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Tamil Tigers headman Prabhakaran “killed”

Velupillai Prabhakaran He made few public appearances, but delivered a “Heroes’ Week” speech each November commemorating dead Tamil fighters.

“We will continue with our struggle until the alien Sinhala occupation of our land is evicted,” he vowed in his final address last year.

Prabhakaran’s Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) had their own army, navy and air force, built up by an international fundraising network and the use of sanctions-busting smugglers on ships and speedboats.



Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigns

Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal

After few weeks’ confrontation with Army Chief and head-on with leading political parties, Prime minister of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigned today while addressing to the country people in a televised speech.

It came into truce when President Ram Baran Yadav refused to pass the bill to sack Army Chief Rukmangad Katuwal. Officially, President Ram Baran Yadav heads the Nepal’s Military.