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Sri Lanka crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as prime minister; Ranil Wickremesinghe expected to return to office tomorrow

Firstpost Sunday, 16 December 2018
Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, seven weeks after he was appointed in a surprise move that sparked a political crisis in the island nation.
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News video: Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns

▶ Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns 01:41

Controversial leader signs resignation letter, signalling an end to a seven-week long political crisis.

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