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Sri Lanka crisis

Sri Lanka asks, 'What now?' after PM exit and night of fiery chaos

Opposition debates future as protesters insist President Rajapaksa must go too

Anti-government demonstrators watch a house -- owned by a minister in former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's cabinet -- burn on May 9.   © Reuters

COLOMBO -- An eerie calm descended on Sri Lanka's capital on Tuesday, the day after the resignation of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, with citizens harboring more questions than answers about what the future holds.

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