Udaya Nanayakkara

 
Thousands cross lagoon to flee Sri Lanka fighting
Thousands cross lagoon to flee Sri Lanka fighting
Thousands of Sri Lankans under fire waded across a lagoon to escape the island's war zone, where the military has surrounded Tamil Tiger rebels for...
Sri Lankan soldiers kill 150 rebels as fighting surges
Sri Lankan soldiers kill 150 rebels as fighting surges
Sri Lankan soldiers killed at least 150 elite Tamil Tiger fighters carrying out waves of counter attacks, and the pace of refugees fleeing the tiny...
Tamil Tigers vow to beat back army offensive
Tamil Tigers vow to beat back army offensive
Sri Lankan soldiers pressured the Tamil Tigers' last stronghold on the Jaffna Peninsula on Wednesday, while the separatist rebels vowed to overcome...
Tamil Tigers claim 100 soldiers killed in battle
Tamil Tigers claim 100 soldiers killed in battle
At least 100 Sri Lankan troops were killed on Wednesday when Tamil separatists beat back a military offensive in the island's north, the rebels...
Sri Lanka says it takes Tiger terrain, kills 23 rebels
Sri Lanka says it takes Tiger terrain, kills 23 rebels
Sri Lankan troops captured stretches of Tamil Tiger-held terrain in the island's north-west on Tuesday, killing seven rebels in clashes that took...
Passenger saves lives in Sri Lanka bus bombing
Passenger saves lives in Sri Lanka bus bombing
A suspected Tamil Tiger bomb blast destroyed a passenger bus on the outskirts of the Sri Lankan capital on Saturday, wounding 18 people, but no one...
Sri Lanka: 50 rebels killed in clashes
Sri Lanka: 50 rebels killed in clashes
Sri Lankan troops have killed at least 50 Tamil Tiger rebels in fighting in the island's north, the military said on Thursday.
Sri Lanka says dozens killed as war death toll climbs
Sri Lanka says dozens killed as war death toll climbs
Two policemen were killed by a suspected Tamil Tiger roadside bomb in northern Sri Lanka on Monday, while the death toll from weekend fighting rose...
Warring Sri Lanka marks 60 years of independence
Warring Sri Lanka marks 60 years of independence
With a parade of tanks, troops and rocket launchers, Sri Lanka on Monday marked its 60th anniversary of independence from Britain amid tight...
Bus ripped open by bomb in Sri Lanka
Bus ripped open by bomb in Sri Lanka
A bomb exploded on a civilian bus in the central Sri Lankan town of Dambulla on Saturday, killing at least 18 people and wounding 50, the military...
Sri Lanka says rebels kill nine civilians in south
Sri Lanka says rebels kill nine civilians in south
At least nine civilians were shot dead by suspected Tamil Tiger rebels in southern Sri Lanka, the military said on Friday, two days after 27 people...
Govt: Sri Lankan bus victims were shot
Govt: Sri Lankan bus victims were shot
Sri Lanka's military said on Thursday most of the 27 people killed in a bus ambush were shot by rebels as the passengers tried to flee rather than...

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