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‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION

‘I regret we could not spend more time with Prabhakaran,’ Erick Solheim to WION

Erik Solheim, the Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lanka civil war, breaks his silence on his controversial role in a conversation Read more…

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister

International judges can’t operate in Sri Lanka: New Foreign Minister

International judges cannot work in Sri Lanka to hear cases of alleged war crimes blamed on the government troops and the LTTE as Read more…

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options

As Rural Sri Lanka Dries Out, Young Farmers Look for Job Options

Scorched by a 10-month drought that has killed crops and reduced residents to buying trucked-in water, Adigama’s young people are voting with their Read more…

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah appointed as new Sri Lanka Navy Commander

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander-In-Chief this morning appointed Commander Eastern Naval Area Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah as the new Commander Read more…

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah

Wiggy blasts Thavarajah

C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday (17) claimed that in order to safeguard his position in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC), Opposition Leader S. Thavarajah was Read more…

UN could intervene in the Tamil issue: Karuna
20 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

UN could intervene in the Tamil issue: Karuna »

DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday said he was hopeful that the United Nations could effectively intervene in the Sri Lankan Tamil issue, Read more…

Sri Lanka’s close allies out from UNHRC
19 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka’s close allies out from UNHRC »

Last Monday, the UN General Assembly in New York elected by secret ballot 18 member states to serve on the Human Rights Council Read more…

INDIAN OFFICIALS HAVE INTERVIEWED ME TWICE EX-LTTE CHIEF KP
17 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

INDIAN OFFICIALS HAVE INTERVIEWED ME TWICE EX-LTTE CHIEF KP »

Selvarasa  Pathmanathan alias “KP” who donned  the leadership  mantle of  the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) after the demise of Tiger supremo Read more…

Canada urges Britain to boycott CHOGM
17 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Canada urges Britain to boycott CHOGM »

British Prime Minister David Cameron is being urged to follow Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s example and threaten to boycott next year’s Commonwealth leaders’ Read more…

Canada Welcomes UN Report on Sri Lanka
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Canada Welcomes UN Report on Sri Lanka »

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird speaks to the release of the UN Secretary General’s Internal Review Panel Report on Sri Lanka:“This report details Read more…

Tamils seek probe after U.N. faults itself in Sri Lanka war report
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Tamils seek probe after U.N. faults itself in Sri Lanka war report »

A major Tamil opposition party in Sri Lanka called Thursday for an international investigation after a U.N. report criticized the international body’s own Read more…

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka Opposition Leader asks government to explain joint statements with the UN and India »

Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremasinghe has called on the government to explain the joint statements issued with the UN in 2009 Read more…

Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians
15 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Sri Lanka: UN admits it failed to protect civilians »

A UN report on its failure to protect civilians in Sri Lanka’s civil war will have “profound implications” for the global body, UN Read more…

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam warns migrated Tamil organisations
12 Nov
2012
Written by TELOadmin

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam warns migrated Tamil organisations »

Ellalan Force of Tamil Eelam as sent special warning on email towards Tamil organisations operated by the migrated Tamil people.The Email says,This was Read more…

NFF withdraws petition against 13th amendment
12 Nov
2012
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NFF withdraws petition against 13th amendment »

The petition due to be filed at the Supreme Court today by the National Freedom Front repealing the 13th amendment to the constitution Read more…