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For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Even before the coordinated bombings that killed 250 people last month, Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister were in trouble — Read more…

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts

Even as DNA tests conclusively proved that Zahran Hashim, chief suspect of the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, died in the attacks, India worries Read more…

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

Who Is Going To Protect The Lives Of Tamils In Sri Lanka? By Kumarathasan Rasingam

The Easter Sunday serial bomb blasts in the Churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa took away the lives of 253, most of the affected victims Read more…

‘Tamils of Lanka’ –  Showcasing history, culture and politics

‘Tamils of Lanka’ – Showcasing history, culture and politics

An exhibition was held by the Tamil Information Centre this weekend, showcasing the history, culture and politics of the Tamil people on the island in Read more…

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

UK ban on the LTTE to be challenged before tribunal

Britain’s terrorism ban on the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) will be challenged a decade after the rebel group was militarily defeated in Sri Lanka’s civil war, Read more…

Karuna asks Centre to exert pressure to shift CHOGM from Lanka
22 Apr
2013
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Karuna asks Centre to exert pressure to shift CHOGM from Lanka »

DMK today appealed to the Centre to exert pressure for shifting the venue of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) from Sri Read more…

Sri Lankan President rejects allegations in US human rights report
22 Apr
2013
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Sri Lankan President rejects allegations in US human rights report »

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Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa today vehemently rejected the allegations made against the country by the United States in its recently issued human Read more…

Rajapaksa Govt Begins To Feel The Heat
21 Apr
2013
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Rajapaksa Govt Begins To Feel The Heat »

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The Mahinda Rajapaksa government last week faced several setbacks locally and internationally.The US government proposed a 20 percent aid cut to Sri Lanka Read more…

Mannar Bishop denies ‘separation’ seeks ‘viable political solution’
21 Apr
2013
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Mannar Bishop denies ‘separation’ seeks ‘viable political solution’ »

Bishop of Mannar, Most Rev. Dr. Rayappu Joseph said he never stood for the separation of the country nor rejected any viable political Read more…

Tangalle rape victim speaks out
21 Apr
2013
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Tangalle rape victim speaks out »

A woman raped at a hotel in Sri Lanka has spoken for the first time of the attack in which she was badly Read more…

Sri Lanka Muslim ally to decide its alliance in ruling party after May Day
21 Apr
2013
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Sri Lanka Muslim ally to decide its alliance in ruling party after May Day »

Sri Lanka’s major Muslim party, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), has said that the supreme committee of the party will meet after May Read more…

Former LTTE spokesman to decide contesting for Sri Lanka’s Northern PC in two weeks
21 Apr
2013
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Former LTTE spokesman to decide contesting for Sri Lanka’s Northern PC in two weeks »

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Former spokesman of Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) said that he would announce his decision to Read more…

MDMK members go on fast over Sri Lankan Tamils issue
20 Apr
2013
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MDMK members go on fast over Sri Lankan Tamils issue »

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A large number of members of the women’s wing of the Marumalrchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) observed a fast at Chinthamani here on Read more…

US Human Rights report accuses Sri Lankan government of unlawful killings
20 Apr
2013
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US Human Rights report accuses Sri Lankan government of unlawful killings »

Although the overall number of extrajudicial killings appeared to decrease from previous years, killings and assaults on civilians by government officials continued in Read more…

President assures polls in September
20 Apr
2013
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President assures polls in September »

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa today assured that provincial council elections will be held in the north in September.Speaking at an event in Welioya today, Read more…