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  • Sri Lanka Blast

    There goes the neighbourhood: Sri Lankan spillovers

    "Tragedy” only mildly describes Sri Lanka’s bombing spate. It was heinous, stirring the wrong juices, pitting the wrong spiritual brethrens against each other. It was evil, not only fanning flames between two religious groups...

  • Bangladeshi workers of Sri Lanka factory

    11 sent back home from Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka has deported 11 Bangladeshis who used to work in a factory owned by Inshaf Ibrahim, a man involved in the Shangri-La hotel bombing in Colombo.

  • Bomb scare, suspicious vehicle rattle nervous Sri Lanka amid attack probe

    Sri Lankan authorities lock down the central bank and the road leading to the jittery capital's airport was shut briefly by a bomb scare as more people are swept up in the search for those behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed 359.

  • Aftermath of SL Blasts

    Stay alert

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament yesterday asked people to be alert and inform law enforcement agencies about any suspected terror and militant activities without delay.

  • Sri Lankan president asks police chief, defence secretary to quit

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked the police chief and defence secretary to quit following the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed 359 people, two sources close to the president have said.

  • 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 Lankan officials deliberately withheld intelligence

    Senior officials deliberately withheld intelligence about possible attacks on Sri Lanka, where a rash of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday killed at least 359 people, the leader of Sri Lankan parliament says.