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COLOMBO, Sunday, June 22, 2014

Sri Lankan police tighten security amid media criticism

Sri Lankan media on Sunday criticised Sri Lankan police and extremist-Buddhists in connection with last Sunday’s violence in Aluthgama, in which four persons died and nearly 80 were injured... »
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Varanasi, Sunday, June 22, 2014

Branch of historical Bodhi tree falls in Sarnath

One of the branches of the historical ‘Bodhi tree’ in Sarnath, where Gautam Buddha had given his first sermon and set in motion the ‘Dharma-Chakra,’ has fallen. According to Ven-Baddegama... »
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COLOMBO, Saturday, June 21, 2014

Muslim-owned store, mosque targeted in Sri Lanka

A Muslim-owned apparel store was found ablaze late on Friday, causing concern in the island nation that witnessed violent clashes between a Buddhist group and residents of a Muslim-majority town al... »
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