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Sri Lanka aims to demilitarise island by 2018

Sri Lanka intends to become completely demilitarised by 2018, the government said Wednesday, a significant announcement that will end the army`s involvement in civilian life after decades of ethnic war.

Sri Lankan troops committed war crimes: Probe panel

Sri Lankan troops committed war crimes: Probe panel

Allegations that the Sri Lankan army committed war crimes during the bloody conflict with Tamil rebels are "credible", a government probe panel has said and backed UNHRC's recommendation that foreign judges should have a role in domestic inquiry.