Monday , December 17 2018

Sri Lanka president reinstates Wickremesinghe to end crisis

Bloomberg Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena caved in to mounting pressure and reinstated Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, ending nearly two months of a protracted leadership crisis that prompted Moody’s, S&P and Fitch to downgrade the island’s credit rating. Sirisena on Sunday swore in Wickremesinghe, who he had abruptly fired ...

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British PM’s team pushes back new Brexit referendum after crisis week

Bloomberg Theresa May’s team pushed back against reports they are warming to a second referendum on Brexit as the UK prime minister prepares to face Parliament today. David Lidington, May’s effective deputy, and Chief-of-Staff Gavin Barwell said they don’t favour another plebiscite after newspapers reported they’d held talks on the ...

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New anti-Orban street demonstration held in Hungary as people rally

Bloomberg Street protests against Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban were held for a fourth day in a week, with opposition parties inspired by France’s Yellow Vest movement uniting in their hostility to laws allowing for more overtime and greater government control of the judiciary. Thousands rallied in Budapest on Sunday ...

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