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Two blasts as Norway bids to revive S.Lanka talks

A top Norwegian peace envoy was to meet Sri Lankan government officials on Wednesday to try to secure peace talks, but with two new attacks blamed on the rebels negotiations looked increasingly unlikely. More than 70 people have died since the first week of April in suspected rebel Tamil Tiger attacks, ethnic riots and other killings that have reignited fears of a return to the island’s two-decade civil war. In the latest violence, a claymore mine blast in the northwestern region of Mannar injured two members of the Sri Lankan navy, the army said, adding that the attack could only have been carried out by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. Full Story

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