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VOL. 11, NO. 181


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Sri Lanka ex-army chief vows to fight from jail - Daily Times, 2010-10-05 02:09:24 EST. Fonseka was hailed as a hero after soldiers under his command crushed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) last year. Tamil separatist leaders were ... More...
Published: Mon Oct 4 20:56:30 EDT 2010

LTTE's global network remains intact: Top expert - Hindustan Times, 2010-10-04 18:56:52 EST. Deposing before Sri Lanka's Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), terrorism expert Professor Rohan Gunaratne said the LTTE has 42 offices in ... More...
Published: Mon Oct 4 15:23:32 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Sri Lanka stx down on profit-taking; HNB boosts turnover - Reuters, 2010-10-04 16:28:41 EST. COLOMBO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's benchmark share index slipped on Monday with a 30-month high turnover as investors booked profits after three straight rises, analysts said. Sri Lanka's main share index .CSE closed 0.81 percent or 58.08 percent weaker at 7,089.69. It touched a new intraday high of 7,207.75 points and is Asia's best performer in 2010 with a 109.4 percent gain. More...
Published: Mon Oct 4 10:09:28 EDT 2010 Back to the top

How China and India Displaced the West in Sri Lanka - TIME, 2010-10-04 01:06:43 EST. Sri Lanka's representative at the Council, Dayan Jayatilleka reached out for support from two friendly nations, India and China... Back to the top

Sri Lankan war-hero Fonseka spending nights on cement floor in jail - Deccan Herald, 2010-10-03 14:03:59 EST. Sri Lanka's war-hero Sarath Fonseka, who once commanded his troops against the LTTE, has been lodged in a solitary cell where he sleeps on a mat on the ... Back to the top

Gold Coast worried, despite Sri Lankan no-show - Brisbane Times, 2010-10-04 23:40:42 EST. Adopting the old adage, “if you have nothing good to say, say nothing at all”, the bid team from Hambantota on southern tip of Sri Lanka skipped out on its ... Back to the top

Lightning kills five in Sri Lanka
The Hindustan Times, 2010-10-04 02:27:41 EST. At least five people were killed by lightning and many were missing due to floods triggered by torrential rains in different parts of Sri Lanka, officials said... Back to the top

Rudrakumaran 'PM of Tamil Government'
BBC News, Oct 3, 2010. The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) has elected its prime minister, speaker and deputy speaker after ratifying its constitution at a meeting in New York, the TGTE said... Back to the top

A great leap towards tyrannical rule in Sri Lanka - Daily Times, 2010-10-04 01:52:40 EST. The Rajapaksas enjoy impunity within the borders of Sri Lanka... Back to the top

Robert O'Blake is at it again about Sri Lanka and he is no friend of mine - Lankaweb, 2010-10-04 01:09:55 EST. I just read your statement on the future of Sri Lanka when you addressed the World Affairs Council in San Diego on Thursday on the US Policy in South Asia, ... Back to the top

Call for meaningful Tamil resettlement
BBC News, OCT 3, 2010. An alliance of Tamil parties in Sri Lanka has called on the government for a meaningful resettlement of Tamil displaced people in the north and east... Back to the top

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