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World - International
7/17/2022 11:56:49 AM
Sri Lanka's protest movement reached its 100th day Sunday having forced one president from office and now turning its sights on his successor as the country's economic crisis continues.

World - International
7/11/2022 1:52:55 PM
Millions of rupees in cash left behind by Sri Lanka's president when he fled his official residence was handed over to a court Monday after being turned in by protesters, police said as a succession battle got under way.

World - International
7/10/2022 12:51:28 PM
Sri Lanka's opposition political parties will meet Sunday to agree on a new government a day after the country's president and prime minister offered to resign in the most dramatic day of months long political turmoil, with protesters storming both leaders' homes and setting fire to one of the buildings in a rage over the economic crisis.

World - International
7/9/2022 4:04:04 PM
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister has agreed to resign after party leaders in Parliament demanded both he and the embattled president step down on the day protesters stormed the president's residence and office.

World - International
7/9/2022 12:55:16 PM
Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled his official residence on Saturday shortly before protesters, angered by an unprecedented economic crisis, stormed and overran the compound.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/6/2022 2:01:57 PM
Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said Wednesday that he had a telephone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin to request credit support to import fuel for the island nation that is facing its worst economic crisis in memory.

World - Region
6/30/2022 11:11:15 AM
Activists in Sudan have called for mass rallies Thursday to demand the reversal of an October military takeover that prompted foreign governments to slash aid, deepening a chronic economic crisis.

Egypt - Politics
6/27/2022 9:45:49 PM
Cairo University’s Faculty of Economy and Political Studies (FEPS) launched on Monday a three-day conference on the impacts of the global economic crisis on Egypt, the country’s sustainable development, structural transformation, and young people empowerment.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/25/2022 3:14:00 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi emphasised that addressing the repercussions of the current economic crisis must not be at the expense of supporting the achievement of sustainable development in developing and least developed countries.

World - Region
6/20/2022 10:56:37 PM
Prime Minister Najib Mikati on Monday said Lebanon was ready to expel Syrian refugees living in the country if the international community does not work to repatriate them.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/15/2022 4:30:00 PM
National political dialogue is needed now more than ever to withstand a perfect maelstrom of economic and political challenges.

Business - Economy
6/4/2022 11:17:49 AM
Egypt’s Finance Minister Mohamed Maait and his Qatari counterpart Ali bin Ahmed Al-Kawary affirmed the importance of boosting bilateral cooperation amid the current global economic crisis in order to mitigate its impact on citizens.

World - International
5/16/2022 6:53:46 PM
Sri Lanka's new prime minister on Monday proposed privatizing the country's loss-making national airline as part of reforms aimed at solving the country worst economic crisis in decades.

Egypt - Politics
5/15/2022 6:36:12 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Egypt is working on a five-pillar plan to cope with the current global economic crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

World - International
5/12/2022 5:07:49 PM
Sri Lanka's embattled president swore in a new prime minister Thursday to replace his brother, who was banned from leaving the country after his supporters launched violent attacks on a protest against the nation's economic crisis.

Egypt - Politics
5/12/2022 10:57:57 AM
Egypt is going to hold an international press conference early next week to explain the state's vision on handling the current international economic crisis, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced on Wednesday.

World - International
5/8/2022 9:53:23 PM
Boos and heckles greeted Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday on his first public outing since nationwide protests erupted demanding his ruling family resign over the worsening economic crisis.

World - Region
5/8/2022 1:25:43 PM
Thousands of Lebanese living in nearly 50 countries began early voting Sunday in the country's closely watched parliamentary elections, days after a similar vote was held in 10 predominantly Muslim nations.

World - Region
4/28/2022 4:38:51 PM
Millions of workers staged a crippling strike in Sri Lanka on Thursday, adding to pressure on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his ruling family to quit over the country's worst-ever economic crisis.

World - International
4/19/2022 5:07:30 PM
Sri Lanka police shot dead a protester and wounded 24 others on Tuesday in the first fatal clash with residents demonstrating against the government over the island nation's crippling economic crisis.

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