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Sri Lanka Civil War

Cluster Bomb Kills 52 At Sri Lankan Hospital

Press Trust Of India | T V Sriram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 52 civilians were killed in shelling in Sri Lanka's embattled northern Wanni region, where a hospital came under attack for the fourth straig...

Sri Lanka Children's Ward Shelled, 9 Killed

Guardian.co.uk | Randeep Ramesh, South Asia Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five artillery shells hit the children's ward of a Sri Lankan hospital, killing at least nine and injuring 20, according to aid agencies, as the army ...

Sri Lanka UN Staff Come Under Fire While In 'Safe Zone'

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Dozens of U.N. workers and their relatives spent a terrifying night huddling in hastily built bunkers as artillery fire pou...

Sri Lanka's Tamil Rebels Face Defeat As 25 Year Bloody Battle Comes To An End

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE war in Sri Lanka, pitting the Sinhalese-dominated government against the vicious rebels of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who have b...

Sri Lanka Seizes Last Rebel Stronghold

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan forces captured the Tamil Tigers' last major stronghold Sunday, confining the rebels to a narrow slice of jungle...

Kilinochchi: Sri Lankan Troops Capture Rebel Capital

AP | RAVI NESSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan forces captured the Tamil Tigers' de facto capital Friday, winning a major victory in a decades-long battle to d...