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Proteas’ habitual arrogance belies their status

The Proteas only have the prestige of their status as a cricketing nation to parley with — but even that appears inadequately leveraged

M.I.A.’s collage clarifies the cause

Stephen Loveridge and M.I.A. piece together old and new visuals to piece together a collage of the experiences that developed the artist.

Amnesty seeks UN probe on Sri Lanka war crimes

At least 10 000 civilians were killed in the final months of Sri Lanka's civil war but a national inquiry has failed so far to investigate war crimes.

Sri Lanka launches offensive against army deserters

Sri Lankan police and troops began a crackdown on Friday against thousands of military deserters.

Children abducted from Sri Lanka camps, says rights group

Children are being abducted from camps housing those displaced by Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict, human rights groups charged on Thursday.

The fight for survival goes on in Sri Lanka

The first accounts of the suffering begin to emerge from Sri Lanka's internment camps, where as many as a quarter of a million Tamils are being held.

Sri Lanka suicide attack kills 15, injures minister

At least 15 people were killed and another 60, including a government minister, wounded on Tuesday in a suicide bombing in southern Sri Lanka.

Government claims 100 Tamil Tigers killed

More than 100 Tamil Tiger rebels have been killed in two days of fighting in Sri Lanka as they tried to break a military stranglehold.

Unicef: Tiger rebels force children to fight

Sri Lanka's cornered Tamil Tiger rebels have intensified conscription of child soldiers, some as young as 14, Unicef said on Tuesday.

Sri Lankan rebels accused of gunning down civilians

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger guerrillas on Tuesday shot dead 17 civilians and wounded nearly 70 others, military spokesperson Udaya Nanayakkara said.

UN concerned over civilians caught in Sri Lanka fighting

The UN on Monday expressed concern over the fate of civilians caught in the fighting in Sri Lanka between government troops and Tamil rebels.

Tamil Tigers surrounded, says Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan government troops have almost completely cornered the Tamil Tigers in their north-eastern jungle base, the army chief said.

Tamil Tigers hit back with suicide ship attacks

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels struck back against a major government offensive on Wednesday with suicide attacks on merchant ships.

Military says scores dead in Sri Lanka fighting

Sri Lanka troops backed by fighter jets have moved deeper into Tamil Tiger territory in the island's north, killing 39 rebels.

Sri Lanka army chief says war nearly won

Sri Lanka says it has wiped out two-thirds of the Tamil Tiger military capability and the decades-old conflict with the rebels is at its tail-end.

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