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A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings

In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, checkpoints have been posted on all the main roads, as well as outside churches and mosques. ...

A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings

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Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. ...
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Sri Lanka's Negombo tense following Easter bombings Muslims and Catholics have lived side by side for centuries in Sri Lanka's eastern town of Negombo. But relations between the two communities have tak...
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Sri Lanka expels 600 foreigners after Easter bombings Around 200 Islamic clerics were among the 600 foreigners expelled from Sri Lanka after deadly bombings on Easter Sunday. Extensive security measures h...
02:00, 05/06/2019

NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday b...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 peop...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka hunts 140 suspected IS militants for Easter bombings Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday promised an exhaustive search for nearly 150 people suspected in the Easter Day suicide attacks th...
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Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and ch...
12:16, 06/22/2019

Links to Easter bombings put eastern Sri Lanka on edge Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as th...
12:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty. ...
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A Week Since Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka, ISIS Claims 3 More Attackers Emotional vigils replaced Sunday Mass as churches remained closed. The Islamic State said that three of its fighters had died in a police raid on Frid...
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Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sig...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka April tourist arrivals slide after Easter bombings Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 7.5 percent in April from a year ago, as travelers shunned the island nation after the deadly Easter Sunday bomb...
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"No Face Veils In Public": Sri Lanka Announces Ban After Easter Bombings President Maithripala Sirisena used emergency powers in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings. The order clarifies that the key criterion for establi...
10:00, 04/29/2019

About 200 Children Lose Family Members In Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings About 200 children in Sri Lanka have lost their family members, some of them sole breadwinners, in the massive Easter Sunday bombings, according to a ...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Easter bombings in Sri Lanka will delay 'everybody's plans' for investment, hotelier says "We were just about ready to start again, on another hotel ... and now look at what's happened," said Ho Kwon Ping, executive chairman of Banyan ...
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Sri Lanka IT Employee Arrested For Link To Easter Sunday Bombings Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with E...
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China trip and son's wedding: Sri Lanka leader denounced after Easter bombings After coming under fire for not acting on warnings about Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena i...
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Sri Lanka Arrests Saudi-Educated Scholar Over Links With Easter Bombings Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter...
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Raid on House Linked to Sri Lanka Easter Bombings Leaves 15 Dead The wife and child of the suspected mastermind of the suicide attacks were seriously wounded when the raid turned violent. ISIS said its fighters were...
18:16, 04/28/2019

All directly involved in Sri Lanka Easter bombings dead or arrested: cops COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those di...
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Suspects in Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka still at large, may be carrying explosives At least 58 people have been detained in connection with the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, among the world's worst terrorist attacks since 9/11. ...
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PM Modi's Visit After Easter Bombings Helped Sri Lanka Tourism: Minister In an effort to restore the Sri Lankan tourism following the Easter attacks in April, the country's tourism minister John Amaratunga visited Mumbai to...
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Catholic Church in Sri Lanka holds first regular Sunday Mass since Easter bombings  The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 peo...
22:32, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka’s president tells AP that “99%” of suspects linked to the Easter suicide bombings have been arrested COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president tells AP that “99%” of suspects linked to the Easter suicide bombings have been arre...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and M...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka attacks latest: 15 bodies found after police raid linked to Easter bombings Fifteen bodies have been found after suspected Islamist militants linked to the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka opened fire and set off explosives during...
02:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and M...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka's president tells IS leader to leave his country alone in wake of Easter Sunday bombings Sri Lanka's president has pleaded with Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi to leave his country alone in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings....
14:16, 05/01/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on m...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Sri Lankan state minister says Easter Sunday bombings will likely drag down growth Eran Wickramaratne, Sri Lanka's state minister of finance, said 2019 growth "would be around 3%" because of the deadly bombings on Easter Sunday....
08:48, 05/21/2019

Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds Terrorist group assumes responsibility for the string of Easter bombings that killed over 320 people in Sri Lanka, targeting churches and luxury hotel...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Indian police raid houses in southern state a week after Sri Lanka bombings Indian police said on Sunday they raided the houses of three suspects in connection with a case concerning 15 people who left India to join the milita...
11:16, 04/29/2019

US citizens killed in Sri Lanka Easter attacks, secretary of State Pompeo says "The U.S. Embassy is working tirelessly to provide all possible assistance to the American citizens affected by the attacks and their families," Pompe...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Islamic State Inspired, but Didn't Direct, Easter Attacks, Sri Lanka Says The devastating Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka were locally planned and executed, without direct guidance from the Islamic State militant group, ...
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The Dispatch: As Sri Lanka Grieves, Revenge Is Brewing on the Streets As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into ...
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Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to ...
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Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings...
16:32, 05/23/2019

China, US warn their citizens about traveling to Sri Lanka after bombings China on Tuesday issued an advisory cautioning its citizens not to travel to Sri Lanka in the near term after a series of explosions there on Easter S...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Bombings Deflate Sri Lanka Tourism, and a Village That Depends on It A luxury resort that bills itself as a retreat from the world is far from the coastal cities targeted in the Easter Sunday attacks. But it, too, is fe...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Tourist Arrivals In Colombo To Drop By 50% After Bombings: Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sr...
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Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed...
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| Sunday Mass canceled across Sri Lanka a week after bombings The Catholic church in Sri Lanka has canceled all Sunday Masses until further notice over concerns it remains a top target of Islamic State-linked ext...
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Sri Lanka churches hold first Sunday mass since bombings Soldiers stood guard as the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held its first regular Sunday mass since the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday which killed m...
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Deserted Beaches, Empty Rooms: Sri Lanka Tourism Hit After Bombings Sri Lanka's $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling from cancellations as travellers shun the sun and sand Indian Ocean island after multiple suicide...
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Sri Lanka: Catholics attend first Sunday Mass in capital since bombings Sri Lankan Catholics have attended their first regular Mass in Colombo since bomb attacks by suspected jihadis on Easter Sunday. Catholic schools are ...
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Sri Lanka To Air Sunday Mass On TV Fearing Repeat Of Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings,...
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Sri Lanka Identifies All 9 Easter Bombers The eight men and one woman who detonated bombs on Easter Sunday, killing themselves and more than 250 others, were a collection of Islamist radicals ...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Wife, daughter of Sri Lanka bombings mastermind will survive blast: hospital The wife and daughter of the suspected mastermind of suicide bombings that killed 253 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday escaped with minor injuries from a...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Riots Erupt Weeks After Bombings Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide night curfew Monday, after anti-Muslim riots spread to at least three districts just north of the capital in a violent ...
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04:48, 05/05/2019

