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Maithripala Sirisena on January 9, a day after he was elected Sri Lankan president. (Photo: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
16 Jan 15
Incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa expected an easy win, but instead he was ousted by a candidate pledging to govern as “a servant, not an authoritarian”.