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In tearful ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics mark one month since bombings

Weeping Sri Lankan Catholics lit candles and prayed in a memorial service outside a bombed church on Tuesday, one month after Easter bombings by Islamist militants killed more than 250 people.
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters

'Our God is not a God of revenge,' shrine rector says a month after Sri Lanka attacks (Vatican News)

The Sri Lankan jihadist group National Thowheeth Jama’ath was responsible for the Sri Lanka Easter bombings, which killed over 250 people and injured over 500.
Catholic Culture - Published

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Sri Lankan police confronts angry mob following spate of violence against Muslims [Video]Sri Lankan police confronts angry mob following spate of violence against Muslims

Sri Lankan police confronted a crowd of angry protesters following the arrest of dozens who allegedly took part in a series of attacks on Muslim communities on Tuesday (May 14).

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 02:46Published

Sri Lankan factory destroyed by rioters [Video]Sri Lankan factory destroyed by rioters

A Sri Lankan businessman says he is “living in fear” after anti-Muslim rioters attacked his factory

Credit: BBC World News - Affiliate     Duration: 00:29Published

China to fund US$1.4 billion into Sri Lanka's Port City Colombo project [Video]China to fund US$1.4 billion into Sri Lanka's Port City Colombo project

BEIJING / COLOMBO — Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports. This project aims to develop a metropolis..

Credit: TomoNews US     Duration: 01:44Published

China to fund Sri Lankan mega project [Video]China to fund Sri Lankan mega project

Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 00:54Published

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew [Video]Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew

According to Reuters, 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 outbreak of sectarian violence..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:43Published

Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew [Video]Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew

According to Reuters, 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 outbreak of sectarian violence..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:43Published

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings [Video]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 Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Sri Lankan authorities arrest scholar for alleged links to bombing ringleader [Video]Sri Lankan authorities arrest scholar for alleged links to bombing ringleader

According to a report by Reuters, Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings,..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:58Published

Sri Lankan Catholics hold Sunday mass after Easter attacks [Video]Sri Lankan Catholics hold Sunday mass after Easter attacks

Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Colombo amid tight security to prevent a repeat of the bomb attacks that killed 258 people on April 21.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:19Published

Sri Lankan Authorities Arrest Scholar For Alleged Links To Bombing Ringleader [Video]Sri Lankan Authorities Arrest Scholar For Alleged Links To Bombing Ringleader

According to a report by Reuters, Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings,..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:58Published

Jacqueline Fernandez hangs out with little fans [Video]Jacqueline Fernandez hangs out with little fans

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has got fans in little kids who were all smiles while hanging out with the Sri Lankan beauty recently in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Credit: IANS INDIA     Duration: 00:48Published

Sri Lankan president vows stability in wake of deadly string of bombings [Video]Sri Lankan president vows stability in wake of deadly string of bombings

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lanka President said that security forces would 'eradicate terrorism' following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:44Published

Sri Lanka police discover Islamist training camp [Video]Sri Lanka police discover Islamist training camp

Reuters reports 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 are believed to have practiced..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:38Published

Sri Lanka Police Discover Islamist Training Camp [Video]Sri Lanka Police Discover Islamist Training Camp

Reuters reports 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 are believed to have practiced..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:38Published

Sri Lankan President Vows Stability In Wake Of Deadly String Of Bombings [Video]Sri Lankan President Vows Stability In Wake Of Deadly String Of Bombings

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lanka President said that security forces would 'eradicate terrorism' following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:44Published

Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000 [Video]Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:33Published

U.S. diplomat warns of more attacks in Sri Lanka [Video]U.S. diplomat warns of more attacks in Sri Lanka

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 were likely still at large and could be planning more..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Deadly Bombings [Video]Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings After Deadly Bombings

Business Insider reports Sri Lanka on Sunday issued an emergency ban on face coverings for Muslim women in the wake of the Sri Lanka bombings last week that left over 250 people deadand scores more..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:38Published

Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Militants In 'Uniforms' [Video]Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Militants In 'Uniforms'

According to reuters, Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:36Published

Sri Lanka President Appoints New Police Chief [Video]Sri Lanka President Appoints New Police Chief

Reuters reports Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting police chief, the latest change in..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:28Published

