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'We have run out of petrol' admits Sri Lankan Prime Minister

Tamil Guardian 18 May 2022
In a televised address on Monday, newly appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe announced that Sri Lanka is down to its last day of petrol ... In early April the Sri Lankan rupee became the worst-performing currency in the world.
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New Sri Lanka Prime Minister Warns of ‘Difficult’ Days Ahead

Voa News 17 May 2022
Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri ... During a nationally televised address Monday, Prime Minister Wickremesinghe said Sri Lanka needed $75 million within the next few days to buy essential supplies of fuel and medicine, but admitted the treasury was struggling to even find $1 million.
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Sri Lankan president ‘Gota’ clings on to power despite violent protests and new PM

The Observer 15 May 2022
It began as the focal point of the anti-government protests that have engulfed Sri Lanka for months as the country goes through the worst economic crisis since independence ... What’s behind the economic implosion in Sri Lanka? ... Ranil Wickremesinghe, centre, was appointed on Thursday for the sixth time as prime minister of Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka president to name new PM as unrest simmers amid economic crisis

The Observer 12 May 2022
Beleaguered president Gotabaya Rajapaksa was set to name a new prime minister on Thursday to try to steer Sri Lanka out of its dire economic crisis after days of violence, officials said ... Why are people protesting in Sri Lanka? ... Sri Lanka unrest ... Sri Lanka is in talks with the ...
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Sri Lanka's economy on brink of collapse as troops quell unrest

The News International 11 May 2022
The heavy security presence has brought widespread public unease, prompting Sri Lanka’s top military official to publicly deny speculation of a looming coup ... In a televised address to the nation, Rajapaksa said he was willing to curtail his own powers in the interest of forming a unity government to navigate Sri Lanka out of the crisis.
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Sri Lankan president says 'will appoint new PM, cabinet' as crisis deepens

Press TV 11 May 2022
Sri Lanka’s embattled president Gotabaya Rajapaksa in an address to the ... "I am going to appoint the prime minister and the cabinet that has the trust of the people," Rajapaksa said in a televised address after troops were deployed in the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo.
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Pro-government supporters attack protesters in Sri Lanka

Bowling Green Daily News 09 May 2022
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Government supporters on Monday attacked protesters who have been camped outside the office of Sri Lanka's prime minster, as trade unions began a “Week of Protests” demanding the government change and its president to step down over the country’s worst economic crisis in memory.
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Unions begin 'Week of Protests' as Sri Lanka crisis deepens

Bowling Green Daily News 09 May 2022
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Government supporters on Monday attacked protesters who have been camped outside the office of Sri Lanka's prime minster, as trade unions began a “Week of Protests” demanding the government change and its president to step down over the country’s worst economic crisis in memory.
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Sri Lankan prime minister resigns after weeks of protests

The Hill 09 May 2022
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned Monday following weeks of protests demanding that he and his brother, the president, step down over the country’s worst economic crisis in decades, an official said ... As oil prices soar during the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Sri Lanka’s fuel stocks are running out.
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Sri Lankan PM Resigns After Weeks of Protests

Hamodia 09 May 2022
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned Monday following weeks of protests demanding that he and his brother, the president, step down over the country’s worst economic crisis in decades, an official said ... As oil prices soar during the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Sri Lanka’s fuel stocks are running out.
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Sri Lanka deploys troops to capital after clash at protest

Info News 09 May 2022
Sri Lanka was due to pay $7 billion of its foreign debt this year out of nearly $25 billion it must pay by 2026 ... Sri Lanka’s finance minister announced earlier this week that the country’s usable foreign reserves have plummeted below $50 million. As oil prices soar during the Russia-Ukraine conflict, Sri Lanka’s fuel stocks are running out.
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Troops deployed to Sri Lankan capital amid clashes during protests over crisis

Irish Independent 09 May 2022
Sri Lanka was due to pay £5.7 billion of its foreign debt this year out of nearly £20.3 billion it must pay by 2026.Its total foreign debt is £41.5 billion.Sri Lanka’s finance minister announced earlier this week that the country’s usable foreign reserves have ...
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Sri Lankan prime minister resigns after weeks of protests (World)

Castanet 09 May 2022
Sri Lanka was due to pay $7 billion of its foreign debt this year out of nearly $25 billion it must pay by 2026 ... Sri Lanka’s finance minister announced earlier this week that the country’s usable foreign reserves have plummeted below $50 million ... Sri Lanka has been ...

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