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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

The public intimacy of M.I.A.

M.I.A., otherwise known as Matangi Maya Arulpragasam, is a Tamil activist and musician whose work says as much about her as it does about us

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.

Sri Lanka: Living in fear of the ‘white vans’

The latest arrests in Sri Lanka are part of a campaign to deter witnesses from giving evidence to a new investigative mechanism, writes Yasmin Sooka.

Sri Lankan state forces accused of most local war crimes

The Island of Impunity report cites witness accounts that army torture, sexual violence and enforced disappearance continue in part today.

Sri Lankan army movie to refute war crimes charges

Sri Lanka's military has been preparing its own documentary on the final battle with Tamil Tiger rebels as a response to allegations of war crimes.

Sri Lanka vows to beat Tamil Tigers within 48 hours

The Sri Lankan government vowed on Friday to capture all Tamil Tiger-held territory within 48 hours.

Fifteen killed in Sri Lanka suicide attack

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

UN: Tigers kill civilians fleeing Sri Lanka war zone

Tamil Tiger rebels have prevented thousands of civilians from leaving Sri Lanka's war zone," the UN said on Monday.

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