Mosques, Muslim-owned businesses and homes have been attacked, looted and burned as security forces watch.
Sri Lanka’s minority Muslims fear attacks after Daesh-linked bombers blew themselves up in four hotels and three churches, killing more than 250 people.
It has been more than two weeks since Sri Lanka was hit by a series of bomb attacks, but closure remains elusive as some families continue to search for their loved ones.
Net hotel bookings drop a staggering 186 percent on average over the week following the attacks compared to the same period last year, data from travel consultancy ForwardKeys shows.
Hundreds gather in Colombo in a first major vigil and memorial since April 21 Easter bombings that killed 257 and wounded nearly 500 people.
Greek Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades' decision comes after justice minister resigned amid criticism of police for mistakes in following up on the disappearances of some of the women and girls that an army captain claims to have killed.
Indian weather service says cyclone Fani is expected to make landfall on Friday afternoon in Odisha state and barrel northeastwards on a pathway close to the homes of more than 100 million people.
Sir Lankan Muslim women question the new face veil ban imposed by the government after the Easter Sunday terror attacks, while some of them call it a misstep that encourages anti-Muslim sentiment.
Muslims in Sri Lanka are concerned that the short-term ban on the face veil could lead to the further marginalisation of Muslims in society.
Global terror groups are relying on the power of online networks to drive discussions and shape opinions - often without any inkling of their real motives.
The bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, claimed by Daesh, have left Sri Lanka’s leaders grappling with the implications of the apparent intelligence failure.
Following decades of conflict, Sri Lanka was making steady if uneven headway towards economic development. The recent attacks could set the economy back years and have deep social ramifications.
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