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Sri Lanka’s Disputed Prime Minister Resigns to End Crisis

Sri Lanka’s disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, saying he wants to end a political impasse over his appointment.   Rajapaksa signed his letter of resignation Saturday, flanked by lawmakers of his party and blessed by Buddhist and other religious leaders in the presence of media.   It is not immediately clear if the letter has been handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena. Rajapaksa is expected to deliver an address to the nation later Saturday in which...

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