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Sri Lanka bombings ringleader 'died in hotel attack'

President Maithripala Sirisena has said the alleged ringleader was killed in the attacks.

Mr Sirisena said Zahran Hashim, a radical preacher, died at the Shangri-La hotel in the capital, Colombo. He also said that the intelligence services believed around 130 suspects linked to the IS group were in the country and that police were hunting 70 who were still at large. Also, a US judge is charged with helping an illegal immigrant dodge arrest. And Taiwan’s richest man puts himself at the centre of a sexism row.

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