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Sri Lanka police break up Tamil war remembrance service

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:44

Sri Lanka`s police broke up a remembrance service for ethnic Tamils killed in the separatist war, residents said Saturday, as the military prepared to celebrate its victory over Tamil Tiger rebels five years ago.

Sri Lanka troops kill emerging Tiger leaders: Official

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 15:48

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.

Sri Lanka opposition slams govt for resolution in UNHRC

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 19:35

Opposition in Sri Lanka blamed government for a resolution that the country is expected to face in the UN rights body next month over alleged war crimes during the campaign against Tamil Tiger rebels.

Opposition slams Sri Lanka govt on foreign interference

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 20:58

The Opposition on Friday blamed the Sri Lankan government for leaving room for the world community to interfere in the country`s internal matters over alleged rights violation during the war against Tamil Tiger rebels.

No agenda against Sri Lanka: US

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 23:03

A senior US government official has insisted the US has no agenda against Sri Lanka but is compelled to take up certain issues.

Several layers found in Sri Lanka mass grave: Experts

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 20:14

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.

Charity accuses Sri Lanka over `heinous` aid workers massacre

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 20:42

France`s Action Against Hunger (ACF) on Tuesday accused Sri Lankan security forces of killing 17 aid workers in cold blood and then organising a cover-up of what it termed a "heinous" war crime.

Tamil Tiger fronts operate in Germany: Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 15:08

The Tamil Tiger rebel front organisations are still operating in Germany under the guise of community organisations, the Sri Lankan external affairs ministry claimed on Monday.

S Lanka removes over 860,000 mines and booby traps

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 23:00

The Sri Lankan Army Sunday said that over 860,000 mines and booby traps have been removed since the end of the war with the Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009.

Tamil Tiger held at Sri Lankan airport

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 23:48

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 23:58

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

Over 200 Tamil prisoners stage protest in S Lanka

Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 16:03

The inmates of three prisons located in the capital Colombo are demanding that they be charged for their crimes or be released.