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Sri Lankan nationalist party asks Norway to send LTTE leader

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:50

A Sri Lankan nationalist party has asked Norway to immediately handover an Oslo-based LTTE leader to face a criminal trial in the country.

Rajiv Gandhi death anniv: Will terrorism ever come to an end?

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 16:50

It is time to stop being resilient and to fight back the evil of terrorism.

Sri Lanka urged to go for international investigation

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 20:14

The Sri Lankan government should comply with the March 2014 UN Human Rights Council resolution creating an international investigation into allegations of serious abuses by both sides during the civil war, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Sri Lankan hires Pak lawyer for UN rights probe

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 21:54

Faced with an impending UN inquiry, the Sri Lankan government has hired a prominent Pakistani lawyer to defend itself over its human rights record and alleged war crimes, a media report said here today.

Govt extends LTTE ban by five years; terms it threat to India

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 21:41

The 23-year-old ban imposed on terror group LTTE has been extended by five years by the Government which said the outfit is a threat to India`s sovereignty and integrity.

Rajapaksa did not succumb to int`l pressure in 2009: Lanka Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 16:09

President Mahinda Rajapaksa refused to succumb to pressures exerted by some countries to end the military campaign against the LTTE in 2009, a top Sri Lankan minister has said.

150,000 pistol ammunition recovered in Sri Lankan town

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 20:52

A large haul of ammunition has been recovered from the former LTTE stronghold in Sri Lanka`s north.

Sri Lanka asks Canada not to ignore terrorist list

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 18:23

Sri Lanka today appealed to Canada not to ignore its designated terrorist list that includes the LTTE, saying it would be in violation of a UN resolution on counterterrorism.

Lanka temple tackles reconciliation amid fears of fighting

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 02:22

At a temple in the heart of Sri Lanka`s Sinhalese south, an unusual attempt at reconciliation is underway after decades of ethnic bloodshed, even as the government warns of fresh fighting.

US backs Lankan claim of existence of LTTE`s int`l network

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 15:44

The US has backed the Sri Lankan claim that an international network of sympathisers of the LTTE exists, channelling funds for the banned outfit to procure arms and other supplies.

Sri Lanka confident of containing any move to revive LTTE

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:54

Sri Lanka will "nip in the bud" any attempt to revive the LTTE, foreign minister said today, even as there was "compelling evidence" that the banned outfit was carrying out a global campaign to raise funds for terror activities in the country.

Sri Lanka to provide counselling to kin of war missing

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:30

A Sri Lankan government-appointed panel probing the cases of thousands of missing people during the nearly three-decade-long war with the LTTE will provide counselling to the kin of those disappeared, an official said Tuesday.