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U.N.: Sri Lanka ceasefire 'inadequate'
  Rebels call ceasefire

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  Tamil Tigers fighting government forces in north-east Sri Lanka have declared a unilateral ceasefire
  The humanitarian chief John Holmes criticized a two-day pause in the fighting between the army and Tamil Tiger rebels as 'inadequate'


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  The government decided to withdraw from an internationally brokered cease-fire that had largely collapsed since the resurgence of fighting

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Apr.27   Race to save ceasefire
  Truce monitors have travelled to north-east to try to ease tension after 2 days of government air strikes

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Nov.8   Ceasefire 'holding'
  The peace deal is holding despite a power struggle between the president and prime minister

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Feb.21 Permanent ceasefire
  Government and Tamil Tiger rebels have agreed to a ceasefire as part of a Norwegian initiative to end civil war

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Dec.23 Tamil cease-fire rejected
  Sri Lankan President Kumaratunga rejected the offer of a monthlong unilateral cease-fire Dec.21 Rebels declare cease-fire
  Tamil rebels declared a month-long cease-fire to push forward a peace process

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