In an interview with The Sunday Times (UK) Balasingham Nadesan, the political leader of the LTTE, pleaded for an urgent ceasefire.
He said the Tigers, classified as a terrorist organisation in Britain because of their use of suicide attacks, would enter negotiations with the government "without pre-conditions".
"We call for a ceasefire, loudly and clearly," he said. "Continuous denial of...
Over 1,000 people escape in
With Sea Tigers almost entirely committed to face the advancing army, the coastline north of Mullaitivu town has become the launching pad for civilians fleeing the LTTE-held territory now down to about 25 sq. km.
administrative official held on terrorism charge
Acting on information received by police intelligence, a special police unit operating under the direct supervision of the DIG, North Central Province has arrested a Tamil employee of the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital for...