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Tamil Tiger Air Force is in combat readiness to fight

[b]Tamil Tiger Air Force is in combat readiness to fight Sri Lanka armed forces[/b]

[b]Colombo, 11 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Tamil Tiger Air force is ready to launch attacks on the Sri Lanka Government's armed forces, if Eelam War IV breaks out, warns Colonel Bravo Bahnu.

Muslim Congress slams Sri Lanka Government

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Sri Lanka's predominant Muslim party yesterday slammed the Government for its failure to take concrete steps to bring an end to the
escalating tensions in the country.Post your comments

US tells LTTE: stop violence or pay dearly

US ambassador to Sri Lanka, Jeffrey Lunstead, issued the toughest warning ever to the LTTE on Tuesday when he told a group of business that the Tamil Tigers will have to pay dearly if they return to war.Post your comments

Journalist death toll is 47 worldwide in 2005

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

Forty-seven journalists were killed in 2005, more than three-quarters of whom were murdered to silence their criticism or punish them for their work. Kidnappers in Iraq, political assassins in Beirut, and hit men in the Philippines made murder the leading cause of work-related deaths among journalists worldwide in 2005, reveals New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in a special report released January 3.Post your comments

Sri Lanka needs better infrastructure to promote development- former UK parliamentarians

Sunil C. Perera, Reporting from Colombo

Sri Lanka needs a stable government. The country also has to come forward with a plan for the infrastructure and tourism developments. Investments for these development activities are easy to obtain. "World's popular business magnates are ready to accept Sri Lanka’s requests on investments."

Rightwing Hindu militants target Christian aborigines

By Sankar Ray from Kolkata

After the Muslims, now is the turn for the Christians below-the-poverty-line in India. Some 8000 “wretched-of-the earth” – Dangs- are targets of three rightwing Hindu militants in western India: Viswa Hindu Parishad ( World Hindu Council- VHP ). Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM- Hindu reawakening platform) and Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram (mission-home for welfare of forest-dwellers-VKA).Post your comments

Relatives of recently killed Sri Lankan soldiers speak

[b]Relatives of recently killed Sri Lankan soldiers speak to WSWS[/b]

Sri Lanka is rapidly descending once again into civil war. More than 100 people have been killed in ambushes, clashes and assassinations since Mahinda Rajapakse of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) won the November 17 presidential election.

Rightwing Hindu militants target Christian aborigines

[b]Rightwing Hindu militants target Christian aborigines[/b]

By Sankar Ray from Kolkata

After the Muslims, now is the turn for the Christians below-the-poverty-line in India. Some 8000 “wretched-of-the earth” – Dangs- are targets of three rightwing Hindu militants in western India: Viswa Hindu Parishad ( World Hindu Council- VHP ).

Journalist death toll is 47 worldwide in 2005

[b]Journalist death toll is 47 worldwide in 2005[/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C. 11 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Forty-seven journalists were killed in 2005, more than three-quarters of whom were murdered to silence their criticism or punish them for their work.

US tells LTTE: stop violence or pay dearly

[b]US tells LTTE: stop violence or pay dearly[/b]

[b]Colombo, 11 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]US ambassador to Sri Lanka, Jeffrey Lunstead, issued the toughest warning ever to the LTTE on Tuesday when he told a group of business that the Tamil Tigers will have to pay dearly if they return to war.

Muslim Congress slams Sri Lanka Government

[b]Muslim Congress slams Sri Lanka Government[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 11 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka's predominant Muslim party yesterday slammed the Government for its failure to take concrete steps to bring an end to the escalating tensions in the country.

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Secretary General M. T.

Tamil Tiger Air Force is in combat readiness to fight Sri Lanka armed forces

The Tamil Tiger Air force is ready to launch attacks on the Sri Lanka Government's armed forces, if Eelam War IV breaks out, warns Colonel Bravo Bahnu. This was the first time the Tamil rebel outfit openly admitted the prevalence of an Air force which was inducted as their another fighting unit.Post your comments


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