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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 a backlash against the Easter...

Sri Lanka Army Denies Colluding With Anti-Muslim Rioters

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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...
14:42, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka says international criticism over new army chief 'unwarranted' Sri Lanka on Tuesday brushed aside as "unwarranted and unacceptable" international criticism of its decision to name a war veteran accused of human r...
19:56, 08/20/2019

| 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,...
09:14, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S., U.N. critical of decision Sri Lanka's President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States and the United Na...
19:14, 08/19/2019

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 ...
20:42, 05/10/2019

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" ...
17:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. warns Sri Lanka on investment, military ties after army chief promotion A senior U.S. State Department official warned on Tuesday that Sri Lanka's appointment of a war veteran accused of serious human rights violations as...
19:56, 08/20/2019

Sri Lanka army chief says threat of more Islamist militant attacks contained Sri Lanka's army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more Islamist militant attacks has been contained and the security services have dism...
17:14, 05/10/2019

Pakistan's army denies 'state agencies' killed activist Pakistan's army has condemned the killing of an outspoken critic of the country's political and military leaders, saying state security forces were n...
18:42, 06/18/2019

Pakistan’s army denies ‘state agencies’ killed activist ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s army has condemned the killing of an outspoken critic of the country’s political and military leaders, saying...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michel...
03:14, 08/20/2019

Colombian army denies pushing officers to hike rebel, criminal death toll Colombia's army on Monday denied putting pressure on high-ranking officers to sharply increase the number of rebels and gang members killed or captur...
22:00, 05/20/2019

EPA chief accuses New York Times reporters of colluding with Sierra Club Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler escalated a dust-up with the media Monday by accusing New York Times reporters of collud...
19:14, 06/05/2019

Marcy Houses rioters to sue city for $85M after police acted ‘criminally’ Five people involved in last weekend’s rowdy brawl at the Marcy Houses housing project in Brooklyn said they will sue the city and the NYPD for...
23:56, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping ma...
05:42, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong Leader Condemns Clashes, Calls Protesters "Rioters" Anti-government protesters who fought police inside a Hong Kong shopping mall were "rioters", the finance hub's pro-Beijing leader said Monday, as sh...
12:42, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she...
12:14, 07/15/2019

China backs Hong Kong, calls for swift punishment for rioters After eight weeks of protests in Hong Kong, the Chinese government made a rare statement Monday to support leaders and police on the island territory...
18:14, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong leader condemns violence against police, labels protesters 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she sup...
10:14, 07/15/2019

A Teenager, Pilot, and Teacher: Accused Hong Kong Rioters Reflect Protests' Diversity Dozens of people charged with rioting in protests that have rocked the semiautonomous city appeared in court for the first time since their arrests a...
17:00, 07/31/2019

Pak Army Landmine, Sniper Rifle Found In Amarnath Yatra Route: Army There are confirmed intelligence reports that terrorists backed by the Pakistan Army are trying to disrupt the Amarnath Yatra, the army said today, r...
16:14, 08/02/2019

Army Headquarters Restructuring Plans Approved: Army Chief The Defence Ministry has approved the proposal to restructure the Army Headquarters under which the force would be revamped to face the challenges of...
13:56, 07/05/2019

To be 'best of breed,' the Army needs cloud computing, says Army secretary To win against adversaries such as China and Russia, the Army can't just be better than a single competitor, it needs to be the best overall, and tha...
05:00, 08/21/2019

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 ...
19:28, 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 secu...
18:14, 04/28/2019

| Sri Lanka bat first in Malinga's farewell ODI Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bat in the first one-day international of a three-match series against Bangladesh in...
12:42, 07/26/2019

| Sri Lanka Emerging win Tri-Series title Lahiru Madushanka played a pivotal role as Sri Lanka Emerging won the ODI triangular series by comfortably beating the University Sports South Africa...
02:42, 07/15/2019

| Two die, 13 critical after Sri Lanka faith healing Two people died from heat exhaustion after attending a mass open air faith healing session in northeast Sri Lanka which left 13 others fighting for t...
20:29, 09/08/2019

Why is Sri Lanka reinstating death penalty? Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently announced the reinstatement of capital punishment amid severe criticism from the international com...
18:00, 07/04/2019

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...
01:56, 05/02/2019

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 sui...
19:42, 04/30/2019

| As it happened: SA secure 2nd win with Sri Lanka thrashing A recap of the scoring and interactive commentary on the Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Sri Lanka from the Riverside Ground in Durh...
20:14, 06/28/2019

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...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Watalappan - Sri Lanka's Most Famous Dessert The dish is believed to have been brought to the country in the 18th Century by Sri Lankan Malays who moved from Indonesia when large parts of coasta...
11:56, 07/01/2019

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 chu...
07:56, 05/08/2019

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,...
19:28, 04/28/2019

TVS Sport 100 cc Motorcycle Launched In Sri Lanka TVS Motor Company has recently announced the launch of its 100 cc motorcycle, TVS Sport, in Sri Lanka. The Chennai-based two-wheeler manufacturer has...
14:28, 07/12/2019

Army holds off Rice 14-7 Kelvin Hopkins Jr. hit Kell Walker with a 17-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter, and Army held off Rice 14-7 on Friday night at Michie St...
08:42, 08/31/2019

Sri Lanka imposes emergency for 4th month after bombings Sri Lanka’s government has extended emergency laws that give wide-ranging powers to security forces for the fourth time since the Easter Day bomb bla...
18:28, 07/22/2019

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 ...
21:14, 05/14/2019

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 t...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Ex-Wartime Defence Chief To Run For Sri Lanka President Sri Lanka's former defence secretary, who faces trials at home and in the US for alleged corruption and murder, will enter this year's presidential r...
06:14, 08/09/2019

2nd ODI: Sri Lanka Seal Series Against Bangladesh With Easy Win Avishka Fernando hit a quick-fire half-century as Sri Lanka eased to a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second one-day international to seal t...
00:42, 07/29/2019

Sri Lanka planning executions after 43-year moratorium Capital punishment to return as president signs death warrant for four drug offendersSri Lanka’s president has ordered the execution of four drug off...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Clinical Sri Lanka Whitewash "Negative" Bangladesh Former captain Angelo Mathews led Sri Lanka with 87 off 90 balls, guiding the side to 294-8 before Dasun Shanaka backed his 30 off 14 with three wick...
23:28, 07/31/2019

