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Sri Lanka, ex-defence chief, launches, presidential, campaign, pledges, safer, nation

Sri Lanka ex-defence chief launches presidential campaign, pledges safer na...

10 October, 2019 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday formally launched his presidential campaign, promising strong national security measures if he wins the Nov 16 election in the island nation still reeling from Easter Sunday bombings. Supporters hail Rajapaksa for winning a 26-year war against Tamil Tiger separatists a decade ago under … Read More