Tag: Violence in Sri Lanka

  • Crisis-hit Sri Lanka lifts curfew as new PM seeks to form cabinet

    Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as prime minister after violence erupted on May 9. (Case) Dove: Sri Lanka lifted a nationwide 12-hour curfew today, further easing tough restrictions as new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe seeks to form a government after clashes with anti-government groups killed nine people. More than a month of mostly peaceful protests against the […]

  • Crisis-hit Sri Lanka lifts curfew as new PM seeks to form cabinet

    Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as prime minister after violence erupted on May 9. (Case) Dove: Sri Lanka lifted a nationwide 12-hour curfew today, further easing tough restrictions as new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe seeks to form a government after clashes with anti-government groups killed nine people. More than a month of mostly peaceful protests against the […]

  • Amid global concerns over the crisis in Sri Lanka, the President’s pledge | 10 dots

    Abstaining from announcing his resignation, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday that the country would have a new prime minister and a new cabinet “within a week”, two days after his brother, Mahinda Rajapaksa, resigned from his post as Prime Minister of the country. The country – on the brink of bankruptcy – […]