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    Lankan Catholic leaders demand step against Easter bomb attackers

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo, Sri Lanka | Updated at 04:09pm on March 07, 2021

    The leader of Sri Lanka’s Catholics demanded that the government find the perpetrators of deadly Easter attacks two years ago, as black-clad worshippers held silent...

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    Probe into Sri Lanka attacks says Sirisena should be prosecuted

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:47am on February 24, 2021

    Sri Lanka’s ex-president and his intelligence chiefs should be prosecuted for failing to prevent suicide bombings two years ago on Easter Sunday that killed 279...

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    Playground named after Sri Lanka blast victim Zayan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:47pm on September 14, 2019

    A playground in city’s Banani area has been named after Zayan Chowdhury, one of the victims of Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka and also...

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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,...