Sri Lanka, which won a grueling decades-long battle against one of the world’s most ferocious terrorist organizations last May, has scored a diplomatic victory in its ongoing war of words with the United Nations.The largest single political coalition has, in a rare rebuke, lambasted Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his decision to appoint a panel of experts to advise him on "accountability issues" relating to post-conflict Sri Lanka, where the country’s military has been accused of human rights violations and alleged war crimes.
expects asylum in Canada
Former TNA MP M. K. Sivajilingam yesterday (March 13) expressed confidence that there wouldn’t be any problems over the departure from the country of slain LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran’s mother, Parvathiepillai Velupplai...
Parliament oblivious to
corruption under its roof
Will the next Parliament, scheduled to meet on April 22, take up a damning Auditor General’s report which had dealt with financial irregularities, waste and corruption in Parliament since 2003?