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Sri Lankan president: Protests and debates will not resolve crisis

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Saturday that protests and debates will not resolve the current crisis, local media has reported.He reiterated his cal

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Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lankan president

Sri Lanka's six-time Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in Thursday as president of the crisis-hit South Asian nation.Wickremesinghe, 73, who was elected by

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Sri Lankan opposition leader withdraws from presidential race

Sajith Premadasa, the leader of the opposition of Sri Lanka, has withdrawn his presidential candidacy from consideration."For the greater good of my country that I love

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Acting Sri Lankan president declares state of emergency

Acting Sri Lankan president Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared a state of public emergency, according to a government notice released late on Sunday, as his administrati

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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrives in Maldives

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Velana International Airport in the Maldives on Wednesday, according to the Maldivian media, after leaving his co

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Sri Lankan president tells PM he will resign

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has officially told Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that he will be resigning as previously announced, the prime minister's

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Sri Lanka's ruling party wins parliamentary polls

COLOMBO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) led by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa won a landslide victory in the August 5 parliamentary election by gaining a majority

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