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TNPF wins another seat on national list

Friday August 07, 2020
The TNPF has won another seat on the national list, the Sri Lankan election commission has said.  
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Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam elected to parliament

Thursday August 06, 2020
The leader of Tamil National People's Front (TNPF) has been elected to the parliament.   Mr Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam was previously elected to the parliament in 2001 and 2004.
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Easter terror suicide bomber's widow was an Indian mole

Saturday July 25, 2020
The widow of an Easter terror Jihadi suicide bomber was an operative of Indian intelligence services, the Daily Mirror, has reported.   The following is the full report:
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Sri Lankan security forces lay siege to TNPF's Jaffna office

Monday July 06, 2020
The Sri Lankan security forces laid siege to the TNPF office in Jaffna on Sunday, claiming they had received information the party was making preparations to commemorate Black Tigers' Day.
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General election postponed to 5 August

Wednesday June 10, 2020
Sri Lanka's Election Commission has announced it is postponing the general election to 5 August.  
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With love from America: the US slaps down travel ban on Sri Lankan military commander

Friday February 14, 2020
As Sri Lankans celebrated Valentine's Day, the US slapped down a travel ban on the country's army commander, Lt. General Shavendra Silva.   ...
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Rajapaksa confirms India was complicit in Tamil genocide

Tuesday February 11, 2020
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has confirmed that India was complicit in the genocidal war waged against the Tamils.   ...
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Healing the wounds of Sri Lanka's civil war is a critical issue - the US

Tuesday January 28, 2020
The US and Sri Lanka have a shared interest in the critical issue of healing the wounds of the civil war, a senior American diplomat has claimed.   ...
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Furious Sri Lankan minister orders Tamil to be given secondary status in the North

Tuesday January 21, 2020
A Sri Lankan cabinet minister has ordered Tamil language to be given secondary status in the predominantly Tamil speaking Northern province.   ...
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