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Sri Lanka says hardline Buddhist groups likely to blame for anti-Muslim attacks

Sri Lanka said on Wednesday that hardline Buddhist groups were likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for...

Sri Lanka says hardline Buddhist groups likely to blame for anti-Muslim attacks

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Sri Lanka President Pardons Hardline Buddhist Monk Serving Jail Term Sri Lanka's president granted an amnesty to a firebrand Buddhist monk on Wednesday, four days after holding talks with him at the country's main priso...
20:16, 05/22/2019

| Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims' Sri Lankan authorities have said that Buddhist groups are likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and c...
22:16, 04/28/2019

Buddhist Mobs Target Muslims in Sri Lanka Rampaging mobs from the majority Buddhist population attacked Muslim communities Monday night, police and witnesses said, with new violence plaguing S...
12:48, 05/14/2019

"Possible Attacks On Buddhist Temples", Sri Lankan Intelligence Reports Female bombers posing as devotees may have been planning to attack Sri Lanka's Buddhist temples after authorities seized white clothes from a house th...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka raids headquarters of hardline Islamist group suspected in church bombings Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of a hardline Islamist group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churc...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka wary of new attacks Sri Lankans of different faiths are being urged to pray privately amid fears of further attacks, and the country's prime minister tells CNN that secur...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Finds Evidence of Planning for Further Attacks Sri Lankan police say arrests and searches of locations linked to the Easter bombers have turned up significant evidence that new attacks could be in ...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100 Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body part...
22:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Says More ISIS Terror Attacks Can't Be Ruled Out Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tu...
05:16, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Expels 200 Islamic Clerics After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka has expelled over 600 foreign nationals, including around 200 Islamic clerics, since the Easter suicide bombings blamed on a local terror gr...
08:16, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics hold 1st Sunday Mass since attacks The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 ...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka Attacks Show ISIS's Reach Even After Defeat At least one suicide bomber in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka trained with Islamic State in Syria, reflecting the extremist group’s continued reach e...
14:00, 04/29/2019

All directly involved in Sri Lanka attacks dead or arrested Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those directly involved in th...
02:16, 05/07/2019

U.S. believes Sri Lanka militants may be plotting more attacks: ambassador The United States believes members of the militant group blamed for Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday attacks may be at large and planning more assaults, the ...
03:30, 04/30/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka warns further Islamist militant attacks cannot be ruled out Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tu...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter attacks lowered by more than 100 The Sri Lankan Health Ministry on Thursday revised the death toll of Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks, lowering the number of those killed to 253...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants disguised in uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that the Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's deadly suicide bombings were planning more attacks immine...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in northwest province after attacks on mosques Sri Lanka imposed curfew across its northwest province on Monday, a police spokesman said, after attacks on mosques and shops owned by Muslims in the ...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false info...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their childre...
06:48, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Army Chief Says Threat Of More Terror Attacks Contained Sri Lanka's army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more terror attacks had been contained and the security services had dismantled most o...
15:00, 05/10/2019

From a hockey game to scenes of carnage: covering the Sri Lanka attacks Reuters Colombo correspondent Shihar Aneez was at a hockey game when suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, k...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Isla...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics Hold First Sunday Mass After Easter Attacks Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo Sunday amid tight security to prevent a repeat of Easter bomb attacks that killed ...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Asos tycoon who lost children in Sri Lanka attacks thanks public Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen thank those who offered condolences after three of their children were killedThe Povlsen family have thanked the public ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka maintains high alert for attacks ahead of Ramadan Sri Lankan security forces maintained a high level of alert on Tuesday after the Easter Sunday bombings, officials said, amid intelligence reports tha...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka imposes overnight curfew after anti-Muslim attacks Police announced the curfew after sectarian violence erupted in several towns in the country's North Western Province. Authorities also shut down soci...
16:16, 05/13/2019

‘We Knew What Was Coming’: Sri Lanka Sees ISIS’ Hand in Attacks After years of warnings, the travel patterns of several suspects and the design of their bombs suggest a larger Islamic State role in the Easter attac...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Says Country Is Now Safe After Easter Sunday Attacks (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s president says “99%” of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have b...
10:32, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Arrests Journalist Covering Easter Attacks Over "Trespass" Sri Lankan police arrested a Reuters news agency journalist Thursday while he was covering the aftermath of Easter bombings and remanded him in custod...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka On Alert For Attacks By Terrorists Dressed In Military Uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist terrorists behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be ...
04:48, 04/29/2019

Most Terrorists Linked To Suicide Attacks Killed, Arrested: Sri Lanka PM Sri Lankan forces have killed or arrested most of the terrorists linked to the Easter suicide bombings and the country is ready to return to normality...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka bomb suspect's sister fears 18 relatives dead after attacks The sister of the suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings has told CNN up to 18 of her family members are missing and feared...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to ...
09:00, 04/29/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat p...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Christian-Muslim Clashes Rock Easter Attacks Town In Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic Church appealed for calm and an alcohol ban Monday after clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town scarred by the Ea...
06:48, 05/06/2019

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" following devastating suicide attacks on Eas...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Asos billionaire thanks well-wishers after death of three children in Sri Lanka terror attacks Billionaire fashion tycoon Anders Holch Povlsen has thanked the public for their condolences following the deaths of their three "beloved" children in...
10:48, 05/16/2019

Bombers Visited Kashmir, Kerala Before Attacks, Says Sri Lanka Army Chief Some of the suicide bombers who carried out the last month's devastating attacks in Sri Lanka visited Kashmir and Kerala for "some sort of training" o...
08:48, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka army chief says threat of more Islamist militant attacks contained Sri Lanka's army commander Mahesh Senanayake said the threat of more Islamist militant attacks had been contained and the security services had disman...
11:32, 05/10/2019

A week after the Easter Sunday attacks, Sri Lanka is no closer to understanding or healing After any terrorist outrage, the first question that is always asked is, could the carnage have been prevented? In Sri Lanka, still reeling from a dev...
11:32, 04/28/2019

US citizens killed in Sri Lanka Easter attacks, secretary of State Pompeo says "The U.S. Embassy is working tirelessly to provide all possible assistance to the American citizens affected by the attacks and their families," Pompe...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks as archbishop slams poor church security Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed i...
06:32, 04/29/2019

