Thousands missing in SL civil war dead: Gotabaya

Colombo, Jan 21 : Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has for the time acknowledged that more than 20,000 people who disappeared during the country’s decades-long civil war were dead, the media reported on Tuesday. The Sri Lankan Army defeated the Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009 after 26 years of bloody conflict. During this time, […]

Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes

Yangon, Jan 21 : Myanmar President Win Myint on Tuesday promised criminal investigations and possible prosecutions of those who committed war crimes in Rakhine state, following recommendations of the Independent Commission of Enquiry. The commission was established by the President’s office in July 2018 to investigate human rights violations allegations in Rakhine state around the […]

SL in talks with S’pore over ex-central bank gov’s extradition

Colombo, Jan 21 : Sri Lanka was still in talks with Singapore over the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran over the $74 million treasury bond scam, it was reported. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa told the media on Monday that a due process needed to be followed to secure the Mahendran was ongoing, […]