SRI LANKA PRESIDENT

  • Rajapaksa's ruling coalition sweeps polls in south October 11, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's ruling coalition has recorded a strong victory at the polls in his native south, helped by his popularity after defeating Tamil Tiger rebels in a 25year war. The president's coalition won 38 seats in the 55member council of Southern Province in Saturday's poll, election officials...