World Jun 02Environmental disaster feared as ship sinks off Sri Lanka
A Navy spokesperson said the ship could cause severe pollution if it sinks at its current location off the port of Colombo.
World May 02Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled again
Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith canceled all Sunday services in the diocese based on the latest security reports.
World Apr 30Sri Lanka lifts social media ban imposed after Easter blasts
President Maithripala Sirisena ended the blocking of Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube and other popular sites, but asked the public to "act in a responsible manner" on social media, according to a government statement.
World Apr 27Sunday Mass canceled across Sri Lanka a week after bombings
Catholic leaders canceled Sunday Masses indefinitely across Sri Lanka and officials urged Muslims to stay home for Friday prayers in an extraordinary call by the clergy to curtail worship as fear of more attacks plagued the island nation after the…
World Apr 25Father of suspected Easter bombers arrested
The father of two of the suspected Easter suicide bombers was arrested Thursday on suspicion of aiding his sons, Sri Lanka's prime minister said, as businesses and religious leaders worried about a new attack four days after blasts killed more…
World Apr 22Sri Lanka failed to heed warnings of attacks, official says
Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 200 people, the country's health minister said…
World Apr 21Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka
More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen…