Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new president

Asia Pacific / Politics Nov 18, 2019

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new president

Former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka's president on Monday and appealed to minority Tamils and Muslims who voted against him to give their support. Rajapaksa, who is credited with helping end the country's long civil war, comfortably won Saturday's presidential ...

Sri Lanka coach vows to stay on despite World Cup exit

More Sports / Cricket Jul 8, 2019

Sri Lanka coach vows to stay on despite World Cup exit

Chandika Hathurusingha insisted Monday he would remain Sri Lanka's cricket coach despite pressure to step down after their World Cup exit. Sri Lanka started the tournament as a rank outsider and finished sixth of the nine teams, registering one of three wins against the world's ...