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Perpetrators of communal violence to be charged under ICCPR: Sri Lankan PM

[Sri Lanka], May 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered the police to charge perpetrators of communal violence in the country on May 12 and 13 under the International
Sify - Published Also reported by •newKerala.com

China trip and son's wedding: Sri Lanka leader denounced after Easter bombings

china trip and son's wedding: sri lanka leader denounced after easter bombings
By Omar Rajarathnam and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO, May 20 (Reuters) - After coming under fire for not acting on warnings about Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lankan President..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters IndiaReuters

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Sri Lanka anniversary: Paying tribute to soldiers of war [Video]Sri Lanka anniversary: Paying tribute to soldiers of war

A painful anniversary, 10 years after Sri Lanka's Civil War ended, Al Jazeera takes a look at how the victims are being remembered.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published

Sri Lanka's war: Victims demand justice for rights violations [Video]Sri Lanka's war: Victims demand justice for rights violations

Victims of civil war seek accountability from both Sri Lankan troops and Tamil Tiger rebels for crimes against civilians.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:38Published

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).

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Sri Lankan factory destroyed by rioters [Video]Sri Lankan factory destroyed by rioters

A Sri Lankan businessman says he is “living in fear” after anti-Muslim rioters attacked his factory

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China to fund US$1.4 billion into Sri Lanka's Port City Colombo project [Video]China to fund US$1.4 billion into Sri Lanka's Port City Colombo project

BEIJING / COLOMBO — Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports. This project aims to develop a metropolis..

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China to fund Sri Lankan mega project [Video]China to fund Sri Lankan mega project

Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports.

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Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew [Video]Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew

According to Reuters, Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbreak of sectarian violence..

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Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew [Video]Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew

According to Reuters, Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbreak of sectarian violence..

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Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings [Video]Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings

Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since..

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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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Sri Lankan Catholics hold Sunday mass after Easter attacks [Video]Sri Lankan Catholics hold Sunday mass after Easter attacks

Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Colombo amid tight security to prevent a repeat of the bomb attacks that killed 258 people on April 21.

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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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Jacqueline Fernandez hangs out with little fans [Video]Jacqueline Fernandez hangs out with little fans

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has got fans in little kids who were all smiles while hanging out with the Sri Lankan beauty recently in Mumbai on Wednesday.

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Sri Lankan Muslims fear for safety after Easter Sunday attacks [Video]Sri Lankan Muslims fear for safety after Easter Sunday attacks

Sporadic attacks on Muslim houses and shops have increased those fears.

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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..

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Sri Lanka police discover Islamist training camp [Video]Sri Lanka police discover Islamist training camp

Reuters reports Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where Islamist militants linked to the deadly Easter attacks are believed to have practiced..

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Sri Lanka Police Discover Islamist Training Camp [Video]Sri Lanka Police Discover Islamist Training Camp

Reuters reports Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where Islamist militants linked to the deadly Easter attacks are believed to have practiced..

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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..

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Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000 [Video]Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

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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 Bans Face Coverings After Deadly Bombings [Video]Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Deadly Bombings

Business Insider reports Sri Lanka on Sunday issued an emergency ban on face coverings for Muslim women in the wake of the Sri Lanka bombings last week that left over 250 people deadand scores more..

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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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Sri Lankan President Bans Islamist Groups Suspected On Role In Bombings [Video]Sri Lankan President Bans Islamist Groups Suspected On Role In Bombings

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has banned two Islamist groups suspected of being behind a series of bombings on Easter Sunday that claimed the..

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Sri Lankan Police Chief Refuses To Resign Despite Presidential Request [Video]Sri Lankan Police Chief Refuses To Resign Despite Presidential Request

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lanka's police chief has refused a request by President Maithripala Sirisena to step down following a series of bombings on churches and hotels,..

