Sri Lankan Tamil party picks judge as candidate for first vote in north since end of the war

  • by: KRISHAN FRANCIS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 15, 2013 - 4:40 AM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's leading ethnic Tamil party on Monday picked a retired judge critical of the government as its chief candidate for the first elections to be held in the north of the country since a civil war ended four years ago.

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