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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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Senanayake’s dream was to elevate Govi Janapada children – President 03/22 Sri Lanka promotes former general who defeated Tigers to field marshal 03/22 From Bomb Disaster To Bond Disaster 03/22 Sri Lanka’s Alleged War Criminal & Human Rights Violator Elevated To Field Marshal 03/22 Mangala Is A Liar! He Has Misused My Tamil Ethnicity To Brand Me As A LTTE Advocate: Tamara 03/21 ‘If I visit US, I will have to sit in the electric chair’ says Gotabhaya 03/21 Sri Lanka: Karuna assaults landowner in Batticaloa 03/21 Ritual & Recovery In Post-Conflict Sri Lanka 03/20 Change But No Change In Sri Lanka 03/20 OISL report deferral ‘greatest success’ of Sirisena government – former minister 03/20 Government commission finds civilian casualties were ‘collateral damage’ 03/20 Myer reveals 23pc drop in profits 03/19 Despite What We Say, We Are All Like Crabs In A Boiling Pot Of Water: President 03/19 A Cricket Match, With Politics in the Spotlight 03/19 Sri Lanka: Ex-LTTE woman returned from France escapes assassination attempt in Vanni 03/19 The World Next Week: Cybersecurity Edition 03/19 UK grants tortured Tamil asylum seeker reprieve from deportation to Sri Lanka 03/19 Sri Lanka government may lift ban on Tamil diaspora groups 03/18 Aboriginal care organisation warns of 'critical gap' in child welfare system 03/18 Sri Lanka pledges to review proscription of Tamil diaspora groups 03/18 India won't have it easy 03/18 Conference on terrorism to begin tomorrow in Jaipur 03/18 Lanka condemns Pakistan attacks 03/17 Anwar Ibrahim's daughter Nurul Izzah jailed under sedition laws 03/17 Ranil’s Right To Shoot: For Pete’s Sake This Is Not A Declaration Of War 03/17 Establishing Accountability Is The Path To Reconciliation In Sri Lanka 03/17 Back To The Future; Rugby In The Time Of “Yahapalanaya” 03/17 Beyond The 13th Amendment…Where To? 03/16 JVP opposed to Kshenuka's appointment 03/16 Government Makes Progress In Rebuilding Constructive Relations 03/16 Tamil Nadu protestors demand UN release report on Sri Lanka's mass atrocities 03/16 Revolutionizing Sovereignty To Secure Permanent Peace In Sri Lanka 03/16 Million plus Brazilians protest over corruption and the president 03/16 Sri Lankans find international investigation into atrocities insulting - CBK 03/15 Sirisena’s Promised Reforms Help Reset Sri Lanka-India Ties—for Now 03/15 International Business Times UK 03/15 PM Modi returns home after three-nation tour 03/15 Kandy SC League champs 03/15 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Sri Lanka's former civil war zone 03/14 LIVE: PM Modi offers prayers at Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Anuradhapura, to visit Jaffna later today 03/14 PM Modi offers prayers at Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Sri Lanka 03/14 PM Modi flags off train service at Talaimannar in Sri Lanka 03/14 Modi arrives in Jaffna 03/14 Indian Prime Minister Modi tours Sri Lanka's former war zone 03/14 PM flags off train service at Talaimannar in Sri Lanka 03/14 India’s Modi visits Sri Lanka’s Tamil heartland 03/14 Modi only the 2nd world leader to visit Lanka's war-ravaged Jaffna 03/14 Modi showers promise of achche din for Jaffna 03/14 In show of solidarity, Modi visits war-hit Tamil region in Sri Lanka 03/14 Modi visits Jaffna, seeks respect for all citizens in Lanka 03/14 In show of solidarity, Modi visits war-hit Tamil region in Sri Lanka 03/14 In show of solidarity, Modi visits war-hit Tamil region in Sri Lanka 03/14 PM Modi visits Tamil dominated Jaffna, seeks respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka 03/14 Old wounds reopen on Modi's Jaffna trip 03/14 PM returns home after three-nation tour 03/14 MR Meets Modi 03/14 India's Modi visits Sri Lanka's war-torn Jaffna 03/14 LIVE: PM Narendra Modi says ​Jaffna spreading message of peace to world​ 03/14 PM Narendra Modi returns home after three-nation tour 03/14 Indian PM Narendra Modi gives strong message of support to Sri Lanka's Tamil minority 03/14 India's Modi visits Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority north 03/14 Establishing cherished ties 03/13 Modi begins landmark Sri Lanka visit 03/13 Modi pushes Tamil autonomy during Sri Lanka visit 03/13 PM travels by Indian choppers to Anuradhapura, Jaffna 03/13 Self-determination for Tamil people required for 'lasting peace' says IED 03/13 Sri Lanka human rights to remain UK priority in 2015 - FCO report 03/13 Female LTTE Sea Tiger suspect granted bail 03/13 Delhi toehold in key Lanka port, at last 03/13