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Sri Lanka fuel shortage set to ease, police clash with protesters

Sri Lanka's central bank has secured foreign exchange to pay for fuel and cooking gas shipments that will ease crippling shortages, its governor said on Thursday, but police fired tear...

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Sri Lanka fuel shortage set to ease, police clash with protesters

Sri Lanka's central bank has secured foreign exchange to pay for fuel and cooking gas shipments that will ease crippling shortages, its governor said on Thursday, but police fired tear gas and water canon to push back student protesters. Most of Sri Lanka's petrol stations have run dry as the island nation battles its most devastating economic crisis since independence...

India’s Hindu groups file petitions to stop Muslims from entering Gyanvapsi mosque

Members of hardline Hindu groups filed petitions in a court in northern India to stop Muslims from entering a historic mosque, until the court decides on an earlier plea seeking approval to look for any Hindu relics which may be on the site, lawyers said on Wednesday. Judges of a local court in Mathura, a Hindu religious town in Uttar...

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'I mean Ukraine': Former US president George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified'

Former US President George W Bush mistakenly described the invasion of Iraq as "brutal" and "unjustified" before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Bush made the comments in a speech during an event in Dallas on Wednesday, while he was criticising Russia's political system, reports Reuters. "The result...

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