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Sri Lanka rebels threaten more bombings

Sri Lanka should expect more suicide bombings if the island returns to full-scale war, the Tamil Tiger rebels’ political chief warned Wednesday. In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, S.P. Tamilselvan said recent bloodshed has rendered the country’s 4-year-old truce “a piece of paper that has no meaning at all.” Still, he said the Tigers were willing to sit down with the government again for peace talks. But he insisted government forces stop a surge of bombings and shootings that have killed nearly 700 people since April, more than half of them civilians. Full Story

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