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 ...
21:00, 05/05/2019

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 Tues...
12:00, 04/30/2019

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 tou...
10:28, 05/16/2019

| 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...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka Says Part Of Illegal Waste From UK Sent To India Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a t...
20:56, 07/26/2019

Archbishop of Canterbury calls for unity in Sri Lanka The Archbishop of Canterbury has emphasized the need for Christian unity as he paid tribute to the victims of the Easter Sunday bomb attacks at a Rom...
10:56, 08/29/2019

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 anima...
14:14, 05/03/2019

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 wil...
01:42, 06/11/2019

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 incitin...
11:00, 04/30/2019

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 Ran...
10:56, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka To Dedicate Third Bangladesh ODI To Nuwan Kulasekara Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Monday it would invite Nuwan Kulasekara to witness the game at the R. Premadasa Stadium, and arrange a cerem...
01:00, 07/30/2019

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 T...
17:28, 05/07/2019

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 b...
21:14, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka PM says still in talks with U.S. on military cooperation pact Sri Lanka is still in talks with the United States on a status-of-forces agreement (SOFA) for visiting U.S. military personnel, the prime minister sa...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Sri Lanka In Talks With China For $1 Billion Loan Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly $1.0 billion from China for energy and highways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombi...
16:14, 06/20/2019

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&...
18:28, 04/28/2019

New attacks on Sri Lanka churches planned, cardinal says 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 Isl...
20:28, 05/02/2019

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 chu...
07:56, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka stocks end near 6-1/2-year low; rupee gains Sri Lankan shares recouped early losses on Tuesday, but closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years on lingering investor concerns followin...
15:42, 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’...
20:14, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to ...
15:56, 06/03/2019

EU says planned Sri Lanka executions contradict commitments The European Union has criticized Sri Lanka’s move to resume executions, saying it would directly contradict the country’s commitment to maintain a 4...
08:42, 06/28/2019

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 milit...
15:42, 05/13/2019

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...
02:28, 05/03/2019

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....
15:56, 05/31/2019

| 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 internatio...
15:42, 05/11/2019

| 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 ...
00:28, 05/22/2019

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 par...
05:14, 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...
10:00, 05/14/2019

| Dhoni's 'Dad's Army' fight on for one more final MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings shrugged off their 'Dad's Army' label to reach the IPL final against the Mumbai Indians with both teams looking to cli...
15:42, 05/11/2019

Army mom reunites with daughters in tearful hug After being overseas for 9 months, this mom just couldn't wait to hug her girls. "These kids are my heart, I have my heart back."    ...
20:14, 09/16/2019

Why China’s Army Still Rides Yaks The People’s Liberation Army—the official name of the Chinese Army—still rides yaks to patrol some of the country’s most difficult borders. The use o...
07:00, 08/09/2019

Man gets first haircut in 15 years to join Army CNN – Reynaldo Arroyo has been growing his hair for 15 years, but he decided to have the big chop so he could enlist in the Army. The 23-year-old wan...
20:28, 08/19/2019

Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the...
09:42, 06/21/2019

What Your Snapchat Selfie Has in Common With the Army If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fight...
15:56, 08/18/2019

In the War Against Gerrymandering, an Army of Voters Meets a Dug-in Foe Grassroots campaigns against partisan district maps won big victories last year, but after an adverse Supreme Court ruling, they face an uphill battl...
09:28, 08/15/2019

Steel as strong as an Army tank The tubes used to build the roofs on the automaker's new generation of crossovers are also stronger than railroad tracks. Here's how the engineers di...
09:56, 08/03/2019

Army secretary knows the future is coming Mark Esper is the 23rd secretary of the Army, responsible for manning, training, equipping, and leading the 1.1 million soldiers of the Army, Army Re...
06:28, 05/03/2019

England v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at HeadingleyTatenda Taibu: ‘I should have been Zimbabwe’s poster boy’And send your thoughts to rob.smyth@th...
12:14, 06/21/2019

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 th...
14:42, 05/02/2019

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...
07:14, 06/22/2019

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....
18:56, 06/22/2019

World Cup Live: Rashid Strikes Twice, Sri Lanka Five Down Against England England vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: England are in a commanding position against Sri Lanka, sending their top guns back to t...
14:28, 06/21/2019

Elephant tramples over a dozen people in Sri Lanka parade A street pageant in Sri Lanka turned violent when an elephant went on a stampede, knocking down and trampling over a dozen people.    ...
17:01, 09/09/2019

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 Isl...
06:42, 05/02/2019

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 sta...
11:42, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Thanks PM Modi For Help Over Easter Blasts Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for providing "all the help" in the aftermath...
01:00, 08/02/2019

| 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 E...
18:56, 05/02/2019

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....
05:00, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka rupee extends losses for 7th session; stocks down The Sri Lankan rupee fell for the seventh straight session on Friday on dollar demand from banks amid continued security alerts on possible further a...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka appoints executioners for return of death penalty Four convicts to be put to death after president announced end to 42-year-old moratoriumSri Lanka has hired two executioners as it prepares to put fo...
22:28, 06/28/2019

| Ntini takes 5 in SA Emerging team's loss to Sri Lanka A career-best five-for by Thando Ntini was not enough for the SA Emerging team as they lost to their Sri Lanka counterparts in the One-Day triangular...
00:56, 06/30/2019

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 d...
23:56, 05/13/2019

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 t...
09:42, 05/07/2019

1 Killed In Sri Lanka Anti-Muslim Riots Despite Curfew Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts nort...
22:28, 05/13/2019

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 f...
14:00, 05/07/2019

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 outbr...
18:28, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka stocks, rupee down as bombings push investors away Sri Lankan shares fell on Friday for a seventh straight day, closing at their lowest in six-and-a-half years, and the rupee slipped for a second day,...
16:28, 05/10/2019

The Latest: West Indies win toss, send Sri Lanka in to bat LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 33 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 10:20 a.m. West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and sent Sri ...
12:00, 07/01/2019

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 co...
14:56, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka death penalty reinstatement 'extremely disturbing' Sri Lanka has ended a moratorium on the death penalty and hired two hangmen to execute four persons convicted of drug offenses. In an interview with ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it will decrease ground handling charges for airlines and slash aviation fuel and embarkation ...
12:56, 07/09/2019

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was ...
20:14, 07/08/2019

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 ...
16:28, 05/12/2019

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...
07:28, 05/12/2019

India v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from Headingley, 10.30am (BST) startEngland’s action plan for World Cup gloryGet in touch! Email Tim with your thoughts 1.41pm BST 44th over:...
14:59, 07/06/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMa...
18:14, 07/19/2019

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 reelin...
20:28, 05/14/2019

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, ...
20:28, 05/14/2019

US Says Supports Sri Lanka's Fight Against Terror, Offers $480 Million Aid 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 ki...
19:14, 05/17/2019

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....
05:42, 05/04/2019

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 stati...
14:14, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka raises stink over waste consignments from Britain Sri Lanka has ordered the return of 213 containers of waste from Britain after finding, plastic and biological waste including suspected human body p...
15:56, 07/25/2019

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...
21:56, 05/04/2019

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 b...
08:14, 05/05/2019

| 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...
08:56, 05/05/2019

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 We...
11:28, 05/15/2019

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 ...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka reinstates death penalty for drug crimes COLOMBO – Sri Lanka’s president on Wednesday signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offenses in a decision analysts s...
18:14, 06/26/2019

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 g...
21:56, 05/05/2019

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 peo...
12:28, 05/09/2019

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 Su...
04:00, 05/06/2019

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 su...
09:42, 05/06/2019

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...
20:28, 05/14/2019

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military b...
10:14, 07/21/2019

Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka nosedive in May, June after bombings Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka fell sharply in May and June from a year ago, as visitors shunned the Indian Ocean island after the Easter Sunday attac...
15:00, 07/03/2019

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...
20:28, 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 meeti...
23:00, 05/29/2019

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 du...
00:14, 06/11/2019

AFC says Macau won't travel to Sri Lanka for WCup qualifier The Asian Football Confederation says it had been informed by the Macau Football Association that its national team would not travel to Sri Lanka for...
01:00, 06/11/2019

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 11.56am B...
13:14, 06/01/2019

"Let Them Stay": Australians Rally In Support Of Sri Lanka Family Hundreds of Australians joined rallies Sunday urging the government not to deport a Tamil family of four -- including two Australian-born toddlers --...
21:28, 09/01/2019

| 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 E...
18:28, 04/28/2019

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...
14:00, 04/29/2019

| 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 ex...
18:28, 04/28/2019

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 t...
12:42, 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...
11:14, 04/30/2019

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 ...
11:14, 04/29/2019

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushi...
09:14, 06/10/2019

Modi promotes ‘neighborhood first’ policy in Sri Lanka visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid a visit to Sri Lanka as part of his first overseas tour since being reelected this spring, emphasizing I...
14:00, 06/09/2019

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 ...
21:00, 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 t...
22:28, 04/29/2019

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 Wickr...
02:42, 04/30/2019

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...
19:56, 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 E...
13:56, 06/09/2019

"Let Them Stay": Temporary Relief For Sri Lanka Family In Australia A dramatic late-night call from an Australian judge to a plane bound for Sri Lanka has temporarily spared a family of four -- including two Aussie-bo...
15:00, 08/30/2019

Modi promotes neighborhood-first policy in Sri Lanka visit COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka for a brief visit as part of his first overseas tour since ree...
10:28, 06/09/2019

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, S...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following repor...
06:14, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka Ends Emergency 4 Months After Easter Blasts Sri Lanka has ended a four-month state of emergency declared after Easter suicide bombings by Islamist extremists that killed 258 people, officials s...
22:56, 08/23/2019

Sri Lanka withdraws emergency law imposed after Easter attacks Sri Lanka on Friday withdrew an emergency law imposed after Easter Sunday attacks, a military spokesman said, signifying the return of calm to the is...
16:28, 08/23/2019

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 kille...
19:42, 05/22/2019

Ross Taylor Fires New Zealand To T20I Win Over Sri Lanka Ross Taylor lifted New Zealand from a precarious 39 for three in their chase of 175 to complete the win in 19.3 overs and lead the three-match series...
01:00, 09/02/2019

| 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 agencie...
18:00, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to veil their faces under an emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of face cove...
21:56, 04/28/2019

| 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 politi...
10:14, 06/15/2019

No Mass for Sri Lanka’s Catholics; no veils for Muslim women A week after the Easter bombings, Catholics in Sri Lanka took part in Sunday Mass only via television, with churches across the nation shut, while Mu...
21:56, 04/28/2019

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 t...
20:14, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at the OvalListen to our new podcast, The Spin, and a new episodeAny thoughts? Email Jonathan or tweet @JPHo...
11:28, 06/15/2019

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...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter attacks lowered by more than 100 The Sri Lankan Health Ministry on Thursday revised the death toll of Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks, lowering the number of those killed to 25...
18:14, 04/28/2019

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 ...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Islamic State may have 'new plan', Sri Lanka's president warns A foreign mastermind may have been behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the president said on Wednesday, as he told Islamic State to leave...
19:28, 05/01/2019

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 t...
10:14, 06/16/2019

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.   ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

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, authori...
11:56, 05/01/2019

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 ...
21:00, 06/05/2019

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, ch...
14:56, 05/22/2019

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...
11:42, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka To "Reassess" Security In Pakistan After Terror Warning The board said the Sri Lankan Prime Minister's Office had advised it to "reassess the situation" after it received "reliable information of a possibl...
23:42, 09/11/2019

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 feare...
05:00, 04/29/2019

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 produ...
20:56, 06/21/2019

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...
19:42, 04/28/2019

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...
02:42, 05/01/2019

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 m...
19:42, 04/28/2019

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...
22:56, 04/28/2019

Pakistan v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the 11th matchTable: the latest Cricket World Cup standingsAnd you can email Simon here or tweet him here 10.06am BST ...
11:28, 06/07/2019

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 ...
16:00, 05/29/2019

New Jersey denies gas pipeline permits, but allows do-over MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have denied key permits for a hotly contested pipeline project that would carry natural gas from Pennsy...
04:28, 06/06/2019

Daycare Allegedly Denies Same-Sex Parents A Waco, Texas couple said their daughter was denied admission to a local day care because they are in a same-sex relationship. Brittney Ready and her...
00:42, 07/23/2019

Johnson denies lying to the queen The embattled British prime minister was asked about a Scottish high court opinion on Wednesday that found his request to suspend parliament was “unl...
20:28, 09/12/2019

Russia denies visa for second US senator Russia has barred a second senator from entering the country as Moscow denies visas for American lawmakers critical of President Vladimir Putin while...
22:14, 08/27/2019

AMD CEO Lisa Su denies she's leaving the company There are rumors out there that Lisa Su is leaving AMD, but don't worry – they're unfounded. This unsubstantiated rumor came fr...
16:14, 08/06/2019

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead ...
09:14, 06/26/2019

Sudan's army says talks to be resumed with protesters Sudan's ruling generals say they will resume talks with opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last mo...
20:56, 05/18/2019

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal aut...
16:14, 08/14/2019

Algeria's army chief says he has no political ambitions Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say that he intends to copy the ...
17:42, 05/22/2019

Army Education Aid Now For Fort Campbell, Others In Kentucky FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — An education assistance program has been expanded to include soldiers at Fort Campbell as well as Army Reserve and National...
12:42, 06/12/2019

How Sudan’s Army Will Share Power Following Violence It took months of mass protests and cost scores of lives, but Sudan is edging closer to what opponents of ousted President Omar al-Bashir demanded wh...
17:28, 08/22/2019

No. 7 Michigan survives Army in near-massive upset Michigan survives! The No. 7 Wolverines escaped Saturday with a 24-21 double-overtime win over unranked Army in Ann Arbor, Mich. Army had a chance to...
00:14, 09/08/2019

Sudan’s army says talks to be resumed with protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they will resume talks with opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar...
17:42, 05/18/2019

Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation's army Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new Nati...
18:00, 07/01/2019

UK's BAE Systems wins $318 million contract from U.S. Army Britain's BAE Systems said on Tuesday it has won a $318 million contract from the United States Army in order to upgrade M88 recovery vehicles to the...
23:56, 09/17/2019

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  &...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Army details future 'tactical' war network If a forward-operating Army Reconnaissance unit consisting of dismounted soldiers, tactical vehicles and hand-held drones were separated from a large...
18:56, 08/15/2019

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dea...
16:00, 06/14/2019

| Five killed in offensive on Rwandan warlord - DRC army A total of five people were killed in the offensive that eliminated a Rwandan Hutu rebel leader in DRC who was wanted by the International Criminal C...
07:14, 09/20/2019

Army vet rescues dog trapped in hot car by smashing window The dog days of summer are almost upon us — and with warmer weather come devastating reports of animals and children left in hot cars. One dog lover ...
21:14, 05/02/2019

No. 7 Michigan survives upset bid from Army in overtime Michigan avoided one of the big upsets of the young college football season by beating Army in overtime after recovering a fumble by the Black Knight...
05:00, 09/08/2019

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson say...
10:14, 07/31/2019

What Scientists Are Saying About Army's "Yeti" Footprint Photos Yeti Images: The Army surprised the world by releasing photos late on Monday night of what it claims to be the footprints of the elusive mythical cre...
19:28, 04/30/2019

No deal but Sudanese army, protesters will keep talking KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from powe...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Hitting the Books: An army of temps put a man on the moon Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring...
17:56, 05/25/2019

Army IDs 2 soldiers who have died in Arizona this month PHOENIX (AP) — Army officials have released the names of two soldiers who have died this month in southern Arizona while assigned to help secure the ...
07:28, 06/25/2019

Army develops new drone-killing technology They can form swarms of hundreds of mini, precision-guided explosives, overwhelm radar or simply blanket an area with targeting sensors. They can pai...
00:56, 09/11/2019

Any Misadventure By Pak Will Be Met With "Punitive Response": Army Chief Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response and no act of terror will go unpunished, Army chief General Bipin Rawat sai...
16:14, 07/13/2019

Algeria's army chief says elections are best way out of crisis Algeria's armed forces chief said on Monday that elections were the best way to overcome the country's political crisis and avoid a constitutional va...
16:00, 05/20/2019

D-Day Army paratrooper Henry Ochsner dies at 96 World War II veteran Henry Ochsner, a "Screaming Eagle" paratrooper who jumped into Normandy before the legendary D-Day invasion in June 1944, died a...
20:56, 09/09/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would c...
01:56, 05/22/2019

Mithun Manhas Thanks Army For Looking After His Grandparents In Jammu Mithun Manhas, who hails from Jammu, led Delhi in the Ranji Trophy for many years before moving to Jammu and Kashmir for whom he played his last firs...
18:06, 08/11/2019

To Stand Out, the Army Picks a New Uniform With a World War II Look Army Greens, being field-tested for introduction next year, are designed to evoke a bygone era when America celebrated total victory, and wanted to l...
02:42, 05/06/2019

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television addr...
00:42, 06/27/2019

| Ethiopia says army to take over security in troubled south Ethiopia has announced that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that has left...
14:42, 07/23/2019

The opportunity Army offers astute wagerers Army was a surprisingly big betting story in college football last season. Gamblers should take what they learned from the 2018 campaign and apply it...
01:56, 08/31/2019

Around 50 Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza: Army A barrage of around 50 rockets was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday and dozens were intercepted by air defences, the Israeli army said...
10:56, 05/04/2019

US Army specialist comes out on live TV at NYC Pride parade A gay US Army specialist came out on national TV in Manhattan on Sunday while celebrating the Pride march. Spc. Brion Houston was interviewed in the ...
23:56, 06/30/2019

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...
15:42, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka arrests 2 for failing to prevent Easter bomb attacks Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday arrested the national police chief and a former top defense official for failing to stop the Easter Sunday bombings...
19:14, 07/02/2019

Sri Lanka v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the Riverside in DurhamCounty cricket – live! Follow all the action around the groundsAnd feel free to email rob.smyth...
13:56, 07/01/2019

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 jihadists on Easter Sunday. Catholic schools a...
11:42, 05/12/2019

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...
19:14, 06/01/2019

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 ...
01:14, 06/04/2019

Rihanna watches Sri Lanka claim narrow win over West Indies "Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 23 runs in the Cricket World Cup on Monday as Nicholas Pooran\u0027s counter-attacking knock of 118 went in vain for t...
04:56, 07/02/2019

Lanka Top Cop Faces "Crimes Against Humanity" Charge Over Easter Attack Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be tried for "grave crimes against humanity" over their failure to prevent Easter bombings...
21:14, 07/01/2019

Sri Lanka arrests top officials over failure to stop Easter bombings Sri Lanka's top police inspector and a former defense secretary have been arrested for failing to avert blasts that killed more than 250 people in Ap...
19:56, 07/02/2019

Sri Lanka stocks gain on hope of rate cut; rupee weaker Sri Lankan shares rose for the third straight session on Thursday on hope of a rate cut by the central bank later this week, while the rupee closed w...
15:14, 05/30/2019

