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Tamil families fear they'll never find missing loved ones after Sri Lanka election result

For hundreds of Tamil families still searching for loved ones who disappeared during Sri Lanka’s civil war, the election of Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the country’s new president only adds to their..
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa, nicknamed 'the Terminator', wins Sri Lanka election

Former Sri Lankan defence minister Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won the country's presidential election. He ran a nationalist campaign with a promise of security and vows to crush religious extremism.
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Sri Lanka's election results worry ethnic Tamil [Video]Sri Lanka's election results worry ethnic Tamil

Winner Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s support dips in majority Tamil areas, where people have not forgotten his role in the civil war.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:52Published

Sri Lanka politics: Rajapaksa brothers take top jobs [Video]Sri Lanka politics: Rajapaksa brothers take top jobs

Sri Lanka's newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has sworn in his brother, Mahinda Rajapaksa, as the new prime minister.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:54Published

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa swears in brother as PM [Video]Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa swears in brother as PM

The brothers, who were credited with ending civil war in 2009, come back to power on promise to boost national security.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:13Published

Sri Lanka's new president picks brother Mahinda Rajapaksa as PM [Video]Sri Lanka's new president picks brother Mahinda Rajapaksa as PM

Mahinda, a two-term president himself, likely to be sworn in on Thursday following Ranil Wickremesinghe's resignation.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:35Published

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka election [Video]Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka election

Former defence chief ran a campaign for Saturday's vote on providing strong leadership and improving national security.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 07:35Published

Sri Lanka vote: Rajapaksa wins presidency as Premadasa concedes [Video]Sri Lanka vote: Rajapaksa wins presidency as Premadasa concedes

Ruling party candidate Sajith Premadasa congratulates his main rival for win in hard-fought election.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:58Published

Sri Lanka election: Voting closes in tight presidential race [Video]Sri Lanka election: Voting closes in tight presidential race

National security has been a key issue in the campaign after the Easter bombings that killed hundreds of people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:51Published

Sri Lanka election: Minorities fear vote result [Video]Sri Lanka election: Minorities fear vote result

Sri Lankans are voting to elect a new leader while ethnic divisions are on the rise after the deadly Easter bombings.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Sri Lankans to vote in critical presidential election [Video]Sri Lankans to vote in critical presidential election

Presidential candidates wrapped up their campaigns ahead of Saturday's vote, as nation faces economic and political problems.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published

 

Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa claims victory in Sri Lanka election

Sri Lankans have voted in the country's presidential election after weeks of campaigning focused on national security and religious extremism.
SBS - Published
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