Sri Lankan President Bans Islamist Groups Suspected On Role In Bombings [Video]Sri Lankan President Bans Islamist Groups Suspected On Role In Bombings

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has banned two Islamist groups suspected of being behind a series of bombings on Easter Sunday that claimed the..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:38Published

Sri Lankan Police Chief Refuses To Resign Despite Presidential Request [Video]Sri Lankan Police Chief Refuses To Resign Despite Presidential Request

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Sri Lanka's police chief has refused a request by President Maithripala Sirisena to step down following a series of bombings on churches and hotels,..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:48Published

Inside the house where gun battle killed father, brothers of Sri Lankan bombings' suspected mastermind [Video]Inside the house where gun battle killed father, brothers of Sri Lankan bombings' suspected mastermind

The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of the Sri Lankan bombings were killed in a security forces raid on their safe house. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:45Published

Wife, Daughter of Sri Lanka Bombings Mastermind Will Survive Blast [Video]Wife, Daughter of Sri Lanka Bombings Mastermind Will Survive Blast

According to Reuters, the wife and daughter of the suspected mastermind of suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday escaped with minor injuries from an explosion at a safe house. Mohamed Zahran..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Tourist arrivals in Colombo to drop by 50 percent after bombings: Sri Lanka tourism chief [Video]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, Sri Lanka’s Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes..

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Sri Lanka's hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists

HIKKADUWA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sipping fresh coconut water while sunbathing on deserted Hikkaduwa beach, Alexi Konchayenko, a sports trainer from Ukraine, struck a stoical note. Bomb blasts can..
SeattlePI.com - Published

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups

Sri Lanka's army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday bomb attacks
Newsday - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.comSeattle Times

Sri Lankan gov't minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots

A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more..
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Sri Lanka holds first public Masses since Easter attacks

Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 13, 2019 / 04:13 pm (CNA).- The Sri Lankan Catholic Church on May 12 held its first public Sunday Masses since suicide bombers claimed more than 250 lives and injured hundreds..
CNA - Published

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of "misinformation," the third time it has taken such a step..
SeattlePI.com - Published

Woman Convicted of Forcing Sri Lankan to Work Without Pay, and Marrying Her to Keep Her in U.S.

The woman, who was accused of treating a Sri Lankan worker “as a slave,” was found guilty on charges of forced labor and marriage fraud on Thursday.
NYTimes.com - Published

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as 'slave'

A New Jersey woman has been convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay in the country.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings

Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to reopen next week, and Sunday Masses will resume this weekend if security..
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

AP Interview: Sri Lankan president says country now safe

Sri Lanka's president says "99%" of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Sri Lankan authorities say all directly involved in bombings are dead or arrested

Acting police chief C.D. Wickramaratne said explosives the Islamic State-linked group stocked for use in more attacks have been seized.
USATODAY.com - Published

‘Bodies were everywhere’: Sri Lanka priests recount the horror of Easter attacks

Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 7, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- As Fr. Eranga De-Silva finished celebrating Easter Sunday Mass at his parish in Sri Lanka, he noticed policemen guarding the three entrances to the..
CNA - Published

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 the bombings are either dead or under arrest.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

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 suicide bombing targeted a Catholic church last month.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

'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 community hall in the town of Batticaloa on Sunday.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Newsmax

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings

Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by Islamic extremists.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Public Masses suspended for second week in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 2, 2019 / 02:09 pm (CNA).- Following terrorist attacks and ongoing threats to safety, Masses will be suspended in the Archdiocese of Colombo for a second week, Catholic leaders..
CNA - Published

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 the investigation into the Islamic State-claimed..
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists

The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Easter bombings.
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

AOC accuses Kellyanne Conway of trying to 'stoke suspicion' about her faith

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday alleged Kellyanne Conway was attempting to "stoke suspicion" regarding the freshman rep's religion after the White House adviser questioned why she didn't..
FOXNews.com - Published

Sri Lanka Dispatch: Extremism Found Fertile Ground in Sri Lankan Hometown of Radical Preacher

The influences of Wahhabism, a hard-line strain of Islam, transformed the hometown of the man accused of masterminding the Easter Bombings.
NYTimes.com - Published

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 the investigation into the Islamic State-claimed..
FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

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