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A picture the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg on December 10, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS        (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

EU court delists the LTTE

26/07/2017 - 11:47

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ordered the removal of the LTTE from the European Council’s list of terrorist organisations.


Man claims he accidentally shot Ilancheliyan’s bodyguard

25/07/2017 - 10:46

The man arrested in connection with the killing of Jaffna High Court Judge M.Ilancheliyan’s bodyguard has claimed that he was intoxicated at the time.


Man shot dead by STF in Batticaloa

24/07/2017 - 21:57

A man has been shot dead by the Special Task Force (STF), the notorious commando unit of the Sri Lankan police, in Karadiyanaru, Batticaloa.


Canadian Prime Minister joins Black July commemorations

24/07/2017 - 05:10

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed his deepest sympathy to the victims of Black July pogrom and other mass atrocities.


‘Sri Lanka is a Sinhala Buddhist ethnocracy’ – new academic book claims

20/07/2017 - 23:16

A new academic book, titled Government and Politics in Sri Lanka: Biopolitics and Security, and published by Routledge, a leading global publisher of academic books, has claimed that Sri Lanka should better be understood as a Sinhala Buddhist ethnocracy, rather than a democracy.

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