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 Su...
19:42, 05/12/2019

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 ...
20:42, 05/10/2019

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, ...
04:14, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics Hold First Sunday Mass After Easter Attacks Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo Sunday amid tight security to prevent a repeat of Easter bomb attacks that killed...
06:14, 05/13/2019

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 att...
23:00, 05/31/2019

| Sri Lanka police chief arrested over Easter attacks failures Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief over alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258...
19:42, 07/02/2019

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 inf...
17:56, 05/13/2019

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 pr...
11:00, 06/08/2019

Chandrababu Naidu's Party Spokesperson Lanka Dinakar Joins BJP In a blow to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) its spokesperson Lanka Dinakar on Wednesday quit the party and joined the BJP in the presence of its working pr...
19:42, 06/26/2019

In Sri Lanka, PM Makes Unscheduled Visit To Church Hit By Easter Bombing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka this morning, made an unscheduled visit to a Catholic church that was bombed during the Easter...
13:56, 06/09/2019

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 ...
06:56, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka president signs death penalty for four drugs convicts Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday the government would press ahead with a controversial plan to reinsate the death penalty f...
07:28, 06/26/2019

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 th...
08:28, 05/25/2019

PM Modi Leaves From Sri Lanka Concluding His 2-Nation Visit: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for New Delhi after concluding his first foreign visit following his re-election during which he travelle...
13:56, 06/09/2019

| 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 t...
20:00, 05/23/2019

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...
02:28, 05/17/2019

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.    ...
16:42, 05/17/2019

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 ra...
15:56, 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 pres...
17:42, 05/22/2019

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 electe...
13:56, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a str...
22:42, 06/14/2019

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 Londo...
12:42, 06/15/2019

Sri Lanka leader rebuffs probe after criticism over Easter attacks Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile t...
22:00, 06/07/2019

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 ''N...
20:42, 06/07/2019

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 Easte...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Fresh Advisory Issued On Visiting Sri Lanka In Aftermath Of Bombings The external affairs ministry on Tuesday issued a fresh advisory asking citizens travelling to Sri Lanka to be careful and vigilant in view of last m...
19:42, 05/28/2019

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 soc...
19:56, 05/13/2019

PM Modi First Foreign Leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Bombings Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka on Sunday during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, accord...
15:56, 06/07/2019

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political cont...
09:28, 05/28/2019

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegathe...
08:42, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka stocks fall for 10th day on sectarian violence concerns Sri Lankan shares fell for the tenth straight session on Wednesday and closed at their lowest in nearly seven years, as sectarian violence dented inv...
15:28, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka welcomes FIFA ruling Macau out of WCup qualifying COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans soccer officials have welcomed a FIFA decision to advance its team to the next round of the 2022 World Cup qual...
07:56, 06/29/2019

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadiu...
23:56, 06/28/2019

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 p...
13:00, 05/14/2019

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 a...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Chester-le-StreetBairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’And you can drop Adam an email or tweet @collins...
13:56, 06/28/2019

Sri Lanka stocks slip in thin trade; rupee edges up Sri Lankan shares fell for the second straight session on Monday in thin trading volume amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appe...
14:56, 05/27/2019

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 Isla...
11:14, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Look To Keep Semi-Finals Hope Alive With Win Over South Africa Sri Lanka are currently seventh in the World Cup 2019 points table and need to win all of their three remaining matches to harbour hopes of a semi-fi...
14:00, 06/27/2019

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 Sunda...
19:42, 06/18/2019

Sri Lanka elephants run wild during religious procession, at least 17 people injured A crowded street pageant in Sri Lanka descended into chaos Sunday when two elephants broke free, sending festivalgoers scrambling for cover as the an...
08:28, 09/10/2019

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 sa...
18:00, 05/06/2019

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 presse...
22:56, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka rupee touches near 6-week low; stocks hit 5-1/2-year closing low The Sri Lankan rupee fell for an eighth straight session on Monday to a near six-week low on dollar demand from banks, a day after clashes between tw...
15:28, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and c...
16:28, 07/22/2019

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 childr...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka police say no evidence for direct IS link to Easter attacks Sri Lankan police have not found enough evidence to prove that Islamic State (IS) militants were directly involved with the Easter Sunday bombings, t...
15:00, 07/24/2019

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 resid...
05:14, 04/29/2019

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 bel...
21:56, 05/05/2019

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...
21:00, 05/05/2019

| 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 h...
23:42, 05/06/2019

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 hou...
22:56, 04/28/2019

International Drug Dealers Behind Sri Lanka Easter Bombings: President International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country's leader claimed Monday, despite earlier blaming th...
18:14, 07/15/2019

"Bombed Our Livelihoods": Sri Lanka Tourism Firms Struggle After Attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches a...
18:14, 07/15/2019

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...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka court orders reburial of suicide bomber’s remains A Sri Lankan court has ordered the removal of the remains of an Easter Sunday suicide bomber from a public cemetery after a protest by hundreds of pe...
17:00, 08/30/2019

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 hot...
22:56, 04/28/2019

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 normalit...
22:56, 04/28/2019

Easter Sunday Attack Suspects Should Be Hanged: Sri Lanka President Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has demanded death sentence to all the suspects arrested in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks, amid...
14:42, 07/17/2019

All Suspects In Sri Lanka Bombings Arrested Or Dead: Police Chief All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting po...
01:56, 05/07/2019

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...
22:56, 04/28/2019

New Amendments In Place, NIA To Probe Sri Lanka Blast Links In India The National Investigating Agency is all set to register its first case related to the Sri Lanka blasts, with the centre on Thursday notifying the NI...
05:56, 07/26/2019

'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 ...
17:56, 05/05/2019

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 suicid...
09:14, 05/05/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With Lanka, Vietnam And Mongolian Counterparts External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held a series of bilateral meetings here with his counterparts from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Mongolia and...
11:00, 08/02/2019

6 Indians Arrested In Sri Lanka For Smuggling Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Sri Lankan officials have arrested six Indian nationals at an international airport for attempting to smuggle gold worth over Rs 1.7 crores, the poli...
16:14, 08/04/2019

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 th...
09:28, 04/30/2019

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 custo...
20:56, 05/02/2019

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 rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source...
09:28, 04/30/2019

