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article info:

article_id
6ed70877-4fe5-5217-89d1-4b63d411eb93
pub_date
2022-07-10 08:39:21
section_name
World
document_type
article
web_uri
https://www.nytimes.com/article/sri-lanka-president-protests.html

history:

version: 2022-07-10 19:45:04
What​ We​ Know​ About​ the​ Protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Months​ of​ demonstrations​ over​ dire​ economic​ conditions​ culminated​ in​ a​ peaceful​ take​ over​ of​ the​ presidential​ residence​ and​ promises​ of​ resignations.
Months​ of​ protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka​ reached​ a​ crescendo​ on​ Saturday​ when​ demonstrators​ stormed​ into​ the​ official​ residence​ of​ the​ president​ and​ the​ private​ home​ of​ the​ prime​ minister.​ The​ protesters​ say​ the​ leaders​ are​ responsible​ for​ the​ corruption​ and​ mismanagement​ that​ led​ to​ the​ collapse​ of​ the​ economy.
word count: 585
version: 2022-07-11 03:45:03
What​ We​ Know​ About​ the​ Protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Months​ of​ demonstrations​ over​ dire​ economic​ conditions​ culminated​ in​ a​ peaceful​ takeover​ of​ the​ presidential​ residence​ and​ promises​ of​ resignations.
Months​ of​ protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka​ reached​ a​ crescendo​ on​ Saturday​ when​ demonstrators​ stormed​ into​ the​ official​ residence​ of​ the​ president​ and​ the​ private​ home​ of​ the​ prime​ minister.​ The​ protesters​ say​ the​ leaders​ are​ responsible​ for​ the​ corruption​ and​ mismanagement​ that​ led​ to​ the​ collapse​ of​ the​ economy.
word count: 586
version: 2022-07-11 11:45:04
What​ We​ Know​ About​ the​ Protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Months​ of​ demonstrations​ over​ dire​ economic​ conditions​ culminated​ in​ a​ peaceful​ takeover​ of​ the​ presidential​ residence​ and​ promises​ of​ resignations.
Months​ of​ protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka​ reached​ a​ crescendo​ on​ Saturday​ when​ demonstrators​ stormed​ into​ the​ official​ residence​ of​ the​ president​ and​ the​ private​ home​ of​ the​ prime​ minister.​ The​ protesters​ say​ the​ leaders​ are​ responsible​ for​ the​ corruption​ and​ mismanagement​ that​ led​ to​ the​ collapse​ of​ the​ economy.
word count: 603
version: 2022-07-13 03:45:09
What​ We​ Know​ About​ the​ Protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Months​ of​ demonstrations​ over​ dire​ economic​ conditions​ culminated​ in​ a​ peaceful​ takeover​ of​ the​ presidential​ residence​ and​ promises​ of​ resignations.
Follow​ our​ live​ coverage​ for​ the​ latest​ on​ Sri​ Lanka’s​ political​ crisis.
word count: 614
version: 2022-07-14 11:45:05
What​ We​ Know​ About​ the​ Protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Political​ chaos​ deepened​ in​ the​ country​ after​ it​ appeared​ that​ the​ unpopular​ president​ and​ his​ allies​ were​ trying​ to​ cling​ to​ power​ after​ the​ president​ fled​ overseas.
Months​ of​ largely​ peaceful​ protests​ in​ Sri​ Lanka​ turned​ tense​ after​ the​ president,​ reviled​ by​ critics​ who​ say​ he​ drove​ the​ country’s​ economy​ into​ the​ ground,​ fled​ the​ country​ but​ did​ not​ resign.​
word count: 660

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