Sri Lanka Verdict: Maithripala Sirisena Trounces Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sworn-In as President

PUBLISHED ON: January 9, 2015 | Duration: 3 min, 07 sec

  
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In a stunning verdict, Sri Lankan voters on Friday ousted President Mahinda Rajapaksa from power, ending a 10-year rule that was marked by allegations of family rule, corruption and authoritarianism and chose his one-time minister Maithripala Sirisena in his place.
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