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Easter Sunday bombings: Muslim ministers in Sri Lanka rejoin govt after investigators found no link with local Islamist extremist group
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Easter Sunday bombings: Muslim ministers in Sri Lanka rejoin govt after investigators found no link with local Islamist extremist group

Four Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who resigned following the Easter Sunday bombings have rejoined government. Investigators found no link in their alleged involvement with a local islamist extremist group. Muslims account for about 10 percent of the population in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings likely to be NIA's first case after amendment of Act, says MHA official
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Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings likely to be NIA's first case after amendment of Act, says MHA official

The Easter Sunday bombings case in Sri Lanka is likely to be the first case for the National Investigation Agency to probe after a parliamentary amendment empowered it to investigate terror cases abroad.

Easter Sunday bombings: International drug syndicates orchestrated attacks, says Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena
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Easter Sunday bombings: International drug syndicates orchestrated attacks, says Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena

International drug syndicates orchestrated Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings, the country's leader claimed on Monday, despite earlier blaming the attacks on Islamists

Sri Lanka's former defence secretary, suspended police chief detained over Easter Sunday bombings which claimed more than 250 lives
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Sri Lanka's former defence secretary, suspended police chief detained over Easter Sunday bombings which claimed more than 250 lives

Suspended police chief, former defence secretary of Sri Lanka detained over Easter Sunday bombings. Colombo chief magistrate Lanka Jayaratna ordered the two held until 9 July. The Easter Sunday bombings killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels.

Sri Lanka arrests ex-police chief and former defence secretary for failing to prevent Easter terror attacks, ignoring intel shared by India
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Sri Lanka arrests ex-police chief and former defence secretary for failing to prevent Easter terror attacks, ignoring intel shared by India

Sri Lanka's ex-defence secretary Hemasiri Fernando and suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundera were arrested on Tuesday, a day after the Attorney General instructed the authorities to charge them for their failure to prevent the Easter terror attacks that claimed 258 lives

Islamic State ideology in vulnerable pockets of South India feeds on local grievances to further jihadist agenda
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Islamic State ideology in vulnerable pockets of South India feeds on local grievances to further jihadist agenda

The Islamic State in the Land of al-Shams might be dead—but the in the land of Idli-Sambar, it is giving jihad a new, distinctively southern flavour, blending local grievances and conflicts into its global ideology.

Sri Lanka extends emergency in surprise move after promising to relax tough law imposed following Easter Sunday bombings
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Sri Lanka extends emergency in surprise move after promising to relax tough law imposed following Easter Sunday bombings

Sirisena has been criticised for failing to act on precise Indian intelligence that jihadists were about to hit churches and other targets in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan media watchdog slams attempt to arrest journalist for remarks on anti-Muslim riots
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Sri Lankan media watchdog slams attempt to arrest journalist for remarks on anti-Muslim riots

The Sri Lanka Free Media Movement (SLFMM) has said police were trying to prosecute Kusal Perera, a senior journalist who wrote a column in Sri Lanka's Daily Mirror newspaper over the anti-Muslim violence.

India's foreign policy for the next 5 years: From counter-insurgency ties to big investments, New Delhi must keep Sri Lanka warm to keep China at bay
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India's foreign policy for the next 5 years: From counter-insurgency ties to big investments, New Delhi must keep Sri Lanka warm to keep China at bay

India’s strategic autonomy in Sri Lanka will seriously be tested by the United States and – to a lesser extent – Japan.

Sri Lanka blasts: Seven weeks after Easter Sunday attacks, Colombo's Shangri-La Hotel to reopen tomorrow
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Sri Lanka blasts: Seven weeks after Easter Sunday attacks, Colombo's Shangri-La Hotel to reopen tomorrow

The Shangri-La Hotel in Sri Lanka's Colombo has said that it will reopen on Wednesday, seven weeks after the five-star property was attacked on Easter Sunday by a suicide bomber.

Two-member NIA team reaches Colombo to probe possible Islamic State links with terrorists behind Sri Lanka blasts
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Two-member NIA team reaches Colombo to probe possible Islamic State links with terrorists behind Sri Lanka blasts

The two-member team is in the Sri-Lankan capital to find out any possible links between the terrorist modules and the terrorists involved in the deadly Easter Sunday bombings in Sri-Lanka.

Delhi-based Reuters photojournalist arrested by Sri Lanka police for 'unauthorised entry' into school in Negombo city
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Delhi-based Reuters photojournalist arrested by Sri Lanka police for 'unauthorised entry' into school in Negombo city

Siddiqui Ahamad Danish, who works for Reuters news agency and is based in New Delhi, was arrested when he allegedly attempted to forcibly enter a school in Negombo city to speak to its authorities