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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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abc.net.au Victorian election campaign will scuttle child abuse law reform: survivors 09/15
colombotelegraph.com Internal Relationship Building As Response To International Pressure 09/15
dw.de Border dispute remains 'biggest obstacle' in Indo-Chinese ties 09/15
colombotelegraph.com On Chinese President’s Visit To Sri Lanka 09/15
colombotelegraph.com All Party Parliamentary Group For Tamils Urges UK Govt To Consider Sanctions Against Sri Lanka 09/14
ibnlive.in.com Agencies step up surveillance in vital installations in South 09/14
zeenews.india.com Another Lankan arrested for alleged spying for Pak's ISI, security stepped up 09/14
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL military deploys intimidation, deception in East to suppress testimonies to OISL 09/14
tamilguardian.com IED highlights lack of work towards war crimes prosecution and reconciliation 09/13
tamilguardian.com Thileepan memorial marked with music in Denmark 09/13
english.people.com.cn 14th SCO summit held in Dushanbe 09/12
tamilguardian.com 'We will not allow external inquiry' says Rajapaksa 09/11
colombotelegraph.com Reengineering The Nation 09/11
tamilguardian.com Tamil youth commits suicide after losing means to support family 09/11
globalvoicesonline.org Sri Lanka's Slow LLRC Implementation 09/11
dailynews.lk 'WE WILL NOT ALLOW AN EXTERNAL PROBE' 09/11
zeenews.india.com Implement 1987 Indo-Lanka accord, demands Lanka Tamil party 09/10
tamilguardian.com MDMK stages protest against Rajapaksa 09/10
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka – One Country But Two Worlds: Mangala 09/10
dailynews.lk “IF BLACK MAN IS UNWELCOME IN CHURCH WHO WANTS HIM IN HEAVEN”…? 09/10
colombotelegraph.com What The Sri Lankan Ambassador Has Failed To Defend 09/10
abc.net.au US jury decides fate of Blackwater mercenaries who killed 14 Iraqis 09/10
tamilguardian.com UN investigation has ‘full support’ of UK - Swire 09/10
ibnlive.in.com Vaiko urges Centre to allow UN panel to hold probe in India 09/09
tamilguardian.com Western countries attempting to divide peace says SL Prime Minister 09/09
zeenews.india.com China`s President Xi Jinping to visit India next week 09/09
colombotelegraph.com World War I And Ceylon 09/09
dailynews.lk End of war saw suicide rate drop 09/09
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL military floats 5,000 cell phones for surveillance on Tamils in Batticaloa 09/09
tamilguardian.com Intimidation will not stop search for disappeared – Ananthi Sasitharan 09/08
colombotelegraph.com Dialogue Between Government, UN and TNA Necessary To Break Deadlock 09/08
ibnlive.in.com Japanese PM Abe on Lanka visit 09/07
colombotelegraph.com Janaka Perera Assassination And The Patriotic Card 09/07
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka-Japan diplomatic relations, an overview 09/07
dailytimes.com.pk Visiting Japan PM hopeful on Sri Lanka war crimes probe 09/07
dailynews.lk SL drawing enough foreign capital 09/07
ibnlive.in.com Sri Lanka to counter allegations at UN rights sessions 09/07
nzherald.co.nz Monday, September 15 09/07
tamilguardian.com UN Human Rights Chief backs investigation into Sri Lankan war crimes 09/07
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: 'LTTE ban contributes to further oppression of Tamils' 09/06
tamilguardian.com Ranil proposes Sajith as deputy UNP leader 09/06
sify.com Lanka Govt. To counter UN probe on alleged civil war atrocities 09/05
in.reuters.com U.N. failed to protect civilians during Sri Lanka's bloody war end, says report 09/05
tamilguardian.com WHO report ranks Sri Lanka has having 4th highest suicide rate 09/05
abc.net.au Acerbic trail-blazer Joan Rivers dies after complications from minor surgery 09/05
ibnlive.in.com LTTE militant jailed for murder of Lankan army general 09/05
abc.net.au Father 'unknown': SA donor conceived man applies to change birth certificate 09/04
colombotelegraph.com Winning The War: Evaluating The Impact Of “Api Wenuwen Api” 09/04
