Aid workers to complete pull-out by Sept 29
Humanitarian assistance to be continued from
Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said yesterday that
the United Nations and other aid groups re-commenced their pull- out
from Kilinochchi and were expected to complete the re-location
process in Vavuniya by September 29.
Vigilance of bus crew averts major disaster
A major disaster was averted yesterday due to
timely action by a conductor and a driver of a CTB bus plying from
Mattakkuliya to Moratuwa. They evicted around 60 passengers from the
bus after taking it to a safer place close to Horton Place
roundabout minutes before a suspected parcel bomb exploded inside.
US to prosecute recruiters of child soldiers
New legislation adopted on Monday will permit
the United States to prosecute foreign military commanders who
recruit child soldiers abroad, Human Rights Watch said.