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Divisive Sri Lankan elections 

Sri Lanka has a new president. Retired military general Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been sworn in after a landslide victory in a closely-fought election in the island nation. The election split the nation on religious and ethnic lines as never before,

Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka elections

COLOMBO: Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the brutal crushing of the Tamil Tigers 10 years ago, stormed to victory on Sunday in Sri Lanka’s presidential elections. Rajapaksa conducted a nationalist campaign with a promise of security and a vow to crush