Islamic State Inspired, but Didn't Direct, Easter Attacks, Sri Lanka Says The devastating Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka were locally planned and executed, without direct guidance from the Islamic State militant group, ...
19:16, 05/05/2019

'Mother Of Satan' Bombs Show Foreign Hand In Lanka Attacks: Investigators One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people, investigators have told AFP the bombers used "Mother of Satan" explosi...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism sector counts the human and financial toll of Easter attacks As Sri Lanka's hospitality industry tries to come to terms with the human and financial costs, the government is under pressure to act decisively...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka attacks latest: 15 bodies found after police raid linked to Easter bombings Fifteen bodies have been found after suspected Islamist militants linked to the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka opened fire and set off explosives during...
17:00, 05/01/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for serv...
11:00, 04/28/2019

‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for...
12:32, 05/14/2019

As Saudi society liberalizes, it reckons with hardline past The Islamist takeover of Mecca's Grand Mosque in 1979 has been turned into a television drama, spotlighting a controversial narrative Saudi Arabia is ...
19:32, 05/14/2019

Revealed: nine more US states considering hardline anti-abortion bills Legislation pushed by high-profile conservative Janet PorterGeorgia this month signed six-week abortion ban into lawAlabama passes nation’s strictest ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Astonishing Denisovan Fossil Discovery Traced Back to Buddhist Monk The archaeology world is abuzz today with news of the first Denisovan fossil found outside of Siberia. The 160,000-year-old jawbone was uncovered by a...
14:48, 05/01/2019

The Euro's Near-Term Nosedive: Don't Blame the ECB On February 28, our Currency Pro Services identified a major bearish set-up in the euro/US dollar price: See the chart for yourself -- and followed --...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Sperm counts are on the decline – could plastics be to blame? A recent study that tested both men and dogs added to concerns that chemicals in the environment are damaging the quality and quantity of sperm• Help ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Avs captain takes blame for controversial no-goal Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog shouldered the responsibility Wednesday night after a rare offside call erased a Colorado goal and torpedoed the A...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is the climate crisis to blame? As the Atlantic season nears, we look at whether destructive weather events are getting worse – and how they get their namesA hurricane is a large rot...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Britons having less sex and digital life may be to blame – study Research finds drop in sexual activity steepest for married and cohabiting couplesSex is on the decline in Britain, particularly among married and coh...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand can't break through – is sexism to blame? Gillibrand has struggled to get off the ground as white male candidates have dominated media coverage, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as early fron...
07:48, 05/20/2019

The West Wing: is it to blame for everything? Podcasts of the week The cultural and political impact of television is explored in depth, and Bret Easton Ellis returns, as contrary as everIf you’re attending Latitude f...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors FJADRÁRGLJÚFUR, Iceland (AP) — With one magical video, Justin Bieber has made a pristine Icelandic canyon famous around the world. And that’s th...
04:16, 05/19/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 co...
03:48, 05/01/2019

NBA stars blame refs for their lack of calls: they should look in the mirror The Warriors v Rockets rivalry is the best we have in the NBA. So it’s a shame it’s being dominated by debates about officiatingThe relationship betwe...
07:16, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Lawyer tries shifting blame for warehouse fire The Latest on the trial of two men for 36 people at a warehouse fire (all times local): 10:55 a.m.: A prosecutor opened the trial for two men facing c...
19:48, 04/30/2019

New Coke Was a Debacle. It’s Coming Back. Blame Netflix. The creators of “Stranger Things” wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash f...
15:32, 05/21/2019

Remember New Coke? It’s Coming Back. Blame Netflix. The creators of “Stranger Things” wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash f...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. R...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Don’t Blame China’s Tariffs for Soybeans’ 2018 Slump From spring 2018 to late September, soybean prices plunged 20% to end at their lowest level in a decade. Mainstream experts were united: The catalyst ...
09:32, 05/01/2019

‘New Coke’ is back 34 years after fizzing out — blame ‘Stranger Things’ If Crystal Pepsi is next on deck, we’re outta here. To the chagrin of many, it was announced on Tuesday that Coca-Cola is reviving the oldie but baddi...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Opinion: You can blame Tiger Woods for a lot, but not the death of young employee Tiger Woods is being sued by the family of a man who worked as a bartender at Woods' restaurant and died after drinking with fellow employees. &...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails that h...
12:48, 05/07/2019

As Payless wades through bankruptcy again, creditors say hedge fund may be to blame Payless ShoeSource finds itself in another bankruptcy battle, and creditors say the hedge fund that controls the retailer may be to blame.  ...
07:48, 04/29/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ fans say Sansa Stark to blame for coffee cup goof Internet sleuths think they’ve found the culprit behind the coffee cup that found its way into Sunday's "Game of Thrones" — the actress who plays Sans...
22:48, 05/06/2019

Stop the blame game – injuries to Chelsea stars were luckless accidents "Why have Chelsea lost two key homegrown talents to the same Achilles injury in such a short space of time? And what does it mean for the players, and...
05:16, 05/20/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsibl...
14:00, 04/28/2019

"Doubts Were Raised But Won't Blame EVMs": Sharad Pawar On Poll Result National Congress Party Sharad Pawar today said he would not "blame the voting machines" after the leads indicated that the ruling BJP will come back ...
07:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis...
15:16, 05/23/2019

FCC Blames Wireless Carriers for Outages After Hurricane Michael, Pretends It's Not Also to Blame An investigation by the Federal Communications Commission identified the causes of what it called “unacceptably slow restoration of wireless service” ...
18:16, 05/10/2019

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook Gets a New Look: Less Blue, More Groups A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as the company striv...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog takes blame for controversial offside Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog took the blame after his controversial offside negated a game-tying goal against the San Jose Sharks in G...
11:16, 05/09/2019

U.S. Measles Cases Reach Highest Level in 25 Years. Vaccine Misinformation May Be to Blame (NEW YORK) — U.S. measles cases in 2019 have climbed to their highest level in 25 years in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation tha...
13:32, 04/28/2019

