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The PM's meeting, then the mob. 'Turning point' in Sri Lankan crisis

Mahinda Rajapaksa stepped down on Tuesday and his brother, the president, gave sweeping powers to the police for enforcing order.

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Sri Lanka's pro government and anti-government protestors clash amid tear gas outside the president's office in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's pro government and anti-government protestors clash amid tear gas outside the president's office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, May 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

On Monday morning, hundreds of supporters gathered at the prime minister's official residence in Sri Lanka's commercial capital of Colombo where they urged not to resign.

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First Published: Wed, May 11 2022. 21:14 IST

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