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Sri Lanka’s Police Chief Resigns Over Deadly Attacks

Sri Lanka’s top police official, Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, has resigned over failures that led to the deadly Easter bomb attacks, the country’s president said Friday. “The IGP has resigned. He has sent his resignation to the acting

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Sri Lanka: Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Easter Sunday Attacks

Islamic State group on Tuesday said it was behind a devastating string of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter Sunday. The claim emerged more than 48 hours after the

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Sri Lanka: Pope, Buhari Condemn Easter Sunday Bombings As Death Toll Exceed 200

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya with agencies Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis and President Muhammadu Buhari both on Sunday criticised the suicide attacks in Sri Lanka early on Easter day that killied no fewer than 207 people. The duo described the attacks as

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Sri Lanka: 137 Killed As Blasts Hit Churches, Hotels

At least 137 people were killed in Sri Lanka on Sunday, police sources told AFP, when a string of blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches as worshippers attended Easter services. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said

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Gary Ballance: England batsman recalled to face Pakistan at Lord’s

Yorkshire batsman Gary Ballance has been recalled to the England side for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s next week. England’s leading Test wicket-taker James Anderson misses out with a shoulder injury. Middlesex pace bowler Toby Roland-Jones earns a

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