Maithripala Sirisena says the commission has wide judicial powers to probe security and intelligence lapses.
The two suspects held for planting explosive devices had travelled to Malaysia several times, Thai police say.
The UAE along with Saudi Arabia and Norway presented the preliminary findings during a briefing to the UN Security Council.
Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes are sleeping in olive groves near the Turkish border without enough food and no place else to go.
Father Suranga Warnakulasuriya has been saying mass in an empty church in Negombo every day since the slaughter at three hotels and three churches.
Net hotel bookings dropped a staggering 186% on average over the week following the attacks.
The visit by a group of Muslims to a Sentul church to show solidarity following the attacks on churches in Sri Lanka offers hope of better relations between Muslims and Christians here.
Zahran Hashim, the mastermind of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people in Sri Lanka, is on record as saying things that should be familiar to Malaysians.
The raid took place in the eastern town of Kattankudy.
Ramesh Raju confronted the bombers outside the church and the bomb went off during the confrontation.
Police will immediately act on anything unusual, says deputy IGP.
Sri Lanka is on high alert after an explosion occurred east of Colombo and a bomb scare at its Central Bank.
Sri Lankan has arrested more than 60 people and another 100 are most likely to be arrested.
Dasun Shanaka is now sacred to even get out from his home.
The group did not give evidence for its claim.
The news came hours after it was revealed an improvised bomb discovered at the main airport in Colombo had been defused.
Fighting broke out at the country's labour and works ministries after Al Shabaab militants detonated a car bomb.
Afghanistan's multi-day celebrations to mark its traditional new year have been marred by several attacks.
Al Shabaab was ejected from Mogadishu in 2011, and has since been driven from most of its other strongholds.
Al Shabaab said one of its fighters had rammed the ministry building with a car bomb, allowing others to enter it.
The casualties from the second blast had been minimal as people fled the area after the first.
Ranjan Daimary, the chief of the Bodoland separatists, was among the 14 convicted on Monday.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said 10 members of the 'Harkat ul Harb-e-Islam' militant group were arrested.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said the conditional ceasefire will start tomorrow and it will continue as long as the Taliban preserves and respects it.
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