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Police investigate fresh anti-Muslim attack in Sri Lanka

Colombo, March 11, 2018 (AFP) -Vandals attacked a Muslim-owned restaurant in Sri Lanka on Sunday in an alleged “hate crime”, police said, as tensions remain …

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Sri Lanka to probe anti-Muslim riots, lift curfew

Colombo, March 10, 2018 (AFP) -An investigation into anti-Muslim riots that spread in central Sri Lanka prompting the authorities to declare a nationwide state of …

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Muslims pray under military protection in Sri Lanka after riots

Colombo, March 9, 2018 (AFP) -Soldiers and police guarded mosques across Sri Lanka during Friday prayers amid fears of new anti-Muslim attacks after four days …

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Residents: Mobs attack more Muslim-owned shops in Sri Lanka

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — Residents say Buddhist mobs are still sweeping through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka’s central hills, destroying stores and restaurants despite …

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Anti-Muslim riots flare in Sri Lanka – Govt blocks social media networks

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, March 7, (Agencies): Anti-Muslim rioting flared anew Wednesday in the hills of central Sri Lanka despite a state of emergency, residents said, …

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Buddhist mobs target Sri Lanka’s Muslims despite state of emergency

COLOMBO, March 7 (Reuters) – Buddhist mobs attacked mosques and businesses belonging to Sri Lanka’s minority Muslims overnight, police said on Wednesday, despite the imposition …

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Sri Lanka deploys commandos to quell anti-Muslim riots

Colombo, March 6, 2018 (AFP) -Sri Lanka on Tuesday imposed fresh curfews and deployed heavily-armed police commandos to a central hill district popular with tourists …

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Sri Lanka bus explosion injures 19, including 12 military personnel

COLOMBO, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Nineteen people including 12 military personnel were injured on Wednesday in an explosion on a bus in Sri Lanka, said …

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KFAED signs KD 10 million loan agreement with Lanka

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: A Loan Agreement was signed today in Colombo between the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Kuwait …

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Man found guilty for backing Tamil Tigers

HAMBURG, Feb 3, (AFP): A Sri Lankan-born man received an 18-month suspended sentence in Germany Tuesday for membership of the rebel group the Tamil Tigers …

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