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    Sri Lanka ends emergency

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:15am on August 24, 2019

    Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state of emergency declared after Easter suicide bombings by Islamist extremists that killed 258 people, officials said Friday. President...

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    Lanka extends emergency for 4th month after Easter bombings

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:33am on July 23, 2019

    Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and...

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    Sri Lanka prosecutor orders probe of 9 officers

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:18am on June 22, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s main prosecutor directed the acting police chief to carry out an investigation into nine officers who are suspected of failing to help prevent...

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    Easter bombers on Sri Lanka payroll: Muslim leader

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 05:11pm on June 12, 2019

    The Islamic extremists behind Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter bombings received funding from state intelligence services, a top Muslim leader told a parliamentary investigation.The comments by...

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    Sirisena opposes parliamentary probe into Easter Day attack

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 03:05pm on June 08, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s president has told his cabinet that he would not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation...

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    Police chief blames president for failing to prevent Lanka attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:21am on June 03, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s suspended police chief has petitioned the Supreme Court, accusing president Maithripala Sirisena of failing to prevent the Easter bombings that...

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    Lanka troops hunt Islamists linked to suicide attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 03:02pm on May 25, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s military launched a major hunt Saturday for remnants of an Islamist group which carried out the Easter suicide bombings that killed 258 people,...

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    Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked

    Reuters . Kiniyama, Sri Lanka | Updated at 12:38am on May 14, 2019

    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...

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    Sri Lankan scholar’s arrest ‘spotlights on Wahhabism’

    Reuters . Kattankudy | Updated at 01:20pm on May 12, 2019

    Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of...

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    Making sense of Sri Lankan tragedy

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    OUR world is increasingly becoming insecure and unsafe for ordinary civilians because of state and non-state actors....

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