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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to stand trial in September


August 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September in the Libyan town of Zintan, despite repeated ... Read more...

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Syrian PM joins rebels, flees to Jordan: Reports (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab joined the opposition and fled to Jordan Monday, in what could be the highest-ranking defection in the 17-month uprising. State media ... Read more...

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Do not train Sri Lankans: Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and former chief minister M. Karunanidhi Monday asked the central government to send back all Sri Lankan military personnel training in ... Read more...

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Send back Sri Lankan defence personnel: Jayalalithaa


July 16th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday asked the central government to send back all Sri Lankan military personnel training in India and accused New Delhi of ... Read more...

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India to send back Sri Lanka Air Force personnel


July 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Bowing to the political pressures exerted by the AIADMK government and the major opposition party DMK, the central government has decided to send back the Sri ... Read more...

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AIADMK, DMK want Sri Lankan airmen to go (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi Thursday demanded the immediate expulsion of Sri Lanka Air Force personnel being trained near in Tamil Nadu.Jayalaltihaa ... Read more...

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Don’t train Sri Lanka Air Force personnel: Jayalalithaa


July 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday described the training of Sri Lankan Air Force personnel in Tamil Nadu as an insult to Tamils.She said this ... Read more...

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NSA to go to Colombo, voice India’s concerns


June 25th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is set to voice its concerns over the slow pace of devolution process and seek an update on the rehabilitation of Tamils displaced ... Read more...

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Amnesty finds evidence of state-sponsored abuse in Syria


June 15th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS/AKI) Human rights group Amnesty International has said it has collected evidence of state-sponsored rights abuses in Syria. In its 70-page report titled "Deadly Reprisals", the Britain-based ... Read more...

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Karadzic denies genocide charges in Bosnia


June 12th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied that forces under his command committed genocide in Bosnia. He demanded an acquittal, claiming prosecutors had failed ... Read more...

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200 war criminals wander on British streets


May 9th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) There are over 200 suspected war criminals roaming around the streets of Britain, statistics have revealed.The authorities, however, cannot sent back these people, some of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani-British MP offers reward for Obama’s capture


April 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin member of the House of Lords was suspended from the Labour party after it was reported he had offered a reward of 10 ... Read more...

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Human rights body protests atrocities on Lankan Tamils


April 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Thursday protested near the Sri Lankan High Commission here against what they termed as the Sri Lankan Army's ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka keen to implement war commission report


April 4th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 4 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has told parliament that it has no objection in implementing recommendations of a war commission appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.The government stand ... Read more...

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PM reminds Rajapaksa India’s key role in Geneva


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India played a key role to introduce "an element of balance" in the US-sponsored resolution in Geneva on Sri Lanka rights violations, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa welcomes India’s vote in UNHRC


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Thursday welcomed India's vote in favour of the US resolution against Sri Lanka in the United Nation Human Rights Council ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka vote in line with our stand: PM


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said India's support to the US resolution at the UN against alleged Sri Lankan war crimes was in line ... Read more...

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UN resolution won’t change ties with India, US: Colombo


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday said its friendly ties with India and the US will not change despite a resolution being moved against it at the UN Human ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi berates Krishna over Sri Lanka


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday accused External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna of not understanding a situation properly before speaking on the subject."Though Krishna is a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka urges India to review Geneva stand (Roundup)


March 20th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday urged India to review its stand on the "war crimes" resolution against it in Geneva, after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka urges India to review stand


March 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Gamini Peiris Tuesday urged India to reconsider its stand to vote for the US-backed resolution on alleged war crimes committed ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans protest against Geneva resolution


March 20th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Some 2,000 Sri Lankans marched to the British High Commission here Tuesday to condemn Western countries for a resolution that accuses Colombo of committing "war crimes".The ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan daily condemns Indian ‘gobbledygook’


March 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) A leading newspaper here Tuesday denounced India's decision to vote for a US resolution on Sri Lanka's "war crimes", saying New Delhi's "gobbledygook defies comprehension"."India ... Read more...

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‘PM should take stand on Sri Lanka war crimes’


March 20th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured support to the US resolution against Sri Lanka, some opposition parties Tuesday asked him to take a ... Read more...

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Sonia hopes for suitable outcome to Sri Lankan issue


March 20th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has told DMK chief M. Karunanidhi that a suitable outcome would be reached on the Sri Lankan issue soon, according to ... Read more...

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Buddhist clergy step out to support Sri Lanka at UNHRC


March 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Hundreds of Buddhist clergy gathered for a vigil in the capital to protest a US-backed war crimes resolution on Sri Lanka as the government released a ... Read more...

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Amid pressure, PM says India inclined to vote against Sri Lanka (Roundup)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Amid increasing pressure from coalition ally DMK, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured parliament that India was "inclined" to vote in favour of a ... Read more...

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India inclined to vote against Sri Lanka: PM (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured parliament that India was "inclined" to vote in favour of a UN resolution over Sri Lanka's "war crimes" ... Read more...

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India may vote against Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India could vote for a US-backed resolution over Sri Lanka's "war crimes" if it helped achieve "equality, justice and self-respect" for Tamils, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi calls off fast on Sri Lanka


March 19th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Monday called off his scheduled hunger strike after the Indian government said it intended to vote against Sri Lanka on a ... Read more...

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Human Rights Watch hails India


March 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Human Rights Watch Monday hailed India's decision to vote against Sri Lanka at the Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva over a "war crimes" ... Read more...

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Activists urge India to vote against Sri Lanka


March 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A group of Indian activists has urged the government to vote in Geneva in favour of a US-backed resolution attacking Sri Lanka over "war crimes"."While ... Read more...

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India to vote against Sri Lanka: PM


March 19th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said the government was "intending" to vote in favour of the US-backed resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN ... Read more...

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DMK calls meeting on Sri Lanka resolution


March 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The DMK has called a meeting of its high level committee Tuesday to discuss the Indian government's support to the US-backed resolution against Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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