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Sri Lanka military denies using illegal weapons against LTTE

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 00:37

The Sri Lankan military denied accusations that it used illegal weapons in combating the LTTE during the decisive phase of the civil war in 2009.

Sri Lanka Army committed war crimes, shows new documentary ahead of CHOGM

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 10:19

In what could raise more questions about the Sri Lankan Army’s actions, a new video shows a Tamil Tiger television presenter, suggesting she was captured alive and killed.

Lankan Army relieves 4 officers over protest crackdown

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 15:22

Sri Lanka Army Friday relieved four top officers from duties with immediate effect over their involvement in a military crackdown on civilians protesting poor water quality that left three dead and about 50 injured.

Sri Lanka court issues notice to authorities over land takeover

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:14

The Section 2 notices issued under the Land Acquisition Act specifies that 6,381 acres and 38.97 perches are to be acquired for Defence Battalion Headquarters.

Lankan Army celebrates end to demining

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 18:19

Sri Lankan Army on Thursday claimed the completion of demining of nearly 2,000 sq km areas for the resettlement and restoration of livelihoods of those affected by the three-decade long conflict with Tamil rebels.

Former Lankan Army chief`s party wins recognition

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 17:43

Former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka`s political party has won recognition from the country`s election department, ending his long battle with the poll body.

Tamil women soldiers recruited to Sri Lankan Army

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 19:05

A batch of 95 Tamil women soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army held their passing out parade at Security Force Headquarters in the former LTTE stronghold of Kilinochchi in the north.

Sri Lanka Army baffled by rights abuses

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 17:16

The Sri Lanka Army Friday said it was baffled by allegations against the military and vowed to battle the "malicious propaganda network".

Fonseka`s security beefed up after life threat fears

Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012, 13:29

Former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka said he needs to be provided with tighter security.

Sri Lanka cuts forces from Tamil-dominated Jaffna

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 15:18

Sri Lanka has "drastically" reduced its troops’ presence in the former war zones of Tamil-dominated Jaffna peninsula from 50,000 to 15,000.

Sri Lankan Army Chief embarks on Pakistan tour

Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 14:32

Sri Lankan Army Chief Lt Gen Jagath Jayasuriya is visiting Pakistan at the invitation of his Pak counterpart Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.

Nationwide hunt to apprehend Army deserters in SL

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011, 23:36

The Sri Lankan Army has kick-started a nationwide hunt to apprehend deserters, amid reports that they were linked to the recent wave of serious crimes in the country.