Tyreek Hill fights back with letter, texts: Child’s mother is to blame Tyreek Hill’s lawyer is fighting back on child abuse allegations against the Chiefs wide receiver, instead levying the blame on Hill’s fia...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which defin...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Canadian language complaints have spiked by over 20%. An uproar over Doug Ford may be to blame: commissioner Canada's official languages commissioner said almost half of the complaints came from the National Capital Region of Ottawa and Gatineau, where federa...
21:16, 05/09/2019

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for wa...
14:16, 05/23/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That ma...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Kurt Rambis anger, calls for Rob Pelinka firing: Lakers’ blame game gets ugly If only LeBron James had included an opt-out in his contract with the Lakers. Following the conclusion of another disastrous season in Los Angeles — r...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Death of a retailer: Creditors claim hedge fund may be to blame for Payless' bankruptcy Payless ShoeSource bankruptcy: Creditors, lenders question Alden Global Capital hedge fund's role        ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

These idiots shot a porno in an Autopilot-enabled Tesla and Elon Musk deserves some blame Taylor Jackson is a pioneer, of sorts. The adult actress, to our knowledge, is the first to shoot a pornographic scene in a moving vehicle without a h...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Teams could ask FIA F3 to use qualifying groups to avoid congestion FIA Formula 3 Championship teams could try to persuade the series to use qualifying groups to avoid congested qualifying sessions, Autosport has learn...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the on...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Groups bringing national reparations debate to Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Two national organizations pushing for federal legislation on reparations for descendants of African American slaves are bringing their...
23:00, 05/13/2019

ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Co...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a c...
01:50, 04/29/2019

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for...
05:32, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Tariff agreement hailed by business groups WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. trade tariffs (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Mexico’s National Chamber of the Iron...
03:32, 05/18/2019

India's Hindu groups to double down on demands as Modi set for big win A Hindu temple on a disputed site, life in jail for killing cows and ending the autonomy of India's only Muslim-majority state are some demands Hindu ...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-ri...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Facebook Can Turn User Groups Into Gold Mines As Facebook pivots to private user groups, investors might bear in mind that corralling users into groups defined by race, geography, stage of life an...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muh...
02:16, 05/25/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Mauricio Pochettino refuses to blame Tottenham pair after red cards leave Champions League spot in doubt Mauricio Pochettino refused to criticise Juan Foyth, Heung-min Son or referee Craig Pawson after both players were sent off in Tottenham's 1-0 defeat ...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. ...
08:32, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a pri...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two ...
20:48, 05/17/2019

Will Continue Efforts To Bring Terror Groups To Justice: India India has welcomed the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, nearly a decade after it first pushed for banni...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: rights groups Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Frida...
07:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behal...
12:32, 04/30/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopp...
16:48, 05/11/2019

Voter signup groups say Tennessee penalties change landscape NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voter registration groups and civil rights advocates say the penalties created by a new Tennessee law could force them to reth...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Pak Continues To Back Anti-India Terrorist Groups, Says US Think-Tank Pakistan continues to sponsor terror outfits that launched deadly attacks in India because Islamabad has "paid no price for its perfidy", a prominent ...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Public dealership groups: Small in number, huge in clout Public ownership of big dealership groups helped transform an industry made up mostly of self-funded small businesses into one flush with cash from bi...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of ...
15:32, 05/24/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border ille...
21:48, 05/02/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrant...
17:32, 04/30/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit. ...
06:48, 05/21/2019

A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed as she was driving home from work, and now police are looking into whether a person hunting illegally in the area is to blame Facebook Micalla Rettinger, 25, was driving home from the bar where she works in Iowa early Sunday morning when she was shot and killed. Authorities ...
19:48, 05/01/2019

As satanic groups rise, Vatican opens up exorcism summit to non-Catholics With a rise in reported demonic possessions and devil worship in the era of social media, the Roman Catholic Church opened its doors to non-Catholics ...
13:48, 05/10/2019

Woman with cancer dies in UAE jail after rights groups, U.N. call for release A woman with terminal cancer who was serving a 10-year prison sentence in the United Arab Emirates has died in jail, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc on Friday accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, kee...
19:32, 05/03/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups"...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-re...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpe...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Big banks break away from lobby groups in Brexit trade deal talks A group of banks are directly feeding the British government ideas for a Brexit financial services trade deal, bypassing the industry's major lobby gr...
06:16, 04/30/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak u...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Consumer groups accuse Amazon of illegally collecting data on children The groups allege Echo Dot Kids Edition collects voice recordings of users under 13. identifying information on users under 13 and that the system’s p...
23:32, 05/08/2019

In California, Home to Many Hate Groups, Officials Struggle to Spot the Next Threat Lone actors who come out of the blue present a daunting challenge for law enforcement, even in a region where investigators have a solid grasp on extr...
21:16, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance com...
21:16, 05/14/2019

Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state....
07:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state l...
21:32, 05/15/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups i...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a ...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying...
12:48, 05/16/2019

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such...
16:32, 04/28/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn awa...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fi...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Tories accuse Liberals of playing politics by stripping references to religious groups from terror report Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the government removed the terms "Sikh," "Sunni" and "Shia" from the report when referring to extremism to a...
21:00, 05/13/2019

'Brexit tensions partly to blame,' charity claims, as racist offences double on TfL rail network in space of four years Racist offences on Transport for London's (TfL) rail network have doubled in the space of four years, with a leading anti-hate crime charity saying Br...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian r...
15:32, 05/24/2019

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for a privacy-focused social network as users choose to communicate in smaller groups and governments...
00:16, 05/01/2019

