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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Sri Lanka proposes new law on fake news after Easter attacks – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Sri Lanka’s government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and disinformation after the Easter suicide attacks.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Asos billionaire carries out act of generosity after 3 of his kids were killed in Sri Lanka attacks – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Asos billionaire, Anders Holch Povlsen just lost 3 out of his 4 kids in the Sri Lanka terror attack, but this isn't stopping him from being a blessing to the world.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – http://bit.ly/2H83ZX5 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Breaking: Covering of faces banned in Sri Lanka – Vanguard News

    Breaking: Covering of faces banned in Sri Lanka By Nwafor Sunday Following the death of about two hundred and fifty, (250), people in the Easter attack on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena, Monday banned the covering of faces for easy identification. He said he …...
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    World Sri Lanka bans face coverings in wake of Easter bombings – P.M. News

    Sri Lanka has banned all kinds of clothing that cover the face and prevent identification, such as niqabs and burqas, officials said on Sunday, a week after the Easter bombings that left over 250 people dead.... Read more via P.M. News – http://bit.ly/2vryL7S Get more World News
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    World Indian police uncovered a plot, but Sri Lanka didn’t act – AP NEWS

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — While monitoring the usual channels, Indian police stumbled upon something extraordinary: a detailed plot for what would become the bloodiest attack linked to the Islamic State group in South Asia. Police were investigating suspected sympathizers of the withered...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World Sri Lanka: 15 dead in overnight gun battle with bombing suspects – TODAY.NG

    The bodies of 15 people, including six children, have been discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka. A police spokesman on Saturday said three suspected suicide bombers were among the 15 dead in the shootout, which came six days … Read more via...
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    World Sri Lanka bombings: Bodies found after gun battle in Sainthamaruthu – BBC News

    The clashes took place in Sainthamaruthu, south of the coastal town of Batticaloa. It is not far from the home town of the suspected ringleader of last Sunday's suicide attacks. Security forces have carried out raids across the country following the bombings. Read more via BBC News –...
  8. Nigeria World News

    World Pregnant Wife of Sri Lankan Bomber Detonates Suicide Vest as Police Raids Home – The Epoch Times News

    The pregnant wife of a Sri Lankan suicide bomber detonated a suicide vest when police raided the family’s Colombo home, killing herself, her children, and police officers.... Read more via The Epoch Times News – http://bit.ly/2GzWEit Get more World News
  9. Nigeria World News

    World ISIS Releases The Names And Picture Of The Sri Lankan Bombers – Nairaland

    On April 23, 2019, two days after the Easter Sunday attacks, the Islamic State claimed that the coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka were carried out by ISIS fighters. ISIS also released the names of seven attackers: 1. Abu ‘Ubaida 2. Abu Al-Mukhtar 3. Abu Khalil 4. Abu Hamza 5. … Read more...
  10. Nigeria World News

    World Sri Lanka: Catholic churches suspend services – TODAY.NG

    All of Sri Lanka’s Catholic churches have been ordered to stay closed and suspend services until security improves after deadly Easter bombings, a senior priest told AFP on Thursday..... Read more via TODAY.NG – http://bit.ly/2GCqLFV Get more World News
  11. Nigeria World News

    World ISIS Releases Picture Of Seven Men ‘Responsible For Sri Lanka Bombings’ – Tori News

    ISIS had earlier claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings which led to the deaths of over 300 persons, saying it targeted Christians and Sri Lanka citizens.... Read more via Tori News – http://bit.ly/2GwvYiC Get more World News
  12. Nigeria World News

    World Rajapaksa Rips ‘Pure Ignorance’ of Sri Lanka Leaders After Bombs – Yahoo News

    The brother of Sri Lanka’s former strongman leader Mahinda Rajapaksa slammed the government for neglecting national security issues ahead of Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings, and said it would lead to a power shift at the next election..... Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines –...
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Facebook blocks could open the door to online censorship – The Verge

    On Easter Sunday, in the wake of devastating attacks that killed over 300 people, Sri Lanka shut down a large portion of its internet. President’s secretary Udaya Seneviratne said officials had decided to “temporarily block” sites and apps like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Viber...
  14. Nigeria World News

    World Sri Lankan government blocks social media following deadly blasts – Plus TV Africa

    The Sri Lankan government blocked access to social media platforms on Sunday, following a string of explosions that claimed more than 150 lives on the holiest day on the Christian calendar..... Read more via Plus TV Africa – http://bit.ly/2VgsE4t Get more World News
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Buhari condemns horrific attacks targeting Christians in Sri Lanka – Encomium Magazine

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the terrible attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the holy day of Easter. On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, the President extends deepest condolences..... Read more via Encomium Magazine –...
  16. Nigeria World News

    World Death Toll In Sri Lanka Bomb Attacks Rises To 207 – Tori News

    Hundreds are dead in an Easter Sunday terrorist attack targeting Christians in Sri Lanka after six explosions ripped through high-end hotels and churches. Read more via Tori News – http://bit.ly/2UvoVvt Get more World News
  17. Nigeria World News

    World Court Overturns President’s Order To Sack Parliament – Leadership Nigeria Newspaper

    Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Tuesday overruled President Maithripala Sirisena’s dissolution ... Read more via Leadership Nigeria Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2JZE6cZ Get more World News
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    Sports 5 ODI superstars who waited years before making Test debut – NewsBytes

    Andrew Symonds Symonds took a long time to make his Test debut Andrew Symonds is an Aussie legend. He was widely regarded as one of the best all-rounders of his time. He was known for his fiery batting. He played 94 ODI matches before he finally made his Test … Read more via NewsBytes –...
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    World FT Reporter Dies After Crocodile Attack In Sri Lanka

    A talented FT reporter, Paul McClean, has died during a beach holiday in Sri Lanka after what is believed to be a crocodile attack. Paul McClean joined Financial Times two years ago as a graduate trainee His body was identified by friends with whom he was traveling with. The final cause of...
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    World Sri Lanka Church Accidentally Prints Tupace's Lyrics For Christmas Carols Service [PHOTOS]

    A Christmas carols service in Sri Lanka accidentally printed out the lyrics to gangster rapper Tupac's hit song 'Hail Mary' on thousands of its service programmes Instead of the traditional Catholic prayer 'Hail Mary' - service programmes had the vitriolic lyrics to Tupac's hit 1997 song...