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Sri Lankan soldiers inspect the damage inside St. Sebastian's Church where a bomb blast took place in Negombo, Sri Lanka

Blasts in Sri Lanka indicate volatile South Asia could be the next Middle East

From India's Kashmir issue to Myanmar's persecution of Muslim Rohingyas, South Asia remains a volatile sub-continent teetering on a very dangerous precipice.

Sri Lanka govt blames National Thowheed Jamath for terror attacks that killed 290

Although no group has claimed responsibility for the bombings yet, officials revealed they were warned that NTJ had been planning such terror attacks.
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Sri Lanka declares emergency after authorities confirm 7 suicide bombers involved

The Sri Lankan government said it won't disclose the details of the 24 arrested suspects to prevent them from getting publicity.

Tourists scramble to leave Sri Lanka after terror attacks target foreigners

Following a series of blasts, top tourist spots remained closed while several bigger hotels in Colombo put in place rigorous security checks.
The JD(S) members who were staying at the Shangri-La hotel, one of the sites struck Sri Lanka attacks

4 JD(S) leaders among Indians killed in Sri Lanka blasts, 3 others missing

The four Karnataka leaders were staying at Colombo's Shangri-La hotel, one of the sites that was attacked in the Easter Sunday terror strikes on Sri Lanka.
US to end waivers to countries buying Iran's oil

US won’t renew expiring Iran oil waivers, White House says

The decision could spike crude prices just as Donald Trump begins to gear up to campaign for a second presidential term.

6 Indians killed in deadly Sri Lanka blasts

The victims are among the 290 killed in a series of explosions that targeted churches and luxury hotels in Colombo on Easter Sunday.
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Sri Lanka searches for answers after Easter terror attacks kill 290

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has sought assistance from security officials abroad to ‘check foreign links’ of attackers.

We need a reskilling revolution to succeed in the era of Globalisation 4.0

With millions of jobs expected to be displaced by 2022, measures like education reform, lifelong learning & reskilling initiatives will ensure benefits reach both individuals and businesses.
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Death toll in Sri Lanka bomb blasts crosses 200

A curfew has been imposed in Sri Lanka after 8 coordinated bombings targeted church goers & tourists in Colombo, Negombo & Batticaloa, killing more than 160 people.

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Sri Lanka terror attack: Did the world let its guard down on ISIS?

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.

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Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.