Lanka bracing to face UN rights review

Sri Lanka will undergo a periodical scrutiny of the United Nations` human rights body that will review its progress on the rights front and might pose tough questions on the issue of violations in Tamil-dominated areas.

Sri Lanka to close last IDP camp

Sri Lankan authorities said the Menik Farm that once housed nearly 300,000 people displaced during the last phase of the LTTE war will be closed.

Sri Lanka court jails ex-Army chief

Jailed former Sri Lankan Army chief
Sarath Fonseka was Friday sentenced to spend three more years in prison after a court convicted him for complicity in the execution of surrendering Tamil rebels.

Sri Lanka rejects new `war pics` as lies

Sri Lanka rejected as "lies" new photographs broadcast by Al-Jazeera of piles of dead bodies and execution-style killings allegedly taken during the final stages of the island`s ethnic war.

No terror attack in Sri Lanka since end of LTTE war

No terrorist act has taken place and no one has died due to the menace in Sri Lanka since the end of LTTE war last year.

Sri Lanka on LTTE war opens public hearings

A high-level commission appointed
by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to look into the
last seven years of conflict with the LTTE opened public
hearings on Wednesday.

Over 20 jailed in France for funding LTTE war

A total of 21 LTTE activists have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from six months to seven years by a Paris court after they were found guilty of extorting money to finance LTTE war in Sri Lanka.

‘India`s help during LTTE war reduced world pressure’

Terming India its "closest ally", Sri Lanka has said its support during the war with the LTTE helped "reduce the pressure" mounted by the world community.

Reconciliation process a priority of Lanka govt: Rajapaksa

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has underlined his "priority" to push ahead with the reconciliation process, saying the government was engaged in talks with all sections of the Tamils in Sri Lanka.