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Velupillai Prabhakaran

Sri Lankan Rebel Leader's Childhood Home

Anuradha K. Herath | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anuradha K. Herath

A Tamil politician in Sri Lanka claimed this week that the army has destroyed the childhood home of Velupillai Prabhakaran, the leader of the separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Selvarasa Pathmanathan: New LTTE Chief

The Times of India | PTI 22 July 2009, 06:21pm IST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO: Vowing to pursue its campaign for 'Tamil Eelam', the LTTE has named alleged arms smuggler Selvarasa Pathmanathan as its new chief to succeed...

Tamil Tigers To Regroup As Political Body

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The few surviving leaders of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have announced that they are transforming the former Sri Lankan rebel movemen...

In Sri Lanka: Explaining the Tamil Tigers

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Sri Lankan government has battled the Tamil Tigers on two fronts for almost three decades: on the battlefield and in the arena of world opinion. No one thought they could win militarily, but they did.

Tamil Tigers Admit Leader Is Dead

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels have admitted for the first time that their leader Velupillai Prabhakaran is dead....

Jet Black Hair: A Fashion Statement for Your Local Despot.

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Watching the television as the 25 year war in Sri Lanka was announced as having finally reached its dénouement, I was struck again by one of the truly great horrors of life in Asia. The very bad male jet black hair dye job.

Velupillai Prabhakaran Body Allegedy Shown On Sri Lanka TV (VIDEO)

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's president declared his country "liberated from separatist terror" Tuesday as the military said it recovered the...

Velupillai Prabhakaran, Tamil Tiger Rebel Chief, Killed: Sri Lanka

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka declared Monday it had crushed the Tamil Tiger rebels, killing their chief, Velupillai Prabhakaran, and ending hi...