Sri Lanka begins choosing leader to replace ex-president

Policemen stand guard by a barricade outside parliament building in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, July 16, 2022. Sri Lankan lawmakers met Saturday to begin choosing a new leader to serve the rest of the term abandoned by the president who fled abroad and resigned after mass protests over the country's economic collapse. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

Sri Lanka begins choosing leader to replace ex-president