After the attacks, the government imposed a dawn-to-dusk curfew. Sri Lanka defeated the Tamil Tigers in 2009 by granting the military wartime powers for a final offensive that began in January and ended in May, when military forces gunned down Velupillai Prabhakaran, leader of the Tamil Tigers.
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United Constitutional Patriots founder Larry Mitchell Hopkins was taken into custody by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on Saturday for being a convicted felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, The Daily Beast reported . Mexico's Foreign Ministry released a statement on behalf of the government expressing "profound concern about the activities of intimidation and extortion of migrants by groups of militias on the New Mexico border".
Friends of Ms McKee gathered at "Junior McDaid House" this afternoon before placing their hands in red paint and putting them on the exterior wall of the Chamberlain Street building. "Lyra's McKee's name will never be forgotten in this town", Ms Quinn added. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called her killing "an attack on all of us, our nation and our freedoms".
The government declared a curfew in Colombo and blocked access to social media messaging sites, including Facebook and WhatsApp . Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a statement: "To the attractive people of Sri Lanka , Australia sends its heartfelt sympathies and our prayers and our support - and our offer to do whatever we can to support you in this bad time of need".
The Central Election Commission said Zelenskiy won 73 percent of the vote, while incumbent President Petro Poroshenko got just 24 percent with more than 96 percent of the ballots counted. The west has closely watched the presidential contest amid concerns that a new government might undo years of economic reforms in Ukraine. Zelensky said there would be "personnel changes" in those involved in peace talks, but did not elaborate.