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Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over bombings

Pujith Jayasundara and Hemasiri Fernando will be held responsible after being arrested for failing to prevent April's Easter bombings in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka president sacks intelligence chief over Easter attacks probe

Maithripala Sirisena sacks the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation in security lapses pre Easter bombings.

Sri Lanka Muslim ministers resign en masse over Easter bombings

Sri Lanka's Muslim ministers have resigned en masse over widespread hate attacks against their community in the wake of the Easter bombings.

Sri Lanka anti-Muslim riots kill one despite curfew

The man dies shortly after admission to a hospital after mobs attacked him with sharp weapons at his carpentry workshop.

Sri Lanka police chief says that all Easter bombers are killed...

'All those who organised and carried out the suicide bomb attack have died or is in our custody.'

Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat...

The Sri Lanka Catholic Church will televise its private Sunday mass on a lingering fear over a repeat of terrorists acts as threats continue.

Sri Lanka suspends police chief over Easter attacks

Chief of police Pujith Jayasundara had refused to quit to clear the way for a shake-up of the police force.

Afraid but unbowed: Sri Lanka Catholics pray for Easter bombing victims

Scores of Christians hold a heavily guarded vigil outside the church in Colombo, which was partially destroyed by the bombing.

Rise above hatred, urges Mujahid at solidarity rally

Islamic affairs minister says Malaysians must unite in rejecting threats to harmony.

Muslims flee, Christians grieve in Sri Lankan town torn by violence

Many of the Muslims in Pakistan are Ahmadi and fled Pakistan years ago, they are on the run again after backlash from the Easter bombings.