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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 30 May 2015
Sri Lanka will not meet Tamil demands unless forced says CV Wigneswaran
The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province CV Wigneswaran said that Sri Lanka would have to be forced to meet Tamil demands. Accusing the Sri Lankan government of not “having the will” to meet Tamil demands, [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 May 2015
‘Continued occupation’ of Tamil homeland says DMK chief

The leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) M Karunanidhi said that the Tamil homeland continues to be occupied by Sri Lankan troops despite the change of government on the island earlier this year. [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 May 2015
EPDP rejects allegations of link to Vithiya murder
The Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) general secretary Douglas Devananda denied allegations that his party was connected to the rape and murder of a school girl in Punkuduthivu. [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 May 2015
Buddhist and military ceremony held for Maj Gen Dias

Accused Sri Lankan war criminal Major General Jagath Dias, Commander of the Security Force Headquarters in Mullaitivu left his post this month, [more]

Tamil Guardian 30 May 2015
Police accused of negligence in Vithiya case

Police in Jaffna have been accused of negligence in the case of murdered schoolgirl S. Vithiya.

Vithiya’s parents attempted to report her missing at the Kurikattuvan police checkpoint but were turned away. [more]

Tamil Guardian 29 May 2015
Tamil parliamentarians warns of further protests in Batticaloa demanding justice for killed social worker
Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians in Batticaloa and Eastern provincial Councillors warned of further demonstrations if those responsible for the shooting of a social worker on Tuesday were not brought to justice. [more]

Tamil Guardian 29 May 2015
British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka visits Jaffna

The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, James Dauris, has made a visit to Jaffna this week.

Mr Dauris met with the chief priest at Nallur Temple and tweeted that they had discussed the “central role of religious leaders in reconciliation.”

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In Jaffna, [more]

Tamil Guardian 29 May 2015
Sri Lankan army teaches students and ‘enlightens farmers’ in Kilinochchi

The Sri Lankan military held two workshops in Kilinochchi this month to teach and “enlighten” both Tamil students and farmers about telecommunications and solar power. [more]


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