- Sri Lankan rights groups seek war crimes probe Updated: Mar-04-14 12:40 pm
- Court: No release for 3 of Rajiv Gandhi's killers Updated: Feb-20-14 8:26 am
- Sri Lanka mulls SAfrican-model truth commission Updated: Feb-19-14 6:14 am
- Pope to South Korea more likely, to honor martyrs Updated: Feb-08-14 10:43 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Human rights groups in Sri Lanka on Tuesday asked the United Nations to carry out an international investigation of alleged war crimes and other rights violations during the country's civil war.
NEW DELHI - India's top court on Thursday stopped the Tamil Nadu state government from releasing three of the seven prisoners serving life sentences for the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, a lawyer said.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's government said Wednesday that it was considering a process similar to South Africa's post-apartheid Truth and Reconciliation Commission to heal the wounds of the island nation's decades-long civil war.
VATICAN CITY - A trip to South Korea this summer by Pope Francis appeared much more likely after the Vatican said Saturday that he has approved honoring as martyrs 124 Koreans who were among thousands who perished for their faith in Korea in the 18th and 19th centuries