Inflation undermines tsunami recovery

Demand for construction workers and materials is sending costs soaring.

Stanford pathologist tries to improve care

One Tamil émigré contributes to health in her homeland – by training medical technicians

Tender Sprouts orphanage rebuilt

Life slowly picks up at the Mullaitivu children's home devastated by the tsunami.

Tigers build houses, wait for tsunami aid

'It may be a challenge for some donor countries to accept some exceptions amid restrictions on whom to work with.'

Reform call conceals UNP tensions

Poll defeat raises questions over the future direction of Sri Lanka’s oldest party.

‘Our people will not be tolerant any longer’

Mr. Vellupillai Pirapaharan, leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) delivered his Heroes Day address on November 27, 2005. This is the full text.

The defining of torture in a new world war

The ‘enhanced interrogation techniques,’ ‘renditions’ and ‘severe pain’.

Diaspora Tamils mark Heroes Day

Tamils from Switzerland to Canada and Norway to South Africa salute fighters who fell int he independence struggle.

Intimidation in Northeast

Paramilitaries, military deserters and underworld thugs gear up

Hopefuls’ flying visits to Jaffna enclaves

Neither Presidential candidate meets the Tamils locals, just the Sinhala troops