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Can Racism Be Defeated?

Racism and racial tension continues to prevail around the world. The notion that globalization has quelled these issues is inaccurate, in fact it is becoming clearer that as societies grow closer, racism becomes more prevalent.<p>Racism, for many, was the result of the misinformed and unsubstantiated …

'Pressure cooker packed with metal' may have been at heart of Boston bombs

Federal investigators involved in one of the largest manhunts in US history have revealed that the Boston marathon bombs that killed three people and …

Sri Lanka

"Ceylon" redirects here. For other uses, see Ceylon (disambiguation).<p>Coordinates:<p><b>Sri Lanka</b> (UK: /sriˈlæŋkə,ʃriː-/, US: /-ˈlɑːŋkə/ ( listen);[11][12] …

Sri Lankan Civil War

Sri Lankan Civil War<br>ශ්‍රී ලාංකික සිවිල් යුද්ධය<br>இலங்கை உள்நாட்டுப் போர்<p>The area of Sri Lanka claimed by the LTTE as <i>Tamil Eelam</i>, where the vast majority …

Lessons From the Boston Bombing: A Global View

As I reflect on the Boston bombing as a resident of Cambridge/Somerville, as a Bostonian, and someone whose own institution suffered a tragic loss of a member of our own community, these are some preliminary lessons which I am drawing from the attack from a global perspective.<p>We ignore the …

Sigiriya - View from Top

Sri Lanka

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

தமிழீழ விடுதலைப் புலிகள்<p>Emblem<p>Also known as<p>Tamil Tigers<p>Leader(s)<p>Velupillai Prabhakaran (KIA)<p>Dates of operation<p>5 May 1976 – 18 May 2009<p>Motives<p>The …

Sri Lankan military 'still raping and torturing suspected rebels'

Sri Lankan security forces continue to use torture, rape and other forms of sexual violence against suspected members of the Tamil Tiger rebels and …

Sri Lanka accused of ongoing torture and abuse of Tamil prisoners

The torture of Tamil political prisoners is increasingly rife in Sri Lanka with some detainees dying in custody after suffering prolonged abuse, a …

Inside Story - Can Sri Lanka achieve reconciliation?