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Four die in Sri Lanka violence, ethnic fears rise

Four people were shot dead in fresh Sri Lankan violence on Monday, while the killing of six Sinhalese farmers by suspected Tamil Tiger rebels the previous day raised fears of more ethnic riots. Some 100 people have died in just over two weeks after a series of suspected Tamil Tiger ambushes on the military were followed by attacks on Tamil civilians. Both sides say they are still working toward talks that were scheduled for last week in Switzerland, but are now indefinitely postponed. But diplomats say the peace process seems deadlocked and some fear a return to the island’s two-decade civil war. Full Story

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