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Sri Lanka imposes curfew in capital after 20 injured in clashes

Months of blackouts and dire shortages of food, fuel and medicines have caused widespread suffering across the South Asian island and weeks of overwhelmingly peaceful anti-government protests.

Indonesia’s president takes camping trip to site of new capital

The country is preparing to move its capital from overcrowded Jakarta to Nusantara, in a megaproject that has come under criticism from environmentalists who warn it could damage ecosystems in the region.

Canada’s capital starts cleanup after weeks-long protest

Demonstrators had used hundreds of trucks and vehicles to block the city since Jan 28, prompting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to invoke rarely used emergency powers.

Land battle awaits indigenous communities over Indonesia capital relocation, says NGO

Data compiled by AMAN in 2019 shows that at least 13 customary lands are located in the new capital area in North Penajam Paser.

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