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9 ministers, 2 Guv from Muslim community in SL resign over Easter bombing allegations

The Muslim politicians also protested what they term the government's inability to ensure the safety of their community.

04 Jun 2019 11:51 AM

No proof that terrorists involved in Easter bombings had travelled to India: Sirisena

Sri Lanka was hit by a wave of bombings on Easter Sunday in which over 250 people were killed.

01 Jun 2019 10:39 AM

Sri Lankan President denies he was informed about Easter Sunday attacks

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday evening denied reports that he had prior knowledge of the Easter Sunday bombings.

31 May 2019 8:38 AM

NIA team in Colombo to probe ISIS related cases

NIA had on April 29 arrested Riyas Aboobacker in connection with Kasargod ISIS terror module case.

29 May 2019 11:26 AM

SL PM Wickremesinghe vows to stop ISIS terrorism rising again

He said the security forces and police have been able to apprehend everyone involved in the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people.

26 May 2019 2:16 PM

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Sri Lanka freezes bank accounts of 41 terror suspects

The accounts have a total amount of Rs 134 million which was in addition to Rs 14 million seized from the possession of the suspects.

25 May 2019 1:06 PM

SL PM appeals to Global community to life travel warnings

Representatives of the country's security apparatus had told the foreign envoys that the law would be enforced to its fullest.

25 May 2019 8:31 AM

DNA test confirms death of Sri Lanka Easter blasts mastermind

The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local terror group NTJ for the bombings.

22 May 2019 1:58 PM

'Mother of satan' bombs reveal external meddling in SL easter attacks: Investigators

Detectives said back-pack bombs used in the attacks on three churches and hotels were manufactured by local jihadists with ISIS expertise.

21 May 2019 2:23 PM

Catholic schools safe to re-open; says Sri Lankan Army

Dozens of private Catholic schools are to start reopening Tuesday after Easter holidays were extended because of the suicide bombings.

21 May 2019 1:06 PM

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An anecdote of two genocides: Rwanda and Sri Lanka

The Rwandan genocide offers important lessons for Sri Lanka.

21 May 2019 12:44 PM

Sri Lanka school principal, teacher arrested for link to Easter terror attack

The suspects have been identified as Noor Mohamed Addu Ul and Ajibul Jabar, residents of Kapugollewa, Horowpathana.

18 May 2019 10:44 AM

Close aide of Sri Lanka bombers arrested with several passports

Mohammed Rizwan was arrested from the Mabole area in Wattala by the police on Wednesday.

17 May 2019 12:09 PM

Curfew lifted in Sri Lanka, more than 60 people arrested

There were no incidents of violence overnight and people responsible for taking part in attacks have been arrested, police said.

15 May 2019 4:46 PM

Sangakkara urges Sri Lankans to maintain peace after communal riots

Suicide bombers exploded themselves in three churches and three luxury hotels besides two other places on April 21.

14 May 2019 8:23 PM

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Sri Lankan engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack

Four sources in Sri Lankan investigating agencies said they believed Aadhil Ameez, a 24-year-old, was the link between two groups.

14 May 2019 2:45 PM

1 killed in Sri Lanka anti-Muslim riots despite curfew

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said curfew was declared to prevent unidentified groups destabilising country by orchestrating communal violence.

14 May 2019 9:25 AM

SL blocks social media after worst unrest since Easter blasts

Several mosques and Muslim homes were damaged in the attack in the district, the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka said.

13 May 2019 11:43 AM

Sri Lanka restarts; schools reopen, masses to resume

The schools were shutdown and public mass services were suspended following fears of a repeat of the April 21 attacks.

09 May 2019 5:52 PM

Man tries to bribe Lanka police to release terror accused, arrested

The suspect had offered Rs 500,000 as a bribe to the officer at the Horowpothana Police station.

08 May 2019 7:17 PM

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