(Wrap) Leaders of Iraq’s different communities have shown little sign of compromise over key questions like the role of Islam and federalism in the nation''s future.
Map of Sri Lankan High Security Zones in the Jaffna peninsula
(Wrap) Underlining growing anxieties about renewed conflict in Sri Lanka, Norwegian peace brokers’ focus is at present less on finding ways to resume start talks than on preventing the unravelling of the ceasefire agreement and an outbreak of armed conflict.
How would the LTTE interpret the Sri Lankan military’s rushed efforts to expand its key military bases and supply nodes in the northern peninsula?
Roadside bombs favored by insurgents in Iraq have grown significantly in size and sophistication, adding to their deadliness and defeating efforts to increase US troops' safety by adding armor to vehicles.
An American bargain on nuclear technology may signal a view of India as a counterbalance to China - and herald the fraying of the principles behind the nuclear non-proliferation regime
The veteran Sri Lankan intelligence officer shot dead on May 30 was a central figure in the atrocity-punctuated paramilitary aspects of the counter-insurgency campaign against the LTTE in the early nineties then had a critical role in the deep penetration attacks on LTTE commanders and officials.
Aid inflows, increasing exports, an expansion in agriculture and a revival in tourism bode well for Sri Lanka
Adam Smith''s invisible hand of capitalism is at work in mysterious ways, writes Peter Day, Presenter with BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service
Agreement on a ceasefire between the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam