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Maithripala Sirisena pardons death row convict who smashed Swedish teen's skull into 64 pieces; President's decision sparks outrage in Sri Lanka
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Maithripala Sirisena pardons death row convict who smashed Swedish teen's skull into 64 pieces; President's decision sparks outrage in Sri Lanka

Convicted killer Jude Jayamaha, from a wealthy, high-profile family, walked out of Welikada prison Saturday following the highly unusual amnesty granted by Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lanka Easter bombings: Two of nine Muslim ministers return to govt after resigning over 'anti-minority sentiments'
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Sri Lanka Easter bombings: Two of nine Muslim ministers return to govt after resigning over 'anti-minority sentiments'

Two of the nine Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who had resigned in the wake of growing anti-minority sentiments following the Easter Sunday bombings, returned to the government fold on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena calls for action against attackers targeting Muslims
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Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena calls for action against attackers targeting Muslims

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the law enforcement agencies to take action against those responsible for carrying out attacks against Muslims