Sri Lanka

Island country in South Asia

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Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. The island is geographically separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. The legislative capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, Colombo.

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Three Indians were among over 200 people killed in multiple bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said
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Political and religious leaders across the world have rushed to condemn the killing of more than 200 people in a wave of bombings that targeted churches and..
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Following a series of bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the government blocked apps like Facebook and WhatsApp to stem the spread of misinformation...
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Misinformation on social media with regard to the identity of the perpetrators of the blasts in Sri Lanka and their motivations has been widespread.
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Hundreds more were hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and around Sri Lanka's capital
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British nationals were among the more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said.
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that "several U.S. citizens were among those killed" in a series of bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter morning..
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Three Danish citizens were among more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, Denmark's foreign ministry said.
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After condemning the series of deadly bomb attacks on Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels on Sunday that killed more than 200 people, Indian Prime Minister..
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: The Kerala Chief Minister's office said that an Indian national was killed in the serial blasts that took place in Sri Lanka...
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At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter..
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After attacks in Sri Lanka, Air India and IndiGo have announced a total waiver of cancellation and rescheduling charges for passengers flying to and from..
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Three Britons and two individuals holding joint United States and British citizenship were among more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri..
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Amarnath Amarasingam, a research fellow, described the country as a 'massive ethno-religious complex', warning that in the light of the Sri Lanka bomb blasts,..
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: The Kerala Chief Minister's office said that an Indian national was killed in the serial blasts that took place in Sri Lanka...
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In expressing his condolences, President Donald Trump incorrectly tweeted that 138 million people had died in the Sri Lanka blasts on Easter Sunday.
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External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj informed, "Indian High Commission in Colombo has conveyed that National Hospital has informed them about the death of..
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More than 200 killed in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday By Washington Post Today at 8:37 a.m. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A series of coordinated..
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More than 200 people were killed in a series of coordinated bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo on Easter Sunday. CBS News senior..
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Officials in Sri Lanka say there have been at least 27 foreign casualties among the 207 killed.
4 hours ago • BBC News
Religious and world leaders expressed shock after a series of blasts in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners – with..
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No terror organisation or group has taken the responsibility for the serial bombing killing more than 200 people in the Island nation of 23 million people.
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People caught up in the deadly Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka tell the BBC what they experienced.
5 hours ago • BBC News
Two Turkish citizens were among the more than 200 killed in bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday, Turkey's government said in..
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Over 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major..
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Simultaneous blasts occurred in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday morning at three churches and three hotels. At least 190 people are dead and 500 are injured.
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Sri Lanka's defense minister said seven suspects are in custody after a series of explosions that targets churches and hotels in the capital city Colombo and..
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: The Kerala Chief Minister's office said that an Indian national was killed in the serial blasts that took place in Sri Lanka...
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Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and wounded at least 450, police officials said, the first..
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Eight explosions across the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo killed at least 190 people on Easter Sunday. BBC News has the latest.
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: As the toll rose to 207, the Sri Lankan government said that the explosions on Sunday morning appeared to be a result of suicide..
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Seven people were arrested and three police officers were killed during a raid on a house in Colombo on Sunday as the death toll from a rash of bombings at..
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One Dutch person was among those killed in the bomb attacks that struck Sri Lanka on Sunday, Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok said in a statement.
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A string of near simultaneous blasts struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing more than 160 people..
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Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on..
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One Chinese national was killed during the attacks on Sri Lankan churches and hotels on Sunday, Chinese state newspaper People's Daily said.
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One Chinese national was killed during the attacks on Sri Lankan churches and hotels on Sunday, Chinese state newspaper People's Daily said.
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday condemned a wave of bombings against Sri Lankan..
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Pope Francis, in his Easter Sunday address, condemned as "such cruel violence" the bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 100 people and were timed to..
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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks that killed at least 138 people in three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka as "such cruel..
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In expressing his condolences, Trump incorrectly said millions more had died in a deadly series of explosions in Sri Lanka
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The blasts in Sri Lanka killed more than 160 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners - with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among..
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The first explosions in Sri Lanka were reported at St Anthony's Shrine, a church in Colombo and St Sebastian's Church in the town of Negombo just outside the..
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: The eighth blast that occurred in the afternoon in Sri Lanka's Colombo has killed three, AFP reported. The report quoted police as..
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At least 6 explosions at churches and hotels killed more than 130 people and injured hundreds more in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
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Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and four hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following a..
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The first explosions in Sri Lanka were reported at St Anthony's Shrine, a church in Colombo and St Sebastian's Church in the town of Negombo just outside the..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 9 hours ago

Sri Lanka blasts live updates: An eight blast has been reported from Colombo's Orugodawatta, however, no casualties have been reported so far.
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Shortly after those blasts in the churches of Sri Lanka were reported, police confirmed three hotels in the capital had also been hit, along with a church in the..
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Cardinal Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Ranjith, has condemned a series of bomb attacks in Sri Lanka.
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Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and four hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following a..
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The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defense minister Ruwan Wijewardene
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: A new blast hit the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo on Sunday, police said, the eighth explosion in the country in a single day...
Credit: Firstpost - Published 9 hours ago

Australian government agencies are working to find out if any Australians were caught up in deadly blasts in Sri Lanka.
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Shortly after those blasts in the churches of Sri Lanka were reported, police confirmed three hotels in the capital had also been hit, along with a church in the..
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Sri Lankan police on Sunday reported there had been a seventh explosion, the fourth at a hotel, following six reported at hotels and churches earlier in the day..
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: A seventh blast has been reported in a suburb of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. Two people have died in this incident, taking the..
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Australian government agencies are working to find out if any Australians were caught up in deadly blasts in Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka blasts live updates: ?In a bid to curb fake news and rumor-mongering, the Sri Lankan government is contemplating blocking WhatsApp and Viber. Sri..
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