Unrest grows in Sri Lanka, despite Prime Minister Rajapaksa’s resignation over economic crisis

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister has resigned to make way for a unity government that would try to find a way out of the country’s worst economic crisis in history, but protesters say they also want his brother to stand down as President. Key points: Protesters are calling for the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, known … Read more

‘Humanitarian situation’ in Northern Territory community of Wadeye as hundreds flee violence

Hundreds of residents from a remote Northern Territory community remain displaced due to recent violent unrest, in what one senator has described as a “humanitarian situation”. Key points: Nearly 100 houses in Wadeye have sustained damage due to weeks of fighting Senator Malarndirri McCarthy and NT Police say violence has eased this week but tensions … Read more