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Suicide attacks solve nothing

Suicide attacks solve nothing

US army personnel inspecting the remains of a bomb site in Kabul, Afghanistan (Pic by Army.mil @ Flickr) The following is the edited text of a speech delivered by the Malaysian Muslim Youth Movement (Abim)’s outgoing vice-president, Azril Mohd Amin, at the International Summit of Religious Youth Leaders on Disarmament for Shared Security held at […]

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LTTE chief Prabhakaran shot dead

NEW DELHI, 18 May 2009: The elusive Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, who fought a quarter-century secessionist war with the Sri Lankan government, has been shot dead by the Sri Lankan army. According to military sources in Colombo, Prabakharan and his intelligence chief, Pottu Amman, were killed last night while they […]

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LTTE chief’s son is dead says Lanka military

NEW DELHI, 18 May 2009: Sri Lanka military today claimed that it had discovered the dead body of Charles Anthony, the eldest son of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief Veluppillai Prabhakaran. Sri Lanka’s military website said troops of 53 Division found the body of Anthony in Vellamullaikkal area in the island’s north this […]

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Not without my baby

Not without my baby

FOR the week of 20 to 26 April 2009, Tamil papers highlighted M Indira Gandhi’s continued struggle to get back her 11-month-old baby from her Muslim-convert husband. The papers also reported on the shares offered to Indian Malaysians by Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), and the anger of Indian Malaysians, particularly Tamil Malaysians against India’s support […]

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Mysterious death, martyr and Thaipusam

Mysterious death, martyr and Thaipusam

FOR the week of 9 to 15 Feb, the Tamil papers highlighted the inquiry into the death of an actress; K Muthukumaran’s martyrdom; and the incidents during Thaipusam. Death of an actress The inquest into the death of local Tamil drama actress K Sujatha, 29, made headlines in Malaysia Nanban and Makkal Osai. Sujatha (Source: […]

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Death and the horrors of war

Death and the horrors of war

GLOOMY news dominated the Tamil papers for the week of 26 Jan to 1 Feb 2009. A Kugan’s death, the ongoing war in Sri Lanka, and the death of a young man in Chennai were widely discussed in the papers. Death in detention Like all other papers in the country, 22-year-old Kugan’s death while in […]

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