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DateLine Sunday, 11 May 2008





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TMVP releases child soldiers, does not carry guns in public - UN

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said the Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP), the political party which is transforming itself from an armed group to a party contesting elections released 39 child soldiers to a Government led rehabilitation program and restricted its armed recruits to the interior forest in the Eastern Province and they no longer travel in public carrying guns.

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Naval cargo vessel under attack; sailors escape

A 70-metre long cargo vessel came under attack at 2.15 a.m. yesterday at the Naval harbour in Trincomalee. The sailors on board at the time of the attack escaped without any injury, according to Navy spokesperson Commander D. K. P. Dassanayake.

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Fall of Adampan humiliates LTTE

The people of this country by this morning would have heard the final results of the Eastern Provincial Council elections, which was headed to a close in a successful note by yesterday evening at the time this newspaper was going to press.

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