The international student is counting on him making a last-minute flight from Sri Lanka to rejoin her before she gives birth in October.
Beneath the 28-year-old's jovial demeanour is a compassionate side born out of his tough childhood.
A further 18 people have been arrested following what was the worst violence seen in Sri Lanka seen since its civil war ended a decade ago.
Governments should leave the internet alone, but the claim that Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp are an antidote to state-controlled media is looking increasingly thin.
He also named two Islamist groups believed to be responsible.
The billionaire fashion tycoon behind online clothing retailer Asos lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terror
The number of people known to have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has risen to 122, with the country appealing
A rubbish dump landslide in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo has killed at least 16 people and injured over a dozen, as emergency
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