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Sri Lanka's former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won a presidential election. Official results showed Rajapaksa, 70, took 52.25% of the vote, while Sajith Premadasa got 41.99%. Rajapaksa will be sworn into office on Monday. Rajapaksa rival Premadasa of the ruling United National Party,...

ustroopsinsyria-nov14.jpg Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced that around 600 U.S. troops will remain in Syria. This statement brought clarity on the exact size of the U.S. military presence in the war-torn country. Esper disclosed this to the media on a flight en route to Seoul. He was asked how many troops do the United States have in Syria, and what's their mission. "Our mission is the enduring defeat of ISIS. We

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