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Sri Lanka attacks

Mosques attacked in Sri Lanka town after Facebook row, curfew imposed

Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a local man was beaten in the town of Chilaw on Sri Lanka`s west coast on Sunday.

May 13, 2019, 06:54 AM IST

India asks Pakistan to beef up security of its diplomats due to harassment, Sri Lanka attacks

The move comes after a recent incident in which two Indian diplomats were harassed in Pakistan and also because of the attacks in Sri Lanka, in which Indian High Commission was said to be a target.

May 04, 2019, 21:13 PM IST

Saamna, Shiv Sena's mouthpiece, wants ban on burqa in aftermath of Sri Lanka attacks

Praising Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena for putting national security first, the Saamna editorial states that banning burqa in India would take as much courage as surgical strikes against terrorists.

May 01, 2019, 08:37 AM IST

US asks family members of its diplomats to leave Sri Lanka, other missions issue warning

In a release, the US embassy in Sri Lanka said, "Department of State ordered the departure of all school-age family members of US government employees in Kindergarten through 12th grade."

Apr 27, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says no intelligence linking Sri Lanka attacks to Christchurch

Ruwan Wijewardene told parliament that an initial investigation had revealed the bombings on churches and hotels had been carried out in revenge for deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques.

Apr 24, 2019, 06:22 AM IST