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  • Sri Lanka court orders remains of Easter attacker moved ...

    Aug 30, 2019 · COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court on Friday ordered police to exhume and relocate the remains of an Easter Sunday suicide bomber .

  • Many Sri Lankans want a strongman leader, and that favours ...

    FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa greets his supporters after his return from the United States, in Katunayake, Sri Lanka April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Dinuka ...

  • IMF - too early to assess Sri Lanka economic damage from ...

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it was holding its forecast for Sri Lanka's 2019 economic growth at 3.5% in spite of devastating Easter bombings, saying it ...

  • Reuters Top News on Twitter: "JUST IN: Sri Lanka minister ...

    Apr 23, 2019 · Sri Lanka has zero credibility on this issue. They supposedly knew this was going to happen and did nothing. The reason this happened in Sri Lanka is that they are an easy target due to hopeless security.

  • 'Save us from the Satans': Survivors of Sri Lanka church ...

    May 05, 2019 · BATTICALOA (Reuters) - A dozen rifle-toting soldiers guarded a small community hall as day broke in the eastern Sri Lankan town of Batticaloa on Sunday morning. Around 9 a.m. local time - .

  • What they left behind: Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombing ...

    Negombo, Sri Lanka. Reuters/Danish Siddiqui An empty workshop of Dulip Kumar, 46, a carpenter who was killed during Easter Sunday bombings at St. Sebastian Church. He and his two teenage children died while his wife survived with an injury to her right eye. "He was known all over the town for his skills.

  • Exclusive: Sri Lanka was warned of threat hours before ...

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off about an imminent attack by Islamist militants hours before a series of suicide bombings killed more than 300 people on Easter ...

  • Sri Lanka bombings: All the latest updates | Sri Lanka ...

    Fernando resigned earlier in the week, but Jayasundara was holding on, the two officials told Reuters news agency. Under Sri Lanka's constitution, only parliament can remove the police chief.

  • Isis claims responsibility for Easter Sunday attacks – as ...

    Apr 23, 2019 · Sri Lankan police are holding a Syrian national in custody for questioning over the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels, three government and military sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

  • Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks ... - in.reuters

    Apr 25, 2019 · COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in .

  • Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth month after Easter ...

    Jul 22, 2019 · COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on .

  • Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over ...

    Jul 02, 2019 · COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested their own chief and the former defence secretary for failing to prevent attacks on .

  • Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth month after Easter ...

    Jul 22, 2019 · COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on .

  • Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilised women ...

    Jun 06, 2019 · KURUNEGALA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a .

  • A network of extremism expands - graphics.reuters

    A new link has emerged in the network behind the Easter Sunday bombings which killed over 250 people in Sri Lanka

  • A decade of peace shattered - graphics.reuters

    Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday attacks explained in graphics. A decade of peace shattered

  • InfoLanka News Room: Sri Lanka news updates

    Sri Lanka News Reports, updated regularly. Aug 30 (TL) The PM's Office has refuted reports claiming that PM Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed a committee headed by his Secretary, Saman Ekanayake to probe into an allegation that Rs. 1.2 billion has gone missing from the Central Cultural Fund operating under Minister Sajith Premadasa.

  • Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor ... - reuters

    Jun 06, 2019 · KURUNEGALA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a .