Sri Lanka was listed as the Lonely Planet's top travel destination in 2019. But since the devastating Easter Sunday attacks, tourism has plummeted.
Indian authorities have announced that they will lift the travel advisory in Kashmir that has been in place for over two months. They also said they will gradually remove restrictions on movement in the disputed region.
The "Islamic State" may have been beaten in Syria and Iraq, but Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have triggered fears that the group may be moving to a new battleground. Extremist ideology is on the rise in Asia.
A series of blasts have hit churches and hotels in and near the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. It is the worst violence in the country since its decadeslong civil war ended in 2009.
One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels across the island.
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