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War crimes: US wants Lanka to hold ‘guilty’ accountable US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday pushed Sri Lanka to hold accountable those responsible for committing war crimes during the nearly three-decade-long civil war with the Tamil Tigers.
Clinton urges Sri Lanka to prosecute war criminalsSri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris on Friday apprised Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton of the steps his government is taking to hold accountable those responsible for committing war crimes during a three decade-long war with Tamil rebels.
Syrian opposition group fractured as leader pledges to resignSyria’s main opposition group is in disarray, and its leader Thursday offered to step down, nearly 15 months after the start of an uprising aimed at toppling President Bashar Assad’s regime.
Clinton aide pressed about Iranian dissident campLawmakers have pressed a top State Department official on whether the Obama administration believes that a group of Iranian dissidents in an Iraqi camp have given up their weapons.
Pakistan’s Zardari to attend NATO summit in ChicagoPakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will attend the NATO summit, which begins Sunday in Chicago, his office said Wednesday, signaling that a deal is close on reopening alliance supply routes into landlocked Afghanistan from Pakistani ports.