The Latest: India nabs alleged follower of Sri Lanka suspect India’s investigative agency says it has arrested a 29-year-old Indian man who has identified himself as a follower of the alleged leader of the East...
10:42, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Suspend Coach Hathurusingha Ahead Of New Zealand Series SLC chairman Shammi Silva said former Sri Lanka fast bowler Rumesh Ratnayake was made interim coach pending a final decision on the status of Chandik...
22:42, 08/07/2019

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 ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

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 si...
17:56, 04/30/2019

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...
12:14, 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 atta...
20:00, 05/03/2019

In Sri Lanka, a polarizing politician reaches out to minorities but suspicion lingers Sri Lanka presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been a polarizing figure for much of his political life. It is an image he is trying to chang...
05:00, 09/02/2019

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...
14:56, 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 n...
14:56, 04/29/2019

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...
21:56, 05/04/2019

"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 establ...
14:56, 04/29/2019

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 du...
21:56, 05/04/2019

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 Isl...
16:28, 04/29/2019

| 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...
16:56, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka To Offer Free Visas On Arrival To Boost Tourism Sri Lanka will offer free tourism visas on arrival to citizens of almost 50 countries, a government document showed on Tuesday, as it tries to woo ba...
05:00, 07/31/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombi...
18:00, 04/30/2019

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 a...
11:14, 05/07/2019

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 foreig...
14:56, 05/08/2019

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...
14:28, 05/08/2019

Doctor Arrested For "Sterilising" Women In Sri Lanka Was Framed: Probe A Muslim doctor falsely accused of secretly sterilising Buddhist women in Sri Lanka remains in detention weeks after his arrest, despite investigator...
14:56, 07/05/2019

Prosecutors say tests needed before Sri Lanka sterilization case can proceed Sri Lankan prosecutors said on Thursday tests would be needed to establish whether a Muslim doctor had sterilized Buddhist patients, while there was ...
22:28, 07/11/2019

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 t...
19:42, 04/28/2019

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 Fri...
19:42, 04/28/2019

| 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 Easte...
18:42, 05/13/2019

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...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Soldier Arrested For Attacking Newspaper Editor 10 Years Ago A soldier has been arrested in Sri Lanka for attacking the editor of a popular Sinhala language newspaper 10 years ago, Sri Lankan police said today....
15:28, 07/08/2019

Terrorism threat throws Sri Lanka tour to Pakistan in doubt Hosting Sri Lanka was meant to signify a new dawn for Pakistan cricket, but security concerns have cast doubt over the forthcoming tour later this mo...
16:42, 09/12/2019

Sri Lanka Bombings Threaten Long-Term Damage to the Economy The aftershocks of Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter bombings could damage its fragile economy for years by sapping it of dollars and confidence just when th...
17:28, 05/09/2019

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 ...
17:28, 05/07/2019

Lanka President Rejects Military Deal To Allow US Access To Ports Sri Lanka's President Saturday announced he will not allow his government to conclude a proposed military deal that would allow US troops free access...
15:42, 07/06/2019

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...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Muslims afraid, resentful as ethnic divide deepens in Sri Lanka N.K. Masliya says she has been visiting a neighborhood clinic in the northwestern Sri Lankan village of Rathmalyaya for over five years, always dress...
13:00, 05/10/2019

| Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief Sri Lankan security authorities have either killed or arrested all the jihadists responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left 257 people dea...
16:42, 05/07/2019

Hardline Sri Lanka monk calls for Buddhist Sinhalese government Sri Lanka's most powerful Buddhist nationalist group rallied its hardline base on Sunday, saying they must aim to take democratic control of parliame...
22:14, 07/07/2019

100-Year-Old Sri Lanka Rail Line Being Upgraded With Indian Assistance India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Oma...
03:00, 07/19/2019

"They bombed our livelihoods": Sri Lanka's tourism firms struggle after attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches a...
13:28, 07/15/2019

From a hockey game to scenes of carnage: covering the Sri Lanka attacks Reuters Colombo correspondent Shihar Aneez was at a hockey game when suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, ...
13:00, 05/10/2019

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 bom...
11:14, 05/07/2019

Spanish league denies charges about microphone in its app MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer league says the country’s data protection agency doesn’t understand the technology being used on its off...
12:42, 06/12/2019

Trump denies he’s parroting NRA in gun control debate WASHINGTON — President Trump said Wednesday he’s no puppet of the National Rifle Association. “They are Trump talking points,” he said when a r...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Peugeot Denies It's About to Buy Jaguar Land Rover Over the past couple of months, there have been rumors that the owner of Jaguar Land Rover was interested in selling some or all of the company, and ...
00:42, 05/10/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Be...
09:56, 06/11/2019

Pfizer denies report it hid possible Alzheimer’s breakthrough Pfizer is fighting back against a report that it hid the potential of a blockbuster drug to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in order to avoid shelling ou...
20:00, 06/05/2019

| Lopez denies match fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixe...
23:14, 06/19/2019

Saban denies offering job to ex-OSU assistant Smith Alabama coach Nick Saban denied offering a job to former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, who was fired in July 2018 amid allegations of domest...
01:56, 08/04/2019

Antonio Brown denies he was ever friends with Ben Roethlisberger Antonio Brown responded to Ben Roethlisberger on social media Tuesday after the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback said the way last season played out f...
18:42, 08/28/2019

Lakers' Pelinka denies 'backstabbing' allegations Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka defended himself Monday after former Lakers executive Magic Johnson accused Pelinka of "backstabbing" ...
22:28, 05/20/2019

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin f...
22:56, 07/03/2019

Honda denies report it's looking to move to Dallas The Dallas Morning News said the automaker has been scouting potential locations for a major office or relocation of its North American headquarters ...
05:56, 08/06/2019

Trump denies new rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allega...
08:42, 06/22/2019

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allega...
10:42, 06/22/2019

Japan denies it gave away too much in trade talks with U.S. Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two...
11:28, 08/26/2019

| Neymar denies he raped woman after allegations Neymar has denied raping a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her at a Paris hotel, with his father claiming he is the victim of blackmail....
12:28, 06/02/2019

Ford denies it is in the self-driving slow lane Ford Motor Co may be taking a cautious approach to its autonomous driving programme, but its chairman rejected claims that the U.S. automaker was fal...
12:28, 06/11/2019

