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By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Young Christian in Sri Lanka Assaulted by Radical Monks

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Sri Lanka ‘radical Buddhist’ monks break into a Christian church, attacked student says Bishop Asiri Perera

Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to local Christians, news of the attack shook More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Colombo Activists Seek Justice After Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

(International Christian Concern) –The aftermath of the Sri Lankan Easter bomb attacks has left painful wounds in the hearts of all Sri Lankans, and sympathizers worldwide. While efforts to recuperate families More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Sri Lankan Christians Continue to Live in Fear After Easter Attacks

(International Christian Concern) –Sri Lankan Christians have expressed deep trauma and fear following the Easter attacks which killed more than 250 people and left 300 injured in April 2019. The attacks, targeted More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Sri Lanka Names Nine Easter Sunday Suicide Bombers

(International Christian Concern) –Sri Lankan authorities have released the names of the nine suicide bombers involved the in deadly Easter Sunday bombings that rocked the island nation. According to the latest More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Sri Lankas Muslims Hold Prayer for Peace Following Easter Bombings

(International Christian Concern) –Nearly 10,000 soldiers were deployed across Sri Lanka to provide security for religious centers following last Sunday’s deadly Easter bombings. Among those protected were Sri More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Tragedy in Sri Lanka: How Church Leaders and Members Can Respond to Secular Media

As the World Asks Why?, Christians Offer Hope Reports of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday tragedy have flooded the news, prompting some to ask if God forgot His people on the most sacred day of the Christian calendar. More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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Sri Lanka: Easter church and hotel bombings leaves at least 189 dead

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that at least 189 people have been killed in a series of bombings targeting churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. According to reports, as many as 400 others have More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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3 Great Things To Do In Sri Lanka This Year

In the old days, Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon. These days the island country, located in the Indian Ocean, is an up-and-coming vacation destination with beautiful beaches, iconic temples, ancient fortresses and More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Taco Bell to take National Taco Day global on October 4

‘Tis the season to Taco. Today kicks off National Taco Day celebrations for Taco Bell, as the brand builds on beloved traditions from years past and creates a few new ones globally. Not only is the $5 National More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Are You Ready to Dive into the Rich Culture of Sri Lanka?

The rich cultural heritage and fascinating scenic beauty of Sri Lanka has been attracting foreign travellers the world over for centuries to the island nation. According to experts at Cruxton Travel, a travel portal More...

By Guest Author On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Gospel for Asia- Empowering Rural People

Asia is a land of many developing nations which needs regular funding and empowerment, especially in rural areas. The constant need of aid for education and livings has given rise to NGOs and other such helping More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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6 Asian Real Estate Hotspots on the Rise

When first world countries are suffering from the era of global recession, most investors and investment banks have decided to put their money in emerging markets. Most of the emerging markets include technology, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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World Hunger Has Decreased, But Economists Say It’s Not Enough

According to economists, 25 developing countries have met an ambitious goal, set by the U.N., to cut their number of undernourished citizens by half. The number of chronically undernourished people in the world, More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Eleven South-East Asia countries certified polio-free: WHO

Eighty percent of the world’s population is now certified as being polio-free with the recent announcement from the World Health Organization certifying the South-East Asia Region Friday. Image/Chris Zahniser, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
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Buddhist monks lead monk attack pastor and wife in Sri Lanka

Buddhist monks led a large mob against a Sri Lanka Christian pastor and his wife to end their efforts to hold worship servies. Bodu Bala Sena or Buddhist Strength Force (BBS) is the name of the group which had eleven More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Dengue cases up 30 percent in Colombo district, Sri Lanka

The number of dengue fever cases in the Colombo district was up 30 percent in Jan. 2014 as compared to January of last year, according to a Sunday Times report today. Image/CIA The report states that in January More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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Two dozen people, including 8 Buddhist monks, attacked Christian Churches in Sri Lanka

Eight Buddhist monks were among the two dozen people who attacked a pair of churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday, police report. The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison has met the National Christian Evangelical More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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Amnesty International calls for Saudi Arabia to stop beheading ‘nearly two people a week’

Amnesty International is calling for authorities in Saudi Arabia to halt their practice of beheadings, which has escalated to an average of “nearly two people a week.” Saudi Arabia beheading Rizana Nafeek More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 9th, 2013
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Sri Lanka prisoner busted with smuggled phone in rectum when it rings

A prisoner at Welikada jail in Colombo, Sri Lanka, got into trouble this week, after he attempted to hide a smuggled cell phone in his rectum. The Agence France-Presse reports that the 58-year-old convict had concealed More...


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