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Did Saudi Arabia have inkling about Lanka blasts?

A leaked diplomatic cable by the Saudi Arabian foreign ministry suggested Riyadh knew more than they were letting on about the Easter blasts. The cable, which has not yet been denied by the Saudi..
IndiaTimes - Published

Terrorists involved in Eastern Sunday bombings either killed or arrested: SL police

[Sri Lanka], May 7 (ANI): All the terrorists involved in the Easter Sunday bombings that left 257 people dead have been either arrested or killed, the Sri Lankan police claimed while assuring that
Sify - Published

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Sri Lanka Catholics mark one month since bombings [Video]Sri Lanka Catholics mark one month since bombings

eeping Sri Lankan Catholics lit candles and prayed in a memorial service outside a bombed church on Tuesday, one month after Easter bombings by Islamist militants killed more than 250 people. Havovi..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

Wake Today For Local Sri Lanka Victim [Video]Wake Today For Local Sri Lanka Victim

A wake is scheduled today for a Westchester County woman killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:20Published

Sri Lankan police confronts angry mob following spate of violence against Muslims [Video]Sri Lankan police confronts angry mob following spate of violence against Muslims

Sri Lankan police confronted a crowd of angry protesters following the arrest of dozens who allegedly took part in a series of attacks on Muslim communities on Tuesday (May 14). Footage shows police..

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Sri Lankan authorities arrest scholar for alleged links to bombing ringleader [Video]Sri Lankan authorities arrest scholar for alleged links to bombing ringleader

According to a report by Reuters, Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings,..

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Catholic churches in Sri Lanka resume Sunday services [Video]Catholic churches in Sri Lanka resume Sunday services

Sunday services resumed in churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday amid tight security for the first time since the Easter Sunday bomb attacks which left more than 250 dead. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Sri Lankan Authorities Arrest Scholar For Alleged Links To Bombing Ringleader [Video]Sri Lankan Authorities Arrest Scholar For Alleged Links To Bombing Ringleader

According to a report by Reuters, Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings,..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:58Published

Corinth Police Investigate Theft In Church During Easter Service [Video]Corinth Police Investigate Theft In Church During Easter Service

Corinth Police said the suspect got into a church office while services were going on and took the money.  Police didn't say how much.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 00:20Published

Sri Lanka says more Islamist militant attacks cannot be ruled out [Video]Sri Lanka says more Islamist militant attacks cannot be ruled out

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that investigators have dismantled a large part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday..

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Sri Lanka Says More Islamist Militant Attacks Cannot Be Ruled Out [Video]Sri Lanka Says More Islamist Militant Attacks Cannot Be Ruled Out

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that investigators have dismantled a large part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, but..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:41Published

What's Going on in Sri Lanka? [Video]What's Going on in Sri Lanka?

The recent Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were the deadliest violence in the country since its civil war ended a decade ago—but there's still a lot unknown about what exactly happened and..

Credit: NowThis     Duration: 06:00Published

Meghan Markle Gives Birth to Baby Boy [Video]Meghan Markle Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Meghan Markle officially gave birth to a baby boy, weighing 7 pounds 3 ounces.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 01:08Published

Sri Lanka police arrest two people in school re-opening conflict [Video]Sri Lanka police arrest two people in school re-opening conflict

According to Reuters.com, "Sri Lanka police arrested two men after a personal feud led to clashes between two sectarian groups in a beachside resort north of the capital, the site of one of..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:40Published

Sri Lanka Police Arrest Two People In School Re-Opening Conflict [Video]Sri Lanka Police Arrest Two People In School Re-Opening Conflict

According to Reuters.com, "Sri Lanka police arrested two men after a personal feud led to clashes between two sectarian groups in a beachside resort north of the capital, the site of one of the..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:40Published

Sri Lankan president vows stability in wake of deadly string of bombings [Video]Sri Lankan president vows stability in wake of deadly string of bombings

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lanka President said that security forces would 'eradicate terrorism' following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability..

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Sri Lanka attack leaves tourism in tatters [Video]Sri Lanka attack leaves tourism in tatters

Sri Lanka's $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling following the Easter Sunday attacks that left more than 250 people dead - with travellers cancelling their holidays en masse. David Doyle..

