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2011-02-16 13:39:36

A top official said Wednesday that Sri Lanka is planning its first ever census of elephants as the animals increasingly come into conflict with villagers.

2010-11-18 09:43:00

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, Nov.

2010-08-27 14:50:00

Despite Military Defeat, the LTTE's International Network Remains "Intact" COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug.

2010-01-14 11:25:00

Op-ed Details Sri Lanka's Arduous Struggle and Positive Steps Toward Reconciliation WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-06-26 13:20:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands died in the fighting, and many more thousands fled in search of peace.

2009-06-19 08:43:00

BALTIMORE, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief (LWR) announced today a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support its emergency response to the humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka.

2009-05-12 07:20:00

New account of the history of conflict provides an indispensable resource WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The conflict between the Sri Lankan government and the secessionist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is one of the world's most intractable contemporary armed struggles.

2009-04-23 10:18:00

BALTIMORE, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of people displaced by fighting between the Sri Lankan government and the separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Armed conflict in Sri Lanka continues to escalate as government forces intensify operations to seize land under the control of the LTTE.

2008-08-04 18:01:03

By Joshua Norman COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Almost exactly eight months before Hurricane Katrina, Sri Lankans faced one of the worst natural disasters in modern history. About 30,000 Sri Lankans perished when a tsunami created by an undersea earthquake crashed ashore on Dec. 26, 2004.


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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.