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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Supporters of Rajapaksa walk out of Sri Lankan Parliament

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka— Lawmakers supporting disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa have walked out of Sri Lanka’s Parliament to protest the speaker’s actions during an ongoing political crisis. On Oct. 26, President Maithripala Sirisena abruptly fired Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and appointed Rajapaksa to the position. Wickremesinghe has said he still has the support of a … Continue reading COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Supporters of Rajapaksa walk out of Sri Lankan Parliament

United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

United States – On November 15, senior officials from the United States, Australia, India, and Japan met in Singapore for consultations on the Indo-Pacific region. The officials reaffirmed a shared commitment to maintain and strengthen a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. They further highlighted the complementary … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations