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Sri Lanka Attorney General claims "grand conspiracy" behind Easter attack: report

The identities of those involved in the grand conspiracy must come by way of evidence, the AG said.

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Public Security Minister calls CID report on Sri Lanka AG's "last-minute" statement

De Livera is expected to retire at the end of this month.

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Sri Lanka President meets China Defence Minister

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Bathiudeen bros to be detained for 90 days: police

Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and his brother Riyaj are to be detained for 90 days for further questioning, police s...

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Ex Sri Lanka soldier compares search for Easter attack mastermind to hunt for Adolf Eichmann

Retired Major Ajith Prasanna told reporters Wednesday that Israel took about 18 years to capture Eichmann in Argentina.

Sri Lanka's Catholic church wants action against former president, PM over Easter bombings

The church has requested legal action against both Sirisena and Wickremesinghe for their failure to prevent the attack.

Core elements of a Sri Lanka state; public goods, national defence, justice: Arthashastra

Sri Lanka needs the state to provide public goods, including national defence, law and order and justice; to control mar...

Rohan Samarajiva

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Sri Lanka President vows to punish Bondscammers and Easter attack planners

In his Independence Day address President Rajapaksa said he has advised the Attorney General’s Department to swiftly a...

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Pillayan released due to CA decision – Lawyer

The release of Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan and others from the case ends the possibility of justice for the family of ...

Arjuna Ranawana

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Three Sri Lankans charged by US for deaths of 5 Americans in Easter blasts

The United States has charged three Sri Lankans being held in Sri Lanka with aiding a terrorist group in the attacks on ...

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Public Security Minister lays out accusations against detained lawyer Hisbullah

Lawyer Hijaz Hisbullah had spoken with the Easter Sunday attackers on three occasions by phone, Minister of Public Secur...

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Sri Lanka army chief promoted to four star General

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had promoted army chief Shavendra Silva to a four star general effective from D...

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Sri Lanka President, Ajit Doval discuss security, infrastructure

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Indian security advisor Ajit Doval has had talks over security and infrastruc...

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Internal issues in his administration did not cause Easter attacks - Sirisena

Former President Maithripala Sirisena is rejecting the notion that tensions within the Yahapalanaya administration led t...

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Sarath Weerasekara likely new Cabinet Minister for Public Security

Sri Lanka’s President is expanding his Cabinet of Ministers by creating two new portfolios that of Public Security and...

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CID questions MP Eran over statements made about Easter attacks

Opposition Member of Parliament, former Minister Eran Wickremeratne is claiming that he was summoned to the Criminal Inv...

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Pompeo meets Lankan leadership today to keep Colombo within US orbit

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who arrived in Sri Lanka last night will have talks today with President Go...

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The government will fight efforts to lift ban on the LTTE in the UK – Foreign Ministry

The door has opened for the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in the United Kingdom to be lifted by a r...

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Government MPs want Riyaj Bathiudeen re-arrested over Easter Bombings

More than two-thirds of the country’s governing party Parliamentary Group has signed a letter addressed to the Preside...

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President Gotabaya says no deal with Bathiudeen over 20A

Sri Lanka’s President has shot down speculation that he is “cutting a political deal” with a powerful Muslim polit...

Arjuna Ranawana

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IshiniGate: Instagram star breaks her silence says cyberattacks “are overwhelming”

A Canadian Social Media influencer who raised tens of thousands of dollars for victims of the Easter Sunday attacks is s...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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North and East protest government actions to disallow memorials for war dead

Most schools, shops and businesses in many parts of the North and East remained closed today in protest against the auth...

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Sri Lanka Navy recovers abandoned explosives in Mullivaikkal

The Sri Lanka Navy recovered an assortment of explosive items in a privately owned development site in Mullivaikkal, Mul...

Chanka Jayasinghe

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Sri Lanka sea reclamation project's China affiliates on US export blacklist

The United States has placed several subsidiaries of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), the ultimate pare...

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Handunetti cannot depose before Presidential Commission - Speaker

A Chairman of a Committee or an official of Parliament cannot be summoned before Presidential Commission of Inquiry to r...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Hope that the country will go towards an inclusive nationalism

There is a concept of inclusive nationalism, in which everyone born within the boundaries of the country (regardless of ...

Dr. Jehan Perera - Executive Director National Peace Council

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