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Provincial councils' police and land powers to be scrapped

Saturday August 15, 2020
The Sri Lankan government has announced that it will use its two-third majority in the parliament to scrap police and land powers granted to provincial councils pursuant to the thirteenth amendment...
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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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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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Germany exercises universal jurisdiction; convicts a Tamil for his alleged role in Kadirgamar's assassination

Tuesday January 21, 2020
A German court has sentenced a Tamil man to six years and ten months in prison for his alleged role in the assassination of the former Sri Lankan  Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar in 2005. ...
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High ranking diplomats of four greats powers in Sri Lanka

Tuesday January 14, 2020
High ranking diplomats of four great powers are currently in Sri Lanka, heightening speculation that the island may once again become the centre of power rivalry between global powers. ...
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LTTE, PKK remain in EU's renewed list of terrorist organisations

Tuesday January 14, 2020
The EU has included the LTTE and the PKK in its renewed list of so-called terrorist organisations.   ...
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