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Sri Lanka Civil War


Civil War between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, also known as the Tamil Tigers)
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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 95.6 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 5
WFP Hunger Map: 21 % undernourished
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 500,000 IDPs
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating B
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Deteriorated
News up to: Sri Lanka tops South East Asia region for business-Forbes 12/21 Capital Market raise Rs 160 b 12/21 Breaking the Silence Journal: Kings College London 12/20 Why Should The Tamil Speaking Minorities Vote For Maithripala? – The Progressive Forum 12/20 Election Or Arab Spring? 12/20 Development, Moral Order And Power-Money Politics: Critical Thoughts 12/20 Sri Lanka presidential challenger vows to cancel Crown casino licence 12/19 President Rajapaksa's victory assured - Athaullah 12/19 Maithripala manifesto released: vows to prevent international justice mechanisms and protect SL sovereignty 12/19 Leaked CIA report analyses Sri Lanka's assassination of LTTE leaders 12/19 Mahinda Rajapaksa asks minority Tamils to 'forget the past' 12/18 Christian Afghan seeking student visa to Houston rejected 12/18 CIA report warned assassination programme might backfire 12/18 ACTU says royal commission report into union corruption is no 'smoking gun' 12/18 Melbourne man Amin Amin Mohamed ordered to stand trial over plans to fight in Syria 12/17 Reconsider decision to detain man in spl camp: HC to TN govt 12/17 FOCUS ON ERADICATING POVERTY, CORRUPTION - PRESIDENT 12/17 THIRD TERM DYNAMICS EXPLAINED 12/17 Only President has mass appeal - envoy 12/17 The only Govt that upheld forces' dignity- Army Commander 12/17 Youth main resource for country's future - Major General Herath 12/17 Maithripala will face huge defeat - Salinda 12/16 Does Gotabaya Drag Military Into Politics? 12/16 I Am Sick And Tired … 12/16 Burning issues facing Sri Lanka ahead of January polls 12/16 Only President has mass appeal - envoy 12/16 Former Sri Lankan president rebukes Rajapaksa on contentious electoral issue 12/16 Where does fat go? 12/16 The Battle for Sri Lanka's Future 12/15 'Minorities must protect country from terrorism' 12/15 Rebel Bhikkus vs. Indo-Lanka Accord 12/15 Three Preemptive Steps to Derail the Next Global Wave of Terrorism: Buddhist Militancy 12/15 Sri Lanka must vote to ensure 'war victory' maintained says Rajapaksa 12/15 Call for foreign aid spending to be protected with legislation 12/15 Jaffna university students remember Anton Balasingham 12/14 Have good ties with both India and China Sri Lanka 12/14 International conspiracy with 'pro-LTTE' Tamil diaspora to isolate and destabilise Sri Lanka - GL Peiris 12/14 Martin Place siege: Channel Seven reporter Sophie Hull describes hostage scene 12/14 [Cultural Diary - (15-12-2014)] 12/14 TRUTH IS, WE ARE MUCH LESS IN DEBT 12/14 German Tamils receive suspended sentences for funding LTTE 12/14 Greater Flamingos, ducks at Vankalai Bird Sanctuary 12/14 MoD to rebuild house of military 'war hero' 12/13 Tamil Vote: Is it 2005, Again? 12/13 DAUNTING AND COMICAL INCIDENTS IN LONDON 12/12 Buddhist monks invoke blessings for Sri Lanka 'war heroes' 12/11 Sri Lanka leader gains ground with defections 12/11 Australian MP expresses outrage over pro-LTTE comments 12/11 January polls will decide country's future - President 12/11 Cisco Systems to reap post-war opportunities in SL 12/11 The EP, 13A, PC And The Presidential Poll Campaign 12/11 A Newly Cosmopolitan Colombo 12/11 Westpac questions need for higher capital requirements 12/11 Tamils outside Sri Lanka will not be allowed to cast votes – Minister 12/10 Sri Lanka's prolonged peace dividend 12/10 Sirisena, a candidate of the unholy alliance - Keheliya 12/10 CIA torture report: Sen. Udall urges CIA director to resign 12/10 Sri Lanka: Mannaar magistrate orders remand for 7 suspects in Nakuleswaran case 12/10 Common Opposition in big twist 12/10 Lanka presidential race set to get violent: Report 12/09 Sri Lanka’s Presidential Election: Risks and Opportunities 12/09 Gen Y poorer than their parents due to rising house prices 12/09 [Cultural Diary - (08-12-2014)] 12/08 Sri Lanka president, challenger sign up for expected tight January election 12/08 Winning votes: Sinhalese v Tamils 12/08 OPPOSITION’S FAILED ATTEMPT TO EFFECT ‘REGIME CHANGE’ 12/08 'We bought weapons used to destroy LTTE' says UNP 12/08 Traitors will never be forgiven - Basil 12/08 Vaiko`s MDMK walks out of NDA 12/08 Tim Hetherington: Views after the wave 12/08 Travel experiences you’ ll find only in Sri Lanka 12/08 Eight people abscond from forced alcohol treatment scheme in the Northern Territory 12/08 FROM SIRISENA & CO, VOTING RIGHTS FOR LTTE 12/07 [Cultural Diary - (08-12-2014)] 12/07 Tamil issues remain unaddressed in Lanka election: TNA 12/07 Farmers' support to President 12/07 Common oppn. backed by foreign powers - Thambimuttu 12/07 WikiLeaks: SLFP-JVP MoU; Maithripala Wants Peace With The LTTE, But Not In The UNP Way 12/07 VIDEO: Tim Hetherington: Views after the wave 12/07 Presidential election not addressing Tamil concerns says TNA 12/07 Murray report changes could boost superannuation by 40pc 12/07 Much loved disability activist Stella Young dies suddenly and unexpectedly at age 32 12/07 Yoga guru's 'handmaiden' denies knowingly summoning girls for sex 12/07 Report reveals more details of self-harm and suicide among children and young people 12/07 Charities starting to assess Typhoon Hagupit damage 12/07 Afghanistan leader wants more western forces to stay longer 12/07 US transfers six Guantanamo Bay inmates to Uruguay 12/07 LTTE remains significant threat to Sri Lanka - Gotabaya 12/06 Tamils reclaiming personal assets confiscated by SL from LTTE de-facto state detained 12/06 Sri Lanka: Colombo's investigators, minister protect suspects in Nakuleswaran assassination 12/06 reported Ceylon Today 12/06 Mahinda Rajapaksa returns gold, jewellery taken by LTTE to Lankans 12/05 First Three Months Of 2015 Will Be A Bloodbath Or A Breakthrough For Justice: SLCPJ 12/05 Rajapaksa returns gold, jewelry taken by LTTE to Lankans 12/05 South African Tamils slap war crime charges against Sri Lankan general 12/05 Country more precious than gold - President 12/04 Location where Jayarathnam was shot identified 12/04 WWI letter detailing 1914 Christmas Day truce unveiled 12/04 Memorial Service for Martyrs Held on 'Navy Day' 12/04 More gold seized by LTTE to be handed over to owners 12/03