Sri Lanka bans alleged killer of Rajiv Gandhi from travelling abroad

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday barred former Tamil Tiger rebel leader Kumaran Pathmanathan, wanted by India in connection with the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, from travelling abroad, a lawyer said.

Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police
Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police

Keeping in view the security lapses during last year's India-Sri Lanka match and incidents of Tamil Tiger racists attacking Lankan cricket lovers in London, the city's Commissionerate Police on Friday assured a foolproof safety plan for players and spectators.

Sri Lankan military to return Tamil civilians' gold

Sri Lanka's military Tuesday announced it would return unspecified quantities of gold jewellery recovered from a battle site dating to the crushing of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels more than five years ago.

Sri Lanka troops kill emerging Tiger leaders: Official

Sri Lanka`s military on Friday shot dead three men they believed were trying to revive the separatist Tamil Tiger movement five years after its defeat, a spokesman said.

Several layers found in Sri Lanka mass grave: Experts

A mass grave found in northeastern Sri Lanka, the scene of pitched battles between government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009, is said to contain several layers of bodies, forensic experts have said.

Tamil Tiger held at Sri Lankan airport

Sri Lankan police Wednesday said they have arrested a wanted Tamil Tiger rebel as he attempted to return to the island nation from Qatar.

Activists: Sri Lanka rebel suspect beaten to death

SL rights activists say an imprisoned Tamil Tiger rebel suspect was beaten to death by prison and police officers following a revolt last month.

Tamil Tiger faction head questioned in Norway: Report

Sri Lankan forces crushed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in May 2009.

Sri Lanka government heads for mid-term test

Health minister said all local govt bodies would be dissolved by mid-January.

Disabled soldiers join protest over jailing Fonseka

Disabled ex-servicemen joined a
demonstration in Colombo demanding the release of former Army chief and opposition leader Sarath Fonseka who has been jailed for 30-months.

Suspected Tamil Tiger arrested in Germany

German authorities have arrested a
35-year-old suspected member of the Tamil Tiger rebel group on
suspicion of membership in a foreign terrorist organisation
and breeches of export laws.