'We are shooting ourselves in the foot': Business groups, farmers urge Trump not to slap new tariffs on China Farmers and small businesses urge President Donald Trump not to follow through on his threat to place new tariffs on Chinese imports.   ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Don't blame me, says 'Thrones' star: 'The cup bearer does not drinketh the Starbucks tea' "The cup bearer does not drinketh the Starbucks tea," Emilia Clarke wrote on Instagram after HBO joked that the anachronistic paper coffee cup was her...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And w...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Iran says it’s not preparing attacks against US, allies Iran poses no threat to Iraq or any other state and has no intention to attack US assets in the Middle East, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to th...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Vigilante attacks on the rise in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission says vigilante attacks in which mobs injure or kill people suspected of wrongdoing ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Muslim shops in Sri Lanka attacked Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting chur...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Bank of China aims big in little Sri Lanka BoC has only just opened its first Sri Lankan branch, but already it wants to be the biggest foreign player in the market. In an exclusive interview, ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Terror Threat In Sri Lanka Remains, Says US Sri Lanka Blasts: The US has warned that the terror threat in Sri Lanka still remains as active members of the group that carried out the massive suic...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Identifies All 9 Easter Bombers The eight men and one woman who detonated bombs on Easter Sunday, killing themselves and more than 250 others, were a collection of Islamist radicals ...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Sneaky Train Attacks Unsuspecting Police Car A Midland County, Texas Sheriff’s deputy vehicle was hit by a speeding train Tuesday. The large several thousand ton vehicle that follows a unique set...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Ashok Gehlot Attacks PM Modi, Says He Is "On Course To Becoming Dictator" Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on course to becoming a "dictator" who talks of national...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Stephen Moore: 'Attacks on my character have become untenable' Stephen Moore, President Trump’s pick for the Federal Reserve Board who withdrew his name Thursday, said in a letter to the president he was dropping ...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/10/ransomware-attacks-marquardt-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn_2603699_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Crippling ransomware att...
13:32, 05/12/2019

Malaysia detains 4 men accused of planning attacks KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police say they have detained four men who were planning to assassinate “‘high-profile targetsR...
06:32, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Cardinal says more churches could face attacks The Latest on attacks by an Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed 257 people (all times local):...
21:16, 05/02/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partner...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Ceferin to AP: UEFA will explore CL revamp despite attacks UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin countered "negative energy" from critics of a radical Champions League overhaul that could lock in places by defendi...
11:16, 05/11/2019

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. I...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard agai...
06:32, 05/13/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo ...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Michigan mosque ups security in wake of attacks A Michigan mosque takes measures to increase security due to what an official says is a “downward spiraling trend” of hate crimes and hate...
04:16, 04/30/2019

EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections...
20:32, 05/17/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Rani...
03:32, 05/04/2019

Militants set off bombs during Sri Lanka raid, killing 15 Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country&#...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka stocks end near 6-1/2-year low; rupee gains Sri Lankan shares recouped early losses on Tuesday, but closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years on lingering investor concerns following...
06:16, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka expels 600 foreigners after Easter bombings Around 200 Islamic clerics were among the 600 foreigners expelled from Sri Lanka after deadly bombings on Easter Sunday. Extensive security measures h...
16:00, 05/05/2019

| ICC charges Jayasundara for bribery of Sri Lanka minister The International Cricket Council has charged a Sri Lankan team advisor with trying to bribe the country's sports minister to influence an internation...
08:48, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting...
03:23, 04/30/2019

AP Interview: President says Sri Lanka now safe for tourists AP Interview: Sri Lanka’s president says “99%” of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive ...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism suffers after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tour...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Muslim killed in Sri Lanka riots despite curfew Mobs have killed a Muslim man and vandalized mosques and stores in Sri Lanka despite a nationwide curfew. The state also shut down social media after ...
03:32, 05/14/2019

| Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win Sri Lanka snapped an eight-match one-day international losing streak ahead of the World Cup with a 35-run win over Scotland in a rain-affected match i...
20:16, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka Militants Set Off Bombs During Raid, Killing 15 Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country’s...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka To Resume Mass On Sunday: Cardinal Sri Lanka's Catholic Church said public Mass will resume on Sunday amid tight security, two weeks after Easter Sunday bombings killed 253 people at th...
04:32, 04/30/2019

What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales? This is the same sperm whale pod Blue Planet filmed off Sri Lanka – but flocking tourists are making it less of a safe place for these stunning animal...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka Says 42 Foreigners Killed In Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesd...
03:48, 04/30/2019

Christians attack Muslim shops in Sri Lanka Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting chur...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web...
01:50, 04/29/2019

Attacks in Pakistani province kill 3 soldiers, 2 coalminers A Pakistani local official says three soldiers and two coalminers were killed in attacks in the country's volatile southwestern Baluchistan province....
04:32, 05/10/2019

UEFA fines Barcelona for attacks on Tottenham fans UEFA has fined Barcelona $23,000 because stadium security staff used excessive force against Tottenham fans at a Champions League game   &#...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Cycling: Ecuador's Carapaz attacks to take lead in Giro Ecuadorean Richard Carapaz launched a solo attack 28km from the end of a mountainous 14th stage to seize the leader's pink jersey from Jan Polanc in t...
11:32, 05/25/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figur...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused "significant damage" t...
01:48, 05/13/2019

Trump attacks Democrats for wanting Mueller to testify President Trump on Sunday rebuked congressional Democrats for wanting Robert Mueller to testify in the House,​ reiterating his claim that the special ...
14:16, 05/05/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror...
12:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. believes Iran encouraged tanker attacks: U.S. sources U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraq-based Shi'ite militias to carry out Sunday's attacks on four tankers near the Strait o...
13:16, 05/15/2019

NYT: Chinese hackers detected and repurposed NSA malware for attacks An unidentified group of hackers that are referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report rev...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Donna Brazile: Liberal attacks on Joe Biden are ‘going to backfire’ Former interim Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile, a Fox News contributor, said on “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday that liberal at...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Christians seek refuge after deadly Burkina attacks Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities -- cities, police stations and schools -- are on the rise, costing localities millions as ...
20:16, 05/10/2019

Sri Lankan churches hold first Sunday masses since attacks Emotional Catholic services held in Colombo and Negombo amid high security presenceCatholics in the Sri Lankan cities of Colombo and Negombo, where ch...
06:32, 05/12/2019

Trump attacks prosecutors at ceremony for fallen officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to criticize some big-city prosecutors h...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over h...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Chinese hackers reportedly used NSA malware tools for attacks An unidentified group of hackers referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report reveals that...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Malaysia detains three accused of planning attacks, links to IS Malaysia has detained three men on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State militant group and planning attacks in Indonesia and Malaysia, police sai...
06:16, 05/16/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilitie...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Viggo Mortensen attacks Spain's far-right Vox over Aragorn tweet Actor says his Lord of the Rings character ‘advocates inclusion of the various races’Viggo Mortensen has rebuked Spain’s far-right party Vox for using...
20:16, 05/07/2019

U.S. Energy Department says oil markets well supplied after attacks on ships off UAE The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday it is confident that global oil markets are well supplied after the sabotage on Sunday of four vessels off t...
11:16, 05/13/2019

