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May 02, 2019
Islamic State planning 'new strategy' to target smaller countries, claims Sri Lankan president Maithripala SirisenaMaithripala Sirisena said the analysis of the explosives and devices taken into custody suggested that the bombs used in the coordinated terror attacks on 21 April, which rattled several churches and high-end hotels across the country, were made locally
Apr 27, 2019
Ministry of External Affairs issues advisory asking Indian citizens not to undertake non-essential travel to Sri LankaOn Friday night, six children and three women were among 15 people killed when militants linked to the bombings opened fire and blew themselves up during a fierce gun battle with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province.
Apr 26, 2019
Sri Lanka attacks: Suicide bomber detonates vest during police raids; cops seize explosives, Islamic State bannerSince the suicide bombings on churches and hotels in which more than 250 people were killed, Sri Lanka police have been conducting raids across the country.
Apr 26, 2019
Road to Colombo's CarnageIslam, Christianity and Colonialism collided with greed in the Indian Ocean, creating an ideological storm that is far from spent. Islam arrived on the island around 9CE, and local monarchs encouraged the traders to marry into the community. But the arrival of European powers in 1505 gave rise to the anti-Muslim hostility