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2006-01-19 08:07:39

By Raju Gopalakrishnan COLOMBO (Reuters) - Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels ambushed an army truck with a fragmentation mine in eastern Sri Lanka on Thursday, killing four people and injuring more than 20 in a fresh threat to a last-ditch peace effort.

2005-12-29 00:28:44

By Simon Gardner COLOMBO (Reuters) - Troops beefed up security in Sri Lanka's restive east on Thursday ahead of the funeral of a pro-rebel MP gunned down at Christmas mass, as escalating attacks stoked fears of a return to civil war.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.