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Sri Lanka Civil War

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Civil War between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, also known as the Tamil Tigers)
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Stats:

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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dnaindia.com President Xi Jinping says China should not focus on growth rate only 03/28
reuters.com China's Xi preaches peace in key note address 03/28
colombotelegraph.com Singing Of National Anthem In Tamil 03/28
colombotelegraph.com A “Troika” Without Credibility & A Merry-go-round For People 03/28
stripes.com Sri Lanka road trip finds north and south still divided after civil war 03/28
tamilguardian.com EU re-imposes LTTE ban says Sri Lanka 03/28
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo continues to block uprooted Tamils from resettling in Poththuvil, Ampaa'rai 03/28
dailynews.lk Fostering National Unity 03/27
tamilguardian.com Former Sri Lanka president will lead task force to identify needs of Tamil community 03/27
abc.net.au Coalition in lead ahead of NSW election 03/27
en.people.cn Sri Lanka, China holds successful discussions: senior official 03/27
cfr.org The World Next Week: March 26, 2015 03/26
reuters.com Sri Lankan president seeks to mend ties with China after port suspension 03/25
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: While UN charges ISIS for genocide, SL military gets space for exoneration 03/25
colombotelegraph.com A Comprehensive International Investigation Only Way Forward: APPG Chairman 03/25
abc.net.au Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest receives little support for production cap proposal 03/25
sify.com Sri Lanka promises port project to resume after problems "sorted" -China 03/25
dailynews.lk [EX-SERVICES NEWS - (26-03-2015)] 03/25
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force formed with British support – report 03/24
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka Campaign launches 'Manifesto for Peace' 03/24
colombotelegraph.com Whither Spirituality On Sri Lankan Political Leaders ? 03/24
colombotelegraph.com Fonseka Promotion: Sirisena Govt Is Similar To Its Predecessor 03/24
abc.net.au Queensland's new State Parliament meets for first time today 03/24
colombotelegraph.com Why Better Circumstances Evaded President’s First Official Visit To China? 03/24
zeenews.india.com Lankan Tamils stage protest, demand int'l probe into warcrimes 03/23
colombotelegraph.com Playing The Devil’s Game To Exorcise The Devil 03/23
dnaindia.com Lankan Tamils stage protest, demand international probe into warcrimes 03/23
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka hands back army occupied land in ex-war zone 03/23
colombotelegraph.com National Government: Presidential Election Betrayed 03/23
pulitzercenter.org Sri Lanka’s Challenge: An Interview with the Director of No Fire Zone 03/23
tamilguardian.com Tamils protest across North-East rejecting domestic probe into atrocities, call for international action 03/23
dailynews.lk D.S. Senanayake’s dream was to elevate Govi Janapada children – President 03/22
reuters.com Sri Lanka promotes former general who defeated Tigers to field marshal 03/22
colombotelegraph.com From Bomb Disaster To Bond Disaster 03/22
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka’s Alleged War Criminal & Human Rights Violator Elevated To Field Marshal 03/22
colombotelegraph.com Mangala Is A Liar! He Has Misused My Tamil Ethnicity To Brand Me As A LTTE Advocate: Tamara 03/21
tamilguardian.com ‘If I visit US, I will have to sit in the electric chair’ says Gotabhaya 03/21
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Karuna assaults landowner in Batticaloa 03/21
colombotelegraph.com Ritual & Recovery In Post-Conflict Sri Lanka 03/20
colombotelegraph.com Change But No Change In Sri Lanka 03/20
tamilguardian.com OISL report deferral ‘greatest success’ of Sirisena government – former minister 03/20
tamilguardian.com Government commission finds civilian casualties were ‘collateral damage’ 03/20
abc.net.au Myer reveals 23pc drop in profits 03/19
colombotelegraph.com Despite What We Say, We Are All Like Crabs In A Boiling Pot Of Water: President 03/19
dailynews.lk A Cricket Match, With Politics in the Spotlight 03/19
