Sri Lankan crisis

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Sri Lankans return to cooking with firewood as economy burns

As once relatively wealthy Sri Lanka suffers a dire economic crisis with shortages of everything from medicines to gas, people are returning to cooking with firewood.

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

Sri Lankan Crisis: A cautionary tale for Bangladesh

Sri Lanka is going through a period of political unrest amid its ongoing economic crisis.

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

Wickremesinghe takes oath as Sri Lanka PM in effort to quell crisis

Five-time former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reappointed on Thursday in an effort to bring stability to the island nation, engulfed in a political and economic crisis.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Sri Lankan protesters call for regime change

Protesters and a key trade group in Sri Lanka called for a new government to take control of the crisis-hit country on Tuesday as the president called for calm a day after clashes killed eight people, pushing his brother to quit as prime minister.