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Karunanidhi on fast over Sri Lankan Tamils, PM concerned (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi began an indefinite hunger strike in Chennai Monday to protest "cruel acts" against Tamils in Sri Lanka, prompting a concerned ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi begins hunger strike to demand ceasefire in Sri Lanka (Lead)


April 27th, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi went on a hunger strike here Monday to protest "cruel acts" against Tamils in Sri Lanka and demanded an immediate ceasefire ... Read more...

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Tamil Tigers on last leg declare truce, Sri lanka wants surrender (Roundup)


April 26th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 26 (IANS) The Tamil Tigers, who are now squeezed into an area of less than eight sq km in the island's north following a major military offensive, Sunday announced a ... Read more...

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Fatwa in India to boycott Israeli goods


January 20th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Jan 20 (ANI): Muslim clerics here issued a fatwa, asking their community members to boycott goods manufactured by Israel and its friendly companies because of its offensive in Gaza. The ... Read more...

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Israel further dilutes forces in Gaza, army reports calm night


January 19th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City/Tel Aviv, Jan 19 (DPA) Israel pulled more troops out of Gaza overnight, as a fragile truce which ended three weeks of deadly and destructive attacks in the strip entered its ... Read more...

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Ceasefire shows Israel’s defeat in Gaza, says Iran official


January 18th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 18 (IANS) A senior official at Iran's presidential office Sunday said that the unilateral ceasefire announced by Israel in Gaza was an admission of defeat, IRNA reported.Ali-Reza Zaker Isfahani, chairman ... Read more...

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Israel launches airstrike after unilateral Gaza truce (Second Lead)


January 18th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 18 (Xinhua) The Israeli military Sunday said it launched an airstrike to hit back at Gaza militants' rocket attacks earlier Sunday after the Jewish state announced a unilateral truce late ... Read more...

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Norway-LTTE ties sour over theft of NGO vehicles


August 21st, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Norway's decision not to hail a truce the Tamil Tigers declared before the SAARC summit this month seems to have fuelled a crisis that has for the ... Read more...

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31 die in Sri Lankan Army-LTTE clashes on SAARC summit eve


August 2nd, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, Aug 2 (IANS) At least 13 Sri Lankan soldiers and 18 Tamil Tiger rebels were killed and over 50 wounded in clashes in the northern Wanni region as South ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka conducts air raid on LTTE training camp


July 30th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 30 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Air Force carried out an air raid on a suspected training facility of the Tamil Tiger guerrillas in the rebel-held Wanni region early Wednesday, the ... Read more...

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‘Sri Lanka unlikely to accept LTTE’s truce offer’


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) A top Sri Lankan minister Tuesday expressed scepticism about the unilateral truce offer by the Tamil Tiger rebels for the upcoming Saarc summit, and said that the coalition ... Read more...

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LTTE offers unilateral truce for SAARC summit


July 22nd, 2008 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) The Tamil Tiger guerrillas Monday night offered unilateral truce to the Sri Lankan government between July 26 and Aug 4, as a goodwill gesture for the upcoming SAARC ... Read more...

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Assam militant group expels pro-talk leaders


July 7th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, July 7 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), one of northeastern India's frontline separatist groups, reiterated its belligerent posture Monday by expelling three pro-talk leaders ... Read more...

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ULFA truce welcome, but no cause for euphoria(News Analysis)


June 28th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) The ceasefire announced by one of the crack units of the separatist United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has changed the security and insurgency dynamics ... Read more...

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ULFA commanders ask bosses for unconditional talks with centre


June 26th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Amarpur (Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border) June 25 (IANS) Key commanders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) have urged their self-exiled top leaders to open "unconditional talks" with ... Read more...

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Separatist leader arrested, Assam government gets tough


June 19th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 19 (IANS) Security forces have arrested a front-ranking leader of a tribal separatist group in Assam, ignoring a truce offer by the outfit and indicating the government was bent on ... Read more...

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Assam to probe tribal leaders’ links with militants


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) The Assam government is planning to launch a probe against three tribal leaders to establish charges of their alleged links with a militia group, which has killed more ... Read more...

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Opposition asks Assam government to quit over killings


May 18th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Opposition parties in Assam Sunday asked the Congress-led state government to resign over the killing of over 20 people in a tribal-dominated district and sought New Delhi's intervention. ... Read more...

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