Father, two brothers of suspected Sri Lanka bombings mastermind killed in gun battle The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe hous...
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Sri Lanka Says 42 Foreigners Killed In Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesd...
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Sri Lanka raids headquarters of hardline Islamist group suspected in church bombings Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of a hardline Islamist group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churc...
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Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50 percent after bombings: Sri Lanka tourism chief Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sr...
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2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast Two people have been arrested and an overnight curfew lifted after mobs attacked Muslim-owned shops and some vehicles in a Sri Lankan town where a sui...
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Sri Lanka Expels 200 Islamic Clerics After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka has expelled over 600 foreign nationals, including around 200 Islamic clerics, since the Easter suicide bombings blamed on a local terror gr...
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Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said W...
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Sri Lanka police name all 9 Easter Sunday suicide bombers The names of the nine people who authorities say detonated suicide bombs in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 257 people, have been released and the...
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Sri Lanka police name all nine Easter Sunday suicide bombers All suspects in wave of bombings that killed more than 250 people named, 10 days after attacks Sri Lanka’s police have named nine people they say stag...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National ...
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Sri Lanka Arrests Journalist Covering Easter Attacks Over "Trespass" Sri Lankan police arrested a Reuters news agency journalist Thursday while he was covering the aftermath of Easter bombings and remanded him in custod...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka President Vows To Block Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has told his cabinet that he will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses leading to the Easter su...
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PM Modi Is The First World leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Blasts Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from Maldives where he was on his first overseas trip after getting elected...
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East Sri Lanka on edge after Easter bombers linked to region Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as th...
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Sri Lanka’s President Says Country Is Now Safe After Easter Sunday Attacks (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s president says “99%” of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have b...
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Sri Lanka's Buddhists mark somber Vesak after Easter Sunday attacks Buddhist Sri Lankans marked the festival of Vesak in low key celebrations on Saturday amid heightened religious tensions in the Indian Ocean nation fo...
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Christian-Muslim Clashes Rock Easter Attacks Town In Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic Church appealed for calm and an alcohol ban Monday after clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town scarred by the Ea...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka orders DNA test to confirm Easter attack ringleader is dead A Sri Lankan court on Friday authorized a DNA test to confirm that the presumed ringleader of coordinated Islamist attacks that killed over 250 people...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public...
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Sri Lanka President Slams Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attack Testimony Sri Lanka's president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in whic...
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Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), wh...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings...
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13:48, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism sector counts the human and financial toll of Easter attacks As Sri Lanka's hospitality industry tries to come to terms with the human and financial costs, the government is under pressure to act decisively...
03:32, 05/01/2019

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Easter Attack Victims In Sri Lanka: Live Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka after visiting the Maldives where he is on his first overseas visit after assuming office for a ...
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Sri Lankans attend Mass at home with churches shut down after bombings With churches in Sri Lanka closed a week after suicide bombings killed more than 250 people on Easter, Catholics in the island nation celebrated Mass ...
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14:48, 06/17/2019

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eli...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's lic...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Sri Lankan Military Engaged in Firefight With Easter Bombing Suspects (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — A military spokesman says soldiers have exchanged gunfire with suspects after attempting to raid a building in Sri Lanka&...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Pro tip: Don’t hide a code editor ‘Easter egg’ in your Nintendo Switch game An indie game called A Dark Room vanished from the Nintendo eShop over the weekend after its creator revealed he’d sneaked a code editor into it as an...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine se...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Greek man arrested over child’s freak Easter Sunday shooting Greek police say they have arrested a man suspected of firing his gun in the air during Orthodox Easter celebrations and accidentally shooting in the ...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Greek man arrested over child's freak Easter Sunday shooting Greek police say they have arrested a man suspected of firing his gun in the air during Orthodox Easter celebrations and accidentally shooting in the ...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Police to face criminal probe on ‘lapses’ over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “...
20:48, 06/20/2019

A pair of Pixar designers tease which easter eggs we should look out for in Toy Story 4 All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the ...
18:00, 06/18/2019

The Sunday school children: The little-known tragedy of the Sri Lankan Easter attacks The first church Mohammed Nasar Mohammed Azar tried to blow up had already finished its service by the time he arrived. The Easter Sunday mass there h...
03:48, 05/05/2019

Sri Lankan Islamist Called for Violence on Facebook Before Easter Attacks A charismatic leader who allegedly helped plan and execute Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings called before the attacks for killing non-Muslims in Facebook p...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t...
15:16, 06/02/2019

The Cool Kaiju Easter Egg Godzilla: King of the Monsters Just Flies Right Past Godzilla: King of the Monsters does a lot of things—the vast majority of them delectably silly—in order to rapidly veer its dumb-as-rocks human heroes...
12:32, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Police enter mosque of Easter attacks-tied group The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Sri Lankan police have entered the main mosque of National Towheed Jamaat,...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Watch the Easter Bunny throw punches in a street brawl, because Florida Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, Easter is definitely one of the most low-key. Families gather, eat some ham, and maybe the kids hunt for col...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Toy Story 4's director and producer on their favorite deep-cut easter eggs from the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the ...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Taylor Swift is obsessed with Easter eggs, and it's ruining her new music Swift's new music roll-out has been almost entirely focused on the hidden clues in her Instagram posts, music videos and even her stilettos. ...
17:16, 05/14/2019

| WATCH: Greeks celebrate Orthodox Easter by burning effigy of Judas Greeks burn an effigy of Judas as the country celebrates Orthodox Easter. It is the biggest religious festival in the country, where some 90% of the p...
18:32, 04/29/2019

Kelly Clarkson told her kids that she made the Easter baskets, not a bunny Singer Kelly Clarkson said she is very busy and she took the time to shop at Target and put the Easter baskets together.     ...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Sri Lankan software engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack A Sri Lankan software engineer suspected by authorities in Sri Lanka of having provided technical and logistical support to the Easter Sunday suicide ...
11:48, 05/14/2019

A hidden Easter egg in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ might reveal the villain in ‘Black Panther 2’ With a total haul of almost $1.7 billion, Avengers: Endgame is already the sixth largest movie of all time… and the epic new Marvel film has on...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Days Gone Easter Eggs and NERO missions tease possible Syphon Filter connection Days Gone fans think they’ve found a significant Syphon Filter connection with the ‘Lend Me Your Ears’ trophy, and other game content appears to suppo...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Sophie Turner shocked by 'Game of Thrones' Easter Egg hidden in Season 1 poster Sophie Turner was left in shock after her “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” co-star Jessica Chastain dropped some major “Game of Thrones” Easter Egg knowledge on ...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Beautiful: This Aunt Spent All Month Researching Hentai So She’d Have Something To Talk About With Her Nephew This Easter For many older individuals, it can be difficult to find ways to relate to young relatives with whom they have little in common, but here’s a story of ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state....
12:32, 05/14/2019

Australia rugby star Samu Kerevi apologizes for 'I love you Jesus' Easter post An Australian rugby star apologized Tuesday for sharing his religious beliefs on social media after an Easter post drew backlash amid controversy surr...
23:48, 04/30/2019

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Good Friday and Easter Holidays CHICAGO – March 21, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announc...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Google’s nifty ‘Endgame’ Easter egg wipes out half your search results with a snap of Thanos’ fingers Avengers: Endgame is smashing box office records, pulling in more than $60 million yesterday alone. And while the internet loses its collective shit o...
18:32, 04/28/2019

President Trump plays golf with LPGA star Lexi Thompson, Rush Limbaugh on Easter weekend President Trump spent the Easter weekend at his Mar-a-Lago retreat and worked in some golf around his Tweets and trip to church for Sunday services. ...
23:48, 04/28/2019

UK Raises In-State, Out-Of-State Tuition LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has announced in-state undergraduate students will see tuition increase by 2.4% t...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And w...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka wary of new attacks Sri Lankans of different faiths are being urged to pray privately amid fears of further attacks, and the country's prime minister tells CNN that secur...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Terror Threat In Sri Lanka Remains, Says US Sri Lanka Blasts: The US has warned that the terror threat in Sri Lanka still remains as active members of the group that carried out the massive suic...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Muslim shops in Sri Lanka attacked Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting chur...
07:32, 05/08/2019

The war widows protecting Sri Lanka's mangroves Sri Lankan women who lost husbands in the country's 25-year conflict are now protecting the country's mangroves — and combating gender stereotypes in ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Bank of China aims big in little Sri Lanka BoC has only just opened its first Sri Lankan branch, but already it wants to be the biggest foreign player in the market. In an exclusive interview, ...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent ba...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Rani...
12:32, 05/04/2019

Militants set off bombs during Sri Lanka raid, killing 15 Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country&#...
20:32, 04/28/2019

What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales? This is the same sperm whale pod Blue Planet filmed off Sri Lanka – but flocking tourists are making it less of a safe place for these stunning animal...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Christians attack Muslim shops in Sri Lanka Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting chur...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Buddhist Mobs Target Muslims in Sri Lanka Rampaging mobs from the majority Buddhist population attacked Muslim communities Monday night, police and witnesses said, with new violence plaguing S...
19:48, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Finds Evidence of Planning for Further Attacks Sri Lankan police say arrests and searches of locations linked to the Easter bombers have turned up significant evidence that new attacks could be in ...
03:48, 05/03/2019

| Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims' Sri Lankan authorities have said that Buddhist groups are likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism suffers after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tour...
11:48, 05/16/2019

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
17:00, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka imposes new curfew as mosques attacked Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist milita...
15:00, 05/13/2019

| Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win Sri Lanka snapped an eight-match one-day international losing streak ahead of the World Cup with a 35-run win over Scotland in a rain-affected match i...
23:32, 05/21/2019

AFC says Macau won’t travel to Sri Lanka for WCup qualifier KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says it has been informed by the Macau Football Association that its national team will...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100 Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body part...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Muslim killed in Sri Lanka riots despite curfew Mobs have killed a Muslim man and vandalized mosques and stores in Sri Lanka despite a nationwide curfew. The state also shut down social media after ...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting...
11:00, 04/30/2019

| ICC charges Jayasundara for bribery of Sri Lanka minister The International Cricket Council has charged a Sri Lankan team advisor with trying to bribe the country's sports minister to influence an internation...
17:00, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka Says More ISIS Terror Attacks Can't Be Ruled Out Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tu...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Militants Set Off Bombs During Raid, Killing 15 Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country’s...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Correction: Denmark-Sri Lanka Blasts story HELSINKI (AP) — In a story May 6 about a funeral in Denmark, The Associated Press reported erroneously that more than 350 people were killed in the Ea...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka To Resume Mass On Sunday: Cardinal Sri Lanka's Catholic Church said public Mass will resume on Sunday amid tight security, two weeks after Easter Sunday bombings killed 253 people at th...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations aga...
16:16, 06/03/2019

Tycoon’s 3 children killed in Sri Lanka mourned in Denmark HELSINKI (AP) — A funeral service has been held in Denmark for the three children of a business tycoon who were killed during the Easter bombings in S...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Bombers Secured Unusual Source of Help: Their Families Unlike many terrorist organizations, Islamic State draws wives and children into attacks such as the spate of bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. ...
10:16, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka stocks hover near 6-1/2-year closing low; rupee up Sri Lankan shares extended falls into a fifth session on Wednesday and closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years on shattered investor con...
15:48, 05/08/2019

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politic...
11:32, 06/15/2019

| Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat persists Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings,...
22:16, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew after mobs target mosques Action taken following days of attacks on places of worship and Muslim-owned businessesSri Lanka has imposed a country-wide curfew after successive da...
02:32, 05/14/2019

No Record To Suggest That Some Sri Lanka Bombers Visited Kashmir: Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh Sunday said there was no record to suggest that any of the suicide bombers, who carried out the Easter Sun...
01:32, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of...
06:32, 05/05/2019

All directly involved in Sri Lanka attacks dead or arrested Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those directly involved in th...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, h...
17:16, 05/14/2019

Finch and Starc shine as Australia outclass Sri Lanka "Captain Aaron Finch\u0027s brilliant 153 and ruthless pace bowling by Mitchell Starc led Australia to an emphatic 87-run victory over Sri Lanka in th...
03:00, 06/16/2019

Sri Lanka Gets Long-Delayed $164 Million Loan Installment From IMF The International Monetary Fund Tuesday released a long-delayed loan instalment to Sri Lanka, providing financial relief to a government still reeling...
17:16, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka police ask public to hand in blades following bomb COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Police in Sri Lanka have requested members of the public hand over swords or other large knives to the nearest police statio...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber Was Radicalised By British-Pakistani Preacher In UK One of the Easter Sunday suicide bombers, who attempted to bomb the luxury Taj Samudra hotel in Sri Lanka capital Colombo, was radicalised by British-...
17:16, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber's Kin "Cooperating Fully" With New Zealand Police The Auckland-based mother and sister of one of the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday suicide bombers have been "cooperating fully" with the New Zealand police ...
20:32, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics hold 1st Sunday Mass since attacks The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 ...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbre...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Seeks India's Help To Counter Terrorism: PM Wickremesinghe Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Monday that he sought India's help to train the country's security forces in counter-terrorism dur...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Sri Lanka suspect's sister fears 18 relatives are dead The sister of the suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings has told CNN up to 18 of her family members are missing and feared...
08:32, 04/29/2019

Washington student, Denver man among the dead in Sri Lanka blasts A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday ...
09:00, 06/22/2019

| Sri Lanka mass cancelled over fresh attack fears Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Ea...
01:16, 05/03/2019

How Peaceful, Idyllic Sri Lanka Became A Soft Target For Terrorists A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach ...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Sri Lanka Facebook says that in Sri Lanka, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies....
07:16, 06/21/2019

Sri Lanka and Malinga blow away England in World Cup shock • Sri Lanka 232-9; England 212. Sri Lanka win by 20 runs• Veteran paceman Malinga takes four for 43 to stun hostsAgainst all the odds Sri Lanka produc...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled for 2nd week Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka’s capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Isla...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Terrorists Used "Easily Available Chemicals" To Make Bombs: Sri Lanka PM The suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka assembled easily-available chemicals to make explosives, Prime Minister Ranil Wickre...
00:00, 04/30/2019

England v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at HeadingleyCheck out the latest Cricket World Cup standingsAnd send your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian....
11:32, 06/21/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, ...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Two Indian Nationals Arrested Without Valid Visa In Sri Lanka Two more Indian nationals have been arrested by police in Colombo for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, authorit...
12:32, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the p...
10:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. believes Sri Lanka militants may be plotting more attacks: ambassador The United States believes members of the militant group blamed for Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday attacks may be at large and planning more assaults, the ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Authorities Were Warned, in Detail, 12 Days Before Attack The intelligence chief said in a memo dated April 9 that a radical Islamist and his group planned a suicide attack “shortly.” The memo included names ...
16:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be d...
11:16, 04/29/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 ...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka hotels grapple with cancellations after bombing attack Hotels in Sri Lanka are seeing an influx of cancellations following the bombing attack that killed at least 253 people on Easter Sunday.   ...
01:48, 04/29/2019

India Issues Updated Travel Advisory For Sri Lanka India on Tuesday issued an updated travel advisory for Sri Lanka, saying that the security situation was gradually returning to normal in the island n...
08:32, 05/29/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startCricket World Cup 2019: the latest standingsAnd why not email Tom or tweet @tomdaviesE17 9.00...
10:48, 06/04/2019

New Zealand v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Cardiff, 10.30am (BST) startListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 10.05am BS...
11:16, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka Attacks Show ISIS's Reach Even After Defeat At least one suicide bomber in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka trained with Islamic State in Syria, reflecting the extremist group’s continued reach e...
22:00, 04/29/2019

"Terror Cannot Defeat Spirit Of Sri Lanka," Says PM In Colombo: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who landed in Sri Lankan capital Colombo this morning, made an unscheduled stop at one of the churches hit during the Ea...
11:48, 06/09/2019

Modi promotes neighborhood-first policy in Sri Lanka visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka for a brief visit as part of his first overseas tour since reelection that emphasizes Ind...
08:48, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Travel Ban On Grieving British Groom A Briton whose bride died on their honeymoon two days after arriving in Sri Lanka will be allowed to return home after a court lifted a travel ban Wed...
20:00, 05/15/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Congratulates PM Narendra Modi If the trends convert into seats, this would be the first time in more than 40 years in India that a party with a majority on its own will be coming b...
11:32, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka Attack Signals ISIS’ Widening Reach A month after losing the last of its territory in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State is believed to have pulled off one of its deadliest attacks. It ma...
18:32, 04/28/2019

US Says Supports Sri Lanka's Fight Against Terror, Offers $480 Million The United States on Thursday re-affirmed its support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism, in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings that kil...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka bombers had clear links to ISIS, President says Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan ...
18:48, 04/29/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing th...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Advance Warning Of Lanka Terror Attack Not Taken Seriously: Official Advance warning about an impending terror attack in Sri Lanka was "never a main point for discussion" during national intelligence coordination meetin...
22:32, 05/29/2019

| After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges A picture of a determined local militant cell that suddenly went global is slowly emerging from the aftermath of grief and confusion of Sri Lanka's Ea...
19:00, 04/28/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies...
15:16, 06/07/2019

ISIS Chief Refers To Sri Lanka In First Video In Five Years The Islamic State group's elusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released ...
20:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting polic...
11:16, 04/29/2019

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy rai...
19:48, 06/11/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman presi...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Mosques Attacked In Sri Lanka Town After Facebook Row, Curfew Imposed Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a local man was beaten in the town of Chilaw on Sri Lanka's west coast on Sun...
18:16, 05/12/2019

How 'laid back' Sri Lanka became a soft target for Islamist strike A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Isla...
11:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Police Chief Refusing To Quit Despite President's Request Sri Lanka's incumbent police chief has refused to step down over the Easter Sunday suicide attacks despite President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday na...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, a...
06:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Terrorists Dressed In Military Uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist terrorists behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

| Sangakkara optimistic Sri Lanka will stage England series despite attacks Kumar Sangakkara believes Sri Lanka will stage England's scheduled tour of the island next year despite safety concerns caused by the Easter Sunday te...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Didn't Get Report On Terrorists Travelling to India: Sri Lanka President Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today said he has not received any report that the suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday terror atta...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Father, 2 Brothers Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind Killed In Gun Battle The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe hous...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka's Catholics and Muslims deeply divided by terror attacks Muslims and Catholics have lived together peacefully for centuries in Sri Lanka. But the two communities have become divided by suspicion and anger af...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka’s churches shut, Catholics celebrate Mass at home Sri Lanka’s Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka stocks gain, rupee steady on hope of rate cut Sri Lankan shares rose on Wednesday while the rupee closed steady on hope of a rate cut by the central bank later this week, market sources said. ** T...
14:48, 05/29/2019

US Official, Injured In Sri Lanka Suicide Attack, Dies In Hospital A US official wounded in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday suicide bombings has died in hospital, raising to 258 the total number killed, including 45 foreign...
16:16, 05/08/2019

World Cup Live: Australia Openers Off To Solid Start Against Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs Australia Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch and David Warner got Australia to a solid start against Sri Lanka in London...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Vows a Search of Every Home, as New Violence Erupts Explosions and shootings continued to shake the country, as President Maithripala Sirisena tried to deflect anger at the government’s failure to stop ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the...
00:48, 05/25/2019

Sri Lanka Army Chief Says Threat Of More Terror Attacks Contained Sri Lanka's army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more terror attacks had been contained and the security services had dismantled most o...
04:32, 05/11/2019

Children killed during Sri Lanka gunbattle between troops and Islamist militants As darkness fell in Sainthamaruthu village on Sri Lanka's east coast on Friday, troops and police prepared to storm a concrete shack that local reside...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Most Terrorists Linked To Suicide Attacks Killed, Arrested: Sri Lanka PM Sri Lankan forces have killed or arrested most of the terrorists linked to the Easter suicide bombings and the country is ready to return to normality...
00:32, 04/29/2019

World Cup: Guptill, Munro Help New Zealand Thrash Sri Lanka By 10 Wickets Martin Guptill and Colin Munro struck fifties as New Zealand cruised home in 16.1 overs to register their third win in a World Cup game by 10 wickets....
17:48, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka says dismantles big part of bombers' network, freezes assets Sri Lankan authorities say they have dismantled a major part of the network linked to the Easter Sunday bombings, confiscating bomb-making material an...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Resorts Face Uncertain Future After Suicide Blasts The cancellations started before the dust had settled on the hotels and churches hit by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka as tourists and operators pressed...
00:32, 04/29/2019

6 Days After Wedding, UK Woman Dies Of Food Poisoning In Sri Lanka The husband of a British bride who died on her honeymoon in Sri Lanka will be kept in the country at least until a formal hearing on the death is held...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the ...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Headquarters Of Terror Group, Allegedly Behind Sri Lanka Blasts, Raided Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of aterror group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hote...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Policeman Defies President To Testify At Attack Probe A Sri Lankan police officer on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and testified before a parliamentary investigation into the Easter Sunday...
20:00, 06/18/2019

ISIS Chose Sri Lanka To Tell World That It Exists: President Sirisena The ISIS terror group chose Sri Lanka to stage a massive attack on Easter Sunday to tell the world that they exist, President Maithripala Sirisena sai...
20:16, 05/06/2019

World Cup qualifier in Sri Lanka canceled after Macau refuse to travel Sri Lanka's World Cup qualifying clash with Macau, which was due to be played on Tuesday, has been canceled after the team from the former Portuguese ...
15:32, 06/10/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as t...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.    ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence Sri Lankan soldiers in armored vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in pa...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Anxiety, hope as church schools delay reopening in Sri Lanka Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen this week for the first time since last month’s d...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka's Catholics cancel Mass over 'specific attack threat' Catholic services are being canceled in Sri Lanka for a second weekend. The move comes after government warnings that there could be a repeat of the E...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Army Denies Colluding With Anti-Muslim Rioters Sri Lanka's army today denied allegations that its troops colluded with anti-Muslim mobs and failed to contain widespread riots that killed one man in...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Asos tycoon who lost children in Sri Lanka attacks thanks public Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen thank those who offered condolences after three of their children were killedThe Povlsen family have thanked the public ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Lanka President Vows To "Eradicate Terrorism" Before Presidential Polls Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" and restore stability before a presidential election due...
16:48, 05/04/2019

| Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months ...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka, Maldives Visit Shows "Neighbourhood First" Priority: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said his visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka beginning Saturday reflects the importance India attaches to its ''Ne...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that pre...
10:00, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka Attack Mastermind Used Chatrooms To Sway Suicide Bombers While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months ...
19:16, 05/03/2019

‘We Knew What Was Coming’: Sri Lanka Sees ISIS’ Hand in Attacks After years of warnings, the travel patterns of several suspects and the design of their bombs suggest a larger Islamic State role in the Easter attac...
19:32, 05/03/2019

'Save us from the Satans': Survivors of Sri Lanka church attack pray Two weeks after suicide bombers killed 250 and wounded 500 in coordinated attacks at Sri Lankan churches and hotels, worshippers filed slowly into a c...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Ban On Social Media, Security Remains Tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their childre...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in northwest province after attacks on mosques Sri Lanka imposed curfew across its northwest province on Monday, a police spokesman said, after attacks on mosques and shops owned by Muslims in the ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Police Discover Suspected Training Camp For Terrorists Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where terrorists linked to the deadly Easter attacks are beli...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka maintains high alert for attacks ahead of Ramadan Sri Lankan security forces maintained a high level of alert on Tuesday after the Easter Sunday bombings, officials said, amid intelligence reports tha...
10:00, 04/30/2019

The Latest: India nabs alleged follower of Sri Lanka suspect The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 1:35 p.m. India's investigative agency says it has arrested a 29-year-old Indian man...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter...
14:32, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false info...
19:32, 05/13/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka issues curfew in town of bombed church after clash COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka military spokesman Brig. Sumith Atapattu says a police curfew has been imposed in Negombo, a seaside town outside ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka imposes overnight curfew after anti-Muslim attacks Police announced the curfew after sectarian violence erupted in several towns in the country's North Western Province. Authorities also shut down soci...
20:48, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: Guns outnumber guests at bombed Sri Lanka hotel At the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, one of six Sri Lankan targets hit by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday, the silence that reigns is not just the usual hu...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Aussie home minister lays wreath at bombed Sri Lanka church NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Australian Home Minister Peter Dutton has laid a wreath and offered condolences for the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri La...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Employee of IT firm Virtusa arrested in Sri Lanka over suspected links to attacks Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with E...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Modi woos Sri Lanka, Maldives as India fends off Chinese influence Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka on a brief visit that New Delhi says emphasizes his "neighborhood-first policy." China is also t...
12:32, 06/09/2019

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka delayed by rain: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolCounty cricket – live! Latest from around the groundsThe Spin: remembering the first truly modern OD...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Pakistan v Sri Lanka: start delayed at Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from soggy BristolEngland wary as Bangladesh seek repeat upsetTable: the latest Cricket World Cup standingsAnd you can email...
16:16, 06/07/2019

Freed Sri Lanka Buddhist monk vows to expose Islamist militancy A hardline Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against minority Muslims in Sri Lanka said on Tuesday he planned to denounce Islamist militants ...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka stocks edge up from near 7-year low on bargain hunting; rupee firmer Sri Lankan shares rose on Thursday, snapping their 10-session losing streak to recover from its lowest close in nearly seven years as investors bought...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka School Principal, Teacher Arrested For Link To Terror Attack Sri Lankan Police said Friday they have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group Nation...
17:16, 05/17/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman presi...
22:16, 05/21/2019

ISIS Mastermind, With Alleged Sri Lanka Link, Arrested In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module, who was a Facebook frien...
23:32, 06/12/2019

Sri Lanka chasing 335 to beat Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at the OvalSouth Africa v Afghanistan – live! Follow the OBO reportListen to our new podcast, The Spin, and a...
18:32, 06/15/2019

Latest Sri Lanka arrest throws spotlight on Wahhabism in eastern hotbed Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter...
10:16, 05/12/2019

India Offers Sri Lanka Full Support To Fight 'Jihadi Terrorism' India has offered full support to Sri Lanka in dealing with the common threat of "Jihadi terrorism" following the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombing...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka's government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the afterm...
11:48, 06/06/2019

PM Modi Plants Ashoka Tree Sapling At Sri Lanka President's House Prime Minister Narendra Modi today planted a sapling of an evergreen Ashoka tree at the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisenas' residence. PM Modi...
13:48, 06/09/2019

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: live stream Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere New Zealand, beaten finalists in 2015, kick off their Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign today in Cardiff against the unfancied, yet unpredictable Sri La...
12:16, 06/01/2019

One dead as Sri Lanka town gripped by another bout of anti-Muslim violence At least one person was killed Monday amid renewed anti-Muslim violence in a Sri Lankan town targeted during last month's Easter Sunday terrorist atta...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Court Orders DNA Test To Verify Death Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind A Sri Lankan court has ordered a DNA test before May 15 to verify the death of Zahran Hashim, the ring leader of the local terror group NTJ which the ...
04:32, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka stocks, rupee fall as sectarian violence pushes investors away Sri Lankan shares slumped 1.6% on Tuesday, extending their falls into a ninth session and closing at their lowest in more than six-and-a-half years, w...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka In Talks With India, Japan To Build Terminal At Colombo Port Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with India and Japan to construct a container terminal at the port in Colombo, next to a Chinese terminal built as part...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a second straight session on Friday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit earlier this week,...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka clashes kill one; imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked One person was killed in Sri Lanka on Monday as police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and Muslim-owned shops and imposed a curfew after the ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Mahela Jayawardene Declines Role In Sri Lanka World Cup 2019 Team Last year, a committee featuring Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara and Aravinda de Silva had also submitted a report on Sri Lankan cricket, only to be ign...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Asos billionaire thanks well-wishers after death of three children in Sri Lanka terror attacks Billionaire fashion tycoon Anders Holch Povlsen has thanked the public for their condolences following the deaths of their three "beloved" children in...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Eoin Morgan orders England to ‘front up’ for Australia after Sri Lanka defeat • Morgan: ‘When we get beaten we tend to come back strong’• Jos Buttler praised ‘fantastic’ four-wicket display by MalingaEoin Morgan ordered his play...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat p...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suic...
12:32, 04/30/2019

| WATCH: Fifteen dead as Sri Lanka forces raid jihadist hideout Fifteen people including six children have died during a Sri Lankan security forces operation in the aftermath of the Easter attacks, as three cornere...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Threat Real As Security Forces Are On High Alert: US Envoy To Sri Lanka The US ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the ISIS terrorists involved in the Easter Sunday bombings on the island were likely still...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Bomb Suspect's Sister Fears 18 Relatives Killed In Gun Battle The sister of the suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka's deadly April 21 Easter Sunday bombings has said that up to 18 of her family members are missing ...
08:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to ...
14:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Ea...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Delhi-Based Photojournalist Covering Lanka Blasts Arrested For Trespass An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka to cover the aftermath of Easter Sunday bombings, was arrested by Sri Lankan police for alleged ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks as archbishop slams poor church security Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed i...
13:48, 04/29/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka said Monday that the government should crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor ...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka police arrest two in clashes as schools reopen to near-empty classes Sri Lanka police arrested two men after a personal feud led to clashes between two sectarian groups in a beachside resort north of the capital, the si...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Tourism Suffers In Sri Lanka After Bomb Blasts Targeting Hotels, Churches Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 7.5 percent in April from a year ago, as travellers shunned the island nation after the deadly Easter Sunday bom...
17:00, 05/07/2019

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" following devastating suicide attacks on Eas...
21:48, 05/04/2019

ISIS Chief Talks Of Syria Defeat, Sri Lanka In First Video In 5 Years ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared Monday in a video for the first time in five years, indicating that he has survived the territorial defeat o...
06:32, 04/30/2019

Bombers Visited Kashmir, Kerala Before Attacks, Says Sri Lanka Army Chief Some of the suicide bombers who carried out the last month's devastating attacks in Sri Lanka visited Kashmir and Kerala for "some sort of training" o...
16:32, 05/04/2019

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 c...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka police discover suspected training camp for Islamist militants Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where Islamist militants linked to the deadly Easter attacks ...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka bomb suspect's sister fears 18 relatives dead after attacks The sister of the suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings has told CNN up to 18 of her family members are missing and feared...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Cricket World Cup hit by second successive washout as Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka clash abandoned due to rain The Cricket World Cup suffered its second successive washout on Tuesday as the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bei...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Lanka Blasts Terror Group Has 140 Million Cash, 7 Billion In Assets: Cops The ISIS-linked Sri Lankan extremist group National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ), blamed for the Easter Sunday bombings, has been found possessing more than...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having only a win against Scotland four years ago to their name, today is Afghanistan's big chance to record their first ever Cricket World Cup v...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka stocks extend fall despite rate cut in thin trade; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares ended weaker on Monday, falling for the second straight session in dull trade as the market shrugged off a widely expected rate cut ...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Buoyed by their shock win against Cricket World Cup 2019 hosts England on Monday, Pakistan head to Bristol today to take on a Sri Lankan side that are...
10:16, 06/07/2019

Sri Lanka rupee extends falls on fears of more attacks; stocks up in dull trade The Sri Lankan rupee closed weaker for the fourth consecutive session on Monday, as worries about more attacks after the Easter Sunday bombings weighe...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Intel Agencies Scan Records After Sri Lanka Claims India Link To Blasts Indian intelligence agencies are conducting background checks on all Sri Lankan nationals and tourists who visited India in the last four months. Spec...
00:16, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka President Pardons Hardline Buddhist Monk Serving Jail Term Sri Lanka's president granted an amnesty to a firebrand Buddhist monk on Wednesday, four days after holding talks with him at the country's main priso...
07:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. envoy to Sri Lanka says threat is real; security forces maintain high alert The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people we...
10:00, 05/01/2019

'Mother Of Satan' Bombs Show Foreign Hand In Lanka Attacks: Investigators One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used "Mother of Satan" explosi...
10:16, 05/21/2019

England vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Sri Lanka come into today's match looking to cause an upset against England in order to stay alive in the tournament. Will they keep their C...
09:16, 06/21/2019

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly sterili...
16:16, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka stocks snap 5 days of gains in light trade; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares snapped five straight sessions of gains on Friday in low trade amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appetite for...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Linking Christchurch attack and Sri Lanka bombing a ‘cheap shot,’ New Zealand official says Foreign Minister Winston Peters hit back at a Sri Lankan official’s claim that the Easter Sunday attacks were carried out in retaliation for the shoot...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Guns Outnumber Guests At Bombed Cinnamon Grand Colombo Hotel In Sri Lanka At the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, one of six Sri Lankan targets hit by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday, the silence that reigns is not just the usual hu...
12:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. envoy to Sri Lanka says threat is real as security forces maintain high alert The U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that some of the Islamist militants involved in the Easter Sunday bombings on the island were likely ...
12:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim officials quit in solidarity with minister accused of Islamist ties Eight Muslim government officials in Sri Lanka quit their portfolios on Monday in solidarity with the industry minister accused by the opposition of s...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka imposes extended curfew after security forces found ISIS flags and explosives Sri Lankan security forces imposed an extended curfew Friday in several cities as they continue searching for suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bom...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast o...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Australia vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having bounced back from their defeat against India with a solid win against Pakistan, Australia will today looking to consolidate their place amid th...
11:16, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and...
06:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka bomb attack: Bomber seen riding lift with family before failed explosion attempt Disturbing footage shows a suicide bomber riding in a lift alongside a family in Sri Lanka ahead of a failed first attempt to set off a fatal explosio...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing ...
15:32, 04/29/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for serv...
19:16, 04/28/2019

England suffer shock World Cup defeat to Sri Lanka as Lasith Malinga and Dhananjaya de Silva star at Headingley This World Cup has been crying out for a shock, and it has come in the most surprising circumstances: unfancied Sri Lanka have beaten hosts and favour...
21:00, 06/21/2019

‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for...
19:16, 05/14/2019

England vs Sri Lanka prediction: Cricket World Cup 2019, live stream, TV channel, line-ups, odds, tickets The Cricket World Cup heads north to Headingley for the first time as England look to all-but cement their semi-final spot against Sri Lanka on Friday...
15:16, 06/19/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria v...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisi...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Sri Lanka star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World C...
11:00, 05/27/2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: Sri Lanka vs Australia live score, South Africa vs Afghanistan latest updates Sri Lanka and Australia meet in a one-day international for the first time in three years in the first of today's double helping at the Cricket World ...
13:16, 06/15/2019

NY Could Become First State To Ban Cat Declawing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The S...
13:16, 06/04/2019

These are the poorest cities in every state in the US The US is one of the richest countries in the world. Despite that wealth, parts of the country have been left behind, including these cities.  &...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Best Memorial Day events in every state and DC Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? 24/7 Tempo lists an event in every state and D.C. that should not be missed!    ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. I...
14:00, 06/05/2019

This is how much a dollar is worth in every state in the US The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents....
14:48, 05/25/2019

Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Fi...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Maine becomes the first state to ban Styrofoam Food containers made of Styrofoam, also known as polystyrene, will be officially banned from businesses in Maine after governor Janet Mills signed a b...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Mizoram Again Becomes Dry State Following New Liquor Law Mizoram has once again become a "completely dry state" from today following a new liquor law that prohibits the sale and consumption of alcohol, a Min...
15:16, 05/28/2019

The best breakfast sandwich in every state To assemble a list of the best breakfast sandwich in every state, 24/7 Tempo consulted user reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor and other sites.   ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Best brunch spots in every state Looking to brunch for Mother's Day? 24/7 Tempo rounded up the best brunch spot to take your mom in each state.       &#...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Some Palestinians Give Up on Their Own State Trump administration officials hope they can tap into Palestinian’s frustration and offer a blueprint that they say will improve their lives, if not f...
17:16, 06/08/2019

World Cup: England Probable Playing XI, Sri Lanka Probable Playing XI The 1996 champions Sri Lanka, in their last game against Australia faced a crushing 87-run defeat at the Kennington Oval in London. They need to raise...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Louisville was down three runs and its offense was doing next to nothing through six innings against Mississippi State. And the Car...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Cleanest gas station bathrooms in every state GasBuddy, which tracks fuel prices across the country, also produces an annual list of which gas stations rate the highest for cleanliness.  ...
17:16, 05/15/2019

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.  ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carol...
06:00, 05/25/2019

Trump accuses New York state of trying to 'take down' NRA U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday accused New York state officials of trying to "take down" the National Rifle Association as the powerful gun rig...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 in the longest game by ...
13:48, 05/23/2019

These counties in each state have the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine counties or equivalents where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to e...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Washington state reinstates EV tax breaks Washington state, hoping to put 50,000 clean-fuel vehicles on roads by 2020, is reinstating tax breaks for electric and alternative-power vehicles and...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Colorado is the first state to cap co-pays for insulin Colorado enacts new law to make insulin co-pays more affordable for people who suffer from diabetes. The move comes among soaring costs.   ...
23:00, 05/25/2019

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. Un...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here ...
19:16, 06/14/2019

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

State senator wants to ban perverts from the subway State Sen. Diane Savino is joining forces with the NYPD to craft legislation pushing back against the scourge of subway perverts — including possible ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Road tripping? Must-see attractions in every state Road trips can be one of the best ways to experience the diversity of American landscapes and cultures. Check out the must-see roadside attractions. ...
14:00, 05/22/2019

These are the most affluent cities and towns in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652. ...
14:00, 05/12/2019

The End of the Golden State Warriors' Era of Invincibility The Warriors got worse. The NBA got better. The Raptors won the championship because the rest of the league finally caught one of the greatest teams e...
01:48, 06/15/2019

Boyle Co. Falls in State Quarterfinals Lexington (LEX 18)– Male pitcher Kelsie Houchens tossed a perfect game, ending Boyle County’s season in the KHSAA State Quarterfinals 4-0....
05:32, 06/15/2019

A degree in mobility? It will soon be possible at Wayne State The Michigan Mobility Institute, formed this year to enhance the state's workforce, is partnering with Wayne State University in Detroit to develop a ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Ne...
15:48, 05/28/2019

The highest-paid CEOs by state Here are the top paid CEOs by state for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only pu...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Huawei: We don't have to cooperate with Chinese state The head of cyber security at Chinese tech giant Huawei has told MPs that his firm is not obliged to work with the Chinese government "on anything wha...
00:00, 06/11/2019