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Libya’s rebel leader wants ‘fair trial’ for Gaddafi


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of Libya's rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) said Monday that Muammar Gaddafi should get a fair trial.Mustafa Abdel Jalil told a news conference ... Read more...

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96,000 displaced in fighting in Somalia: UN


June 6th, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 5 (Xinhua) Around 96,000 people have been displaced in the latest fighting between Somali security forces and Islamist militants who are waging a bloody battle to oust the government in ... Read more...

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Pranab in Colombo, concerned over Tamil plight (Intro Roundup)


January 27th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo/New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Colombo Tuesday night, stressing that India would never sympathise with the Tamil Tigers but worried about Tamil civilians caught in ... Read more...

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Pranab, concerned over Tamil plight, flies to Sri Lanka (Roundup)


January 27th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee left for Sri Lanka Tuesday saying India would never tolerate the Tamil Tigers but was worried about Tamil civilians caught in the ... Read more...

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India flays LTTE, worried about Tamil civilians (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) Hours before leaving for Sri Lanka, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday that India would never tolerate the Tamil Tigers but was worried about Tamil civilians ... Read more...

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In Sri Lanka, LTTE territory shrinks and shrinks


August 5th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) Amid continuously shrinking Tamil Tiger territory, the Norwegian-sponsored peace process is on hold in Sri Lanka with no signs of resuming any time now. Less ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan foreign minister meets Mukherjee


June 17th, 2008 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama met his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee here Monday to discuss issues of bilateral interest. Bogollagama arrived Sunday night to invite Prime ... Read more...

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LTTE asks Norway to halt Sri Lankan military operation


April 8th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 8 (IANS) The Tamil Tigers have urged Norway to press Sri Lanka to halt a military drive towards a 400-year-old Catholic shrine in the northwestern district of Mannar. ... Read more...

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400-year Mary statue moved from war hit shrine in Lanka


April 4th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 4 (IANS) As fighting rages in Sri Lanka's north, a famous statue of the Virgin Mary has been removed from a Catholic shrine and taken to a safer ... Read more...

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