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2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings - Wikipedia

Historically, terrorism in Sri Lanka mostly involved coordinated attacks by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) against the government and army during the Sri Lankan Civil War, which began in 1983.The LTTE was defeated in 2009 in its effort to violently seize control of the northern and eastern coasts of the island from the Sinhalese ethnic majority to create an independent Tamil state.

Sri Lanka attacks: What we know about the Easter bombings

On Easter Sunday, suicide bombers killed at least 253 people and injured some 500 at churches and top-end hotels across Sri Lanka. Most victims were Sri Lankans, but at least 38 foreigners are ...

Live Updates: Sri Lanka explosions - CNN

The deadly blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday killed at least 290 people and left hundreds more injured. Monday has been a day of search and rescue, victim identification, and grief and condolences ...

Sri Lanka bombings: nearly 300 dead in Easter terrorist ...

Over 300 people were killed and around 500 others were injured in eight coordinated attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. The death toll continues to rise, with at least ...

Sri Lanka Police - Wikipedia

The Sri Lanka Police (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොලීසිය Shrī Lanka Polīsiya; Tamil: இலங்கை காவல் Ilaṅkai Kāval) is the civilian national police force of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.The police force has a manpower of approximately 77,000, and is responsible for enforcing criminal- and traffic law, enhancing public safety ...

Sri Lanka bombings – a timeline and visual guide | World ...

Six of the eight bombings took place in Sri Lanka’s capital. At 8.45am the city was rocked by simultaneous explosions at a large Catholic church, St Anthony’s Shrine, and the Shangri-La and ...

Attentats du 21 avril 2019 au Sri Lanka — Wikipédia

Les attentats du 21 avril 2019 au Sri Lanka sont une série de huit attaques terroristes islamistes, commises le dimanche de Pâques dans plusieurs villes du pays. Trois églises chrétiennes et trois hôtels de luxe sont visés à Colombo, Negombo et Batticaloa par une série d’attentats-suicides coordonnés [3], suivis plus tard par deux explosions dans une maison d'hôtes à Dehiwala et ...

Sri Lanka News :: UK praises Sri Lanka's reconciliation ...

UK praises Sri Lanka's reconciliation efforts post Easter Sunday attacks Oct 02 (CP) Colombo- Lord Tariq Ahmed of Wimbledon, British Minister of State for Commonwealth, UN and South Asia, commended the efforts taken by the government of President Maithripala Sirisena to strengthen the process of reconciliation amidst the severe challenge posed by the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday.

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lankaenews.com – Sri Lanka 24 Hours Online Breaking News : News, Politics, Video, Finance, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Travel.

President - The official website of the President of Sri Lanka

Honourable Maithripala Sirisena President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena, known as Maithripala Sirisena, is the 6th Executive President of Sri Lanka.He was born on 3rd September 1951 to a middle-class farming family.

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (aka Tamil Tigers) (Sri ...

A profile of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a separatist terrorist group that seeks an independent state in areas in Sri Lanka inhabited by ethnic Tamils.

Cluster bombs used in Sri Lanka's civil war, leaked photos ...

Images that appear to confirm the use of cluster bombs in the end stages of Sri Lanka’s 26-year civil war have been uncovered as new testimony emerged suggesting the country’s armed forces may ...

Is it safe to travel to Sri Lanka? Travel and visa advice ...

Is it safe to travel to Sri Lanka? Latest travel and visa advice following Easter bombings Foreign Office warns further bombs could happen anytime

Home Page | Tamil Guardian

Sri Lanka’s ruling United National Party (UNP) has nominated its deputy leader and Sri Lanka’s housing minister, Sajith Premadasa to run in the presidential election on Nov.16 with the hopes of winning over Buddhist nationalists.

FSI | CISAC | MAPPINGMILITANTS CISAC - MMP: Liberation ...

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers, were a separatist militant organization fighting for an independent homeland for Sri Lanka’s Tamil minority in northern Sri Lanka.

Anders Holch Povlsen: Billionaire speaks out after kids ...

Anders Holch Povlsen: Billionaire speaks out after kids killed in Sri Lanka attacks. The Asos mogul lost children Alma, Agnes and Alfred when the Shangri-La Hotel in capital Colombo was bombed

bombing of Dresden | History, Deaths, & Facts | Britannica.com

After the war, German and Soviet authorities considered leveling the Dresden ruins to make way for new construction. But local leaders forced a compromise for rebuilding part of the city centre and placing the modern construction outside—in effect, encircling old Dresden with a newer city.

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