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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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ndtv.com Heavy Diggers in Desperate Hunt for Sri Lanka Landslide Victims 10/30
colombotelegraph.com Whither Quality Of Life In Sri Lanka? 10/30
afghanistannews.net Afghanistan remains focus of conference on South-Asia in Delhi 10/29
ibnlive.in.com Commonwealth chief calls for reduction of army role in Lanka 10/29
colombotelegraph.com Why Muslims May Not Vote Mahinda Rajapaksa 10/29
abc.net.au Visa crackdown condemned by West African nations 10/29
dailynews.lk [Ex Services News] 30.10.2014 10/29
pragati.nationalinterest.in The civil wars 10/29
ibnlive.in.com UN counter-terrorism officials to visit Sri Lanka 10/28
tamilguardian.com North Korea envoy meets with UN investigator amid calls for ICC referral 10/28
dailynews.lk UNP Govt sign Indo-Lanka Accord under Indian invasion threat 10/28
dailynews.lk BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE ? 10/28
colombotelegraph.com UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Delegation Arrives In SL Today 10/27
dailynews.lk SRI LANKA’S CHALLENGES FROM THREE DECADE TERRORIST CONFLICT 10/27
colombotelegraph.com KP’s Frantic Efforts To Save The Tiger Leaders In 2009 And USA’s Pursuits 10/27
bbc.co.uk Where will Sri Lanka's new roads lead? 10/26
colombotelegraph.com Did Gotabaya Precipitate The Crisis With Chris Nonis? 10/26
dailynews.lk Sinister moves by parties led by Western powers to re-create chaos in country - Basil 10/26
thesundayleader.lk The Sunday Leader 10/26
dailynews.lk Production oriented budget - Keheliya 10/26
online.wsj.com Travel Experiences You'll Find Only in Sri Lanka 10/25
nzherald.co.nz Sri Lanka's '15 budget raises pay, lowers tariffs 10/24
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: TCSF defends majority councillors position on Tamil genocide 10/24
independent.co.uk Sri Lanka revisited: The whitewashing of a war crime by corporate lobbyists 10/24
tamilguardian.com Body of missing mother found in Vadamarachchi 10/24
dailynews.lk Canada caught in whirl of terror: LET EU show its court, the facts 10/24
dailynews.lk No one can divide country while President is in power - Earl 10/24
aljazeera.com Strangers in paradise 10/24
zeenews.india.com Rajapaska disturbed by terrorist attack in Canada 10/23
tamilguardian.com Govt and opposition vie for Sinhala votes over EU Court ruling on LTTE 10/23
thediplomat.com Sri Lanka Imposes Foreigner Travel Restrictions to Northern Province 10/23
dailynews.lk Lifting of LTTE ban by EU could be sinister separatist plan - Tikiri 10/23
dailynews.lk Army 62 Division clinch MHEC Challenge Trophy 10/23
dailynews.lk TU leaders confident of people-friendly budget 10/23
dailynews.lk HOW LONG DOES A CYNIC LAST? 10/23
dailynews.lk Security Forces alert in the wake of lifting of LTTE ban 10/23
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka hires another American lobbying firm 10/23
dailynews.lk Govt. will engage with EU regarding LTTE de-proscription - Neomal 10/22
dailynews.lk Statements by interested parties based on an inaccurate premise - External Affairs Ministry 10/22
dailynews.lk 'Unite to defeat various plots' 10/22
reuters.com Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained 10/22
bbc.co.uk Police guard for India film release 10/22
dailynews.lk European Union Court; genesis of poor judgement 10/22
dw.de Rajapaksa 'politically vulnerable' ahead of early Sri Lanka polls 10/22
tamilguardian.com TNA notes 'undeniable' genocide of Tamils over several decades, highlights UN mandate to investigate 10/22
dailynews.lk [Ex - Services News] 23.10.2014 10/22
colombotelegraph.com Enemies Of The President’s Promise – Sleepy (Concluded) 10/22
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
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
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 'Kaththi' film release: 5 arrested for vandalizing Chennai cinemas 10/21
abc.net.au Queensland researchers discover compound that blocks croup 10/21
dailynews.lk ‘Protect Motherland from sinister elements’ 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