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Nine Arches Bridge, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is making it cheaper to fly there in an effort to get people to visit after terrorist bombings killed more than 250 people

Sri Lanka was named Lonely Planet's best place to visit in 2019 before the bombings wounded its tourism sector.
Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena speaking to Sky News on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka’s president warned Easter attacks may be the start of new global ISIS strategy of targeting smaller countries rather than major Wester...

President Maithripala Sirisena told Sky News the Easter Sunday attacks on Columbo and Negombo could be the first in a new spree of ISIS attacks.
A Sri Lankan Muslim girl wearing the hijab walks through the streets of the eastern town of Kattankudi in Batticaloa on May 20, 2011.

Sri Lanka issues emergency ban on face coverings after deadly Easter bombings

The temporary measure was ordered by President Maithripala Sirisena, and also bans all types of face coverings that could hide someone's identity.
A Sri Lankan soldier stands guard outside St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 27, 2019, following a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.

A deadly shootout between Sri Lankan soldiers and suspected militants has killed at least 15 people, including civilians and children

Authorities in Sri Lanka have been conducting raids across the country after bombs erupted on Easter Sunday, targeting luxury hotels and churches.
Zahran Hashim, the radical Muslim cleric believed to be the mastermind of the Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings, is said to have died in the attack on the Shangri-La Hotel.

Sri Lanka’s president says the mastermind of the Easter Sunday bombings died in one of the attacks

Multiple reports say Zahran Hashim was a radical cleric who was driven out of his hometown for his extremist beliefs.
People carry a coffin of a victim of multiple terror attacks during a funeral ceremony in Colombo, Sri Lanka on April 24, 2019.

Why the death toll from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka was revised downward by roughly 100 people

A series of bombings hit Sri Lanka on Sunday, targeting luxury hotels and churches during the Easter holiday. The new death toll stands at 253.
Imsath Ibrahim, right, one of the suspects in the Easter Sunday bombings, shaking hands with Sri Lankan International Trade Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe in 2016 in front of his father, Mohammad.

The wealthy spice trader father of 2 of the Sri Lanka bombing suspects has been arrested and accused of aiding his sons

A police spokesman told CNN on Thursday that Mohammad Yusuf Ibrahim was in custody, along with all other known members of the family in the country.
Sri Lankan security personnel stand guard in front of St Anthony's Shrine two days after it was attacked as part of a string of suicide bomb attacks on churches and hotels, in Colombo on April 23, 2019.

Sri Lanka has banned drones and is detonating suspicious items around its capital in the aftermath of deadly bombing that killed almost 360 people

Authorities are blaming local extremist group National Thowfeek Jamaath for the fatal blasts that ripped through churches and hotels on Easter Sunday.
Britain's Prince William attends an ANZAC Day service in Auckland, New Zealand April 25, 2019.

Victims of the Christchurch massacre loomed large as Prince William joined New Zealanders and Australians commemorating Anzac Day

Anzac Day honors Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought a battle on the Gallipoli peninsula on April 25, 1915. Thousands were killed.