Aanya Wipulasena

Aanya Wipulasena

Sri Lanka

Polls close in Sri Lanka's critical presidential election

Results of the vote, held amid heightened religious tensions and stuttering economy, expected to be announced on Sunday.

Polls close in Sri Lanka's critical presidential election

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans vote to elect new president after divisive campaign

Shortly before polls open, gunmen fire on buses carrying mainly Muslim voters but no casualties are reported.

Sri Lankans vote to elect new president after divisive campaign

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka election: Observers report poll day violations

At least 139 violations, including two cases of assault and 41 of intimidation, reported by midday on Saturday.

Sri Lanka election: Observers report poll day violations

Asia

In Sri Lanka, fear and uncertainty ahead of presidential vote

Former defence chief Rajapaksa's supporters stir ethnic tensions as he takes on the ruling party's Premadasa.

In Sri Lanka, fear and uncertainty ahead of presidential vote