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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tillerson said Russia had a "special responsibility" to help stabilise the war-ravaged country.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The White House said the two leaders also spoke about how best to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea.