Sri Lanka’s president has demanded capital punishment for the “terrorists” responsible for the deadly Easter Sunday attacks just days after he blamed international drug dealers for the suicide bombings.
Sri Lankan police arrest their top commander and a former defence chief over failure.
Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and extradited Friday, police and Interpol said.
The arrest of a man in India’s Tamil Nadu state over his suspected links to the alleged mastermind of the 21 April terror attacks in Sri Lanka is a clear sign of Daesh’s* existence in India, according to Major General (Retired) Dhruv Chand Katoch, an Indian security expert.
The Islamic extremists behind Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter bombings received funding from state intelligence services, a top Muslim leader told a parliamentary investigation.
Sri Lanka’s parliament Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and resumed investigations into security lapses surrounding the Easter suicide bombings that killed 258 people, officials said, as a political crisis in the country deepened.
Modi makes an unexpected visit to a Colombo church bombed in Easter attacks.
Sri Lanka’s intelligence chief is sacked over security lapses before the bombings.
Sri Lanka’s Muslim ministers resign en masse over widespread hate attacks.
Sri Lanka’s suspended police chief petitions the Supreme Court, accusing the President of failing to prevent the Easter bombings.
The fate of Hambantota port, which the Sri Lankan government leased to a Chinese firm for 99 years, has been hotly debated since the launch of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Sri Lanka’s president vows to crush Islamist militants responsible for Easter bombings.
In the aftermath of such violence, the very best of humanity was on display, manifested in the outpouring of assistance and compassion for those who were injured and for the loved ones of those killed.
Sri Lankan police arrest 23 people in connection with a spate of attacks on Muslims.
Sri Lanka blocks access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns.
Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings.
Sri Lanka clamped curfews to contain religious tensions as the authorities prepared to reopen schools.
The nauseating smell of death that infested the streets around Colombo’s morgue after Sri Lanka’s devastating Easter attacks has finally dispersed.
Religious tensions and a government ban on covering the face since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks have forced conservative Muslim women in Sri Lanka to shun veils, head scarves and long robes in public.
Sri Lankan security officials warns that the Islamist militants behind Easter attacks were planning more attacks imminently.
The father and 2 brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s attack are killed.
Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic leader condemns the attacks as “an insult to humanity”.
Sri Lanka’s Catholic churches suspended all public services over security fears.
The persecution of Christians across the world is on the rise, just like the politicisation of religion. But in the wake of the terror attacks in Sri Lanka, experts are warning against proclaiming a war between faiths.
A Sri Lankan security dragnet hunting those responsible for the horrifying bombings has scooped up a further 18 suspects.
PM offers his condolence to Sri Lanka over the deadly terrorists bombings.
Sri Lanka begins a day of national mourning to honour more than 300 people killed in suicide bomb blasts.
Tourists are scrambling to flee Sri Lanka and cancelling holidays after a string of deadly suicide blasts that have sparked concerns the lucrative tourism industry could be sent into a tailspin.
The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically yesterday to 290 – including dozens of foreigners – as police announced new arrests over the country’s worst attacks for more than a decade.
A series of 8 devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches.