COLOMBO, May 14 (Xinhua) -- At least one person was killed when clashes erupted in northwest Sri Lanka and the Gampaha District on the outskirts of capital Colombo on Monday, police said Tuesday. Police said security had been heightened across the island and a curfew was in place in the North Western province to prevent a further escalation of violence....
In the absence of a united and strong political leadership, Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake’s tough talking on TV on Monday, has brought some relief to the man in the street in Sri Lanka
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has mastered the art of balancing secularism and Islam and has curbed radicalism and terrorism with a mixture of guile and firmness.
The diffuse and indeterminate nature of the Islamic radical groups with affiliates and safe houses all over the island has instilled fear in neighbourhoods across Sri Lanka.
Colombo, May 13 (newsin.asia) - An islandwide curfew was imposed in Sri Lanka on Monday following violent anti-Muslim clashes which erupted in the northwestern province and the Gampaha district, in the outskirts of capital Colombo. Police said the curfew was imposed from 9 pm local time to 4 am on Tuesday. Earlier during the day, the police curfew was re-imposed...
Colombo, May 13 (newsin.asia) - A curfew has been imposed across Sri Lanka's north western province following violent clashes which erupted against the minority Muslims. The Police initially imposed curfew only in certain towns in the Kurunegala District, but as as clashes escalated further, a curfew was imposed across the province indefinitely. Eyewitnesses said several properties and mosques were damaged...
Ven.Athuraliya Rathana Thera MP recommends the dismantling of communal structures, an economic policy based on sustainable indigenous development and equidistance from China, India and West.
Army Chief Lt.Gen. Mahesh Senanayake said that Sri Lanka needs foreign technology and not foreign soldiers as its forces have a lot of experience in tackling terrorists.
The forces Sri Lanka is trying to confront are invisible and drawing inspiration, and possibly support, from global terror networks. This is a new challenge to a country wracked by war and insurgencies for decades.
Famous Jordanian Hadeeth scholar Sheik Muhammad Nasir-ud-Dīn al-Albani, spent his scholarly life identifying thousands of fake ahadeeth found in the so-called canons, recalls Ameen Izzadeen in Daily Mirror