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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…
Sri Lankan President declares state of emergency following violent protests over economic crisis
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Sri Lankan President declares state of emergency following violent protests over economic crisis

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) – Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declared a nationwide public emergency following violent protests outside…
Sri Lanka sends troops to fuel stations amid worsening economic crisis
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Sri Lanka sends troops to fuel stations amid worsening economic crisis

Sri Lanka posted soldiers at hundreds of state-run gas stations on Tuesday to help distribute fuel after a sudden rise…
UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM
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UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM

CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday a travel ban on citizens to India, Bangladesh,…
Sri Lanka braces for environmental disaster as ship sinks
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Sri Lanka braces for environmental disaster as ship sinks

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Authorities in Sri Lanka were trying to head off a potential environmental disaster Thursday as…
Asia Today: India records 320K cases as foreign help arrives
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Asia Today: India records 320K cases as foreign help arrives

NEW DELHI (AP) — India recorded more than 320,000 new cases of coronavirus infection Tuesday as a grim surge of…
In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China
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In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – US Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo is flying to India next week to strengthen strategic…
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