• Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
    Sri Lanka to ban chainsaws, timber mills: president
    Colombo - Sri Lanka will ban imports of chainsaws and shut timber mills within five years to protect forests, President Maithripala Sirisena's office said Friday.
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  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:18
    Myanmar detains Sri Lankan bombing suspect in Yangon
    Police in Myanmar arrested a Sri Lankan man on Thursday evening, just hours after Facebook users in the country posted a warning about an overstaying foreigner thought to be linked to those involved in the Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people.
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  • Sat, 18 May 2019 14:27
    Sri Lanka frees convicts to mark Buddhist anniversary
    Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday granted an amnesty to 762 convicts to mark a key Buddhist anniversary, but resisted calls to release a firebrand Buddhist monk.
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  • Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Sri Lanka’s debt problem is not made in China
    Global media and numerous “experts” routinely assert that Sri Lanka was forced to cede a strategically important port to China after being lured into a debt trap by easy Chinese loans.
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  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:56
    Latest :  Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims
    Colombo - Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 29 Apr 2019 01:00
    Will religions bomb each other into extinction?
    A Christian white supremacist slaughters Muslims in New Zealand. Radical Muslims murder hundreds of Christians in Sri Lanka. And yesterday we learned that a 19-year-old youth opened fire in a synagogue in California.
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  • Sun, 28 Apr 2019 01:00
    Sri Lankan man who confronted bomber at church door remembered
    Batticaloa, Sri Lanka - Ramesh Raju has become a hero to the shell-shocked congregation of the Zion evangelical church in Batticaloa after he died stopping a suicide bomber who was bent on killing hundreds of people.
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  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:28
     Suicide bomb leader cast shadow of fear over Sri Lanka town
    Kattankudy, Sri Lanka - Zahran Hashim's sword-wielding zealotry fuelled fears in the sleepy east coast town of Kattankudy long before the cleric became Sri Lanka's most wanted man over the horrific Easter Sunday suicide attacks.
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  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:19
    Sri Lanka toll revision grim sign of bombings force
    The dramatic revision of the death toll in Sri Lanka's Easter bombings, which has been cut by more than 100, is a grim indicator of the power of the deadly blasts.
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  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:02
     CCTV shows bomber calmly entering Sri Lanka church
    Negombo, Sri Lanka - Chilling CCTV footage has emerged showing a suicide bomber calmly patting a child on the head and shoulder moments before he walked into a packed Sri Lankan church, unleashing carnage.
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  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:27
    Why Sri Lanka was targeted
    Wounds of a bitter ethno-religious war had been healing well  
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  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:43
    Blast as police try to defuse new bomb found near Colombo church: police
    Colombo - A blast hit near a church in Sri Lanka's capital on Monday as police tried to defuse a new bomb found by the site, a police spokesman said.
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  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:48
    'Horrific', 'cruel', 'sad': World leaders react to Sri Lanka blasts
    Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 200 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners -- with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.
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  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation
    COLOMBO - The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
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  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:17
    Toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207: police
    The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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