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<b>Sri Lanka says peace holding despite bitterness between rebels, truce monitors </b>

SHIMALI SENANAYAKE, Associated Press Writer

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Recent bitterness between Tamil Tiger rebels and European truce monitors has not affected the peace process aimed at ending 19 years of separatist violence in Sri Lanka, the government said Thursday.

<b>LTTE-detained monitors sustain bruises on arms, face...</b>

Namini Wijedasa - The Island

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission has recorded evidence of bruises on the two naval monitors who were detained by the LTTE on a fishing trawler they had boarded to inspect.

<b>Sabas Review - Peace ship in floundering animation</b>


Sabas Weekly Review: Peace process has withstood another watery test. If on that Saturday night something more serious had happened, the peace ship would have most likely floundered.

<b>Jayalalitha! Are you helping Chandrika?</b>

From Guna Kajananth in Batticaloa July 18: A massive demonstration was held here today to demonstrate the support of Sri Lankan Tamils to the jailed Tamil leader Vaiko – V.Gopalasamy, who was jailed for addressing in a public rally, in support of the LTTE and its struggle in Sri Lanka.

<b>Oh My God...</b>

Four Catholic ladies were having coffee. The first
Catholic woman tells her friends, "My son is a priest.
When he walks into a room, everyone calls him 'Father.'"