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What were the motivations for Sri Lanka's banning of chemical fertilizers?

Sri Lanka is going through a serious crisis caused by a number of economic factors. One recurring theme, besides the Covid tourism crash, is the collapse of local agriculture following a ban on ...
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How come the Maldives accepted Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's visa, but not the USA?

This site says (emphasis mine): According to the report to BBC, the President has left for the Maldives. The Hindu newspaper revealed that the United States has rejected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’...
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How did the alleged Chinese debt trap cause the economic crisis in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is facing the biggest economic crisis since its independence. Its policy was wrong in some cases: Chinese debt trap. Due to lack of industrial growth, the Government of Sri Lanka provided ...
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What is the basic difference between Turkish and Sri Lankan presidential form of democracy?

What is the basic difference between the Sri Lankan and the Turkish system of the presidency? For instance, The Sri Lankan president lost the majority in the parliament. As a result, the political ...
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How does Sri Lanka's semi presidential system work ? Who has more power the Prime Minister or the President? [closed]

In france the president is clearly more powerful
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What was the USA's response to Indian intervention in Sri Lankan civil war?

Indian intervention in the Sri Lankan Civil War Did the USA see this intervention favorably, Or, did the USA didn't care about whatever India was doing in Sri Lanka (as if Sri Lanka was not a very ...
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Why does Sri Lanka have so small a military?

Sri Lanka suffered almost 33 years of LTTE menace because of not paying proper attention to its defense capability. India manipulated Sri Lanka's LTTE situation by using muscle power. During the ...
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