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Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday.

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud.

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lankan security officials have warned that militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms.

Security high as Sri Lanka marks one week from suicide attacks

Security high as Sri Lanka marks one week from suicide attacks

Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic leader on Sunday condemned the Easter attacks as ‘an insult to humanity’ as the tense and grief-stricken country marked a week since suicide bombers hit three churches and three luxury hotels.

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded

Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded

Fifteen dead in Sri Lanka after overnight gun battle with suspected militants

Fifteen dead in Sri Lanka after overnight gun battle with suspected militants

The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said on Saturday ...

Sri Lankan community pays homage to the blast victims

Sri Lankan community pays homage to the blast victims

Sri Lankan community in Qatar on Friday paid homage to their compatriots who were victims of a series of terror attacks last Sunday in Colombo, killing about 253 people and wounding several hundreds.

Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns over blasts

Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns over blasts

Sri Lanka's top defence official resigned on Thursday over security failures that led to the deadly Easter bombings, as Catholic churches suspended all services fearing further attacks.

Silent streets after dozens of children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

Silent streets after dozens of children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

The streets of Sri Lanka's Katuwapitiya should be full of the sound of children's games. But after deadly Easter attacks that killed at least 45 children, they have fallen silent.

CCTV shows bomber calmly entering Sri Lanka church

CCTV shows bomber calmly entering Sri Lanka church

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.

Sri Lanka falls silent for victims of terrorist attack

Sri Lanka falls silent for victims of terrorist attack

Sri Lanka fell silent for three minutes Tuesday on a day of national mourning to honour more than 300 people killed in suicide bomb blasts.

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.