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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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10/23 Security Forces alert in the wake of lifting of LTTE ban 10/23 Sri Lanka hires another American lobbying firm 10/23 Govt. will engage with EU regarding LTTE de-proscription - Neomal 10/22 Statements by interested parties based on an inaccurate premise - External Affairs Ministry 10/22 'Unite to defeat various plots' 10/22 Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained 10/22 Police guard for India film release 10/22 European Union Court; genesis of poor judgement 10/22 Rajapaksa 'politically vulnerable' ahead of early Sri Lanka polls 10/22 TNA notes 'undeniable' genocide of Tamils over several decades, highlights UN mandate to investigate 10/22 [Ex - Services News] 23.10.2014 10/22 Enemies Of The President’s Promise – Sleepy (Concluded) 10/22 Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained 10/21 TNA only remaining obstacle to peace – Sajin de Vass 10/21 EU defends annulment of measures against LTTE, as Sri Lanka decides to appeal decision 10/21 EU defends lifting sanctions on Sri Lankan rebels 10/21 'Kaththi' film release: 5 arrested for vandalizing Chennai cinemas 10/21 Queensland researchers discover compound that blocks croup 10/21 ‘Protect Motherland from sinister elements’ 10/21 Aussie doco on 1930s adventurer Bill Lancaster ruffles feathers 10/20 AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia 10/20 RANIL IS RANIL - Udaya Gammanpila 10/20 Sri Lanka to challenge EU court annulment of anti-terror measures on LTTE 10/20 Shift In Priority From Ethno-Nationalism To Good Governance 10/20 Subramanian Swamy pleads for Bharat Ratna to Rajapaksa 10/20 Sri Lanka’s Northern Reboot 10/20 Student reported missing in Jaffna 10/20 Black July gave birth to Tamil diaspora 10/20 EU Court’s verdict a planned operation against the Motherland - Dullas 10/20 Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained 10/20 Sri Lanka to contest European Union's delisting of LTTE as terrorist organisation 10/19 Sri Lanka to contest EU's delisting of LTTE 10/19 Rajapaksa hits out at opposition for taking pro-Tamil stand 10/19 Certain powerful nations trying to install puppet leaders - President 10/19 LTTE TERROR CAN RE-SURFACE 10/19 President will receive 90 pc of Sinhala vote - Muralitharan 10/19 EU’s double standards questioned 10/19 EU will have to rethink 'flawed' proscription of LTTE says ECJ lawyer 10/19 Sri Lanka: 14th death anniversary of journalist Nimalarajan observed in Jaffna 10/19 Lifting The Ban On LTTE Could Boomerang On EU: BBS 10/18 Sri Lanka: SL military turns back UN official at Oamanthai check-post on World Food Day 10/18 Sajin Vaas, BBS warn EU annulment of LTTE proscription measures aids Tamil diaspora 10/18 TRC Hopes Packer Would Look Beyond The Profit Motive After Viewing ‘No Fire Zone’ 10/18 Tamil Nadu parties call for LTTE ban to be lifted after ECJ ruling 10/18 History On And Off Track: The Return Of Yal Devi And The Executive Presidency 10/18 Sri Lanka: Action needed in UK in converting legal victory into political victory: V. Koppe 10/18 Did The European Court Of Justice Slip Mahinda A Trump Card? 10/18 Romance in idyllic Unawatuna 10/17 Reconstructed Medawachchiya- Talaimannar track to open in December 10/17 MORE BETRAYALS - President 10/17 Sri Lanka: ECJ implies non-requirement of evidence in ‘terrorist’ classification: Tamil legal activist 10/17 THE SAME RANIL 10/17 Sri Lanka bars foreigners from the north 10/17 “Somehow Winning” Approach Has No Currency For UNP 10/16 Tamil party to support Rajapaksa in Lanka polls 10/16 Sri Lanka: European Court annuls EU restrictions on LTTE 10/16 Full Text Of The Decision: LTTE Partially Wins EU Battle Over Proscription 10/16 EU court annuls sanction on LTTE 10/16 “Come. The Pear Is Ripe. Danger In Delay” 10/16 Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles 10/16 SL expresses concern over ECJ court ruling, warns of pressure from 10/16 LTTE FAVOURED AFTER RANIL POW WOW 10/16 The Official Residence Of SL’s High Commissioner To Geneva Was Under Surveillance: Tamara 10/16 Lanka concerned over EU court's annulment of sanctions on LTTE 10/16 EU court annuls LTTE anti-terror measures on procedural grounds 10/16