Man Plotted To Bomb US Rallies; Was Retaliating For New Zealand Attacks An Army veteran who allegedly planned to bomb a Los Angeles-area white supremacist rally has been arrested and his plot foiled, authorities said Monda...
03:48, 04/30/2019

Shanahan says after Iran briefing U.S. deployment has deterred attacks Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday after briefing lawmakers on the threat from Iran that the United States had deterred po...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Death Toll in New Zealand Mosque Attacks Rises to 51 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said that the man, a Turkish national, had been in an intensive care unit in a Christchurch hospital sinc...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa's Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers ki...
07:32, 05/14/2019

A-10 pilot describes how iconic plane survives attacks Known for an ability to keep flying after taking multiple rounds of enemy machine gun fire, land and operate in rugged terrain, destroy groups of enem...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged in Sabotage Attacks The United Arab Emirates said a total of four ships had been targeted. Tensions with Iran are running high, but Emirati and Saudi officials did not sa...
10:32, 05/13/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Thousands of Syrians Flee Regime Attacks as Ramadan Gets Under Way An escalating regime and Russian bombing campaign on a rebel-stronghold forced thousands of Syrians from their homes and into open fields and ramshack...
13:48, 05/07/2019

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

DDoS attacks soar after long period of decline Last year it appeared that DDoS attacks were on the decline but new research from Kaspersky Lab has revealed   that the number of attacks ac...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Bomb Found Not Linked To Christchurch Attacks: Police New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippe...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven ...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian go...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Attacks in Burkina Faso — a simmering Islamist conflict Six people killed in a Sunday church service were the latest victims of terrorist attacks in northern Burkina Faso. While the attacks haven't made hea...
16:16, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber Was Radicalised By British-Pakistani Preacher In UK One of the Easter Sunday suicide bombers, who attempted to bomb the luxury Taj Samudra hotel in Sri Lanka capital Colombo, was radicalised by British-...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed...
07:16, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National ...
07:16, 05/22/2019

| Sri Lanka mass cancelled over fresh attack fears Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Ea...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Attack Signals ISIS’ Widening Reach A month after losing the last of its territory in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State is believed to have pulled off one of its deadliest attacks. It ma...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Two Indian Nationals Arrested Without Valid Visa In Sri Lanka Two more Indian nationals have been arrested by police in Colombo for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, authorit...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka rupee extends losses for 7th session; stocks down The Sri Lankan rupee fell for the seventh straight session on Friday on dollar demand from banks amid continued security alerts on possible further at...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka bombers had clear links to ISIS, President says Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan ...
15:48, 04/29/2019

ISIS Chief Refers To Sri Lanka In First Video In Five Years The Islamic State group's elusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released ...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Washington student, Denver man among the dead in Sri Lanka blasts A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, che...
06:48, 05/22/2019

| Sunday Mass canceled across Sri Lanka a week after bombings The Catholic church in Sri Lanka has canceled all Sunday Masses until further notice over concerns it remains a top target of Islamic State-linked ext...
10:16, 04/28/2019

| After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges A picture of a determined local militant cell that suddenly went global is slowly emerging from the aftermath of grief and confusion of Sri Lanka's Ea...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Islamic State may have 'new plan', Sri Lanka's president warns A foreign mastermind may have been behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the president said on Wednesday, as he told Islamic State to leave ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka hunts 140 suspected IS militants for Easter bombings Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday promised an exhaustive search for nearly 150 people suspected in the Easter Day suicide attacks th...
10:32, 04/28/2019

China, US warn their citizens about traveling to Sri Lanka after bombings China on Tuesday issued an advisory cautioning its citizens not to travel to Sri Lanka in the near term after a series of explosions there on Easter S...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Gets Long-Delayed $164 Million Loan Installment From IMF The International Monetary Fund Tuesday released a long-delayed loan instalment to Sri Lanka, providing financial relief to a government still reeling...
11:32, 05/14/2019

Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled for 2nd week Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka's capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Isla...
01:32, 05/02/2019

The Dispatch: As Sri Lanka Grieves, Revenge Is Brewing on the Streets As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into ...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka police name all nine Easter Sunday suicide bombers All suspects in wave of bombings that killed more than 250 people named, 10 days after attacks Sri Lanka’s police have named nine people they say stag...
04:00, 05/02/2019

How Peaceful, Idyllic Sri Lanka Became A Soft Target For Terrorists A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka police name all 9 Easter Sunday suicide bombers The names of the nine people who authorities say detonated suicide bombs in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 257 people, have been released and the...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, h...
07:32, 05/14/2019

1 Killed In Sri Lanka Anti-Muslim Riots Despite Curfew Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts north...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Bombings Deflate Sri Lanka Tourism, and a Village That Depends on It A luxury resort that bills itself as a retreat from the world is far from the coastal cities targeted in the Easter Sunday attacks. But it, too, is fe...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Terrorists Used "Easily Available Chemicals" To Make Bombs: Sri Lanka PM The suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka assembled easily-available chemicals to make explosives, Prime Minister Ranil Wickre...
13:48, 04/29/2019

2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Two people have been arrested and an overnight curfew lifted after mobs attacked Muslim-owned shops and some vehicles in a S...
01:16, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 4-Sri Lanka imposes new curfew as mosques attacked Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist milita...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the p...
02:16, 04/29/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka suspect's sister fears 18 relatives are dead The sister of the suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings has told CNN up to 18 of her family members are missing and feared...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber's Kin "Cooperating Fully" With New Zealand Police The Auckland-based mother and sister of one of the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday suicide bombers have been "cooperating fully" with the New Zealand police ...
14:32, 05/04/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing th...
10:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Congratulates PM Narendra Modi India Election Results: If the trends convert into seats, this would be the first time in more than 40 years in India that a party with a majority on ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Travel Ban On Grieving British Groom A Briton whose bride died on their honeymoon two days after arriving in Sri Lanka will be allowed to return home after a court lifted a travel ban Wed...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka president appoints new acting police chief Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday he had appointed Chandana Wickramaratne, the second in command of the police, as acting polic...
01:39, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Authorities Were Warned, in Detail, 12 Days Before Attack The intelligence chief said in a memo dated April 9 that a radical Islamist and his group planned a suicide attack “shortly.” The memo included names ...
07:00, 04/29/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 ...
00:32, 05/21/2019