Judge denies retrial for NJ man who robbed, killed pal over $10K A 21-year-old New Jersey man who murdered his childhood pal to get his hands on her inheritance money was denied his request for a retrial Friday. A ...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Marianne Williamson denies she’s an anti-vaxxer DES MOINES, Iowa – Presidential candidate and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson denied claims that she was anti-medicine or anti-vaccine. “I’m...
01:42, 08/10/2019

NFL denies appeal of 4-game ban by Giants' Tate The NFL has denied Giants receiver Golden Tate's appeal of his four-game suspension for using a performance-enhancing substance that he said came fro...
01:28, 08/14/2019

Verstappen denies Leclerc first win in dramatic climax "Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix after a thrilling overtake three laps from the end denied Ferrari\u0027s Charles Leclerc his first ever v...
19:00, 06/30/2019

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a...
18:56, 07/12/2019

FCC denies China Mobile's bid to provide services in the US FCC Chairman Ajit Pai signaled that he wanted to reject China Mobile's application to become a telecom provider in the US, and the agency has ju...
19:14, 05/09/2019

AMD denies improperly sharing CPU tech with China AMD has been accused of feeding sensitive technology to China, and the company isn't having any of it. The chip designer has rejected Wall Stre...
03:00, 07/01/2019

Kuznetsov denies drug use after video surfaces Capitals star Evgeny Kuznetsov has denied ever using drugs after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table on which there are two lines of whit...
02:42, 05/28/2019

Judge Denies Ratepayers' Bid for Representation in PG&E Bankruptcy The bankruptcy court presiding over PG&E Corp.’s chapter 11 case denied California ratepayers’ attempt to gain a seat at the negotiating table as an ...
00:42, 05/30/2019

| Baxter denies link to vacant Pirates job Former Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has denied he has been in contact with Orlando Pirates officials over the recently vacated head coaching pos...
17:56, 08/20/2019

Amanda Knox denies she’s crowdfunding her wedding Amanda Knox and her fiancé are now shooting down claims that they are crowdfunding their intergalactic-themed wedding, according to a report. Knox, t...
17:28, 07/25/2019

Commish denies intentional juicing of baseballs Commissioner Rob Manfred says there is no scientific evidence to support complaints about "juiced" baseballs and insists Major League Baseball did no...
20:28, 07/09/2019

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred denies use of altered baseballs Commissioner Rob Manfred denied that Major League Baseball has juiced baseballs to create more home runs and offense following criticism from Houston...
23:14, 07/09/2019

VAR denies Wolves in goalless draw at Leicester "Wolverhampton Wanderers had a goal by Leander Dendoncker ruled out by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in an entertaining 0-0 Premier League draw a...
17:56, 08/12/2019

| Woodland denies Koepka with US Open triumph Gary Woodland won the 119th US Open, capturing his first major title to deny two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka's bid for history at Pebble Be...
09:00, 06/17/2019

US denies visa to senior Palestinian official JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Palestinian official says the U.S. has denied her application for a visa to travel to the United States. Hanan Ashrawi, a t...
18:56, 05/13/2019

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while o...
16:56, 09/10/2019

Brilliant Vos denies Van Vleuten third straight La Course title "Marianne Vos (Team CCC) timed her move to perfection to surge past Amanda Spratt (Team Mitchelton–Scott) to win La Course, a 121km ride around Pau o...
20:56, 07/19/2019

Oshkosh, Broshuis land $13.3M Army contract for new semitrailers Oshkosh Defense said Thursday that the U.S. Army has awarded it and a partner a $13.3 million contract to produce a semitrailer for heavy equipment t...
22:28, 05/30/2019

Army Was Ready For Conventional War With Pak After Pulwama Attack: Report In the run up to Balakot strikes, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat very categorically conveyed to the top brass of the government that his force was fu...
23:42, 08/19/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more ...
08:56, 05/23/2019

US to use Army base in Oklahoma to shelter migrant children LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The federal government will be opening a facility at an Army base in Oklahoma to house migrant children and is considered a cust...
01:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: No plea from Army vet charged with hate crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of intentionally driving into a group of pedestrians (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An Army...
03:42, 05/31/2019

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet ...
18:14, 06/12/2019

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Enna...
15:28, 04/30/2019

First chemical weapon destroyed at Kentucky Army facility RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Officials have begun destroying Cold-War era chemical weapons that have been stored at a Kentucky Army depot for decades. The fa...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Triple amputee Army vet uses surfing to get through struggles: 'It's changed everything for me' Jose Martinez makes a six-hour drive down the Southern California coast to go surfing in San Diego and says even though he has struggled a bit throug...
20:14, 05/22/2019

Cadet to be removed from Army ROTC for ‘pro-Nazism’ tweets CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A cadet will be removed from the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps for posting racist, anti-Semitic and “pro-Nazism&#...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Former Australian army lawyer in court over leak to media CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian army lawyer charged with leaking secret documents to journalists says his prosecution is not about pro...
08:56, 06/13/2019

Army dad uses super hero costume in epic homecoming These little girls find their favorite comic book hero in the park, but the real super hero is underneath the mask.       &...
07:14, 08/23/2019

Algeria army chief calls for elections this year Algeria's army chief on Monday called for elections later this year to choose a new president after mass protests forced the resignation in April of ...
20:00, 09/02/2019

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military pos...
13:00, 05/30/2019

How Bengal BJP's "WhatsApp Army" Contributed To Party's Victory The BJP gave a big fight in West Bengal winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats, bringing down the Trinamool Congress's tally from 34 to 22. The vote sh...
20:14, 05/27/2019

Beijing Under Lockdown For Overnight Army Parade Rehearsal The centre of Beijing was under lockdown early Sunday for a nighttime parade rehearsal by the Chinese military which is preparing for October 1 cerem...
01:14, 09/08/2019

The U.S. Army Once Kept $1 Billion Worth of LSD in a Maryland Office for Some Reason James Ketchum, an Army psychiatrist who conducted controversial drug experiments on members of the U.S. military, died last month, on May 27, at the ...
17:42, 06/07/2019

The Latest: US Army Rangers recreate D-Day cliff assault LONDON (AP) — The Latest on commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. Army Rangers are climbing the jagged cl...
10:14, 06/05/2019

U.S. Army's Call For Stories From Veterans Backfires Horribly Every so often a PR move on social media goes so badly that it almost feels like fate. Such is the case with a tweet earlier today by the U.S. Army, ...
04:28, 05/28/2019

Insomnia, sleep apnea diagnoses up sharply in U.S. Army (Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2011, rates of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis among U.S. Army soldiers increased by more than 600...
23:00, 05/29/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as poss...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of R...
22:56, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters...
16:28, 06/04/2019