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Islamic State's 'Wilayath as Seylani' is a major threat to Lanka

(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) "> By P.K.Balachandran/Ceylon TodayColombo, May 20: The Sri Lankan government has announced the proscription of three Islamic State (IS) affiliates, namely, ...
MENAFN.com - Published

Zoysa and Gunawardene charged under Emirates Cricket Board Anti-Corruption Code

[UAE], May 10 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged former Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Zoysa on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday for breaching four counts of the
Sify - Published

Sri Lanka's war: Victims demand justice for rights violations

Victims of civil war seek accountability from both Sri Lankan troops and Tamil Tiger rebels for crimes against civilians.
Al Jazeera - Published

Joint Statement From The Third United States-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue

The following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Sri Lanka on the occasion of the third U.S.-Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue held on May 16, 2019 in..
Eurasia Review - Published

Muslim leaders call for united Sri Lankan identity


newKerala.com - Published

Eco-resort: Ayurveda by the beach

We visited the luxury wellness Sri Lankan resort championing the oldest medicinal system in the world.
euronews - Published

Cricket Australia announces schedule for 2019-20 season

[Australia], May 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has announced the 2019-20 home fixtures for Australia and the lists feature series against New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lankan men's teams.
Sify - Published

Sri Lanka's hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists

HIKKADUWA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sipping fresh coconut water while sunbathing on deserted Hikkaduwa beach, Alexi Konchayenko, a sports trainer from Ukraine, struck a stoical note. Bomb blasts can..
SeattlePI.com - 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
Newsday - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimesFOXNews.comSeattle Times

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups

Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

News24.com | Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims'

Sri Lankan authorities have said that Buddhist groups are likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for last month's Easter bombings.
News24 - Published

Formation of Wilayath as Seylani signifies Lanka's importance in IS's grisly scheme

(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) "> By P.K.Balachandran/newsin.asiaColombo, May 15: The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday announced the proscription of three Islamic State (IS) affiliates, na...
MENAFN.com - Published

Deported Sri Lankan woman attempts to enter Kuwait

(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY, May 16: A Sri Lankan woman who attempted to enter the country via the Kuwait International Airport last Sunday, was arrested and sent back to the...
MENAFN.com - Published

‘Hateful Attacks’ Pushing Sri Lanka Backwards, UN Advisers Warn

Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards..
Eurasia Review - Published

DNA Edit: Sri Lankan strife - Emerald isle is in civil discord and India has to help

It will not be in India's favour to let a few ISIS-linked terrorists create havoc in its backyard
DNA - Published

Lanka police lift nationwide curfew, arrest 60 people for anti-Muslim riots

Sri Lankan authorities said they have arrested 60 people linked to the communal riots as a nationwide curfew was lifted on Wednesday in the island nation, which witnessed Sinhalese mob attacks on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sri Lankan church-run schools hoped to open soon after devastating attacks last month

sri lankan church-run schools hoped to open soon after devastating attacks last month
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..
New Zealand Herald - Published

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

Aadhil Ameez, a 24-year-old software engineer, was the link between two groups that carried out the attacks on churches and hotels that killed more than 250 people.
DNA - Published

Government extends ban on LTTE by five years

*New Delhi:* The central government on Tuesday extended for five more years the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a terror group that was behind the assassination of former Prime..
Mid-Day - Published

Civilians trapped between Sri Lanka's army and the Tamil Tigers

civilians trapped between sri lanka's army and the tamil tigers
Thousands of civilians were trapped as the Sri Lankan army closed in on Tamil Tiger rebels
BBC News - Published

Easter Bombing: India Kept an Eye on Detained Sri Lankan Since 2016


RIA Nov. - Published

Sri Lanka police arrest 23 for targeting Muslims after Easter bombings

Sri Lankan police arrested 23 people on Tuesday in connection with a spate of attacks on Muslim-owned homes and shops in apparent reprisal for the Easter bombings by Islamist militants that killed more..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Sri Lanka: Troops patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence

sri lanka: troops patrol areas hit by anti-muslim violence
Sri Lankan soldiers in armoured vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

News24.com | Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life

Parts of Sri Lanka were under indefinite curfew and social media banned after a man was killed by a sword-wielding mob in an escalating anti-Muslim backlash following the Easter terror attacks.
News24 - Published

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