No Record To Suggest That Some Sri Lanka Bombers Visited Kashmir: Top Cop Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh Sunday said there was no record to suggest that any of the suicide bombers, who carried out the Easter Sun...
18:16, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka police ask public to hand in blades following bomb Police in Sri Lanka have requested members of the public hand over swords or other large knives to the nearest police stations after hundreds of such ...
07:16, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew after mobs target mosques Action taken following days of attacks on places of worship and Muslim-owned businessesSri Lanka has imposed a country-wide curfew after successive da...
16:48, 05/13/2019

| Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat persists Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings,...
03:00, 05/05/2019

US Says Supports Sri Lanka's Fight Against Terror, Offers $480 Million The United States on Thursday re-affirmed its support for Sri Lanka in its fight against terrorism, in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings that kil...
14:32, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by...
23:48, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbre...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Tourist Arrivals In Colombo To Drop By 50% After Bombings: Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sr...
05:32, 04/29/2019

Links to Easter bombings put eastern Sri Lanka on edge Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as th...
03:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka churches hold first Sunday mass since bombings Soldiers stood guard as the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held its first regular Sunday mass since the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday which killed m...
10:32, 05/12/2019

Tycoon’s 3 children killed in Sri Lanka mourned in Denmark HELSINKI (AP) — A funeral service has been held in Denmark for the three children of a business tycoon who were killed during the Easter bombings in S...
11:16, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka hotels grapple with cancellations after bombing attack Hotels in Sri Lanka are seeing an influx of cancellations following the bombing attack that killed at least 253 people on Easter Sunday.   ...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Bombers Secured Unusual Source of Help: Their Families Unlike many terrorist organizations, Islamic State draws wives and children into attacks such as the spate of bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

'Safe haven' for fleeing families hit by attacks in Burkina Faso DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Deadly attacks on Christians in a "safe haven" for thousands fleeing violence in Burkina Faso mark a new phase of...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fuj...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a milit...
08:32, 05/14/2019

Iran Calls Ship Attacks Off UAE "Alarming", Urges Probe Iran on Monday called attacks on ships in the Gulf "alarming", after the UAE and Saudi Arabia said several vessels including oil tankers were damaged ...
06:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. embassy in Israel: Americans should 'remain vigilant' for terror attacks The U.S. embassy in Israel warned Americans to be vigilant for terrorist attacks on the anniversary of the embassy's move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
19:48, 05/14/2019

'Punches, attacks, milkshakes': inside the Tommy Robinson campaign As the far-right activist fights to become an MEP, the Guardian learns new details of his modus operandi and support networkA drone hovers high above ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to co...
11:00, 05/15/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situatio...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Official: Initial US assessment blames Iran for ship attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says an American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Old versions of Windows get a new patch to stop WannaCry-style attacks Microsoft is trying to head off another WannaCry-style malware outbreak before it starts. The software giant has released fixes for a Remote Desktop S...
19:16, 05/14/2019

UAE says to show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran must change behavior The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on Saudi oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult si...
12:16, 05/15/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization...
23:00, 05/13/2019

France reports rise in anti-LGBT attacks, other infractions PARIS (AP) — France is seeing a rise in reported attacks and other abuse targeting members of the LGBT community. The French Interior Ministry said in...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Tanker attacks near UAE expose weaknesses in Gulf Arab security Attacks on Saudi tankers and other vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this week expose vulnerabilities in the security of a key oil-shi...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Man arrested in deadly attacks on Appalachian trail hikers in Virginia A man accused of attacking hikers with a machete on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, killing one person and severely injuring another, has been arre...
22:00, 05/12/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on...
10:16, 05/17/2019

UAE says committed to Yemen peace deal but will retaliate to Houthi attacks A Saudi-led military coalition will "retaliate hard" for any attacks by Yemen's Houthi movement on Saudi Arabia but remains committed to a U.N.-sponso...
12:16, 05/15/2019

| US charges ex-intel analyst over leaks on secret drone attacks A former intelligence analyst has been charged with leaking secrets about the US military's drone-based targeted assassination programme that formed t...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Sri Lankan Accused of Leading Attacks Preached Slaughter. Many Dismissed Him. The man accused of masterminding the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels never hid his hatred. “We all underestimated him,” a resident of his...
12:32, 04/28/2019

UK Foils 19 Terror Attacks In 2 Years, Cracks Down On ISIS Travel The UK government on Monday announced a fresh crackdown on its nationals travelling to ISIS territory in Syria as it revealed that Britain''s security...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Trinamool Attacks BJP Over Central Troop Deployment In Bengal Till May 25 Questioning the BJP demand for deployment of central forces in West Bengal till the Model Code of Conduct is in place, an upset Trinamool Congress on ...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirat...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Donald Trump Attacks Fox News In Latest Sign Of Strain US President Donald Trump criticized Fox News again Sunday in the latest hint that he is souring on what has been his favorite and most faithful news ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Anti-Semitic attacks spike, killing most Jews in decades A report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews spiked significantly in 2018, with the largest number of Jews killed in anti-Sem...
04:32, 05/01/2019

The Sunday school children: The little-known tragedy of the Sri Lankan Easter attacks The first church Mohammed Nasar Mohammed Azar tried to blow up had already finished its service by the time he arrived. The Easter Sunday mass there h...
22:32, 05/04/2019

Now, BJP Minister Says Masood Azhar Ji After Party Attacks Jitan Manjhi BJP leader and union minister Jayant Sinha, who is contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, used the honorific during an elec...
08:48, 05/04/2019

Israel steps up strikes as Gaza rocket attacks intensify Gaza militants fire hundreds of rockets into southern Israel as Israeli airstrikes pound the blockaded Palestinian territory in the deadliest fighting...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes ...
23:16, 05/04/2019

Israel and Gaza Step Up Attacks in Bloodiest Fighting Since 2014 War (JERUSALEM) — Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a sta...
15:32, 05/05/2019

Sri Lankan Islamist Called for Violence on Facebook Before Easter Attacks A charismatic leader who allegedly helped plan and execute Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings called before the attacks for killing non-Muslims in Facebook p...
21:16, 04/30/2019

