Topic: Udaya Nanayakkara
Sri Lanka police fired tear gas Wednesday at protesters demanding the release of defeated presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka. The factionalized opposition faces dim prospects in just-announced April elections.
02/10/2010 09:17 am
President declares formal end to 26-year civil war and calls for unity.
05/19/2009 01:00 am
At least 378 died in an overnight bombardment, a government doctor said. The military denies the attack.
05/10/2009 01:00 am
French and British envoys Wednesday urged a halt to fighting as concerns deepen about 50,000 trapped civilians.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
Tens of thousands of civilians fled Monday as the government breached rebels' defensive wall.
04/20/2009 01:00 am
The UN evacuated about 300 people Thursday but human rights groups say a humanitarian crisis is looming.
01/29/2009 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
Following Colombo's withdrawal from a 2002 truce with Tamil rebels, nation-building chief DM Dassanayake was fatally wounded in a roadside bombing.
01/08/2008 12:00 am