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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A top Sri Lanka official said Tuesday the Easter bombings that killed 321 people were carried out by a Islamic fundamentalists in apparent retaliation for the New Zealand mosque massacres last month by a white...

COLOMBO (AP): At least 290 people were killed in a series of nine bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Sri Lankan authorities say at least 30 foreigners died in the attacks. A look at some of the countries whose citizens...
Sudanese protesters use their smartphones’ lights during a protest outside the army headquarters in the capital Khartoum on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

KHARTOUM (AP): Tensions escalated in Sudan yesterday after talks broke down between protesters and the country’s military rulers, who called for the reopening of roads blocked by sit-ins established during the uprising that drove President Omar al...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has called the prime minister of Sri Lanka to express condolences for Easter attacks that killed nearly 300...

NEW YORK (AP): There is at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church (UMC): America’s largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path towards likely break-up over...

NEW DELHI (AP): A former employee of India’s Supreme Court has accused the country’s chief justice of sexual harassment, an accusation that was vehemently denied by the judge, the nation’s largest news agency reported Saturday. The 35-year-old...

CAIRO (AP): Egyptians went to the polls Saturday for the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military’s role. Critics have...

JAY, Oklahoma (AP): Authorities in northeastern Oklahoma say child neglect charges have been filed against a 34-year-old woman accused of starving her children and feeding them dog faeces. Delaware County court records indicate the charges were...

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV cruised toward a huge landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election today in what was seen as a reaction against the country'...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the...
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