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Eighty-nine arrested over Easter day attacks

Eighty-nine arrested over Easter day attacks

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No-confidence motion will help determine terrorists – Semasinghe

United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Shehan Semasinghe says that he believes that the no-confidence motion brought against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen will receive the support of all those who love the country and condemn extremism and racism. MORE..

Parliamentary translator detained for involvement with NTJ

The Ministry of Defense has granted Kurunegala police permission to detain a translator at the parliament who was arrested over involvement with the National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ). MORE..

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Factors that led to terrorism must be resolved immediately – Mahinda

The Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the factors which led to the new terrorism in the country must be resolved immediately. MORE..

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JVP to bring no-confidence motion against govt

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will be handing over a no-confidence motion against the government, said the JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake. MORE..

Troops should use their experience to fight against Islamist terrorists - President

President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked the security forces to use their experience in defeating separatist Tamil guerrillas a decade ago to meet the new challenge from Islamist militants linked to ISIS and responsible for last month’s serial bombings that killed 258 people. MORE..

Pakistan’s trade with Sri Lanka comes to a halt

Trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has come to a screeching halt. MORE..

Canada reiterates Sri Lanka to fulfil international & domestic commitments

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has reiterated the Sri Lankan government to fulfil its international and domestic commitments to establish a meaningful accountability process that has the trust and confidence of the survivors of the war. MORE..

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Namal Kumara’s wife makes a revelation

Wife of Namal Kumara, Dhanushka Madhuwanthi, addressing the media, emphasized her husband does not have any links to the recent incidents of unrest. MORE..

Principal & vice principal with alleged links to Zahran remanded

The principal and the vice principal of two Muslim schools, who were arrested on Thursday (16) on suspicion of having close links with the ringleader of the series of attacks on Easter Sunday and the leader of National Thowheed Jama’ath (NTJ) Zahran Hashim, have been further remanded. MORE..

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