Daily Archives: May 9, 2022

Sri Lanka’s PM Rajapaksa resigns amid deadly violence kills 5, injures about 190

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, following a series of violent confrontations between his supporters and anti-government protesters that saw five people killed and 189 wounded. Rohan Weliwita, Rajapaksa’s spokesman, said on Monday the 76-year-old sent his letter of resignation to his younger brother President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, clearing …

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Eight Turkish citizens kidnapped Haiti: Consul

Eight Turkish citizens were kidnapped while traveling by bus in Haiti, the Turkish consul said on Monday, as the Caribbean country struggles with a surge of attacks by increasingly powerful gangs. The group was taken hostage on Sunday as they drove to the capital Port-au-Prince from the neighboring Dominican Republic, …

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