timesofindia.indiatimes.com India is world's suicide capital with 2.6 lakh cases/year 09/04
colombotelegraph.com Farewell To Navanethem Pillay; Champion And Defender Of Human Rights 09/04
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka is a friend and expert 09/04
colombotelegraph.com Fourth Highest Suicide Rate In The World Recorded In Sri Lanka 09/04
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka to review visa restrictions to deal Jihadist threat 09/04
tamilguardian.com UK High Commissioner discusses land grabs and Sinhalisation with Vanni TNA MP 09/04
tamilguardian.com US ambassador visits Jaffna to discuss intimidation of Tamil journalists 09/04
colombotelegraph.com The Third Narrative; The Last Stages Of The War In Sri Lanka 09/03
zeenews.india.com Sri Lankan man sets himself on fire to protest UN action 09/03
ndtv.com Vaiko Allowed to Argue Before Tribunal Reviewing Ban on LTTE 09/03
dailynews.lk RESURRECTION OF THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI 09/03
dailynews.lk CONTROVERSY OVER THE LTTE MAP 09/03
dailynews.lk Towards rational foreign policy thinking? 09/02
colombotelegraph.com Doing More To Promote Reconciliation At Local Level To Solve People’s Problems 09/01
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo steps up Sinhalicistion of public sector in North 09/01
dailynews.lk President’s leadership saw defeat of terrorism - Defence Secretary 08/31
scmp.com Bridge on the River Kwai will rise again as Sri Lankan tourist draw 08/31
dailynews.lk PROPAGANDA WAR EQUALS WAR - Dr. Chris Nonis 08/31
colombotelegraph.com Critique Of The MARGA Colloquium On The Last Stages Of The War In Sri Lanka 08/31
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Political fundamentals cannot be surrendered to military requisites of imperialism 08/30
colombotelegraph.com Issues Of Truth And Accountability: The Last Stages Of The War In Sri Lanka 08/30
dailymail.co.uk Sri Lanka to rebuild Bridge On The River Kwai 08/30
bombaynews.net Insiders tales assassination decoded and some gossip 08/29
tamilguardian.com Government trying to evade talks says TNA 08/29
bbc.co.uk River Kwai film bridge to be rebuilt 08/29
dailynews.lk UTILITY AND JOY AT KWAI... 08/29
colombotelegraph.com Truth, Accountability And The Last Stages Of Sri Lanka’s War; A Private Sector Perspective 08/29
dailynews.lk Third term of Mahinda Rajapaksa as the President 08/28
colombotelegraph.com Israel And Sri Lanka Leading In War Crimes And Crimes Against Humanity 08/28
dailynews.lk WHAT A TANGLED WEB 08/27
colombotelegraph.com Event: Issues Of Truth And Accountability – The Last Stages Of The War In Sri Lanka 08/27
dailynews.lk AG SCOFFS AT K ISLAND CLAIM 08/27
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Times of India 08/27
tamilguardian.com SL missions in Europe discuss how to counter human rights campaigns 08/27
colombotelegraph.com Echo Chamber Symphonies 08/27
ibnlive.in.com Lanka commissions India-assisted industrial park in Jaffna 08/27
colombotelegraph.com Demons Of The 18th Amendment Are Devouring Body And Soul Of Sri Lanka 08/26
abc.net.au 'Whole Lotta Love' voted best riff ever by UK radio listeners 08/26
dailynews.lk Pettah Floating Market opening - a special occasion 08/25
atimes.com Innovation offers hope in Sri Lanka's north 08/25
dailynews.lk Achchuveli Industrial Estate opening tomorrow 08/25
dailynews.lk Former war zones in Sri Lanka now fight for tourists 08/25
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka Needs Bullish Treatment For Manic Disorder 08/24
dailynews.lk LTTE sends lambs to slaughter 08/24
dailynews.lk TNA STRIPES UNCHANGED - Senior TNA,TULF member 08/24
dailynews.lk World a safer place after LTTE defeat 08/24
zeenews.india.com Ensure justice for Tamils, PM Narendra Modi tells Sri Lanka 08/23
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka must ensure justice for Tamils: Modi 08/23
strategypage.com PHILIPPINES: China Rewrites History 08/23
bombaynews.net Ensure justice for Tamils Modi tells Sri Lanka 08/23
dnaindia.com No significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Sri Lanka after civil war, says study 08/22
dailynews.lk UN CULTURE OF TRADE-OFFS IN CRISES STANDS EXPOSED 08/22