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Camille and Jean of @Backpackdiariez received mixed responses for this photo taken in Sri Lanka.

An Instagram travel couple who were criticized for taking a photo hanging out of a moving train say the image was an ‘optical illusion’

The couple told INSIDER that the photo was taken to make it look more dangerous that it was, as there was actually a wider bridge below.
Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena speaking to Sky News on Wednesday.

Sri Lanka’s president warned Easter attacks may be the start of new global ISIS strategy of targeting smaller countries rather than major Wester...

President Maithripala Sirisena told Sky News the Easter Sunday attacks on Columbo and Negombo could be the first in a new spree of ISIS attacks.

Experts say that ISIS’ leader is taking a big risk to capitalize on the Sri Lanka attacks — and that it’s a ‘big middle finger...

One expert described a new video as the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's "way of saying that he's still in control and is still calling the shots."
A Sri Lankan Muslim girl wearing the hijab walks through the streets of the eastern town of Kattankudi in Batticaloa on May 20, 2011.

Sri Lanka issues emergency ban on face coverings after deadly Easter bombings

The temporary measure was ordered by President Maithripala Sirisena, and also bans all types of face coverings that could hide someone's identity.
A Sri Lankan soldier stands guard outside St. Anthony's Shrine in Colombo on April 27, 2019, following a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.

A deadly shootout between Sri Lankan soldiers and suspected militants has killed at least 15 people, including civilians and children

Authorities in Sri Lanka have been conducting raids across the country after bombs erupted on Easter Sunday, targeting luxury hotels and churches.
People carry a coffin of a victim of multiple terror attacks during a funeral ceremony in Colombo, Sri Lanka on April 24, 2019.

Why the death toll from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka was revised downward by roughly 100 people

A series of bombings hit Sri Lanka on Sunday, targeting luxury hotels and churches during the Easter holiday. The new death toll stands at 253.
Sri Lankan security personnel stand guard in front of St Anthony's Shrine two days after it was attacked as part of a string of suicide bomb attacks on churches and hotels, in Colombo on April 23, 2019.

Sri Lanka has banned drones and is detonating suspicious items around its capital in the aftermath of deadly bombing that killed almost 360 people

Authorities are blaming local extremist group National Thowfeek Jamaath for the fatal blasts that ripped through churches and hotels on Easter Sunday.
Britain's Prince William attends an ANZAC Day service in Auckland, New Zealand April 25, 2019.

Victims of the Christchurch massacre loomed large as Prince William joined New Zealanders and Australians commemorating Anzac Day

Anzac Day honors Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought a battle on the Gallipoli peninsula on April 25, 1915. Thousands were killed.
A Sri Lankan relative of a bomb blast victim weeps at a morgue in Colombo on April 22, 2019, as people gather hoping to identify loved ones missing or killed in the Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels

How more than 300 people died in Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings even though the government knew it was coming

News reports and politicians say fractions in Sri Lanka's government kept the prime minister unaware of crucial intelligence until after the attacks.
A man, suspected of detonating a bomb at the St. Sebastian church on Sunday, is seen heading to the church.

Video shows backpack-wearing Sri Lanka suicide bombing suspect walking into Easter church service seconds before a blast killed 110 people

Two cameras from St. Sebastian's Church, Negombo, capture a bearded man walking purposefully to the church with a large rucksack.