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Sri Lanka ruling party records landslide win at polls

Apr 20, 2010 8:48:22 PM - yahoo.com
NAWALAPITIYA, Sri Lanka, April 21 — Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s ruling coalition won the first parliamentary election since the end of a 25-year civil war, final election results showed today. Rajapaksa’s ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (Upfa) won 144 seats in the 225-member parliament, falling short by six seats of the two-thirds majority that would enable him to change the ...