Topic: National Peace Council of Sri Lanka
Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka's former military commander turned political challenger turned prisoner, appeared at a closed-door court martial on Tuesday. Protesters calling for his release were dispersed with tear gas.
03/16/2010 10:42 am
Sri Lanka Tamils may have been freed from camps because of the politics surrounding upcoming elections as much as international pressure.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
After defeating the Tamil Tigers this spring, the country has delayed the return of more than 250,000 displaced Tamils, citing concerns about mines and potential terrorists.
09/21/2009 01:00 am
In the first election in 11 years Saturday, a pro-rebel party won the most local-council seats in Vavuniya and came in second in Jaffna.
08/09/2009 01:00 am
The campaign against the Tamil Tigers appears to be ending. But deep ethnic divides behind the conflict remain.
04/24/2009 01:00 am
While the military is making gains on the Tamil Tigers, it could become mired in guerrilla attacks.
08/28/2008 01:00 am
A rush-hour bomb blast killed dozens near Colombo, Friday. Earlier, the Army announced it had recaptured a key church.
04/25/2008 01:00 am