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Ranga Sirilal

Ranga Sirilal

    Former Sri Lanka presidential hopeful gets new prison term
    Former Sri Lanka presidential hopeful gets new prison term
    A Sri Lankan court on Friday convicted and sentenced a former army chief to three years in prison for making a false statement the country's...
    Sri Lanka rules out visas for UN war-crimes panel
    Sri Lanka rules out visas for UN war-crimes panel
    Sri Lanka on Thursday ruled out giving visas to members of a United Nations panel looking into possible war crimes, and said it would not accept...
    Sri Lanka to probe US charges of possible war crimes
    Sri Lanka to probe US charges of possible war crimes
    Sri Lanka's president will appoint a home-grown committee to probe a United States State Department report of possible war crimes at the end of Sri...
    Slain Tiger chief's phone led Sri Lanka to successor
    Slain Tiger chief's phone led Sri Lanka to successor
    Sri Lanka's successful manhunt for the new head of the Tamil Tigers began with the phone of the dead man he succeeded, Tiger founder Vellupillai...
    Sri Lanka suicide bomb kills 17 as thousands flee
    Sri Lanka suicide bomb kills 17 as thousands flee
    A Tamil Tiger suicide bomber who was among among thousands of civilians fleeing Sri Lanka's war zone into army-controlled areas set off a blast...
    Sri Lanka war rages, thousands trapped
    Sri Lanka war rages, thousands trapped
    Sri Lanka's navy rescued more than 640 people who fled the war zone in a clutch of small boats as Tamil Tiger rebels fired, the military said on...
    Tigers call suicide air raids successful
    Tigers call suicide air raids successful
    The Tamil Tiger rebels on Saturday called a defiant air raid on the Sri Lankan capital a success, despite the planes missing their stated targets...
    Sri Lanka downs Tigers plane in search for rebel leader
    Sri Lanka downs Tigers plane in search for rebel leader
    Sri Lanka's navy forced a fleeing Tamil Tiger plane to turn back in barrages of anti-aircraft fire amid growing speculation over the whereabouts of...
    Sri Lanka bombs Tigers in north after fall of HQ
    Sri Lanka bombs Tigers in north after fall of HQ
    Sri Lankan attack helicopters bombed Tamil Tiger positions in the north of the island on Saturday, the military said, a day after ground forces...
    Sri Lanka troops march into rebel headquarters
    Sri Lanka troops march into rebel headquarters
    Sri Lankan troops marched into the Tamil Tigers' de facto capital of Kilinochchi and the town is about to fall into government hands, an official...
    Suicide bomber kills six in Colombo
    Suicide bomber kills six in Colombo
    A suspected Tamil Tiger suicide bomber killed six paramilitary guards and wounded more than a dozen others in a residential area of Sri Lanka's...
    Heavy fighting in Sri Lanka kills 145
    Heavy fighting in Sri Lanka kills 145
    Simultaneous army attacks on Tamil Tiger defences in Sri Lanka killed 120 guerrillas and 25 soldiers on Tuesday, the military said, in one of the...