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Sri Lanka opposition chief wants to replace Rajapaksa

Views: 0 BBC News Sri Lanka’s main opposition leader Sajith Premadasa has told the BBC he intends to run for president, once Gotabaya Rajapaksa steps down. © Getty ImagesSajith Premadasa says he is ready to take part in an all-party interim government This comes after his Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) party held talks with allies to […]

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Thousands protest against Sri Lanka’s new acting president

Views: 0 The Independent, Via AP news wire. Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled on a military jet on Wednesday after angry protesters seized his home and office, and appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as acting president while he is overseas. Wickremesinghe quickly declared a nationwide state of emergency to counter swelling protests over the

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Sri Lanka lawmakers to pick new president but no deal on PM

Views: 0 Associated Press By KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s leaders agreed that lawmakers will elect a new president next week but struggled Tuesday to decide on the makeup of a new government to lift the bankrupt country out of economic and political collapse. © Provided by Associated PressPeople queue

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