By Sophia Tamot (AFP)
KATHMANDU — Maoist protesters clashed with residents in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu on Thursday as anger grew over a strike that has shut down much of the country for five days. (more…)
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Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Healthcare and Nutrition (MOH) this week met with representatives from IOM, the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Central Bank and relevant ministries to initiate the development of a migration health policy for Sri Lanka. (more…)
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By CNN News
The Sri Lankan army overran two Tamil Tiger rebel positions in the country’s north on Tuesday, the military reported on its Web site.
Recently captured rebel weapons stacked up in the former Tamil stronghold of Kilinochchi.
The rebels “suffered double blows, losing two heavily fortified defense positions as … troops made predawn incursions at identified terror strong points located south of Valayanmadam today,” the Ministry of Defense said.