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Aug 30, 2018
Sri Lanka court orders arrest of top military officer Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne for abducting, murdering 11 people during civil warColombo Fort magistrate Lanka Jayaratne directed police to detain Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Chief of the Defence Staff, for allegedly helping the main person accused in the killings escape prosecution.
Jan 29, 2017
CIA report assessed Indian political scenario without Rajiv Gandhi 5 years before his assassinationFive years before Rajiv Gandhi was killed in 1991, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had prepared a very detailed and thorough "brief" on what would happen if he is assassinated or makes an "abrupt departure" from the Indian political scene.
Jun 13, 2016
Sri Lanka's Islamic party calls for removing excess army camps from Northern areasSri Lanka government battled Tamil Tiger rebels in a brutal war which saw thousands killed on both sides.
Nov 02, 2015
Dheepan review: This Cannes 2015 Palme d'Or winner is an inspiring take on Europe's refugee crisisDheepan is an important film: with the current immigration crisis in Europe it asks a lot of questions that urgently need to be answered
Nov 17, 2014
Sri Lanka's president knew about payments to rebels: DiplomatWhile Solheim did not go into detail on how the money funnelled to the Tigers was spent, he did say that the rebels acquired a radio transmitter with the government's knowledge.
Oct 13, 2014
Sri Lanka restarts railway to Tamil heartland 5 years after ethnic conflict endsA railway in Sri Lanka that runs through mine-fields and snake-infested jungle is to reopen on Monday.
Jun 30, 2014
New UN rights probe into Sri Lankan war crimes announcedA new UN investigation into allegations of Sri Lankan war crimes will intensify international pressure on its government.
May 19, 2014
Sri Lanka 'happy' Jaya has no influence on incumbent BJP govt"A powerful government in Delhi is very good for us. Whatever the decision that the Centre takes, it will be without any undue influence from states like Tamil Nadu," Rambukwella said.
Mar 04, 2014
Must treat our fishermen humanely: Manmohan tells RajapaksaEven as the Sri Lankan Navy arrested 32 more Indian fishermen, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raised the issue with the neighbouring country's president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Tuesday, calling for a humane approach to the issue.
Jan 09, 2014
US releases photos of civilian casualties of Sri Lankan civil warIn a significant move coinciding with the visit of a top US official probing war crimes, American embassy here today posted pictures of places where civilians had died allegedly during Sri Lanka's final war against rebel Tamil Tigers four years ago.