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World | Reuters | Friday November 29, 2013
Sri Lanka began counting the dead from its 26-year civil war on Thursday, less than two weeks after the island nation came under intense international pressure to investigate allegations of war crimes.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
Continuing his tirade against India's participation in the Common Wealth Summit at Colombo, DMK Supremo M Karunanidhi today deprecated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's response to the alleged war crimes by Sri Lanka unlike the strong stand spelt out b...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 17, 2013
Commonwealth leaders were to wrap up a summit in Sri Lanka Sunday, looking to put on a united front after talks dominated by a bitter dispute over war crimes allegations.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 16, 2013
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday threatened to push for an independent international inquiry into allegations of war crimes at the climax of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war if the island nation does not conduct its own probe by March ...
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 13, 2013
British television journalists who have reported on war crimes allegations in Sri Lanka were stopped from reaching the north of the country on Wednesday by protesters who blocked their train, the TV station and local police said.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Colombo today ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) starting on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 11, 2013
An Australian senator detained in Sri Lanka returned to Sydney on Monday accusing Colombo of attempting to "shut down" scrutiny of war crimes.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is under pressure to miss a Commonwealth meet in Colombo over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, may consider including Tamil-dominated Jaffna in his itinerary as a compromise formula.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday November 4, 2013
The Prime Minister faces a growing chorus within his Congress party to miss a Commonwealth summit in Colombo over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, though his office has advised him to attend the event.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 1, 2013
The Prime Minister is likely to attend a Commonwealth summit in Columbo this month, ignoring a collective demand from parties in Tamil Nadu to boycott the event to protest against Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against ethnic Tamils.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
Amid speculation over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting or CHOGM at Colombo next month, the DMK today reiterated that India should boycott it to register protest over the alleged war crimes ...
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday October 31, 2013
Petrol bombs were hurled at two post offices in Chennai early this morning, allegedly by protesters demanding India boycott the Commonwealth Games meeting scheduled to be held in Colombo next month over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan T...
South | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 24, 2013
Tamil Nadu has asked the Centre to boycott the Commonwealth meet in Colombo next month over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils and the arrest of fishermen from the state for straying into Lankan waters.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Survivors of Sri Lanka's civil war have complained to the United Nations' human rights chief about missing relatives, military land grabs and a life without basic facilities more than four years after the end of the quarter-century war.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Thursday March 21, 2013
India has voted for the resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva. 25 countries have voted for the US-backed resolution that addresses alleged war crimes by Lankan forces during the country's civil war with the Tam...
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday March 20, 2013
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who quit the ruling coalition last year, has shown support for the government on whatever stand it takes at Geneva, where a resolution on alleged war crimes by Sri Lanka will be put to vote tomorrow.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 20, 2013
Mamata Banerjee, who quit the ruling coalition last year, has said she will back the government on whatever stand it takes at Geneva, where a resolution on alleged war crimes by Sri Lanka will be put to vote tomorrow.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday March 19, 2013
The DMK, which quit the government this morning, has said two moves by the government could help it reconsider. Firstly, it wants India to introduce strong language in a US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Cou...
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday March 19, 2013
The revised draft of the US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN human rights body's Geneva session does not mandate an international probe into alleged war crimes and human rights violations during Sri Lanka's lengthy civil war with Tamil reb...
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday March 19, 2013
DMK chief M Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi has said her party pulled out of the Congress-led ruling coalition in protest against the government's position on a United Nations resolution on war crimes in Sri Lanka because it "had no choice."