After Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, fears dominate Sri Lanka’s election

By Hafeel Farisz and Joanna Slater,


Dinuka Liyanawatte Reuters


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — In Sri Lanka’s first national elections since the devastating Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, the vote may come down to the question of security.


Sri Lankans will cast their ballots Saturday for a new president. The man tipped to win is a familiar face: Gotabaya Rajapaksa, once the country’s defense secretary and the younger brother of Sri Lanka’s former president...