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  1. St Anthony's Shrine in Colombo was one of the churches targeted by the suicide bombers

    Safe for Catholic schools to reopen: 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 ...
  2. On May 18, 2009 government forces brought their no-holds-barred military offensive to an end at a

    Sri Lanka marks war anniversary with thousands still missing

    Still reeling from the Easter terror attacks, Sri Lanka commemorates this weekend 10 years since the end of a bloody civil war that killed at ...
  3. In the town of Minuwangoda, the faithful packed the first floor of the two-storeyed Hujjaj mosque to

    Sri Lanka Muslims pray at vandalised mosques

    Sri Lanka's minority Muslims attended Friday prayers as heavily armed troops and police guarded all mosques, including those badly vandalised in ...
  4. Minuwangoda was one of the worst affected towns

    Sri Lanka forces on patrol after anti-Muslim riots

    Troops and police patrolled parts of Sri Lanka on Thursday (May 16) as international pressure mounted on Colombo to contain anti-Muslim riots that ...
  5. Wickrematunge was stabbed to death by members of a military intelligence unit in January 2009

    Alarm over Sri Lanka reinstating spy accused of journalist murder

    An international rights group on Thursday (May 16) expressed alarm over the Sri Lanka army's decision to reinstate an intelligence officer accused ...
  6. Muslim-owned shops and businesses were targetted by rioters in Sri Lanka's North-West Province

    Sri Lanka army denies colluding with ant-Muslim rioters

    Sri Lanka's army on Thursday (May 16) denied allegations that its troops colluded with anti-Muslim mobs and failed to contain widespread riots ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: A police officer inspects the explosion area at Shangri-La hotel in Colombo

    Sri Lankan software engineer, under Indian surveillance, key in Easter attack

    A Sri Lankan software engineer suspected by authorities in Sri Lanka of having provided technical and logistical support to the Easter Sunday ...
  8. The prime minister said the countrywide curfew was declared to prevent unidentified groups

    Sri Lanka province under curfew after first riot death

    A Sri Lankan province north of the capital was under indefinite curfew Tuesday after the first death in anti-Muslim riots in the wake of the ...
  9. SLanka unrest

    Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life