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Crack down on Tamil Tigers requested

LONDON, June 13 (UPI) -- The president of Sri Lanka called on the British government to stop the Tamil Tigers from raising money in Britain.

Squad met LTTE chief before naval blast

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 1 (UPI) -- A Tamil Tigers chief met with a suicide squad prior to a deadly attack on a Sri Lankan navy vessel, a government defense official said Tuesday.

Rebels, Sri Lankin soldiers die in clashes

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Skirmishes between Sri Lankan solders and Tamil Tigers in the Mannar and Vavuniya districts killed 26 rebels and five soldiers, military officials said Monday.

Sri Lanka says 28 rebels killed

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Sri Lanka on Monday claimed its security forces had killed 28 Tamil Tiger rebels in clashes in the troubled northern region of the island nation.

Military reports more Tamil Tigers killed

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Violence persisted Saturday in northern Sri Lanka, with the army reporting that soldiers had killed at least 28 Tamil Tiger militant fighters.

More clashes with Tigers in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Violence between the Tamil Tigers and Sri Lankan soldiers took the lives of 49 members of the separatist group Wednesday, the government said.

28 militants, 7 soldiers dead in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- At least 17 members of the Tamil Tigers died Wednesday in fights with army units in the northern part of Sri Lanka, military officials said.

Tamil Tigers political leader killed

KILINOCHCHI , Sri Lanka, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The Tamil Tigers rebel group in Sri Lanka said a high-ranking political leader of the group was killed in a Sri Lankan airstrike.

Sri Lanka violence claims 13 more lives

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, March 30 (UPI) -- At least 13 people -- eight civilians and five soldiers -- have died in the latest fighting in Sri Lanka between the military and separatist Tamil Tigers.

Politician: Gandhi misled Tamil Tigers

CHENNAI, India, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi knowingly misled Tamil Tigers fighting for nationhood in Sri Lanka, a Tamil Nadu party leader said Sunday.

Government repels Tamil Tiger attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Sri Lankan troops Thursday turned back a major attack by the Tamil Tigers in the Jaffna Peninsula, killing at least 98.

31 dead in Sri Lanka, rebel fight

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, June 17 (UPI) -- Thirty-one people were killed when rebels launched an attack on Sri Lankan Naval forces in the Indian Ocean.

Report: Tamil tigers extorting money

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, March 15 (UPI) -- Members of the Tamil diaspora around the world are being threatened into funding the Sri Lankan Tamil Tiger rebel movement, a new report reveals.

Tamil rebel movement not 'separatism'

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Nov. 27 (UPI) --
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