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Easter attacks in Sri Lanka kill at least 207, injure scores more

Asia Pacific Apr 21, 2019

Easter attacks in Sri Lanka kill at least 207, injure scores more

A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe condemned the attacks — the worst act of violence since the ...

Business Mar 27, 2019

Tea label giants vow probe after Sri Lanka labor abuse expose

Plantations in Sri Lanka that supply "slavery-free" tea to top global companies are under investigation by ethical label groups after an expose found illegal wage deductions that have left some workers ill and unable to afford health care. An investigation by the Thomson Reuters Foundation ...