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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
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Koppe 10/18 Did The European Court Of Justice Slip Mahinda A Trump Card? 10/18 Romance in idyllic Unawatuna 10/17 Reconstructed Medawachchiya- Talaimannar track to open in December 10/17 MORE BETRAYALS - President 10/17 Sri Lanka: ECJ implies non-requirement of evidence in ‘terrorist’ classification: Tamil legal activist 10/17 THE SAME RANIL 10/17 Sri Lanka bars foreigners from the north 10/17 “Somehow Winning” Approach Has No Currency For UNP 10/16 Tamil party to support Rajapaksa in Lanka polls 10/16 Sri Lanka: European Court annuls EU restrictions on LTTE 10/16 Full Text Of The Decision: LTTE Partially Wins EU Battle Over Proscription 10/16 EU court annuls sanction on LTTE 10/16 “Come. The Pear Is Ripe. Danger In Delay” 10/16 Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles 10/16 SL expresses concern over ECJ court ruling, warns of pressure from 10/16 LTTE FAVOURED AFTER RANIL POW WOW 10/16 The Official Residence Of SL’s High Commissioner To Geneva Was Under Surveillance: Tamara 10/16 Lanka concerned over EU court's annulment of sanctions on LTTE 10/16 EU court annuls LTTE anti-terror measures on procedural grounds 10/16 EU court cancels Tamil Tiger sanctions on technicality : October 16, 2014, 2:44 pm 10/16 Heritage of Hospitality 10/16 'SL concerned about ECJ decision' 10/16 Ex-LTTEers complete heavy vehicle operation course 10/16 Jayalalithaa Saga: Sow In The Morning And Reap In The Evening 10/16 Security Forces appeal to gold jewellery claimants to reach Civil Coordination Offices for processing 10/15 ‘TNA, SPANNER IN THE WORKS!’ 10/15 Pakistan housing project for NP war affected families 10/15 Sri Lanka restricts international access to former war zone 10/15 Lanka restricts foreigners' entry to former Northern war zone 10/15 Sri Lanka bans foreigners from old war zone amid UN probe 10/15 Disabled War Hero weds love of 11 years 10/15 Journalists attending workshop receive threats 10/15 Sri Lanka safari: Biodiversity abounds 10/15 LANKA NEXT ASIAN TIGER! -- UK FT 10/15 Sri Lanka military to return jewellery to Tamil civilians 10/15 Chief scientist says Govt industry strategy a good start 10/15 Tech research boss says Govt should focus on potential, not strengths 10/15 Ananthy Sasitharan calls for end to abuse and release of Tamil political prisoners 10/15 Genocidal Sri Lanka bans ‘foreigners’ visiting occupied Tamil Eelam 10/15 Sri Lanka's army commander outlines extensive benefits scheme for soldiers 10/14 Sri Lankan military to return Tamil civilians' gold 10/14 It Is Not The Govt That Is Militarized But The NPC: Rajapaksa Media 10/14 British MPs urge their government to recognise state of Palestine 10/14 IFC to support women in SME’s 10/13 Sri Lanka re-opens rail link to former war zone after 24 years 10/13 'Queen of Jaffna' train arrives in former Sri Lankan war zone 24 years after suspension 10/13 Sri Lanka's Jaffna railway to reopen 10/13 Sleepy Guyana wrestles with high rate of suicides 10/13 October 13, 2014 10/13 Train Resumes Operation in Former Sri Lankan War Zone 10/13 No Fire Zone documentary nominated for EMMY awards 10/13 Australia warned to strengthen defences against Ebola 10/13 Sri Lanka: Railway Severed by Civil War Reopens 10/13 President ceremonially inaugurates Yal Devi train service 10/13 Sri Lanka bars foreigners from former war zone 10/12 Sri Lanka reopens railway linking Tamil heartland of Jaffna to south 10/12 SRI LANKA: ASIA’S FASTEST GROWING ECONOMY 10/12 A Weakened Jaya & The Need For Re-Assessment By The World Tamils & TNA 10/12 Northern PC must utilise funds allocated for development - President 10/12 CPA’s Powerful ED Dr. Sara Is Travelling, CPA Says It Needs Two Weeks To Respond 10/12 THE BATTLE LINES ARE CLEAR 10/12 Sri Lanka bans foreigners from ex-war zone 10/12 In Pictures: Sri Lanka opens Tamil rail ties 10/12 The Practice Of Honour Killing In An Early Buddhist Society 10/12