Sunday, 01 February 2015
Home Tamil Affairs International Affairs Editorial Opinion Feature Culture & Community Interviews
Latest Entries:
US ambassador summoned over Libyan raid
Tamil Guardian 08 October 2013 Print ArticleE-mail ArticleFeedback On Article
   

The Libyan government has summoned the US envoy to the country after a raid saw an alleged al-Qaeda operative abducted by US special forces.

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said ties between the two countries would remain unaffected but said that Libyan nationals must be tried in Libyan courts.

The US embassy in Tripoli told the BBC that Ambassador Deborah Jones was "in regular contact with the Libyan government, including the Libyan ministry of foreign affairs".

 
Share on Facebook Print ArticlePrint Article E-mail ArticleE-mail Article Feedback On ArticleFeedback On Article
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS
  Tamil Affairs
Tamil Guardian 31 January 2015
Sri Lankan army recruits Tamil youth as military tradesmen
The Sri Lankan military, under the directions of Major General Jagath Dias, recruited 34 Tamil youths from Mullaitivu as tradesmen this month, the military said. [more]

Tamil Guardian 31 January 2015
Govt introduces loan scheme for disabled Sri Lankan soldiers
Sri Lanka's new government introduced this week a special loan scheme for disabled Sri Lankan soldiers via state owned banks. The 'Viru Daru' scheme, which was presented to parliament on Thursday, has a budget of upto Rs. [more]

Tamil Guardian 31 January 2015
UK minister calls on Sri Lanka to cooperate with UN inquiry as he concludes visit
The UK's Foreign Office minister, Hugo Swire, called on the new Sri Lankan government to "work together with the international community at the UN Human Rights Council, [more]

Tamil Guardian 31 January 2015
President appoints new Chief Justice
A senior Sri Lankan judge, K Sripavan, was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Sri Lanka on Friday, by the president, Maithripala  Sirisena. Justice Sripavan, [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 January 2015
Sirisena-government ignored Tamils in budget - TNA MP

The TNA spokesperson Suresh Premachandran charged that the new government, under President Maithripala Sirisena, has ignored Tamil concerns in the latest interim budget, [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 January 2015
Relatives of disappeared protest in Batticaloa

Photos: Battinews

Protestors in Batticaloa demanded to know the whereabouts of people who were disappeared from 1958 to more recent times, [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 January 2015
‘Hold perpetrators to account for their actions’ in Sri Lanka says British PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated his call for Sri Lanka’s new government to address matters of international concern and hold perpetrators of abuses of international law to account for their actions. [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 January 2015
International war crimes investigation is the only first step says UK opposition leader

The leader of the UK Labour Party Ed Miliband repeated his call for an independent international investigation into mass atrocities, [more]


Print Editions

 
 

Contact Tamil Guardian
www.tamilguardian.com