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May 19, 2017
Sri Lanka: Gunman open fires at police in former LTTE-controlled areaAn unidentified gunman opened fire on police in Sri Lanka's former LTTE stronghold of Kilinochchi, a day after Tamils observed the eighth anniversary of the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War
May 04, 2017
Sri Lanka's main Tamil party 'perturbed' by proposed anti-terror lawSri Lanka's main Tamil party today said it was "deeply perturbed" by the government's policy on a proposed counter-terrorism law as it curtails civil liberties and has potential for abuse.
Dec 15, 2016
Sri Lanka: 'Brutal torture', abduction of Tamils continued after 2009, says UN reportA United Nations committee has expressed concern that abductions and "brutal" torture of Tamils has continued in Sri Lanka even though more than seven years have passed since the civil war between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ended in the island nation
Nov 27, 2016
Sri Lanka seeks Donald Trump's help to drop war crimes charges against armySri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the UN Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country's troops.
Oct 06, 2016
Sri Lanka can form new relations with Pakistan and China, but what about the others in South Asia?Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is currently on his second visit to India within two years since the unlikely 'rainbow' coalition of his United National Party (UNP) and the faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) under President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in a stupendous election in January 2015.
Aug 29, 2016
LTTE leader Prabhakaran's name to be reported to Office of Missing Persons: Sri Lankan officialsSome Tamil nationalist hardliners had always doubted govt's version of story and believe that Prabhakaran may still be alive having escaped the final battle zone in 2009.
May 03, 2016
Sri Lanka: Police arrest four LTTE operatives suspected of reviving separatist groupFour former LTTE operatives have been arrested by police in Sri Lanka on suspicion of trying to revive the banned group's separatist activities.
Dec 03, 2015
Second 'torture camp' used by LTTE found in Sri Lanka, claims former Tamil politicianAn illegal detention centre similar to the one discovered by UN experts in eastern Sri Lanka has been found in the country's northern Jaffna district.
Feb 05, 2015
LTTE leader wanted in Rajiv Gandhi's assasination case barred from going abroadA top LTTE leader, who is wanted in India in connection with the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, was on Thursday barred from leaving Sri Lanka by a court.
Jan 10, 2015
Parsing the Sirisena win in Sri Lanka: Is this good for India?Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa was too close to China for India's comfort. New Delhi would hope that President Maithripala Sirisena would help rebuild close ties between New Delhi and Colombo.