Are Easter Sunday bombings the biggest intelligence failure in Sri Lanka?

Are Easter Sunday bombings the biggest intelligence failure in Sri Lanka?

24 hours after several deadly blasts rocked Sri Lanka, killing over 290 people and injuring over 500, the government for the first time admitted there was a massive intelligence failure on their part. We take a look at if the carnage could have be...
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British PM Theresa May resigns, to step down on June 7 amid Brexit turmoil

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