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Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists

Added: 17.05.2019 13:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.

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Sri Lanka's tourism suffers after blasts

Added: 16.05.2019 6:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled. (May 16)

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Sri Lanka extends nationwide curfew after anti-Muslim riots

Added: 15.05.2019 10:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Anti-Muslim riots have damaged mosques and led to one man's death, prompting the UN to call for calm.

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Sri Lanka vows 'maximum force' against anti-Muslim rioters

Added: 14.05.2019 9:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

One man is killed as mobs target mosques and Muslim shops, weeks after the Easter Sunday attacks.

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One dead as Sri Lanka town gripped by another bout of anti-Muslim violence

Added: 14.05.2019 8:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

At least one person was killed Monday amid renewed anti-Muslim violence in a Sri Lankan town targeted during last month's Easter Sunday terrorist attacks.

Sri Lanka blocks social media again

Added: 13.05.2019 17:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sri Lanka has banned social media again following a reported flare-up in religious tensions, three weeks after a series of suicide bombings rocked the country.

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Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked

Added: 13.05.2019 17:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sri Lankan police fired tear gas at mobs attacking mosques and shops owned by Muslims on Monday and imposed a nationwide curfew after the worst outbreak of sectarian violence since the Easter bombings by Islamist militants.

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Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings

Added: 13.05.2019 5:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants.

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Mosques attacked in Sri Lanka town after Facebook row, curfew imposed

Added: 13.05.2019 3:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a local man was beaten in the town of Chilaw on Sri Lanka's west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook, sources told Reuters.

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Sri Lanka president: IS 'chose Sri Lanka to show they exist'

Added: 12.05.2019 17:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Sirisena says the militants targeted a country which had 'recently established peace'.

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