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    Sri Lanka Stuck in Choppy Political and Economic Waters

    In 2023, Sri Lanka faced significant economic and political challenges including a contraction in GDP and a rise in taxes, yet improvements were noted...

    Colombo’s Controversial New President

    Ranil Wickremasinghe’s appointment is controversial. He was once considered a highly credible presidential candidate. Yet most Sri Lankans believe he now lacks legitimacy to...

    Sri Lanka’s Crisis of Legitimacy

    In this period of national trauma, all is not lost to Sri Lanka. The political and economic upheavals may yet usher a renewed commitment...

    Ranil Wickremesinghe’s House Burnt Down By Sri Lankan Protesters

    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe’s private residence in Central Colombo has been set on fire by protesters demanding his government. Angry protesters have set...

    Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Flees

    Tens of thousands of protestors arriving from the site of the GotaGoGama agitation broke the security fences outside the president’s residence and took over...

    Sri Lanka’s Struggle to Bring Down The Rajapaksas

    The complete ouster of Rajapaksa rule will not transform Sri Lanka unless the country embraces the rule of law and pluralism. The current intercommunal...

    General Strike In Sri Lanka Today Demanding President Rajapaksa to Step Down

    A general strike, or hartal is underway across Sri Lanka since this morning. Shops have not opened since the morning and black flags have...

    Sri Lanka’s fertiliser sell out to China

    China's arm-twisting tactics are adding to Sri Lanka's woes as the island nation struggles with foreign currency reserves and teeters on the edge of...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah Virus – and so far this year, both confirmed cases...
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    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a swap, a portion of that nation’s debt can be written...

    Sri Lanka: Unlawful Use of Weapons in Policing of Protests, Says Amnesty

    During 2022 and 2023, Sri Lankans called for accountability for the prolonged economic crisis, corruption and human rights violations,...

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    In Bangladesh, Nipah Virus Keeps the Health System on its Toes

    There’s no cure and no vaccine for the Nipah...

    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a...