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US ambassador summoned over Libyan raid
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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".

 
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Tamil Guardian 27 February 2015
Tamil Nadu delegation secures $4 billion foreign investment ahead of global forum in Chennai
A Tamil Nadu delegation visiting Singapore, Japan and South Korea, led by the chief secretary in the industries department of Tamil Nadu, secured $4 billion of a $ 16 billion foreign investment target set by the Tamil Nadu State. [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 February 2015
HRW tells Sri Lankan president to press ahead on rights reform
The New York based rights group, Human Rights Watch, urged Sri Lanka's new president to "advance a reform agenda to address past and ongoing human rights problems in the country" and stressed the need for accountability for violations of international law during the armed conflict in a letter sent to the president on Thursday. Stating that the government had undertaken important new initiatives, [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 February 2015
Young Tamil found dead in Batticaloa

The body of a young Tamil man was found on Thursday in Eerakulam, Batticaloa, reported Battinews.

Nallathambi Vijikaran, 20, who hails from Siththandi, was reported missing by his family three days ago. [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 February 2015
Tamil orgs reject Sri Lanka's Commission on Missing Persons, call for international mechanism
The Tamil Civil Society Forum (TCSF) and Welfare Organisation for the Forcibly Disappeared Persons, announced that they would be boycotting Sri Lanka’s presidential Commission on Missing Persons, [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 February 2015
JVP opposes UNP-SLFP national government
The JVP this week said it would oppose any move towards a national government ahead of Sri Lanka's parliamentary election, stating that such a move was an attempt to deprive the electorate of the right to vote. [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 February 2015
Maithripala to visit UK and 'lunch with Queen'

Sri Lanka's new president, Maithripala Sirisena will travel to the UK on March 7 on an official visit, Minister of Justice Wijayadasa Rajapakshe told the BBC Sinhala service. [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 February 2015
UNHRC defends deferral of OISL report

The UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday defended its decision to defer the release of the report on the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka as a "very rational" decision taken in a "relatively unique" case, [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 February 2015
Sri Lanka's foreign minister visits China
Sri Lanka's foreign minister, Mangala Samaraweera left for China on Thursday, for a two day visit aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries. [more]


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