Thursday, 23rd October 2014

Features

European Court of Justice
Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgement - Bible-John-Judgement It was reported that Sri Lanka’s Ministry of External Affairs expressed concern over the European Union Court of Justice, ruling, which on procedural grounds struck down the European Council measures of 2006, maintaining Sri Lanka’s defunct Tamil Tiger terrorist group, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) on the European list of terrorist organizations but allowed measures to keep their assets frozen. The statement released by the Ministry of External Affairs pointed out that, “It is noteworthy...
  • Life Abroad – Part 101
Until the early 19th century, European countries adopted their own system of diplomatic ranks where comparative positions or titles were subjected to considerable dispute due to the insistence of major nations seeking superiority over minor nations. In an attempt to resolve the problem, the Congress of Vienna of 1815 formally established to adopt an international system of diplomatic ranks. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary became the head of a Mission. Among the Commonwealth, Head of the Mission was known as the High Commissioner, who represented the government. Sri Lanka High...