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Sri Lanka shuts war-time refugee camps

Sri Lanka on Tuesday shut down Menik Farm, one of the largest refugee camps in world which once housed 300,000 Tamils displaced during the country's decade-long ethnic war which ended in 2009.......

90,000 displaced Lankan Tamils return home

The International Organisation for Migration has helped about 90,000 displaced Tamils, lodged in the Menik Farm camps in Vavuniya, to return to their towns and villages in northern Sri Lanka.The......

India assures all help to Tamil IDPs in Lanka

India on Tuesday assured Tamils displaced by the 30-year-old civil war in Sri Lanka's north of all possible assistance in their resettlement process, as Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao visited the......

UNHCR concerned about safety of Tamil refugees

The United Nations refugee agency is deeply concerned about the safety of the more than 250,000 displaced people in northern Sri Lanka after reports of securitylapses inside the camps where they......

Lanka probing Pottu Amman's death

Unable to retrieve the body of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam intelligence chief Pottu Amman from the war zone, the Sri Lankan Army is still investigating the possibility that he may be alive......

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