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Sri Lanka ends emergency four months after Easter attacks

President Maithripala Sirisena has been extending the emergency on 22nd of each month since April 21 attacks on 3 hotels and 3 churches.

23 Aug 2019 1:22 PM

Lankan Easter attacks inspired from Jihadi group, no IS link: Investigator

President Maithripala Sirisena has said the attacks were the work of international drug dealers to sabotage his anti-narcotics drive.

25 Jul 2019 3:32 PM

Attackers of Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings were inspired by ISIS

NTJ leader Zahran Hashim made a video with fellow NTJ members pledging allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr Al-Bagdadi.

25 Jul 2019 8:58 AM

Lanka includes India, China in free visa on arrival that stopped after terror attacks

Tourism industry officials said there have seen 70 per cent cancellations of prior bookings after the attacks.

24 Jul 2019 3:51 PM

New laws will be introduced to prevent terrorism: Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe

The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for the attacks.

22 Jul 2019 4:05 PM

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Sri Lankan President claims drug gangs behind Easter bombings

The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.

16 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

Modi's visit to island is proof that the country is safe: Sri Lanka Tourism Minister

Modi paid a stopover visit to the island nation earlier this month on his way back to India from the Maldives.

26 Jun 2019 8:59 AM

DNA test confirms death of Sri Lanka Easter blasts mastermind

The ISIS terror group claimed the attacks, but the government blamed the local terror group NTJ for the bombings.

22 May 2019 1:58 PM

Sri Lanka's defence secretary resigns over Easter attacks

Fernando handed over his resignation letter Thursday on a request made by President Sirisena, Colombo Gazette reported.

25 Apr 2019 7:12 PM

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