Bashas’, Salvation Army to celebrate National Donut Day Stack of donuts with pastel colored icing on a soft pink background / Getty Images TUCSON –The Salvation Army is partnering with Bashas’ to cel...
19:28, 06/06/2019

Edward Snowden on 9/11 and why he joined the army: ‘Now, finally, there was a fight’ In an extract from his memoir, the US whistleblower shares his experiences on the day the twin towers fell – and the aftermath that led him to join u...
19:00, 09/15/2019

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they wer...
20:00, 05/30/2019

'Army Green' Is The 2020 Toyota 4Runner's Best New Feature The 2020 Toyota 4Runner is getting Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa compatibility, some driver-assistance alerts as standard equipment, a...
01:14, 09/15/2019

Army sets sights on lasers for infantry troops U.S. Army Infantry units fight door-to-door in Close-Quarter-Combat in high-threat urban environments, advance through wooded, rocky terrain to maneu...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Florida eliminates Army by rolling to 13-5 NCAA regional win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jack Leftwich took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Kendrick Calilao hit one of four Florida homers while driving in five ...
22:42, 06/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as internation...
16:28, 08/23/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southe...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Lebanese army fires at Israeli drones near border The Lebanese army opened fire at two of three Israeli drones that breached Lebanese airspace on Wednesday evening in the south of the country near th...
20:42, 08/28/2019

Army major violates Hatch Act at Biden rally A major in the Army National Guard Signal Corps violated the Hatch Act by explicitly expressing support for Joe Biden’s presidential bid during a tow...
00:42, 08/30/2019

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker, signaling further dominance of the army in the next governm...
03:42, 05/26/2019

U.S Army prepares to test hypersonic weapon in 2020 Officials said they plan to field the hypersonic weapon by 2023, and that they also expect to field the first combat vehicles with lasers on them in ...
21:14, 06/05/2019

"Pak Won't Dare To Attempt Kargil-Like Infiltration": Army Chief Pakistan will not dare to attempt to infiltrate India like it did Kargil in 1999 because it has "seen the consequences", Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat s...
13:56, 07/05/2019

Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule nearly three mont...
16:42, 06/30/2019

Sudan’s army warns of violence during planned rallies Sudan’s ruling military council is warning protest leaders of “destruction or damage” ahead of planned mass rallies over the weekend calling for civi...
16:42, 06/29/2019

Philippine army says attack on base likely a suicide bombing A bomb attack that killed eight people at a military base in the southern Philippines was likely a suicide bombing, the army said on Saturday, anothe...
12:56, 06/29/2019

Sudan’s army says AU-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they have accepted a joint proposal from the African Union and Ethiopia to work toward a tra...
12:00, 06/29/2019

With new Cabinet, Thailand replaces junta with army allies Thailand’s new Cabinet has been sworn in, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of...
04:14, 07/17/2019

Venezuela's army death squads kill thousands — UN A UN report has detailed the extrajudicial executions of thousands of young men by special forces. The report says that the death squards are carryin...
20:56, 07/04/2019

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple w...
16:42, 07/19/2019

| China says army can be deployed at Hong Kong's request China issued a stark reminder that its army could be deployed in Hong Kong if city authorities requested support in maintaining "public order" after ...
14:42, 07/24/2019

PopClip is the Swiss Army knife macOS lacks PopClip is a pop-up menu for macOS that enables myriad actions every time you highlight text, making commonly performed actions easier to access and ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Thai court declines to suspend pro-army lawmakers A Thai court says it will not suspend elected pro-military politicians while it investigates a complaint over whether they had violated election rule...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Sudan’s army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they’re ma...
13:00, 05/15/2019

How the Taliban Infiltrated the Most Vital Afghan Army Base — Again New details from an attack on Camp Bastion, once the British and American headquarters in troubled Helmand Province, shows more weaknesses of the Afg...
18:28, 05/15/2019

Venezuelan army helicopter crashes near Caracas, killing seven A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed close to Caracas on Saturday morning, killing all seven people on board, the Defense Ministry said in a stat...
04:00, 05/05/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary o...
01:14, 07/27/2019

Case Against Army Officer For Allegedly Damaging Crop A case has been registered against an Army officer for allegedly damaging crop on a disputed agricultural land in his village in Maharashtra with the...
00:00, 06/25/2019

US Army to test robotic combat vehicles in 2020 The US military is about to try using robotic vehicles in a more aggressive fashion -- the Army will start testing robotic combat vehicles in 2020. ...
06:56, 07/15/2019

At least 7 dead as Sudanese stage protests against army rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country Sunday calling for c...
01:42, 07/01/2019

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and un...
17:14, 07/04/2019

| Cheats! Barmy Army doctors image of Warner Australia coach Justin Langer says they won't be rattled by a hostile reception at the World Cup as the Barmy Army gave them a taste of what to expec...
10:28, 05/10/2019

Army Spent Rs 1.24 Crore On Its Dog Squad In 2018-19: Centre The Army incurred Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad for training, food and expenses such as medicines during 2018-19, Minister of State in the Defence M...
01:14, 07/04/2019

Sudan protesters resume talks with army over transition A Sudanese protest leader says the pro-democracy movement has resumed talks with the ruling military council over a transfer of power to civilian rul...
22:56, 07/03/2019

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxe...
15:28, 07/03/2019

Sudan rebels criticize protesters’ deal with the army Sudanese rebel groups have criticized a power-sharing deal between the military and the country’s pro-democracy movement aimed at ending weekslong po...
13:16, 07/06/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have draw...
21:28, 05/09/2019

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern ...
15:56, 05/12/2019

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasur...
07:00, 07/08/2019

Mexican President Says He Wants To Disband Country's Army: Report Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new Nati...
21:14, 07/01/2019

U.S. Army issues full-material release for new M17, M18 handguns The new M17 and M18 handguns of Sig Sauer Inc. received full-material release notification from the U.S. Army, the final stamp of approval for milita...
22:56, 07/10/2019

New Watchmen teaser arrives with a whole damn army of Rorschachs After months of little sneak peeks buried in “coming soon” montages, HBO has finally released a much longer teaser for Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen seri...
20:56, 05/08/2019

Sudanese protesters renew talks with army after over a week Sudanese protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month are resuming negotiations with the ruling military council in renewed ef...
12:14, 05/13/2019