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IS fighters dispersing around the world

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By Easwaran Rutnam The Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka put the spotlight back on the Islamic State (IS) and its global operations, with attention...

US warns threat in Sri Lanka still remains

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EXCLUSIVE: The United States has warned that the terrorist threat in Sri Lanka still remains. Nancy VanHorn, the spokesperson at the US Embassy in Colombo...

More details of Easter Sunday suicide bombers emerge

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More details have emerged on the Easter Sunday suicide bombers with the Daily Mail releasing the first pictures to be made public of two...

Use of drones, unmanned aircraft banned following attacks

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The use of drones and unmanned aircraft has been temporarily banned withing Sri Lankan airspace following the Easter Sunday attacks. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

The worshipper who blocked a bomber

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The family of one victim who died in Sunday's bomb blasts in Sri Lanka say his actions helped save lives. Ramesh Raju stopped a...

Over 5000 Army troops deployed as gazette takes effect

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Over 5000 Army troops have been deployed around the counry as a gazette issued by President Maithripala Sirisena took effect today after it was...

Female among nine suicide bombers involved in attacks

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A female was among nine suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks, investigators have found. The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has identified eight of...

Easter Sunday death toll goes beyond 350

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The death toll from the deadly Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka has gone beyond 350. The Police said that as of this morning (Wednesday)...

Hezbollah condemns “savage” attack in Sri Lanka

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Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah has condemned the Easter Sunday bombings that hit Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels, killing more than 290 people, The...

Trump telephones Ranil, offers assistance

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US President Donald Trump telephoned Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today and offered US assistance following the deadly attacks on Easter Sunday. Trump had also noted...