sri Lanka - In an interview with the Dailymirror  United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian and renowned Economist Dr. full story »
Apr 23, 2014
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) MPs will hold a protest rally at the proposed site of the Crown Multi-Purpose Development Project at D. full story »
Apr 22, 2014
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera said today the Hambantota incident was further evidence of the violation of the Commonwealth Charter and urged Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma to remove President Mahinda Rajapaksa from the post of Commonwealth Chairman. full story »
Apr 16, 2014
Sri Lanka - The presidential pardon for those found guilty by the High Court of harassing popular artistes Rukantha Gunatilleka and Chandraleka Perera is improper as the procedures for such a pardon has not been followed, United National Party (UNP) MP Ajith Perera said today. full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Sri Lanka - The United National Party (UNP) said today anti- government votes had been recorded as 46% in the Western Province and 41% in the Southern province and said itwould work with other opposition parties in the twoprovincial councils. full story »
Mar 31, 2014
Qatar - There was no immediate comment from the ruling party or the main opposition United National Party whose vote remained steady. full story »
Mar 30, 2014
Sri Lanka - Interpreting the results of Saturday’s Provincial Council Elections as a message given by the people for all opposition parties to form an alliance, the main opposition United National Party (UNP) today said it was ready to talk with any political party that was ready to topple this regime. full story »
Mar 25, 2014
Armenia - Since 1968 he was a member of the illegally functioning United National Party, since 1973, he was a Board member of the UNP. full story »
Mar 20, 2014
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Harin Fernando today said that the UNP did not require assistance from other political parties to form a government and that he had already kept the Working Committee informed about this fact. full story »
Nov 05, 2013
Sri Lanka - The Working Committee of the United National Party today approved the leadership council comprising nine members with Ranil Wickremesinghe being elevated to the position of ‘national leader’ of the party. full story »
Oct 30, 2013
Sri Lanka - The United National Party said today that a candidate having the surname ‘Rajapaksa’ when contesting a Provincial Council election was considered a qualification for the post of chief minister. full story »
Oct 29, 2013
Sri Lanka - The United National Party (UNP) said today it agreed with the suggestion made by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that a civil governor be appointed to the North Province. full story »
Oct 25, 2013
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) Badulla district parliamentarian Harin Fernando today accused the Government of not revealing the funds allocated for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and urged the government to reveal this to the people. full story »
Oct 23, 2013
Sri Lanka - The main opposition United National Party (UNP) said today that it would continue to oppose the Casino Bill notwithstanding the format it would be presented in. full story »
Oct 11, 2013
Sri Lanka - Mr Dassanayake’s name was proposed and seconded by the opposition United National Party (UNP) and the election was by secret ballotW full story »
Oct 10, 2013
Sri Lanka - “We don’t have any competition at the upcoming elections  The opposition United National Party (UNP) showed us what it is capable of in Matara clash,” he said (Indika Sri Aravinda, Lahiru Pothmulla) full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Sri Lanka - Former United National Party (UNP) Chairman Gamini Jayawickrema Perera said that he could mediate if UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Parliamentarians Karu Jayasuriya and Sajith Premadasa hesitated to participate in proposed discussions on Party reforms. full story »
Oct 08, 2013
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to handover the party leadership to any party member who could prove he or she was eligible to lead the party, UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said. full story »
Oct 07, 2013
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said today no party members were involved in the clash at Matara. full story »
Oct 06, 2013
Sri Lanka - It was those interested in destroying the United National Party (UNP), who instigated the clash where several UNPers including a Provincial Council member were injured, UNP National Organiser Daya Gamage told a news conference today. full story »
Oct 04, 2013
Sri Lanka - United National Party (UNP) national organiser Daya Gamage had informed party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe that he was willing to resign from his post if a suitable replacement was found. full story »
Oct 03, 2013
Sri Lanka - The General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake said today that he would not hesitate to step down from his position of the party if there was a necessity. full story »
Oct 02, 2013
Sri Lanka - The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) which is the main opposition in the EPC supported this resolution with the SLMC and the United National Party (UNP). full story »