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Filmmaker Sumathy Balaram’s Niyoga on Sri Lanka Civil War

 Filmmaker Sumathy Balaram’s debut feature film, Niyoga, is about the Sri Lankan women who survived and fled the country during the 1983 civil war.

published on : 15th August 2017

South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' says Amnesty International

The report is based on interviews with 168 victims of sexual violence in South Sudan and in refugee camps in neighboring Uganda, home to the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

published on : 24th July 2017

Sri Lankan President signs Office on Missing Persons Act

The Act will help in tracing around 20,000 people who are still missing, eight years after the end of the nearly three-decade-long civil war.

published on : 20th July 2017

Sri Lanka fails to investigate war crimes: UN expert

There is little evidence that perpetrators of war crimes committed by members of the Sri Lankan armed forces are being brought to justice, the UN expert said.

published on : 14th July 2017

Donald Trump's first paycheck as US President to restore Civil War battlefield

A portion of Donald Trump's first paycheck as the US President will be used to fund restoration projects at a Civil War battlefield, the Interior Department announced.

published on : 6th July 2017

US ready to work with Russia on Syria 'no-fly zones': Tillerson

Tillerson said Russia had a "special responsibility" to help stabilise the war-ravaged country.

published on : 6th July 2017

Venezuelan opposition sets symbolic vote on Maduro's constitution

Venezuela's opposition has said it will hold a symbolic referendum to give voters the opportunity to reject President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution.

published on : 4th July 2017

Pentagon chief Mattis says Syrian President Assad took Trump's chemical warning 'seriously'

White House spokesman Sean Spicer warned Monday night that if "Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price."

published on : 28th June 2017

Venezuela president claims coup, harangues Trump

President Nicolas Maduro's comments came a day after he announced the arrests of five opponents he accused of plotting against him to clear the way for a US invasion.

published on : 28th June 2017

Pakistan Navy chief calls on top Sri Lankan leadership

Sri Lanka today acknowledged Pakistan's "decisive role" in consolidating the country's integrity during the civil war with the LTTE as Pakistan's Navy chief called on its top leadership.

published on : 14th June 2017

Sri Lankan Tamils to mark eigth anniversary of end of civil war

The Tamil Genocide Remembrance day will be marked by various events at Mullivaikkal, the location of the final battle between the Lankan troops and LTTE.

published on : 18th May 2017

US led airstrike kills 12 in Syria

The airstrike is the latest in a string of similar strikes that claimed the lives of civilians in the process of targeting positions of the Islamic State as Raqqa is the de facto capital of the IS.

published on : 13th May 2017

Syria foes discuss Russian plan for de-escalation zones

The two sides are in the Kazakh capital Astana for a new round of talks sponsored by opposition supporter Turkey and regime backers Russia and Iran aimed at ending six years of civil war.

published on : 3rd May 2017

Car bomb kills five in Syria border town Azaz: Monitor

The dead were four civilians and a police officer, the Britain-based monitor said, adding that the toll could rise because a number of those wounded were in serious condition.

published on : 3rd May 2017

Trump, Putin discuss first meeting, Syria during very good call

The White House said the two leaders also spoke about how best to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea.

published on : 3rd May 2017
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