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Government’s approach to displaced Sri Lankan Tamils ‘partisan’: CPI-M


October 12th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday termed the central government's decision to send a team of MPs exclusively of the ruling coalition in Tamil Nadu to ... Read more...

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Tamil journalist sentenced to 20 years imprisonment


August 31st, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (DPA) A Tamil journalist charged under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and Emergency Regulations in Sri Lanka was sentenced Monday to a 20-year rigorous jail term by a court, ... Read more...

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So, the Tamil Tigers were mortals after all… (Comment)


May 25th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy The dramatic collapse of the Tamil Tigers, accompanied by white flags and surrenders even as some suicide bombers kept exploding themselves, is a sad commentary on the politics of ... Read more...

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Tamil rebels make conflicting claims over Prabhakaran’s death


May 25th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 25 (DPA) Tamil rebels have made conflicting claims over the reported death of their leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, with one saying he was still alive and another confirming his death. A day ... Read more...

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Civilians in war zone will be rescued: Rajapaksa (Lead)


May 15th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 15 (DPA) President Mahinda Rajapaksa has declared that all civilians caught in fighting in a shrinking strip of land held by Tamil Tigers in northeastern Sri Lanka would be rescued ... Read more...

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Civilians in war zone to be rescued in 48 hours: Sri Lankan president


May 15th, 2009 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 15 (DPA) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that all civilians caught in fighting in a shrinking strip of land held by Tamil separatist rebels in northeast Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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44 LTTE rebels, one ICRC worker killed in Sri Lanka


May 13th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 13 (ANI): At least 44 LTTE rebels and one International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) worker are reported to have been killed during fresh clashes between the Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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No cease-fire with LTTE, says Lanka President


May 7th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday ruled out any possibility of a cease-fire with the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE), adding that such step would ... Read more...

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Lanka minister accuses UK’s Miliband of toeing LTTE line


May 1st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 1 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Defence Minister Gotabaya Rajapaksa has launched an angry verbal attack on British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, accusing him of basing his policies on Tamil Tiger propaganda. ... Read more...

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LTTE faces annihilation, leadership hiding, says Sri Lanka


April 5th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 5 (IANS) As troops mount multi-pronged assaults on the last strongholds of the Tamil Tigers, Sri Lanka said Sunday that the rebels faced "annihilation" and that Tiger leaders were "hiding ... Read more...

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Is LTTE’s new global wing chief wanted by Interpol?


February 1st, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers, facing the worst ever crisis, have formed a new global front to possibly resume peace parleys. But is its first head the same ... Read more...

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Four plead guilty for trying to buy missiles for LTTE in US (Lead)


January 29th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) Four people, three of whom were Toronto based Sri Lankan Tamils, have pleaded guilty in a New York court to charges that include conspiring to acquire anti-aircraft ... Read more...

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Four plead guilty to trying to buy missiles for LTTE in US


January 29th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 29 (IANS) Four people have pleaded guilty in a New York court to charges that include conspiring to acquire anti-aircraft missiles and provide material support to the Liberation Tigers ... Read more...

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Army captures Tiger airstrip: Sri Lankan military


October 1st, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 1 (IANS) Sri Lankan troops have captured a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) airstrip in the northern district of Mullaitivu, the military said Wednesday.According to the Media Centre for ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran pays homage to rebel commander


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 22 (IANS) The elusive leader of the Tamil Tigers, Velupillai Prabhakaran, has paid homage to his top military commander who died of heart attack in the rebel-held Wanni ... Read more...

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Senior LTTE military leader dies of heart attack


May 21st, 2008 - 3:08 am ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 20 (IANS) A senior military commander of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) 'Brigadier' Balraj died Tuesday afternoon of heart attack in the rebel-held Wanni region, the ... Read more...

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