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Sri Lanka military probing war crime allegations

Last Updated: Monday, November 05, 2012, 16:55

The Sri Lankan Army said Monday it was still investigating allegations of atrocities during the war against the Tamil Tigers that ended in 2009.

Ex- top LTTE commander free from Lankan custody

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 18:51

58-year-old Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP, was no longer in detention and was free to carry out work for a charity he had formed, said Lakshman Hulugalle, the head of the Defence Ministry`s media centre.

Swiss to grill Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 15:21

Apart from Switzerland, officials in the US, Canada, France, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands are also conducting investigations on the LTTE.

Sri Lankan reconciliation facing external pressure

Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 23:25

Sri Lanka said its post-war reconciliation process is facing serious challenges, partly due to external intervention.

Fonseka could be freed soon: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 12:54

Jailed former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka, who led the successful battle against the Tamil Tigers, might be released within the next few days, presidential sources here said.

Human Rights Watch slams Sri Lanka war report

Last Updated: Sunday, December 18, 2011, 14:57

A Sri Lankan government report disregards the "worst abuses" by government forces towards the end of the war that killed the Tamil Tigers in 2009.

Dutch court jails five Tamil Tigers

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 00:53

Five members of Sri Lanka`s Tamil Tigers were on Friday jailed for between two and six years for having sent millions of euros gathered illegally in the Netherlands to the rebel group.

`Tamil Tigers still active in Europe`

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011, 13:17

The LTTE is still listed as a terror organisation by the European Union, United States and other countries.

Withdraw army from SL`s northeast: TULF

Last Updated: Friday, June 17, 2011, 19:21

A Tamil political party has demanded the withdrawal of Sri Lankan troops from the northeast after they allegedly assaulted Tamil MPs at a meeting of another party in the region.

Sri Lankan govt releases ex-Tigers after rehabilitation programme

Last Updated: Sunday, April 24, 2011, 15:03

Around 4,000 former LTTE cadres held in detention are now under govt custody.

Tamil Tigers raised funds in Switzerland: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, January 16, 2011, 22:24

Members of the Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers group allegedly extorted millions from ethnic Tamils in Switzerland.

`US, Norway-based Tamil rebels trying to regroup`

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 13:05

Sri Lanka PM told lawmakers two rebel leaders in the US and Norway were reorganising the LTTE.