Topic: National Peace Council
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has undertaken few reconciliation measures since defeating Tamil separatists. Current Sri Lanka floods provide a chance for him improve relations.
01/14/2011 01:11 pm
Voters in Thursday's Sri Lanka elections favored President Mahinda Rajapakse's ruling party, which prioritizes economic growth over reconciliation with the rebel Tamils after decades of civil war.
04/09/2010 10:32 am
Speaking at a defense ministry facility, they said they were coerced by the rebel Tamil Tigers to exaggerate the impact of Sri Lanka’s final offensive. Are they telling the truth now?
07/10/2009 01:00 am
The Tamil Tigers seem to be cornered, despite an air attack Friday. But many predict a drawn-out fight to the end.
02/23/2009 12:00 am
The Army has blamed Tamil Tiger separatist rebels for recent attacks, which have targeted civilians near Colombo.
06/06/2008 01:00 am
Saturday's elections in an old Tamil Tiger stronghold offer the prospect of more autonomy and an end to civil war.
05/09/2008 01:00 am