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Exclusive - Sri Lanka warned of threat hours before suicide attacks: sources

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By Shihar Aneez, Ranga Sirilal, Joe Brock and Sanjeev Miglani

EXCLUSIVE-Sri Lanka warned of threat hours before suicide attacks - sources

2:12pm BST

By Shihar Aneez, Ranga Sirilal, Joe Brock and Sanjeev Miglani

Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud: minister

22 Apr 2019

COLOMBO A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.

Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud: minister

22 Apr 2019

COLOMBO A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.

Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud - minister

22 Apr 2019

COLOMBO A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.

Sri Lanka PM not alerted to warning of attack because of feud - minister

22 Apr 2019

COLOMBO, April 22 A rift between Sri Lanka's president and prime minister, which sparked a crisis last year, came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series of deadly bomb blasts, with questions over how the government handled a recent warning of an attack.

Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

22 Apr 2019

COLOMBO More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago. | Video

Sri Lanka leave Chandimal and Tharanga out of World Cup squad

18 Apr 2019

COLOMBO Former Sri Lanka captains Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga were left out of the 15-man squad announced on Thursday for the World Cup in England and Wales, while spin-bowling all-rounders Milinda Siriwardana and Jeevan Mendis were recalled.

Sri Lanka's wartime defense chief to give up U.S. citizenship

12 Apr 2019

COLOMBO Sri Lanka's controversial former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has launched legal proceedings to renounce his U.S. citizenship, he said on Friday, ahead of a probable candidacy in a presidential election.

Sri Lanka's wartime defence chief sued in U.S. over alleged torture and murder

10 Apr 2019

COLOMBO Sri Lanka's former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who oversaw the crushing of Tamil Tiger rebels under his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa's rule a decade ago, is being sued in two cases in the United States for his alleged role in torture and murder, according to a lawyer and court documents.

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