Sealed ballot boxes carried from polling station
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Votes counted in Sri Lanka poll

Sri Lanka's presidential hopefuls are awaiting results from the most closely fought election in recent history.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has dominated politics for a decade, but faced an unexpected challenge from his health minister Maithripala Sirisena.

Election officials said voter turnout was high, as Yogita Limaye reports.

  • 08 Jan 2015
  • From the section Asia
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