Israel launches multiple airstrikes after Palestinian rocket attacks Six people have been killed in Gaza after Israel responded with airstrikes and tank fire to about 250 rockets being fired over the border by Palestini...
07:16, 05/05/2019

Palestinians step up rocket attacks as Israel strikes Gaza Israeli forces struck dozens of targets throughout Gaza, including militant sites that the military said were concealed in homes or residential areas....
11:16, 05/05/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who...
12:16, 05/04/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can'...
15:16, 05/19/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the k...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ara...
10:16, 05/25/2019

Germany: Asylum-seeker jailed for random attacks in Amberg Four men from Afghanistan and Iran have been sentenced over arbitrary attacks on passersby in the Bavarian town of Amberg. The incident fueled debate ...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Sri Lankan Cardinal Cites ‘Foreign Intelligence’ Saying More Attacks on Churches are Possible (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s Catholic cardinal says that he has received “foreign information” that attempts would be ma...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Swatting Attacks Stir Security Concerns Across Silicon Valley Tech companies are spending more to protect their executives, as so-called swatting attacks point to growing animosity and vulnerability in Silicon Va...
10:00, 05/09/2019

"Photoshop Government": Congress Attacks PM Modi Over Flagship Scheme The Congress on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling the central government he heads "a photoshop government". Jaiveer Shergill, a...
14:00, 05/08/2019

At Least 5 Dead After Taliban Attacks U.S.-Based Aid Group Offices in Afghanistan (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Taliban fighters attacked the offices of a U.S.-based aid organization in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, setting off a ...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control t...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tension...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Gaza violence escalates after militants launch rocket attacks Gaza militants fired more than 400 rockets at Israel over the past day in one of the deadliest escalations in in years. Israel reported first fataliti...
10:48, 05/05/2019

Syrian army attacks rebel stronghold: insurgent spokesman The Syrian army and its allies have launched ground attacks in the country's northwest against the last major insurgent enclave after days of shelling...
10:32, 05/06/2019

Gaza-Israel hostilities flare with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Saturday and an Israeli air strike killed one Palestinian gunman as hostilities flared across th...
05:16, 05/04/2019

Trump calls for unity and tolerance amid religious attacks President Trump on Thursday called for religious unity and tolerance in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in recent months across the globe aimed...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka's Catholics cancel Mass over 'specific attack threat' Catholic services are being canceled in Sri Lanka for a second weekend. The move comes after government warnings that there could be a repeat of the E...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sig...
20:16, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Attack Mastermind Used Chatrooms To Sway Suicide Bombers While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months ...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Leave My Country Alone: Sri Lanka President Tells Islamic State Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said a foreign mastermind may have planned the Easter Sunday bombings, claimed by Islamic State, telling the...
03:16, 05/01/2019

In Tearful Ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics Mark One Month Since Bombings Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks t...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombin...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Vows a Search of Every Home, as New Violence Erupts Explosions and shootings continued to shake the country, as President Maithripala Sirisena tried to deflect anger at the government’s failure to stop ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

A Week Since Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka, ISIS Claims 3 More Attackers Emotional vigils replaced Sunday Mass as churches remained closed. The Islamic State said that three of its fighters had died in a police raid on Frid...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka’s churches shut, Catholics celebrate Mass at home Sri Lanka’s Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant ...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the...
16:16, 05/24/2019

Easter bombings in Sri Lanka will delay 'everybody's plans' for investment, hotelier says "We were just about ready to start again, on another hotel ... and now look at what's happened," said Ho Kwon Ping, executive chairman of Banyan ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Town Was Suspicious Of Newcomers, Then Mayhem As Hideout Raided They arrived a day or two after the Easter Sunday bombings and moved into a low-slung house behind a high wall and black metal gate, unloading boxes f...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Resorts Face Uncertain Future After Suicide Blasts The cancellations started before the dust had settled on the hotels and churches hit by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka as tourists and operators pressed...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Father, 2 Brothers Of Sri Lanka Blasts Mastermind Killed In Gun Battle The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe hous...
10:48, 04/28/2019

How 'laid back' Sri Lanka became a soft target for Islamist strike A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach ...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Headquarters Of Terror Group, Allegedly Behind Sri Lanka Blasts, Raided Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of aterror group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hote...
17:48, 04/28/2019

Leave my country alone, Sri Lanka president tells Islamic State Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said a foreign mastermind may have planned the Easter Sunday bombings, claimed by Islamic State, telling the...
04:32, 05/01/2019

The Latest: India nabs alleged follower of Sri Lanka suspect The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 1:35 p.m. India's investigative agency says it has arrested a 29-year-old Indian man...
03:23, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

East Sri Lanka on edge after Easter bombers linked to region Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as th...
10:16, 04/28/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Election Hopes Dim After Terrorist Attack The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman presi...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Children killed during Sri Lanka gunbattle between troops and Islamist militants As darkness fell in Sainthamaruthu village on Sri Lanka's east coast on Friday, troops and police prepared to storm a concrete shack that local reside...
22:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Police Chief Refusing To Quit Despite President's Request Sri Lanka's incumbent police chief has refused to step down over the Easter Sunday suicide attacks despite President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday na...
03:00, 04/29/2019

Anxiety, hope as church schools wait to reopen in Sri Lanka Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen this week for the first time since last month’s d...
01:00, 05/15/2019

"No Face Veils In Public": Sri Lanka Announces Ban After Easter Bombings President Maithripala Sirisena used emergency powers in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings. The order clarifies that the key criterion for establi...
02:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Muslims afraid, resentful as ethnic divide deepens in Sri Lanka N.K. Masliya says she has been visiting a neighborhood clinic in the northwestern Sri Lankan village of Rathmalyaya for over five years, always dresse...
05:00, 05/10/2019

ISIS Chose Sri Lanka To Tell World That It Exists: President Sirisena The ISIS terror group chose Sri Lanka to stage a massive attack on Easter Sunday to tell the world that they exist, President Maithripala Sirisena sai...
08:48, 05/06/2019

| WATCH: Guns outnumber guests at bombed Sri Lanka hotel At the Cinnamon Grand Colombo, one of six Sri Lankan targets hit by suicide bombers on Easter Sunday, the silence that reigns is not just the usual hu...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Bombings Threaten Long-Term Damage to the Economy The aftershocks of Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter bombings could damage its fragile economy for years by sapping it of dollars and confidence just when the...
10:16, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, a...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Terror Group Behind Sri Lanka Bombings Has Rs 7 Billion In Assets: Police The ISIS-linked Sri Lankan extremist group National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ), blamed for the Easter Sunday bombings, has been found possessing more than...
02:48, 05/07/2019

