A soldier stands guard at a checkpoint in Colombo on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
A uthorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by militants. The measures would help security forces to identify people as a hunt for any remaining
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 on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people.
Two workers with moderate burns were transferred to the hospital to receive the necessary treatment by national ambulance.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities emblazoned the front of the Great Pyramid of Giza conveying a message of solidarity and appreciation with those battling the novel coronavirus the world over.
The Philippines' department of foreign affairs expressed its "deep sadness" at the passing of Bernardita Catalla, which it said was the result of "complications arising from Covid 19".