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    CTTC fears Rohingya extremism if repatriation delayed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:27pm on April 23, 2019

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism and transnational crime unit chief Monirul Islam on Tuesday expressed fear that Rohingya children in future might be involved in extremism...

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    Sri Lanka detains Syrian as blasts toll rises to 321

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:06pm on April 23, 2019

    Sri Lankan police detained a Syrian among 40 people being questioned about the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels, government and...

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    SL Christians afraid to attend church after blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    Members of Sri Lanka’s Christian minority have been left afraid to go to church after deadly attacks that hit Easter services, killing nearly 300 and...

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    Sri Lanka’s bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief...

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    Remembering victims of Sri Lankan massacre

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    ANOTHER dark day that has scarred the wits out of our troubled existence. The evil in our lives touched us again, with its vicious and...

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    Lanka govt’s message to people in time of tragedy

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    THE series of bombings that took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the morning hours as the Christians prepared to celebrate this day...

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    Sri Lanka government says local Islamist group behind blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 04:16pm on April 22, 2019

    The Sri Lankan government believes a local Islamist extremist group called the National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ) was behind the deadly suicide bomb attacks that...

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    Sheikh Selim’s son-in-law in ICU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    Ruling Awami League presidium member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim on Tuesday said that his injured son-in-law Moshiul Haque Chowdhury was improving in the intensive care...

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    Islamists blamed as SL blasts kill 290

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    Sri Lanka said Monday it believed a local Islamist extremist group was behind deadly suicide bomb blasts that killed nearly 300 people, as it ordered...

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    Three children of Danish billionaire killed in Sri Lanka attacks

    Reuters . Copenhagen | Updated at 03:24pm on April 22, 2019

    Denmark’s richest man Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife lost three of their four children in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman...

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