Devotees cry as they pray at a barricade near St Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Intelligence warnings from abroad alerting to possible attacks by Islamist extremists were ignored ahead of the multiple bombings of churches and upscale hotels on April 21 that killed 253 people and injured nearly 500.
Sri Lanka’s military launched a major hunt on Saturday for remnants of an extremist group which carried out the Easter suicide bombings that killed 258 people, officials said.
Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, which killed 290 people and wounded nearly 500. The emergency law,
Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate are traveling to Pakistan’s scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges of climate change in the South Asian nation.
New petro stations are located in the densely populated areas of Al Nahda, Sharjah Industrial Area 3 and Al Yarmook.
Etihad Aviation Group and Air Arabia have announced the signing of an agreement to launch ‘Air Arabia Abu Dhabi,’ the capital’s first low-cost carrier.