Saturday, June 22, 2024

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa flees to Maldives

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has left the country for the Maldives, hours before he was expected to step down amid widespread protests over his handling of a devastating economic crisis.The country’s air force said it provided a plane early on Wednesday to fly him, his wife and two security officials to the Maldives, “under ... Read more