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Genocide

The Mulliwaikkal divergence

By P. K. Balachandran COLOMBO - The annual ceremonies held by the Sri Lankan armed forces on May 19, to mark the defeat of the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the observances held by Tamil political leaders on May 18…
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March 1 in History

The International Criminal Court (ICC), the intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague, Netherlands, is the first and only permanent international court with jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for…
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January 27 in History

The siege of Leningrad was a prolonged military blockade undertaken from the south by the Army Group North of Nazi Germany against the Soviet city of Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) on the Eastern Front in World War II. The siege began on…
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