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Sri Lanka Holds Parliamentary Elections

Sri Lankans are going to the polls Monday for parliamentary elections in which former President Mahinda Rajapakse is hoping to become prime minister.  Current President Maithripala Sirisena, who served as health minister during Rajapakse's presidency, has vowed not to appoint Rajapakse as prime minister, even if the former president secures a majority in parliament. Analysts say Monday's vote is essentially a referendum on Rajapakse's popularity.  Rajapakse...

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