Security personnel stand guard in front of St Anthony’s Shrine, days after a string of suicide bomb attacks across the island on Easter Sunday, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. File Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Five Sri Lankans suspected of having links to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were taken home in police custody on Friday afte(...)

Sri Lankan soldiers guard a road after a mob attack in Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Photograph:   Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

Sri Lankan police arrested 23 people on Tuesday in connection with a spate of attacks on Muslim-owned homes and shops in apparent reprisal for the Eas(...)

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(...)