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SL President declare State of Emergency ahead of continuous strike

SL President declare State of Emergency ahead of continuous strike

🕔06:07, 7.May 2022

Following Friday’s island-wide trade union strike bringing Sri Lanka to a complete halt and ahead of planned continuous “hartal” (strike) from May 11 against the government, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared state of emergency from Friday midnight. Colombo, May 7 (IANS) Following

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Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid unrest

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid unrest

🕔08:41, 2.Apr 2022

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday declared a state of emergency in the country giving the security forces wide authority to arrest and detain suspects with immediate effect. Colombo, April 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday declared

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New Mexico declares state of emergency due to riot threat

New Mexico declares state of emergency due to riot threat

🕔13:18, 15.Jan 2021

Santa Fe, Jan 15  Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor of the US state of New Mexico, has declared a state of emergency due to the ongoing and pervasive threat of riots and insurrection in the wake of the January 6 Capitol

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Egypt extends state of emergency for 3 months

Egypt extends state of emergency for 3 months

🕔12:42, 5.Nov 2019

Cairo, Nov 5  The Egyptian parliament has approved the extension of the state of emergency across the country for three months more months which was first declared in 2017. With a two-thirds majority, parliament on Monday approved a decree by

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Sri Lankan President extends state of Emergency

Sri Lankan President extends state of Emergency

🕔06:41, 23.Jul 2019

Colombo, July 23  Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday extended the state of Emergency by another month due to the security situation in the country. Sirisena signed an extraordinary gazette notification which said the emergency was in effect for

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Turkish president declares three-month state of emergency

Turkish president declares three-month state of emergency

🕔11:20, 21.Jul 2016

Ankara, July 21  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday declared state of emergency for three months following a failed coup attempt on July 15.“In the national security council meeting, we decided to propose the government to declare state of

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80 killed in France ‘terror’ attack, state of emergency extended

80 killed in France ‘terror’ attack, state of emergency extended

🕔10:26, 15.Jul 2016

Paris, July 15  At least 80 people were killed on Thursday night when a large truck mowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. French President Francois Hollande said the truck attack was of a “terrorist character”. In a

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Venezuela declares state of emergency

Venezuela declares state of emergency

🕔10:35, 17.May 2016

Caracas, May 17 The Venezuelan government on Monday proclaimed a 60-day nationwide “State of Exception and Economic Emergency,” responding to ever more acute shortages of basic goods and an opposition bid to recall President Nicolas Maduro.The leftist president announced last Friday

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