A Sri Lankan cardinal on Thursday slammed his country's government for not preventing the Easter Sunday attacks at two churches and five hotels that killed more than 250 people.
The Sri Lankan Police have arrested over 1,000 suspects following the attacks.
The Extraordinary Gazette issued by President's Secretary Udaya R Seneviratne upon the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena says the emergency was extended in the best interest of public security.
Earlier on May 22, Sirisena extended the Emergency by a month as security forces continued nationwide raids to hunt down suspects linked to the attacks.
In May, Sirisena had told diplomats from Australia, Canada, Japan, the United States and European states that the situation was nearly back to normal, and he would allow the Emergency to lapse on June 22, PTI reported.
According to the Sri Lankan Constitution, Emergency can be declared for a month at a time, and must be ratified by Parliament within 10 days, adaderana.lk reported.
Kawhi Leonard opts out, though Raptors are still alive
Either one would (understandably) leave Raptors fans ecstatic that Masai Ujiri's bold trade paid off to an enormous degree. The Boston Celtics will likely fall off to a degree, but they should still be able to put together a competitive team.
The Acting Inspector General of Police ordered on Friday a criminal investigation into lapses by nine top police officers with regard to bombings.
He assured the diplomats that security forces had either detained or killed all those directly involved in the attacks, blamed on local extremists and claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria terror group.
Sri Lanka's State Intelligence Service (SIS) has been criticised for failing to act on the Indian warnings.
The attacks sent shockwaves through the Indian Ocean island state, which had enjoyed relative peace since a civil war ended a decade ago.
A parliamentary public inquiry has been told that Mr Sirisena - who also holds the defence and law and order portfolios - failed to follow proper national security protocols.
A police officer guards the area near Dawatagaha Jumma Masjid ahead of Friday prayers on April 26, 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Police followed up with a second warning, telling Lane that "sending money to Jack is the same as sending money to Isis ". Now 23, Jack Letts has spent the last two years in a prison in Kurdish-held Rojava, northern Syria.
He also acknowledged the department has fallen short in recruiting minority police officers and introducing body cameras. He arrived in SC to campaign on Saturday but he announced he would return for a town hall in South Bend on Sunday.
Thousands took to the streets for the city's annual Dyke March along Church St.in downtown Toronto on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Serial killer Bruce McArthur pleaded guilty earlier this year to murdering eight men with ties to the gay village.
Two children moved out of the way, but the three-year-old, named by local news outlets as Lord Renfro, was caught under a tyre. According to the press release, Stagg drove her vehicle towards her three children as they ran to the front of her SUV.
Sucher, who said he grew up in south Alabama doing "swamp stuff" like wrestling alligators and also played high school basketball. Australia's Jason Day (63) and England's Paul Casey (68) are among seven players tied for sixth at 7 under.
Simon, who has 14 titles but none on grass, took defeat in good heart. "I didn't have high expectations at all", he said. He was looking to become the first Frenchman to win this event in the Open Era.
Later in the fifth inning, Jacob deGrom got his revenge on Hamels when he delivered an RBI single of his own for a 3-1 advantage. New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso hit his 27th home run of the season on Sunday to set the franchise rookie homer record.
Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to Vyleesi, a drug to treat women with low sexual desire. It is developed by Palatin Technologies, which granted exclusive licensing rights to Amag Pharmaceuticals.
They join previously announced performers, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus , Cardi B , DJ Khaled and Migos, just to name a few. Blige will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and media mogul Tyler Perry will earn the Ultimate Icon Award.
Avant de défier l'Algérie la semaine prochaine, le Sénégal montre à toute la concurrence qu'il faudra bien compter avec lui. L'addition aurait pu être plus salée au vu de la domination et du nombre d'occasions des joueurs d'Aliou Cissé...
But Alves announced his decision to leave shortly after scoring in Brazil's 5-0 win against Peru in the Copa America on Saturday. The 36-year-old attacking right back scored eight goals in 73 appearances for PSG , winning the league title in both seasons.
It's true, Venom would be quite hard to recast - and no offense to Topher Grace, who played Brock/Venom in 2007's Spider-Man 3. The producer said that Sony Pictures will have to decide if they want to bring the two popular characters together.
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Sugrue built a 5-up lead after nine holes on the Irish links north of Dublin and never trailed in the 36-hole championship match. Reavie seemingly had a comfortable lead entering the final round and was sitting six-strokes in front of the rest of the field.
Manus Kelly killed in crash during Donegal International Rally
His co-driver Donall Barrett was injured in the accident which involved just their vehicle and saw the auto end up in a field. He was involved in an accident mid-way through the Fanad Head stage, which was the first of six scheduled stages on Sunday.