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Mahinda Rajapaksa · Colombo

Sri Lanka closes schools, limits work amid fuel shortage

42% Center coverage: 24 sources
Sri Lankan authorities on Friday closed schools and asked public officials not to come to work in a desperate move to prepare for an acute fuel shortage that is expected to last days amid the nation’s worst economic crisis in decades.See the Story
Mahinda Rajapaksa · Colombo

Sri Lanka eases curfew as new PM seeks to form cabinet

Coverage: 15 sources
Sri Lanka is in the throes of its worst economic crisis since independence. Useable foreign reserves have dwindled, and rampant inflation and shortages of fuel have brought thousands onto the streets in protest. Wickremesinghe appointed four ministers from the Rajapaksas' Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), a decision unlikely to satisfy the protesters.See the Story
Protestors · Colombo

Sri Lanka opposition, protesters vow to continue anti-government campaign

39% Right coverage: 18 sources
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed veteran opposition politician Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister late on Thursday. The comments signalled it was not likely to resolve the political and economic disarray in the strategic Indian Ocean island nation. A week of violent clashes between protesters and government supporters across the country has left 9 people dead and over 300 injured.See the Story
Protestors · Colombo

Protesters demand arrest of former Sri Lankan PM over attack

59% Left coverage: 17 sources
Five-time former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Wickremesinghe was reappointed on Thursday in an effort to bring stability to the island nation. Thousands of protesters have joined weeks of protests outside the president's office and the prime minister's residence demanding their resignations over the country's economic crisis.See the Story
Mahinda Rajapaksa · Colombo

Lankan Parliament defeats no-trust motion against President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

71% Right coverage: 7 sources
Supreme Court grants three months interim bail to Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi in Hardiwar Dharm Sansad case. Sri Lankan Parliament defeats no-confidence motion tabled by Opposition against President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. WPI inflation spikes to record high of 15.08% in April against 14.55% in March.See the Story
Mahinda Rajapaksa

Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe says no shoot-on-sight orders given during violence

100% Right coverage: 2 sources
The Prime Minister said that the Police can use their discretion and open fire if there is a need to do so but there are procedures to follow.See the Story
Mahinda Rajapaksa

Lanka's ex-strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa makes 1st appearance in Parliament since quitting as PM

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Mahinda Rajapaksa appeared in parliament on Wednesday for the first time since he was forced to resign as prime minister. The 76-year-old, who was the country's three-time prime minister, saw his home set on fire last week. He, along with his wife and family, had fled his official residence and sought shelter at the naval base in Trincomalee.See the Story
Mahinda Rajapaksa · India

Help us to get global support for economic recovery, Lankan envoy asks NSA Doval

Coverage: 2 sources
This is the first meeting between senior officials of India and Sri Lanka after Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on May 9 in the island nation grappling with its worst economic crisis in decades.See the Story
Mahinda Rajapaksa · Sri Lanka

Rajapaksa not only needs to go, he needs to face accountability

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Protesters want a new Sri Lanka, not just a reshuffling of the stale old cards.See the Story

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