Prabhakaran was tortured before being killed, says report

June 10th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Tamil Tigers leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was tortured by the Sri Lankan military before being killed, a leading human rights body said in a report released Wednesday. The University ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran trapped in coastal strip

May 5th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 5 (IANS) Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran is trapped in a small coastal strip, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake said Tuesday. He also told parliament that there would not be ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka wants international help as thousands flee war-zone (Lead)

April 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday appealed for international assistance to provide immediate humanitarian assistance to over 103,000 civilians who have fled the war-zone in the island's north since ... Read more...

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52,000 flee rebel-held area as LTTE ignores surrender deadline (Fourth Lead)

April 21st, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Men, women and children, some sick and some too old to even walk... It was a mass exodus from the Tamil Tigers held area in Sri Lanka's north ... Read more...

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17 killed in Sri Lanka suicide blast (Lead)

April 20th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 20 (Xinhua) At least 17 civilians were killed Monday morning in a suicide attack by the Tamil Tigers in the no fire zone (NFZ) in the island's north, the military ... Read more...

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