All Suspects In Sri Lanka Bombings Arrested Or Dead: Police Chief All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting pol...
02:48, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka says dismantles big part of bombers' network, freezes assets Sri Lankan authorities say they have dismantled a major part of the network linked to the Easter Sunday bombings, confiscating bomb-making material an...
03:32, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka April tourist arrivals slide after Easter bombings Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 7.5 percent in April from a year ago, as travelers shunned the island nation after the deadly Easter Sunday bomb...
03:32, 05/07/2019

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 Sun...
08:32, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka: Catholics attend first Sunday Mass in capital since bombings Sri Lankan Catholics have attended their first regular Mass in Colombo since bomb attacks by suspected jihadis on Easter Sunday. Catholic schools are ...
06:16, 05/12/2019

| Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief Sri Lankan security authorities have either killed or arrested all the jihadists responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left 257 people dead...
21:16, 05/07/2019

UK Woman On Honeymoon In Sri Lanka Dies After Eating Hotel Food The husband of a British bride who died on her honeymoon in Sri Lanka will be kept in the country at least until a formal hearing on the death is held...
11:16, 05/11/2019

About 200 Children Lose Family Members In Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings About 200 children in Sri Lanka have lost their family members, some of them sole breadwinners, in the massive Easter Sunday bombings, according to a ...
06:00, 05/08/2019

US Official, Injured In Sri Lanka Suicide Attack, Dies In Hospital A US official wounded in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday suicide bombings has died in hospital, raising to 258 the total number killed, including 45 foreign...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka IT Employee Arrested For Link To Easter Sunday Bombings Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with E...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.    ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Police Discover Suspected Training Camp For Terrorists Sri Lankan police on Sunday discovered a 10-acre camp in the eastern town of Kattankudy, where terrorists linked to the deadly Easter attacks are beli...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka again blocks social media amid communal unrest Sri Lanka’s government says it is temporarily blocking social media and messaging apps to prevent the spread of “misinformation,” the third time it ha...
04:16, 05/13/2019

Lanka President Vows To "Eradicate Terrorism" Before Presidential Polls Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said the security forces would "eradicate terrorism" and restore stability before a presidential election due...
14:32, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka To Air Sunday Mass On TV Fearing Repeat Of Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings,...
14:32, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka Army Denies Colluding With Anti-Muslim Rioters Sri Lanka's army today denied allegations that its troops colluded with anti-Muslim mobs and failed to contain widespread riots that killed one man in...
13:48, 05/16/2019

| Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months ...
23:48, 05/03/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Deserted Beaches, Empty Rooms: Sri Lanka Tourism Hit After Bombings Sri Lanka's $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling from cancellations as travellers shun the sun and sand Indian Ocean island after multiple suicide...
23:16, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka stocks, rupee extend falls in dull trade Sri Lankan shares fell on Monday for an eight straight session, closing at their lowest in more than six-and-a-half years, and the rupee slipped for a...
07:48, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter...
11:16, 05/13/2019

'Save us from the Satans': Survivors of Sri Lanka church attack pray Two weeks after suicide bombers killed 250 and wounded 500 in coordinated attacks at Sri Lankan churches and hotels, worshippers filed slowly into a c...
11:32, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka issues curfew in town of bombed church after clash COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka military spokesman Brig. Sumith Atapattu says a police curfew has been imposed in Negombo, a seaside town outside ...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Jim Jordan says Dems' attacks on Trump hurt US, overlook president's accomplishments The Democrats’ fixation on taking down President Trump ahead of the 2020 election is not in the country’s best interest and ultimately overlooks his a...
23:00, 05/22/2019

'He didn't destroy me. We carry on. He lost': survivors of terror attacks look back From London to Nice, Berlin to Oslo, 11 people caught up in attacks across Europe reflect on the horror, the hope – and the kindness of strangers. Por...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources...
00:32, 05/21/2019

"Advance Alibi" For Poll Defeat: Arun Jaitley On Opposition Attacks Calling the attack on Election Commission by opposition parties an advance alibi for defeat, Union minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said India wants a b...
14:48, 05/16/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Khashoggi's fiancee attacks Trump for muted response to journalist's slaying The fiancée of murdered Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi appeared Thursday on Capitol Hill, where she criticized the United States’ response...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed i...
16:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
15:32, 05/24/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

De Blasio attacks Trump’s Air Force One video after filming at Gracie Mansion COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Pot, meet kettle. Mayor de Blasio on Saturday attacked President Trump for allegedly violating a federal law banning the us...
18:00, 05/18/2019

During terrorist attacks, too many rules are stopping British first responders from saving lives An alarming trend has developed in recent British terrorist attacks: With the exception of the police, first responders are kept away from where they ...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Naveen Patnaik Raring For Record Fifth Term Amid Rumours, Attacks Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, is seeking a record fifth term in office as his party, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), faces an aggressive BJP - ...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Bill de Blasio launches 2020 bid and attacks 'con artist' Trump – live New York mayor De Blasio announces run for White HouseDe Blasio on Trump: ‘Every New Yorker knows he’s a con artist’Sign up to the US briefing and get...
09:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping an...
15:00, 05/21/2019

"Enfeebled Commission": Congress Attacks Poll Body Over VVPAT Decision The Congress today launched a sharp attack on the Election Commission after it rejected a demand by opposition parties to tally Voter Verifiable Paper...
14:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontati...
16:16, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Police enter mosque of Easter attacks-tied group The Latest on the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Sri Lankan police have entered the main mosque of National Towheed Jamaat,...
10:16, 04/28/2019

KTM boss attacks "simply unacceptable" Johann Zarco MotoGP form KTM CEO Stefan Pierer has labelled new MotoGP signing Johann Zarco's performance so far in the 2019 season as "simply unacceptable", and suggested his...
10:48, 05/08/2019