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Ex-LTTE woman returned from France escapes assassination attempt in Vanni 03/19
cfr.org The World Next Week: Cybersecurity Edition 03/19
tamilguardian.com UK grants tortured Tamil asylum seeker reprieve from deportation to Sri Lanka 03/19
dnaindia.com Sri Lanka government may lift ban on Tamil diaspora groups 03/18
abc.net.au Aboriginal care organisation warns of 'critical gap' in child welfare system 03/18
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka pledges to review proscription of Tamil diaspora groups 03/18
dailynews.lk India won't have it easy 03/18
ibnlive.in.com Conference on terrorism to begin tomorrow in Jaipur 03/18
dailynews.lk Lanka condemns Pakistan attacks 03/17
abc.net.au Anwar Ibrahim's daughter Nurul Izzah jailed under sedition laws 03/17
colombotelegraph.com Ranil’s Right To Shoot: For Pete’s Sake This Is Not A Declaration Of War 03/17
colombotelegraph.com Establishing Accountability Is The Path To Reconciliation In Sri Lanka 03/17
colombotelegraph.com Back To The Future; Rugby In The Time Of “Yahapalanaya” 03/17
colombotelegraph.com Beyond The 13th Amendment…Where To? 03/16
dailynews.lk JVP opposed to Kshenuka's appointment 03/16
colombotelegraph.com Government Makes Progress In Rebuilding Constructive Relations 03/16
tamilguardian.com Tamil Nadu protestors demand UN release report on Sri Lanka's mass atrocities 03/16
colombotelegraph.com Revolutionizing Sovereignty To Secure Permanent Peace In Sri Lanka 03/16
abc.net.au Million plus Brazilians protest over corruption and the president 03/16
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankans find international investigation into atrocities insulting - CBK 03/15
worldpoliticsreview.com Sirisena’s Promised Reforms Help Reset Sri Lanka-India Ties—for Now 03/15
ibtimes.co.uk International Business Times UK 03/15
dnaindia.com PM Modi returns home after three-nation tour 03/15
dailynews.lk Kandy SC League champs 03/15
foxnews.com Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Sri Lanka's former civil war zone 03/14
zeenews.india.com LIVE: PM Modi offers prayers at Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Anuradhapura, to visit Jaffna later today 03/14
dnaindia.com PM Modi offers prayers at Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Sri Lanka 03/14
zeenews.india.com PM Modi flags off train service at Talaimannar in Sri Lanka 03/14
ibnlive.in.com Modi arrives in Jaffna 03/14
nzherald.co.nz Indian Prime Minister Modi tours Sri Lanka's former war zone 03/14
ibnlive.in.com PM flags off train service at Talaimannar in Sri Lanka 03/14
tribune.com.pk India’s Modi visits Sri Lanka’s Tamil heartland 03/14
rediff.com Modi only the 2nd world leader to visit Lanka's war-ravaged Jaffna 03/14
rediff.com Modi showers promise of achche din for Jaffna 03/14
af.reuters.com In show of solidarity, Modi visits war-hit Tamil region in Sri Lanka 03/14
ibnlive.in.com Modi visits Jaffna, seeks respect for all citizens in Lanka 03/14
reuters.com In show of solidarity, Modi visits war-hit Tamil region in Sri Lanka 03/14
dnaindia.com In show of solidarity, Modi visits war-hit Tamil region in Sri Lanka 03/14
ibnlive.in.com PM Modi visits Tamil dominated Jaffna, seeks respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka 03/14
telegraphindia.com Old wounds reopen on Modi's Jaffna trip 03/14
rediff.com PM returns home after three-nation tour 03/14
colombotelegraph.com MR Meets Modi 03/14
aljazeera.com India's Modi visits Sri Lanka's war-torn Jaffna 03/14
zeenews.india.com LIVE: PM Narendra Modi says ​Jaffna spreading message of peace to world​ 03/14
zeenews.india.com PM Narendra Modi returns home after three-nation tour 03/14
scmp.com Indian PM Narendra Modi gives strong message of support to Sri Lanka's Tamil minority 03/14
aljazeera.com India's Modi visits Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority north 03/14
dailynews.lk Establishing cherished ties 03/13
bbc.co.uk Modi begins landmark Sri Lanka visit 03/13
tribune.com.pk Modi pushes Tamil autonomy during Sri Lanka visit 03/13
sify.com PM travels by Indian choppers to Anuradhapura, Jaffna 03/13
tamilguardian.com Self-determination for Tamil people required for 'lasting peace' says IED 03/13
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka human rights to remain UK priority in 2015 - FCO report 03/13
dailynews.lk Female LTTE Sea Tiger suspect granted bail 03/13
telegraphindia.com Delhi toehold in key Lanka port, at last 03/13