Steven said the LTTE
has spread the word for civilians to leave controlled areas.
So far, more than 55,250 people have died in the civil war in which the LTTE
is fighting to establish an independent state in Sri Lanka's north and east where the majority of residents are ethnic Tamils.
The EU reiterated that it continues to consider the LTTE
as a terrorist organisation and the EU's restrictive measures against the LTTE
remain in force.
After the defeat of the LTTE
in Sri Lanka, the pro-LTTE
groups abroad have formed an international organization called 'Global Tamil Forum' (GTF) replacing the pro-Tamil Tiger's 'World Tamil Movement', which became inactive after the killing of the LTTE
leadership in Sri Lanka.
The conflicting reports come as LTTE
fighters continue to urge the UK and France to pressure the Sri Lankan government into calling a ceasefire.
Economic deprivation in the LTTE
-controlled areas is rated by Kohona as one of the main reasons for the emergence of LTTE
A second round of talks set for April was first postponed by a few days and is now being endangered over a spat over facilitation of consultations between eastern commanders of the LTTE
and the LTTE
leadership prior to the talks.
But she also has unusual moral authority when it comes to one of the most difficult challenges facing both the government and the LTTE
organizations overseas designated under UN Security Council Resolution 1373 include -
One finds that, with this kind of attack, the government very quickly points the finger of blame at the LTTE
Also Saturday, rebel commanders of the LTTE
canceled a trip for consultations with the Tiger hierarchy in rebel-held Kilinochchi.
Toronto, March 28 -- Sri Lankans both Sinhalese and Tamils in Canada has expressed surprise by plans by President Maithripala Sirisena to legalize the LTTE
So, with these grounds, I have requested their lordships to cast the order of the tribunal, to cast the order of the ban against LTTE
," Vaiko told media after appearing before the Madras High court seeking revocation of ban on LTTE
Tuesday's offensive comes a day after the LTTE
announced it would comply with international calls for a ceasefire, but would not surrender its weapons.
The battle broke out between northern units loyal to LTTE
leader Velupillai Prabhakaran and those loyal to renegade V.