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Sri Lankan troops tear down protest camp outside the President’s office
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Sri Lankan troops tear down protest camp outside the President’s office

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN)Sri Lanka‘s police and military troops forcibly removed anti-government protesters camped outside the presidential office in Colombo…
Sri Lanka’s former President has stepped down — but larger problems loom for the crisis-hit country
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Sri Lanka’s former President has stepped down — but larger problems loom for the crisis-hit country

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) – Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country earlier this week, has formally resigned,…
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Maldives for Singapore after fleeing crisis back home
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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Maldives for Singapore after fleeing crisis back home

(CNN)Sri Lankan¬†President¬†Gotabaya Rajapaksa¬†has fled Maldives on board a flight for Singapore, a high-ranking security source in Colombo told CNN, as…
What’s next for Sri Lanka as angry protesters occupy their leaders’ luxury houses?
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What’s next for Sri Lanka as angry protesters occupy their leaders’ luxury houses?

(CNN)Angry protesters who stormed the official residences of Sri Lanka’s President and Prime Minister succeeded in forcing them to resign…
Sri Lanka is ‘bankrupt,’ Prime Minister says
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Sri Lanka is ‘bankrupt,’ Prime Minister says

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) – Sri Lanka is “bankrupt,” Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Tuesday, as the country suffers its…
Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, Prime Minister tells crisis-hit nation
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Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, Prime Minister tells crisis-hit nation

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s new prime minister said on Monday the crisis-hit nation was down to its last…
Military rescues Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister in pre-dawn operation as violent clashes leave seven dead
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Military rescues Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister in pre-dawn operation as violent clashes leave seven dead

(CNN)- Sri Lanka’s outgoing Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was rescued in a pre-dawn military operation Tuesday, hours after his resignation,…
Sri Lanka’s prime minister resigns amid protests over economic crisis
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Sri Lanka’s prime minister resigns amid protests over economic crisis

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Monday, following weeks of protests against his…
Sri Lanka president declares new state of emergency as protests roil island
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Sri Lanka president declares new state of emergency as protests roil island

(CNN) – Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency on Friday, after prolonged protests and a general…
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