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Sri Lanka to relax state of emergency

May 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 4 (DPA) Sri Lanka's government will ease the state of emergency that existed during decades of conflict with Tamil rebels, External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris told Parliament Tuesday. The special powers ... Read more...

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A valuable insight into Sri Lanka’s peace process (IANS Book Review)

February 23rd, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy The book, "A Powderkeg in Paradise", is not a historical account of the Tamil separatist campaign that bled Sri Lanka for a quarter century before the military finally ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran still in Sri Lanka, says LTTE

January 27th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 27 (IANS) The elusive Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran is still in Sri Lanka and "giving leadership to our freedom struggle", the rebels have said, denying reports that he had ... Read more...

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Blast kills Sri Lankan minister

January 8th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, Jan 8 (ANI): Sri Lankas Minister for Nation Building, D M Dassanayake, was killed Tuesday morning in a blast in Ja-Ela town, about 19km north of Colombo. According to official sources, Dassanayakes ... Read more...

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