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Sri Lankan security personnel inspect the debris of a car after it exploded when police tried to defuse a bomb near St Anthony’s Shrine  in Colombo. Photograph:   Getty Images

The confidential security memo laid it all out: names, addresses, phone numbers, even the times in the middle of the night that one suspect would visi(...)

Mourners in Negombo, Sri Lanka, on Monday. Photograph: Adam Dean/The New York Times

A lawyer and her two children were among the eight British victims of the Sri Lanka terror attacks, her husband has confirmed. Anita Nicholson, son A(...)

in Negombo, Sri Lanka, relatives mourn during the wake of an 11-year-old who was standing in line for Communion on Sunday when she was killed in one of the blasts. Photograph: Adam Dean/The New York Times

Sri Lankan officials believe the co-ordinated bombings of churches and hotels across the country on Easter Sunday was carried out by National Thowheet(...)

Shoes of victims are kept as evidence as security personnel inspect the interior of St Sebastian’s Church, a day after the church was hit in series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty  Images

The billionaire fashion tycoon behind online clothing retailer Asos lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks, a spokesman has s(...)

Sri Lankan Security personal pass the damaged Kingsbury Hotel, where a fatal blast occured the day before. Photograph: MA Pushpa Kumara/EPA

Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group, the country’(...)

A relative of a victim of the explosion at St Anthony’s Shrine reacts at the police mortuary in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

As Christians in Sri Lanka gathered on Sunday morning to celebrate Easter Mass, the culmination of Holy Week, powerful explosions ripped through three(...)

 St Sebastian Church in Negombo after multiple explosions targeted churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Photograph: Stringer/Getty

Sri Lanka’s past is one that is blood-soaked with violent chapters. On Sunday, another bloody chapter was added to the island’s history. A country of(...)

A relative of a victim of the explosion at St Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade church reacts at the police mortuary in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

Politicians and religious leaders were united in their shock and condemnation of the Easter Sunday bomb blasts in Sri Lanka which have left 207 dead a(...)

A victim is rushed to a hospital after explosions hit churches and hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Derana TV/Reuters.

The death toll from multiple Easter Day bomb blasts at Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels has risen to 207, with 450 others injured, a police spoke(...)

Red Cross worker Louisa Akavi, a New Zealand national, is seen in this undated handout photo released by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on April 14th. Photograph: ICRC/Handout/Reuters

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appealed for information on the whereabouts of three employees abducted in Syria more than fiv(...)

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