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Agence France-Presse . Colombo

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    Curfew in Sri Lanka city as religious tensions rise

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:00am on May 06, 2019

    Sri Lanka clamped curfews at a city outside the capital Sunday to contain religious tensions as the authorities prepared to reopen schools after Easter bombings...

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    Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat persists

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 02:21am on May 05, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter’s suicide bombings, even as...

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    Sri Lanka mass cancelled over ‘specific attack threat’

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 02:49am on May 03, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church has cancelled plans to resume Sunday services following a ‘specific threat’ of fresh bomb attacks against at least two places of...

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    Most Sri Lanka radicals killed or arrested: PM

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Sri Lankan forces have killed or arrested most of the radical Islamists linked to the Easter suicide bombings and the country is ready to return...

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    Sri Lanka says wanted extremist died in hotel attack

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 03:49pm on April 26, 2019

    An extremist leader considered a central figure in Sri Lanka’s Easter suicide bombings died in the attacks, the president said Friday as the police chief...

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    Sri Lanka halts low season visa-free plan after bombings

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:15am on April 26, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s government said Thursday it was suspending plans to grant citizens of 39 countries visa-free entry during the country’s tourism low season after deadly...

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    Sri Lanka lowers blast toll to 253

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:35am on April 26, 2019

    Authorities in Sri Lanka on Thursday lowered the death toll in a spate of Easter bombings by more than 100 to 253, admitting some of...

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    Scared Muslim refugees flee Sri Lankan homes over attack fears

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:30am on April 26, 2019

    Hundreds of Muslim refugees in western Sri Lanka have taken refuge in mosques and a police station after facing intimidation following the deadly Easter bombings,...

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    Sri Lanka Muslims fear backlash after blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Mohamed Hasan has barely left his home in Colombo since a string of deadly blasts hit Sri Lanka on Sunday, afraid he could be attacked...

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    Sri Lanka admits lapses over deadly blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:11pm on April 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s government on Wednesday acknowledged ‘major’ lapses over its failure to prevent the horrific Easter attacks that killed more than 350 people, despite prior...

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