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Sri Lanka Civil War

Summary

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
News up to:
reuters.com Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained 10/22
bbc.co.uk Police guard for India film release 10/22
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 'Kaththi' film release: 5 arrested for vandalizing Chennai cinemas 10/21
abc.net.au Whitlam Institute boss reflects on life and times of former PM 10/21
tamilguardian.com EU defends annulment of measures against LTTE, as Sri Lanka decides to appeal decision 10/21
english.people.com.cn EU defends lifting sanctions on Sri Lankan rebels 10/21
dailynews.lk ‘Protect Motherland from sinister elements’ 10/21
zeenews.india.com Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained 10/21
tamilguardian.com TNA only remaining obstacle to peace – Sajin de Vass 10/21
abc.net.au Aussie doco on 1930s adventurer Bill Lancaster ruffles feathers 10/20
nzherald.co.nz AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia 10/20
dailynews.lk RANIL IS RANIL - Udaya Gammanpila 10/20
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka to challenge EU court annulment of anti-terror measures on LTTE 10/20
colombotelegraph.com Shift In Priority From Ethno-Nationalism To Good Governance 10/20
zeenews.india.com Subramanian Swamy pleads for Bharat Ratna to Rajapaksa 10/20
thediplomat.com Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot 10/20
tamilguardian.com Student reported missing in Jaffna 10/20
dailynews.lk Black July gave birth to Tamil diaspora 10/20
dailynews.lk EU Court’s verdict a planned operation against the Motherland - Dullas 10/20
reuters.com Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained 10/20
dnaindia.com Sri Lanka to contest European Union's delisting of LTTE as terrorist organisation 10/19
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka to contest EU's delisting of LTTE 10/19
ibnlive.in.com Rajapaksa hits out at opposition for taking pro-Tamil stand 10/19
dailynews.lk Certain powerful nations trying to install puppet leaders - President 10/19
dailynews.lk LTTE TERROR CAN RE-SURFACE 10/19
dailynews.lk President will receive 90 pc of Sinhala vote - Muralitharan 10/19
dailynews.lk EU’s double standards questioned 10/19
tamilguardian.com EU will have to rethink 'flawed' proscription of LTTE says ECJ lawyer 10/19
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: 14th death anniversary of journalist Nimalarajan observed in Jaffna 10/19
colombotelegraph.com Lifting The Ban On LTTE Could Boomerang On EU: BBS 10/18
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL military turns back UN official at Oamanthai check-post on World Food Day 10/18
tamilguardian.com Sajin Vaas, BBS warn EU annulment of LTTE proscription measures aids Tamil diaspora 10/18
colombotelegraph.com TRC Hopes Packer Would Look Beyond The Profit Motive After Viewing ‘No Fire Zone’ 10/18
tamilguardian.com Tamil Nadu parties call for LTTE ban to be lifted after ECJ ruling 10/18
colombotelegraph.com History On And Off Track: The Return Of Yal Devi And The Executive Presidency 10/18
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Action needed in UK in converting legal victory into political victory: V. Koppe 10/18
colombotelegraph.com Did The European Court Of Justice Slip Mahinda A Trump Card? 10/18
dailynews.lk Romance in idyllic Unawatuna 10/17
dailynews.lk Reconstructed Medawachchiya- Talaimannar track to open in December 10/17
dailynews.lk MORE BETRAYALS - President 10/17
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: ECJ implies non-requirement of evidence in ‘terrorist’ classification: Tamil legal activist 10/17
dailynews.lk THE SAME RANIL 10/17
telegraph.co.uk Sri Lanka bars foreigners from the north 10/17
colombotelegraph.com “Somehow Winning” Approach Has No Currency For UNP 10/16
ibnlive.in.com Tamil party to support Rajapaksa in Lanka polls 10/16
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: European Court annuls EU restrictions on LTTE 10/16
colombotelegraph.com Full Text Of The Decision: LTTE Partially Wins EU Battle Over Proscription 10/16
