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Van seized, three suspects arrested relating to SL Easter attacks

The Sri Lankan police announced that three suspects were arrested along with a van connected to the devastating Easter Sunday.

30 Apr 2019 3:00 PM

Sri Lanka: 42 foreigners killed in Easter blasts

Another 12 foreigners remain unaccounted for and could be among still unidentified bodies at Colombo's police morgue, the statement said.

30 Apr 2019 1:32 PM

Security tight as Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media

The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours.

30 Apr 2019 12:24 PM

SL President suspends police chief over blasts, names successor

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundara, his office announced on Monday.

29 Apr 2019 4:17 PM

Indian among 13 foreigners arrested without valid visa in Sri Lanka

An Indian is among the 13 foreign nationals arrested by police here for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws.

29 Apr 2019 2:04 PM

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Sri Lankan woman gifts five pet dogs to army for bomb detection training

A woman in Sri Lanka has gifted her five German Shepherd dogs to the Army for explosive detection training in the wake of Easter bombings.

29 Apr 2019 1:15 PM

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants disguised in uniforms

MSD in a letter to lawmakers said that people in military uniforms and using a van could be involved in attacks.

29 Apr 2019 12:54 PM

Tamil medium teacher among 106 suspects held in Sri Lanka bombings

A total of 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, have been arrested in Sri Lanka.

28 Apr 2019 11:52 AM

Easter bombings: Sri Lanka bans 2 terror groups, including NTJ

Sirisena took the decision under emergency regulations to ban the National Thowheeth Jama'ath and Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim.

28 Apr 2019 11:08 AM

ISIS claim 3 terrorists blew themselves in Sri Lanka raids

The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police.

28 Apr 2019 10:20 AM

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The mastermind behind SL's Easter bombings -- Black Sheep

There were nine suicide bombers who blew apart men, women and children as they sat to pray or ate breakfast.

27 Apr 2019 8:36 AM

Search ongoing for 140 people with links to ISIS: SL President Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the ISIS group.

26 Apr 2019 2:55 PM

Sri Lanka: Religious leaders urge women to avoid niqaab, cooperate with police

Sri Lanka’s Muslim Council said that its leaders have agreed that bodies of terrorists would not be buried in any mosque burial ground.

26 Apr 2019 1:41 PM

Wanted extremist cleric Hashim died in hotel attack: SL Prez Sirisena

An Islamic extremist believed to have played a key role in SL's bombings died in an attack on a Colombo hotel.

26 Apr 2019 10:41 AM

Sri Lanka can't arrest citizens who joined ISIS: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lankan nationals who joined ISIS could not be arrested as joining a foreign terrorist organisation is not against the law.

26 Apr 2019 9:50 AM

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Family of Sri Lanka's Easter bombings mastermind missing: Reports

Mohomed Hashim Madaniya, sister of the suspected mastermind behind the blasts on Easter, said her family is missing since the attacks.

26 Apr 2019 8:57 AM

Dissecting Sri Lankan government’s social media ban

Sri Lanka has a complicated history with social media, providing context to the government’s ban on it after the Easter Sunday attacks.

25 Apr 2019 2:57 PM

Sri Lanka blasts: Catholic churches suspend public mass amidst security concerns

The head of the church urged politicians to leave aside differences to rebuild the country struck by the bombings.

25 Apr 2019 2:31 PM

New bomb found in Colombo 3 days after Easter: Report

A new bomb was found in downtown area of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on Wednesday, after multiple blasts shook the country on Sunday.

24 Apr 2019 6:21 PM

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