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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
News up to: Sri Lanka denies torture and rape of deported Tamil asylum seekers 10/01 Can the US cope with an Ebola outbreak at home? 10/01 'Will you give my daddy back?' 09/30 Tamil politicians call for abolishment of Prevention of Terror Act 09/30 Jayalalithaa`s conviction an internal Indian issue: Sri Lanka 09/30 News from Jaffna 09/30 Scoring Points Internationally Must Be Supplemented By National Approach On The Ground 09/29 The Pursuit And Prosecution Of Those Guilty Of Crimes Against The Nation 09/29 UNP Crisis: The Secret Deal Is Now Public 09/28 THE KINGDOM IS STILL UNITED - ONLY JUST! 09/28 UN chief hails progress in Sri Lanka 09/28
lk government’s official media portal 09/28 Sri Lanka's post-war development wins world acclaim - Basil 09/28 Lanka wins backing of 22 nations against UN rights probe 09/27 Friendship And Enmity 09/27 Indian nationalists provisional government to be celebrated 09/27 'World Tourism Day' at Arugam Bay today 09/26 LTTE ban: Tribunal records Centre's evidence 09/26 New study links common prescription drugs to Alzheimer's disease 09/26 Lankan oyster market booms - Rajitha 09/26 Lanka victim of 'ill-conceived agendas' in UN: Rajapaksha 09/25 DMK, allies observe 'Black Day', denounce Rajapaksa 09/25 Sri Lanka Sets Dangerous Trends For The Effective Functioning Of UNHRC 09/25 British Airways to end flights to Sri Lanka 09/25 An unbelievable account of Rajiv Gandhis killing 09/25 Why Do They Shoot? 09/25 Sri Lanka president uses U.N. speech to assail war crimes probe 09/24 Enemies Of The President’s Promise 09/24 Heavy CID Presence At Rajini Commemoration Events In Jaffna 09/24 Ongoing torture of Tamils in Sri Lanka must be investigated by UNHRC - Freedom From Torture 09/24 Sri Lankan civil war probe disproportionate, politically motivated: President Mahinda Rajapaksa in UN speech 09/24 GENIAL FINALE - VAGUE FAÇADES (Interaction With The God’s Men in Cloth - (Pt. V– conclusion) 09/24 WHAT’S NEXT FOR SRI LANKA’S GROWING TOURISM? 09/24 Role Of Private Sector In Post War Sri Lanka : Challenges & Lessons 09/24 No Let-Up In The Use Of Torture Of Those Suspected With LTTE Links In SL: New Report 09/24 Reserve Bank considering investor loan limits to curb speculation 09/24 China opens forum to mark International Day of Peace 09/23 Dealing with devolution 09/23 President to address UNGA today 09/23 Protest To Be Held Outside UN Headquarters Against President Rajapaksa 09/21 Afghan cricketers begin 3-week tour of Australia 09/20 Tamils to Rally Against Sri Lankan President 09/20 The Scotland Vote And Sri Lanka 09/20 Loss of life in Sri Lanka conflict could have been averted: US 09/19 Sri Lanka: Mass grave found in Veala’nai off Jaffna 09/19 Victims advocates say no honeymoon period for new Archbishop of Sydney 09/19 12 boats turned back under Operation Sovereign Borders 09/18 Politics Getting Nuttier III: Muslim Population Canard And History’s Poly-Footnotes 09/18 during a visit 09/18 Community building in Mullikulum with Navy help 09/18 ADHERENT AND AGNOSTIC TRYING TO UNCOVER TRUTH - Life Abroad - Part 96 09/17 WA Acting Tourism Minister admits he's fearful of south-west sharks 09/17 ‘Uva results will shatter hopes of LTTE sympathisers’ 09/17 Sri Lanka thankful for China’s help 09/17 Child Soldiers, A Stolen Innocence 09/17 Kannagi-Pattini - a Symbol of Resilience to the Women Left Behind 09/17 China's Xi to sign Sri Lanka accords 09/16 Sydney Morning Herald 09/16 CHINA MARITIME SILK ROAD A BOON TO SRI LANKA 09/16 CPA releases infographic on increasing religious violence in Sri Lanka 09/16 Border dispute remains 'biggest obstacle' in Indo-Chinese ties 09/15 On Chinese President’s Visit To Sri Lanka 09/15 WWI soldier march re-enacted 100 years on 09/15 China-Sri Lanka economic ties to enter golden era 09/15 What Is The Under-Lying Purpose Of Reconciliation 09/15 Internal Relationship Building As Response To International Pressure 09/15 All Party Parliamentary Group For Tamils Urges UK Govt To Consider Sanctions Against Sri Lanka 09/14 Agencies step up surveillance in vital installations in South 09/14 Another Lankan arrested for alleged spying for Pak's ISI, security stepped up 09/14 Sri Lanka: SL military deploys intimidation, deception in East to suppress testimonies to OISL 09/14 IED highlights lack of work towards war crimes prosecution and reconciliation 09/13 Thileepan memorial marked with music in Denmark 09/13 14th SCO summit held in Dushanbe 09/12 'We will not allow external inquiry' says Rajapaksa 09/11 Reengineering The Nation 09/11 Tamil youth commits suicide after losing means to support family 09/11 Sri Lanka's Slow LLRC Implementation 09/11 'WE WILL NOT ALLOW AN EXTERNAL PROBE' 09/11 Implement 1987 Indo-Lanka accord, demands Lanka Tamil party 09/10 MDMK stages protest against Rajapaksa 09/10 Sri Lanka – One Country But Two Worlds: Mangala 09/10 “IF BLACK MAN IS UNWELCOME IN CHURCH WHO WANTS HIM IN HEAVEN”…? 09/10 What The Sri Lankan Ambassador Has Failed To Defend 09/10 US jury decides fate of Blackwater mercenaries who killed 14 Iraqis 09/10 UN investigation has ‘full support’ of UK - Swire 09/10 Vaiko urges Centre to allow UN panel to hold probe in India 09/09 Western countries attempting to divide peace says SL Prime Minister 09/09 China`s President Xi Jinping to visit India next week 09/09 World War I And Ceylon 09/09 End of war saw suicide rate drop 09/09 Sri Lanka: SL military floats 5,000 cell phones for surveillance on Tamils in Batticaloa 09/09 Intimidation will not stop search for disappeared – Ananthi Sasitharan 09/08 Dialogue Between Government, UN and TNA Necessary To Break Deadlock 09/08 Japanese PM Abe on Lanka visit 09/07 Janaka Perera Assassination And The Patriotic Card 09/07 Sri Lanka-Japan diplomatic relations, an overview 09/07 Visiting Japan PM hopeful on Sri Lanka war crimes probe 09/07 SL drawing enough foreign capital 09/07 Sri Lanka to counter allegations at UN rights sessions 09/07 Monday, September 15 09/07