ibnlive.in.com EU court annuls sanction on LTTE 10/16
colombotelegraph.com “Come. The Pear Is Ripe. Danger In Delay” 10/16
aljazeera.com Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles 10/16
tamilguardian.com SL expresses concern over ECJ court ruling, warns of pressure from 10/16
dailynews.lk LTTE FAVOURED AFTER RANIL POW WOW 10/16
colombotelegraph.com The Official Residence Of SL’s High Commissioner To Geneva Was Under Surveillance: Tamara 10/16
ibnlive.in.com Lanka concerned over EU court's annulment of sanctions on LTTE 10/16
tamilguardian.com EU court annuls LTTE anti-terror measures on procedural grounds 10/16
dailytimes.com.pk EU court cancels Tamil Tiger sanctions on technicality : October 16, 2014, 2:44 pm 10/16
dailynews.lk Heritage of Hospitality 10/16
dailynews.lk 'SL concerned about ECJ decision' 10/16
dailynews.lk Ex-LTTEers complete heavy vehicle operation course 10/16
colombotelegraph.com Jayalalithaa Saga: Sow In The Morning And Reap In The Evening 10/16
dailynews.lk Security Forces appeal to gold jewellery claimants to reach Civil Coordination Offices for processing 10/15
dailynews.lk ‘TNA, SPANNER IN THE WORKS!’ 10/15
dailynews.lk Pakistan housing project for NP war affected families 10/15
dw.de Sri Lanka restricts international access to former war zone 10/15
zeenews.india.com Lanka restricts foreigners' entry to former Northern war zone 10/15
reuters.com Sri Lanka bans foreigners from old war zone amid UN probe 10/15
dailynews.lk Disabled War Hero weds love of 11 years 10/15
tamilguardian.com Journalists attending workshop receive threats 10/15
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka safari: Biodiversity abounds 10/15
dailynews.lk LANKA NEXT ASIAN TIGER! -- UK FT 10/15
ibnlive.in.com Sri Lanka military to return jewellery to Tamil civilians 10/15
abc.net.au Chief scientist says Govt industry strategy a good start 10/15
abc.net.au Tech research boss says Govt should focus on potential, not strengths 10/15
tamilguardian.com Ananthy Sasitharan calls for end to abuse and release of Tamil political prisoners 10/15
tamilnet.com Genocidal Sri Lanka bans ‘foreigners’ visiting occupied Tamil Eelam 10/15
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka's army commander outlines extensive benefits scheme for soldiers 10/14
ibnlive.in.com Sri Lankan military to return Tamil civilians' gold 10/14
colombotelegraph.com It Is Not The Govt That Is Militarized But The NPC: Rajapaksa Media 10/14
abc.net.au British MPs urge their government to recognise state of Palestine 10/14
dailynews.lk IFC to support women in SME’s 10/13
reuters.com Sri Lanka re-opens rail link to former war zone after 24 years 10/13
foxnews.com 'Queen of Jaffna' train arrives in former Sri Lankan war zone 24 years after suspension 10/13
bbc.co.uk Sri Lanka's Jaffna railway to reopen 10/13
sify.com Sleepy Guyana wrestles with high rate of suicides 10/13
voanews.com October 13, 2014 10/13
voanews.com Train Resumes Operation in Former Sri Lankan War Zone 10/13
tamilguardian.com No Fire Zone documentary nominated for EMMY awards 10/13
abc.net.au Australia warned to strengthen defences against Ebola 10/13
myaccount.nytimes.com Sri Lanka: Railway Severed by Civil War Reopens 10/13
dailynews.lk President ceremonially inaugurates Yal Devi train service 10/13
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka bars foreigners from former war zone 10/12
scmp.com Sri Lanka reopens railway linking Tamil heartland of Jaffna to south 10/12
dailynews.lk SRI LANKA: ASIA’S FASTEST GROWING ECONOMY 10/12
colombotelegraph.com A Weakened Jaya & The Need For Re-Assessment By The World Tamils & TNA 10/12
dailynews.lk Northern PC must utilise funds allocated for development - President 10/12
colombotelegraph.com CPA’s Powerful ED Dr. Sara Is Travelling, CPA Says It Needs Two Weeks To Respond 10/12
dailynews.lk THE BATTLE LINES ARE CLEAR 10/12
aljazeera.com Sri Lanka bans foreigners from ex-war zone 10/12
aljazeera.com In Pictures: Sri Lanka opens Tamil rail ties 10/12
colombotelegraph.com The Practice Of Honour Killing In An Early Buddhist Society 10/12