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Sri Lankan President Vows Stability In Wake Of Deadly String Of Bombings [Video]Sri Lankan President Vows Stability In Wake Of Deadly String Of Bombings

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lanka President said that security forces would 'eradicate terrorism' following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:44Published

How Raj escaped Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings:  Emotional Shilpa Shetty [Video]How Raj escaped Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings: Emotional Shilpa Shetty

Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, recently revealed how her husband Raj Kundra and a couple of his friends escaped the ghastly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka that left 253 persons dead. The actress said..

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Emotional Jacqueline requests fans to help out Sri Lanka VICTIMS [Video]Emotional Jacqueline requests fans to help out Sri Lanka VICTIMS

In the aftermath of the Easter Sunday carnage in Sri Lanka in which more than 250 people lost their lives, actress Jacqueline Fernandez has urged fans to join her in rebuilding the lives of people of..

Credit: IANS INDIA     Duration: 01:52Published

Reuters images of April [Video]Reuters images of April

Images taken by Reuters photographers around the world in April 2019, including the Notre-Dame fire, the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka and the first-ever photo of a black hole. Produced by Canice..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:21Published

Trump says he mourns for Christians and Muslims killed in recent attacks [Video]Trump says he mourns for Christians and Muslims killed in recent attacks

U.S. President Donald Trump participated in a dinner for the National Day of Prayer in Washington D.C., saying he mourned for Christians recently murdered during the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka..

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U.S. diplomat warns of more attacks in Sri Lanka [Video]U.S. diplomat warns of more attacks in Sri Lanka

The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were likely still at large and could be planning more..

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Sri Lanka Authorizes A Return To Social Media After Attacks [Video]Sri Lanka Authorizes A Return To Social Media After Attacks

The government banned use of social media after deadly Easter Sunday explosions because of concerns about hate speech inspiring terrorism.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:00Published

Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50 percent after bombings: Sri Lanka tourism chief [Video]Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50 percent after bombings: Sri Lanka tourism chief

Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lanka’s Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes..

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Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Militants In 'Uniforms' [Video]Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Militants In 'Uniforms'

According to reuters, Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military..

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Sri Lanka President Appoints New Police Chief [Video]Sri Lanka President Appoints New Police Chief

Reuters reports Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting police chief, the latest change in..

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US to support SL's fight against terrorism, aid agency offers $480mn grant

[USA], May 17 (ANI): The United States on Thursday reiterated support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism. The support came in the wake of the Easter Sunday coordinated bombings which
Sify - Published

Easter Sunday bombings: DNA test confirms death of NTJ leader involved in attack on Sri Lanka's Shangri-La hotel

Sri Lanka authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Sunday attacks was local NTJ leader Zahran Cassim
Firstpost - Published

Sri Lanka likely to miss FY growth target after Easter bombings: junior minister

Sri Lanka is unlikely to hit its full-year economic growth target of 3-4% following the Easter Sunday bombings, junior finance minister Eran Wickremeratne told Reuters on Tuesday.
Reuters India - Published

Sri Lanka's Buddhists mark sombre Vesak after Easter Sunday attacks

Buddhist Sri Lankans marked the festival of Vesak in low key celebrations on Saturday amid heightened religious tensions in the Indian Ocean nation following the deadly Easter Sunday attacks that..
Reuters India - Published

Sri Lanka marks a decade of the end of civil war

Sri Lanka, still reeling under the scars of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts, Saturday marked 10 years of the end of the nearly brutal civil war between the government and the LTTE even as it came under..
Zee News - Published Also reported by •Sify

US offers USD 480mn for Sri Lanka's fight against terrorism

The United States on Thursday reiterated support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism. The support came in the wake of the Easter Sunday coordinated bombings which killed more than 250 people..
Mid-Day - Published

Wider Image - What they left behind: Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombing victims

In Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, a lane that used to be alive with the sound of children playing is silent.
Reuters India - Published

