The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country’s cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours, including Test matches.
All religions and their leaders must own up to extremist activities within their faith and examine which of their traditional teachings enable followers to commit evil, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has emphasised the need for Christian unity as he paid tribute to the victims of the Easter Sunday bomb attacks at a Roman Catholic church in Sri Lanka.
Aberdeen leaders have attended a candlelit vigil for the victims of the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks.
One of the bombers behind the Sri Lankan terror attack was former UK student Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed.
A 43-year-old woman was left childless and a widow when suicide bombers launched a coordinated attack on churches and luxury hotels in and near Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo.
The eighth Briton killed in the Sri Lankan terror attack has been described by her husband as “a conduit for bringing people together to both make things happen, and make them better”.
Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief over the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 350 people.
Many of the suicide bombers who killed more than 350 people in a series of coordinated Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were highly educated and came from middle- and upper-middle-class families, the country’s junior defence minister has said.
The Sri Lankan terror attacks, which targeted churches and hotels, killed more than 350 people, including eight Britons. They are:
Plans have been submitted to erect a statue of a north-east tea pioneer.
An elephant stranded nine miles out to sea has been rescued by the Sri Lankan Navy.