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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 Batticaloa intelligence head arrested
The former head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam's (LTTE) intelligence wing in Batticaloa was arrested by Sri Lankan police officers on Monday in Eravur. [more]

Tamil Guardian 02 May 2016
Sri Lanka military enrol pre-school Tamil children in Vanni
The Sri Lankan military's civil security division enrolled pre-school children in Vanni, forcing children to wear uniforms bearing the Sri Lankan military emblem. [more]

Tamil Guardian 01 May 2016
Tamil school children excel in Britain

British Tamil school children are outperforming their peers who have registered English as their first language in reading, writing and mathematics, reports The Express. [more]

Tamil Guardian 01 May 2016
Sri Lankan prime minister lashes out at the media
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe lashed out at the island’s media institutions on Saturday, accusing them of attempting to revive the LTTE. [more]

Tamil Guardian 01 May 2016
Journalists in Colombo demand justice for Sivaram

Over a hundred journalists and media workers based in Colombo staged a demonstration on Friday, calling for justice for murdered Tamil journalist Dharmeratnam Sivaram. [more]

Tamil Guardian 01 May 2016
Supreme Court orders Wigneswaran to appear over NPC resolution
Updated 2300 GMT

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has ordered Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran and other Tamil politicians to appear before it with regards to the resolution calling for a federal solution in a merged North-East passed by the NPC last week.

The chief minister, [more]

Tamil Guardian 01 May 2016
Husband was stripped by Sri Lankan army after his surrender - relatives testify in Kilinochchi

Sri Lanka’s Presidential Commission on disappearances made its final sitting in Kilinochchi last week, calling over a thousand witnesses to testify about their missing relatives. [more]

Tamil Guardian 01 May 2016
Federalism will not cause secession says Wigneswaran
The chief minister of the Northern Province rejected assertions that the call for federalism was racist and aimed at secession, stating that it was "madness" to suggest so. [more]


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