'Liberation Tigers Of Tamil Eelam' - 40 News Result(s)

  • Sri Lanka troops kill three men in search for Tamil Tigers

    Sri Lanka troops kill three men in search for Tamil Tigers

    Sri Lanka's military on Friday shot dead three men during an operation against suspected Tamil separatist rebels, in the first major confrontation since the end of the island's war nearly five years ago, a spokesman said.

  • More bodies found in Sri Lanka's mass grave

    More bodies found in Sri Lanka's mass grave

    Forensic experts have found more bodies in an unmarked mass grave in Sri Lanka's northern former war zone, taking the total number to 80, an official said on Tuesday.

  • UN rights boss seeks international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    UN rights boss seeks international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    The United Nations' human rights chief called on Monday for an international inquiry into war crimes committed by both sides during Sri Lanka's civil war, saying the government had failed to do its own credible investigation.

  • Sri Lanka rejects 'reckless' US criticism of its rights record

    Sri Lanka rejects 'reckless' US criticism of its rights record

    Sri Lanka rejected U.S. criticism of its human rights record as "grossly disproportionate" on Sunday.

  • Sri Lanka says international war crimes probe would bring 'chaos'

    Sri Lanka says international war crimes probe would bring 'chaos'

    An international inquiry into war crimes in Sri Lanka would bring "chaos," and the government's national reconciliation process must be given several more years to work, a top aide to Sri Lanka's president said on Monday.

  • Mass grave fuels fear of thousands buried in Sri Lanka war zone

    Mass grave fuels fear of thousands buried in Sri Lanka war zone

    The discovery of a mass grave containing more than 30 skulls in northern Sri Lanka has fuelled speculation that there may be many more like it containing the remains of thousands who went missing during the island nation's nearly three-decade war.

  • Tamil National Alliance to push for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    Tamil National Alliance to push for international probe into Sri Lanka war crimes

    Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has said it will push for an independent international probe into alleged war crimes committed during the final phase of the civil war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009.

  • Sri Lanka, India enter $500 million coal power deal

    Sri Lanka, India enter $500 million coal power deal

    Sri Lanka and India today announced a finalised $512-million joint venture coal-powered electricity plant in the island's former warzone, after years of delay.

  • John Abraham's Madras Cafe unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    John Abraham's Madras Cafe unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's Madras Cafe, which is expected to release nationwide today.

  • John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe' unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe' unlikely to be released in Tamil Nadu today

    Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe', which is expected to release nationwide tomorrow. The Theatre Owners' Association had left the decision of screening the movie on individual theatre owners after both t...

  • Madras Cafe story simple, clear, director says on row

    Madras Cafe story simple, clear, director says on row

    A Tamil activist group sought ban on the release of Madras Cafe in Tamil Nadu after seeing trailer, but Shoojit Sircar, director of the spy thriller, says the content of the film is simple and it has been cleared by the censor board with U/A certific...

  • Tamil group Naam Thamizhar seeks ban on Madras Cafe

    Tamil group Naam Thamizhar seeks ban on Madras Cafe

    Naam Thamizhar (We Tamils), a Tamil activist group, has sought a ban on John Abraham's upcoming flick Madras Cafe for reportedly portraying the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) members as terrorists.

  • 12 Lankan policemen arrested for murdering five Tamil students

    12 Lankan policemen arrested for murdering five Tamil students

    Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 12 elite commandos on charges of executing five Tamil students in the eastern city of Trincomalee in 2006 after falsely accusing them to be Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorists.

  • Madras High Court upholds ban on LTTE

    Madras High Court upholds ban on LTTE

    The Madras High Court has upheld the Centre's ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2010 and 2012. The ban has been renewed for years till 2014.

  • Sri Lanka blames India for protracted war

    Sri Lanka today blamed India for the Tamil separatist war which dragged for 30 years on the island.

  • UN readies for vote on Sri Lanka: five-point cheatsheet

    UN readies for vote on Sri Lanka: five-point cheatsheet

    The United Nations is gearing up for a vote on Sri Lanka this week that will hold it accountable for alleged war crimes against its ethnic Tamil population during the final phases of the bloody civilian war against the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tami...

  • Lanka resolution: DMK set to stall Parliament today

    Lanka resolution: DMK set to stall Parliament today

    The DMK is set to stall Parliament today over the upcoming US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Commission, after reports suggest that the resolution will not call for an international probe into alleged war crimes and human ri...

  • Chidambaram hints at likely vote against Sri Lanka at UN meet

    Chidambaram hints at likely vote against Sri Lanka at UN meet

    Barely 24 hours after DMK chief M Karunanidhi warned of pulling out his ministers from the cabinet over the Lankan Tamils issue, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today hinted at a possible vote against Sri Lanka at a session of the United Nations Human...

  • Govt placates DMK over India's stand on resolution against Sri Lanka

    Govt placates DMK over India's stand on resolution against Sri Lanka

    Union Minister V Narayanasamy today assured the DMK, which has threatened to pull out of the Manmohan Singh Cabinet, that India's stand on a US resolution against Sri Lanka would take note of the emotions of the people of Tamil Nadu.

  • Lankan Tamils issue: Karunanidhi warns of pullout from Union Cabinet

    Lankan Tamils issue: Karunanidhi warns of pullout from Union Cabinet

    Upping the ante on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, DMK chief M Karunanidhi has warned that his party could pull out of the government if India failed to bring in amendments in a US-sponsored resolution against Colombo at the upcoming session of the UN H...

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