People attend Friday prayers at a mosque in Colombo. Agence France-Presse
Muslims in Sri Lanka were urged to pray at home on Friday and not attend mosques or churches after the State Intelligence Services warned of possible car bomb attacks, amid fears of retaliatory violence for the Easter Sunday bombings.
Half-centuries from Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis lifted Sri Lanka to 294-8 in the third and final one-day international as they seek to whitewash Bangladesh in a three-match series in Colombo on Wednesday.
Colombo: An all-round team performance from Sri Lanka saw them secure a comprehensive 122-run win in the third ODI against Bangladesh, completing a 3-0 series whitewash. Batting first, Sri Lanka got close to 300 on the back of a combined batting performance, headlined by Angelo Mathew’s 87,
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin made the comments in Seoul after he and South Korean Defence Minister Lee Jong-Sup agreed to further expand their combined military exercises, according to their offices.
Residents at East Village will benefit from large green spaces that will host regular events, art installations and pop-up retail outlets. Each apartment block has communal areas, with additional space set aside for local facilities, including small shops and cafes.
The MoFAIC affirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts and its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aimed at undermining security and stability in contravention of human values and principles.
Ukraine's defence minister is expected in Paris on Tuesday to meet President Emmanuel Macron amid a debate among Kyiv's allies over whether to provide fighter jets for its war against Russia, after US President Joe Biden ruled out giving F-16s.