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Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday.

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud.

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lankan security officials have warned that militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms.

Security high as Sri Lanka marks one week from suicide attacks

Security high as Sri Lanka marks one week from suicide attacks

Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic leader on Sunday condemned the Easter attacks as ‘an insult to humanity’ as the tense and grief-stricken country marked a week since suicide bombers hit three churches and three luxury hotels.

Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns over blasts

Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns over blasts

Sri Lanka's top defence official resigned on Thursday over security failures that led to the deadly Easter bombings, as Catholic churches suspended all services fearing further attacks.

CCTV shows bomber calmly entering Sri Lanka church

CCTV shows bomber calmly entering Sri Lanka church

Chilling CCTV footage has emerged showing a suicide bomber calmly patting a child on the head and shoulder moments before he walked into a packed Sri Lankan church, unleashing carnage.

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners -- with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

New legislation to tighten New Zealand gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings drew overwhelming support when it was introduced to parliament on Tuesday.

At least 19 killed by Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

At least 19 killed by Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

At least 19 security forces were killed in a series of Taliban attacks in the provinces Badghis and Sar-e Pul, officials said on Monday.

At least 27 killed in attacks across three Afghan provinces

At least 27 killed in attacks across three Afghan provinces

At least 27 people were killed in a series of Taliban attacks and explosions across the Afghan provinces of Faryab, Helmand and Kandahar, officials said Sunday.

Indian opposition attacks Modi over alleged political use of armed forces

Indian opposition attacks Modi over alleged political use of armed forces

Indian opposition parties are launching a united attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what they see as his politicisation of the armed forces as he tries to ride a patriotic wave into a second term in office ...