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‘Kung Fu’ nuns cycling for the environment
‘Kung Fu’ nuns cycling for the environment
The Mail & Guardian is publishing this article as part of a network of over 300 publications that are sharing journalism on the climate...
World Cup Week 1: What we’ve learned
World Cup Week 1: What we’ve learned
Well that’s been fun. One week in and the Cricket World Cup has not disappointed for entertainment value. The next month and a half promises to...
Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots
Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots
Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp on Monday after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout...
Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers
Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers
While Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for...
Sri Lanka mass cancelled over 'specific attack threat'
Sri Lanka mass cancelled over 'specific attack threat'
Sri Lanka's Catholic Church has cancelled plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" of fresh bomb attacks against at least two...
Sri Lanka Catholics to resume mass two weeks after attacks
Sri Lanka Catholics to resume mass two weeks after attacks
Catholic masses in Sri Lanka will resume Sunday under tight security, two weeks after Easter bombings killed 253 people at three churches and three...
Sri Lankan president vows security shake-up over attacks
Sri Lankan president vows security shake-up over attacks
Sri Lanka's president has vowed to conduct a major shake-up of the country's security establishment after its failure to prevent the Easter Sunday...
Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks 'retaliation for Christchurch' — government
Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks 'retaliation for Christchurch' — government
The suicide bombings that killed more than 300 people in Sri Lanka at the weekend were carried out in revenge for last month's attacks on two...
'Where is God?': Sri Lankans stunned after deadly blasts
'Where is God?': Sri Lankans stunned after deadly blasts
As Shantha Prasad carried children wounded in Sri Lanka's deadly attacks into a Colombo hospital, memories of the country's deadly civil war...
Easter blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill at least 207
Easter blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill at least 207
A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at...
Sine’s a gift that will keep giving
Sine’s a gift that will keep giving
Neil Rogers, who describes himself as Sinethemba Qeshile’s “stand-in uncle”, tells a story that’s a metaphor for the new Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman’s career: “When he was about nine, Sine was left out of the cricket team at Gonubie Primary School and my son Kyle —...
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen
Sri Lanka on Wednesday began interviewing 47 applicants for two positions as hangmen, officials said, as Amnesty International urged Colombo not to...

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