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups

Sri Lanka's army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday bomb attacks. Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sri Lanka's tourism slumps after Easter Sunday attacks; hotel reservations plummet by 80%, beaches wear deserted look

Some tourism officials say the damage to the industry after the bombings is worse than during the 26-year civil war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the government
Firstpost - Published

Wife of Sri Lanka church bomber delivers their first baby post-Easter attacks

Alawddin Ahmed Muath, the 22-year-old law graduate, was one of the nine suicide bombers who carried out a series of coordinated attacks on three churches and three luxury hotels on the Easter Sunday.
DNA - Published

Sri Lanka: Police reimposes night curfews, arrests over 100 people in connection with anti-muslim riots

Sri Lanka's police reimposed night curfews in vulnerable areas on Wednesday and arrested over 100 people in connection with the communal riots which targeted Muslim-owned businesses in the aftermath of..
DNA - Published

Lanks: Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks

Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month's devastating Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels,..
IndiaTimes - Published

National Thowheeth Jamath, two other Islamist extremist organisations banned in Sri Lanka; use of drones prohibited indefinitely

Sri Lanka has banned three Islamist extremist groups, including the National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ) that carried out the country's worst terror attack on Easter Sunday in which over 250 people were..
Firstpost - Published

Exclusive: Sri Lankan software engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack

A Sri Lankan software engineer suspected by authorities in Sri Lanka of having provided technical and logistical support to the Easter Sunday suicide bombers was monitored by Indian intelligence..
Reuters India - Published

Six-hour curfew imposed in Sri Lanka as communal violence spreads; social media ban reimposed

A six-hour countrywide curfew was enforced in Sri Lanka on Monday as communal violence spread to new areas in the island nation in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide bombings
Firstpost - Published

Lanka imposes nationwide curfew as anti-Muslim riots rock many towns

Three districts were brought under a curfew earlier in the day in response to Christian-led mob attacks on several Muslim-owned businesses and mosques, in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday..
IndiaTimes - Published

Social media blocked in Sri Lanka after unrest

*Colombo:* The Sri Lankan government Monday blocked social media following rising tensions between the minority Muslims and majority Sinhalese in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings which killed..
Mid-Day - Published

Communal clashes rock SL town, curfew imposed

*Colombo:* Sri Lankan police on Sunday imposed curfew with immediate effect in the country's western coastal town of Chilaw after a mosque and few shops owned by Muslims were attacked by a mob,..
Mid-Day - Published

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in western coastal town after communal clashes

Sri Lankan police on Sunday imposed curfew with immediate effect in the country's western coastal town of Chilaw after a mosque and few shops owned by Muslims were attacked by a mob, authorities..
Mid-Day - Published

BJP's use of Sri Lanka suicide blasts to send out anti-terror message, win over Kerala's Christian voters has few takers

After using the Sabarimala temple issue for a Hindu consolidation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to have grabbed the topic of Sri Lankan suicide bomb attacks in churches and hotels on Easter..
Firstpost - Published

Saudi scholar's arrest throws 'spotlights on Wahhabism' in Lanka

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings, throwing a spotlight on the..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

IT firm employee arrested in Sri Lanka over suspected links to Easter attacks

Sri Lanka has detained dozens of suspects after several suicide bombings on Easter Sunday targeted churches and hotels.
Zee News - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Sri Lanka: Court orders DNA test to verify the death of NTJ terrorist Mohamed Cassim Zahran

A Sri Lankan court has ordered a DNA test before May 15 to verify the death of Mohamed Cassim Zahran, the ring leader of the local Islamist extremist group NTJ which the government blamed carried out..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Lanka police arrest techie in connection with Easter bombings

Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250..
DNA - Published

Sri Lanka orders DNA test to confirm Easter attack ringleader is dead

A Sri Lankan court on Friday authorised a DNA test to confirm that the presumed ringleader of coordinated Islamist attacks that killed over 250 people on Easter Sunday in churches and hotels did indeed..
Reuters India - Published

Sri Lanka army chief says threat of more Islamist militant attacks contained

Sri Lanka's army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more Islamist militant attacks has been contained and the security services have dismantled most of the network linked to the Easter..
Reuters India - Published

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