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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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Former LTTE member arrested at Katunayake

Another former LTTE member was arrested by the Terrorism Investigation Department, TamilWin reported on Thursday.

Ayyathurai Mohandas, known as Athavan Master, [more]

Tamil Guardian 27 May 2016
No arrests over Tamil student attack in East says TNPF
The Tamil National People's Front condemned Sri Lankan state's inaction and "partisan approach" over the racist attack of a Tamil student by Sinhala students at Eastern university. [more]

Tamil Guardian 27 May 2016
Sri Lanka’s ‘Office of Missing Persons’ lacks victim consultations – HRW

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Sri Lankan government’s newly announced Office of Missing Persons’ (OMP), stating that the authorities had failed to sufficiently consult with victims in establishing the new mechanism. [more]

Tamil Guardian 27 May 2016
Councillor urges end to state sponsored Sinhala resettlement in Mullaitivu
The northern provincial councillor, Ravikaran on Thursday put forward a motion against the state sponsored Sinhala resettlement into Mullaitivu. Putting forward the motion, [more]

Tamil Guardian 27 May 2016
Ranil requests reports from Eastern Province CM and Navy
The Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has stepped into the row between the military and the Eastern province's chief minister, seeking reports on the incident from both parties. [more]

Tamil Guardian 27 May 2016
Tamils call for investigation into genocide in Sri Lanka

Members of the Tamilar Vidiyal Katchi held a protest outside the United Nations office in Chennai this week, [more]

Tamil Guardian 27 May 2016
EP CM incident designed to demoralise war heroes - Mahinda

Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has slammed the Eastern Province Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed, who berated a navy officer and the governor of the province in the presence of US Ambassador Keshap. [more]

Tamil Guardian 26 May 2016
Sinhala nationalists to protest against Eastern Chief Minister remarks on military
A protest against the Eastern Chief Minister Mr Nazeer Ahmed has been organised Sinhala nationalist organisation ‘Sinha Le.’ The protest was organised by the group in response to the Chief Minister telling the military to leave a community event held in Sampur. The ‘Sinha Le’ protest flyer read, [more]


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