Sri Lanka withdraws emergency law imposed after Easter attacks

Sri Lankan military stand guard as priests arrive at the reopening ceremony of the St. Anthony's Shrine, one of the churches attacked in the April 21st Easter Sunday bombings in Colombo, Sri Lanka June 12, 2019. REUTERS/ Dinuka Liyanawatte/File Photo

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka on Friday withdrew an emergency law imposed after Easter Sunday attacks, a military spokesman said, signifying the return of calm to the island nation which is set to vote in a new head of state later this year. President Maithripala Sirisena imposed emergency law in April after more than 250 […]

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