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Sri Lanka’s President Faces Tough Election

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, seeking a third term in Thursday’s elections, is facing an unexpected and powerful challenge from one of his former aides. When he called the election two years ahead of schedule, the island nation’s leader was expected to cruise to an easy victory. But an internal revolt led by Maithripala Sirisena, his former health minister in the ruling Freedom Party, has seen more than 20 lawmakers and former ministers cross over from the president’s side to...

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