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Ravi Nessman

Ravi Nessman

    India to celebrate milestone in polio fight
    India to celebrate milestone in polio fight
    India will celebrate a full year since its last reported case of polio on Friday, a major victory in a global eradication effort that appeared to...
    Satellite shows Sri Lanka shelling, says rights group
    Satellite shows Sri Lanka shelling, says rights group
    Satellite images of Sri Lanka's war zone along with witness accounts indicate the government has shelled the densely populated area in recent days...
    UN decries Sri Lanka 'bloodbath'
    UN decries Sri Lanka 'bloodbath'
    The United Nations condemned a "bloodbath" in Sri Lanka's northern war zone on Monday after two days of shelling that a government doctor said...
    Sri Lanka to open safe passages for civilians to flee
    Sri Lanka to open safe passages for civilians to flee
    The Sri Lankan government appealed on Friday for tens of thousands of civilians to flee the northern war zone and said it would open two safe...
    Rights group appeals for release of Sri Lankan civilians
    Rights group appeals for release of Sri Lankan civilians
    Human Rights Watch called on Thursday on the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tiger rebels to allow tens of thousands of civilians trapped in...
    Official: 40 civilians die daily in Sri Lanka war
    Official: 40 civilians die daily in Sri Lanka war
    Artillery shelling and gunbattles between government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels are killing about 40 civilians every day and wounding more than...
    Sri Lanka urges rebels to let civilians flee war zone
    Sri Lanka urges rebels to let civilians flee war zone
    Sri Lanka's president urged the Tamil Tiger rebels on Friday to allow about 250 000 civilians trapped in the northern war zone to flee to...
    Thousands of civilians flee Tigers-held territory
    Thousands of civilians flee Tigers-held territory
    Thousands of civilians have fled Sri Lanka's northern war zone in recent days, crossing the front lines amid fierce fighting as the army closed in...
    Israel vows to press ahead with offensive
    Israel vows to press ahead with offensive
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Sunday he would push ahead with the army's widescale offensive in the Gaza Strip, saying the fight to...
    Ariel Sharon fights for his life
    Ariel Sharon fights for his life
    A hospital official said early on Friday that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remains in serious condition and will be in a medically induced...
    Palestinians launch rocket attacks
    Palestinians launch rocket attacks
    Palestinians fired a barrage of homemade rockets and mortar shells at Gaza Strip settlements and towns inside Israel in retaliation for the killing...
    'It's a real nightmare'
    'It's a real nightmare'
    A suicide bomber blew himself up on a bus in Jerusalem on Thursday, killing at least 10 bystanders and wounding about 30 in an attack outside Prime...