Gulf Times - Sri-Lanka-elections
Sri Lanka suspends parliament ahead of snap polls

Sri Lanka suspends parliament ahead of snap polls

Sri Lanka's new president suspended parliament for a month from Tuesday ahead of snap elections he wants to call in March to consolidate his sweeping victory.

Sri Lankans vote for a new president to heal divisions

Sri Lankans vote for a new president to heal divisions

Sri Lankans trickled into polling centres early on Saturday to choose a new president for the island-nation still struggling to recover from Easter Sunday attacks