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Ranil: Return of the Master

ust weeks ago, it was unthinkable that Ranil Wickremesinghe’s political future could be resurrected, even resuscitated. The takeover of the premiership when he truly was on his last legs is an opening gambit that may prove to be clever and…
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Sri Lanka under the jackboot

The Rajapaksa regime declared a state of emergency amid ongoing protests including a general strike on May 6. This gives the government drastic powers to crackdown on dissidents. The move has been widely condemned in Sri Lanka and…
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