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Sri Lanka overthrew its president, what now?

Sri Lanka’s president just resigned after months of protest and a deepening economic crisis.

Plus, Germany fears a cold winter after Russian gas shutdown

Demonstrators react after entering the premises of the office of Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday. (Adnan Abidi/Reuters)
Sri Lanka’s president just resigned after months of protest and a deepening economic crisis. Despite Rajapaksa’s departure and the celebratory scenes of demonstrators partying at the president’s home, the people of Sri Lanka have a massive debt hole to climb out of and people have been struggling. What comes next? Plus, a look at why a maintenance shutdown of Russia’s Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline to Germany is raising alarms across Europe. Featuring: Aritha Wickramasinghe, Banking lawyer Christoph Rauwald, Bloomberg Bureau Chief, Frankfurt

Sri Lanka's president just resigned after months of protest and a deepening economic crisis.

Despite Rajapaksa's departure and the celebratory scenes of demonstrators partying at the president's home, Sri Lankans have a massive debt hole to climb out of and people have been struggling. What comes next?

Plus, a look at why a maintenance shutdown of Russia's Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline to Germany is raising alarms across Europe.

Featuring:

  • Aritha Wickramasinghe, banking lawyer
  • Christoph Rauwald, Bloomberg Bureau Chief, Frankfurt

Nothing is Foreign is a new podcast from CBC News and CBC Podcasts. A weekly trip to where the story is unfolding. Hosted by Tamara Khandaker.

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