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Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa Fails to Regain Support in Elections

Early returns from Sri Lanka's parliamentary elections indicate former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's bid to regain power is likely to fail. Results from six districts early Tuesday showed Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka Freedom party losing seats in the 225-seat parliament and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party gaining. Sri Lankans voted Monday in parliamentary elections that analysts saw as essentially a referendum on Rajapaksa's...

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