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Sri Lanka allows UN to 'share' war crime evidence

Sri Lanka has backtracked and will now allow a United Nations team to visit the country and share evidence gathered during an investigation into whether war crimes were committed during the final phase of the island's bloody civil war, a Cabinet minister said Saturday.Full story

U.S. convicts Singapore man in Tamil Tigers arms plot

A federal jury in Baltimore has convicted a Singapore national of conspiring to provide weapons to Tamil Tiger rebels operating in Sri Lanka, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. Full story

U.S. says Sri Lanka amendment undermines democracy

The United States on Saturday condemned Sri Lanka's passage of a constitutional amendment granting the president vast new powers, saying it undermined democracy. Full story

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