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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unexpected visit Sunday to a Colombo church bombed during the Easter suicide attacks on his first trip to neighbouring Sri Lanka since his election triumph.
Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter suicide bombings that killed 257 people, a spokesman said.
The bodies of 15 people, including six children, have been discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka.
Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump called Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday to express condolences over the killing of nearly 300 people in suicide bomb blasts at churches and hotels.
The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically Monday to 290 — including dozens of foreigners — as police announced new arrests over the country’s worst attacks for more than a decade.
The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically Monday to 290 — including dozens of foreigners — some of whom have been identified by British newspapers.
Near simultaneous explosions in at least three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels have killed at least 138 people and wounded over 400.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena appointed a 30-member cabinet, days after Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated as prime minister following a lengthy political crisis.
Sri Lanka’s sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was reinstated on Sunday, a legislator said, ending a 51-day political crisis in the island nation.
Sri Lanka’s crisis looked over on Saturday as Mahinda Rajapakse bowed out of a power battle that had crippled the island nation for seven weeks.
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has overturned President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, dealing a severe blow to the embattled leader in his power struggle with an elected prime minister.
Opponents of the disputed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa have won control of a crucial committee in parliament, in a serious setback to his government.
Sri Lanka appeared to be politically rudderless on Thursday as the Speaker of Parliament declared there was no functioning Prime Minister or cabinet after a no-confidence vote the previous day.
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