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138 dead, 400 injured as explosions rock Sri Lankan capital during Easter 138 killed in Sri Lanka multiple blasts during Easter Sunday

Media reports 25 people have also been killed in an attack on a church in Batticaloa in Eastern Province


EU can’t keep extending Brexit deadline: Juncker EU can’t keep extending Brexit deadline: Juncker

Juncker tells Germany’s Funke Media Group he hopes Britain will “make use of this time and not waste it again


Mount Agung volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali Mount Agung volcano erupts on Indonesia

The volcano’s status remains on alert or level three of four possible levels and the authorities continue to impose a 4km exclusion zone


52 dead, 283 injured as six explosions rock Sri Lankan capital during Easter 52 dead in Sri Lanka churches blasts during Easter

The blasts hit several high-end hotels and one church in the capital, while two additional churches were targeted outside Colombo


20 dead, 280 injured as six explosions rock Sri Lankan capital during Easter 20 dead in Sri Lanka church blasts during Easter

Explosions have also hit three hotels in and around the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo


IAF recommends Wing Commander Abhinandan’s name for Vir Chakra medal IAF recommends Abhinandan’s name for Vir Chakra medal

The Vir Chakra is the third highest gallantry award in the military during times of war after the Param Vir Chakra and the Mahavir Chakra


Agent Orange: US to clean up toxic Vietnam War air base Agent Orange: US to clean up toxic Vietnam War air base

The US has launched a multi-million dollar clean-up operation at an air base in Vietnam it used to store the notorious chemical Agent Orange


At least 80 injured as blasts hit two churches in Sri Lanka’s Colombo during Easter mass 80 injured in Sri Lanka churches blasts during Easter mass

It was not immediately clear if the blasts had caused casualties


Libya crisis: Clashes erupt south of capital Tripoli Clashes erupt south of Libyan capital

It comes after days of limited advances by either side, in clashes which have killed 220 people


India chief justice Gogoi accused of sexual harassment India chief justice Gogoi accused of sexual harassment

India's Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court employee


UN peacekeeper killed in Mali mine explosion

UN peacekeeper killed in Mali mine explosion

The blast hits part of the Egyptian contingent of the UN force close to the Burkina Faso border


Modi defends extremist woman candidate Modi defends extremist woman candidate

Rightwing extremist Pragya Thakur, who is out on bail on terror charges in Malegaon blast case, made BJP candidate


Ukraine election: Voters to choose between comic and tycoon Ukraine election: Voters to choose between comic and tycoon

Ukrainians will head to the polls shortly in a run-off election to pick the country's next president


Indian poll watchdog stops web series on Modi Indian poll watchdog stops web series on Modi

India's poll watchdog Saturday ordered producers to stop streaming a web series on Prime Minister…


India chief justice Gogoi accused of sexual harassment India chief justice Gogoi accused of sexual harassment

India's Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court employee


Peru’s Garcia denies corruption claims in suicide note Peru’s Garcia denies corruption claims in suicide note

Garcia (1985-90, 2006-11)and Kuczynski (2016-2018) are two of four former Peru presidents embroiled in various corruption scandals


Kabul attack: Explosion and gunfire near ministry building Attack on ministry building in Kabul

The blast happens in a busy area of central Kabul, near one of the city's most popular hotels, a couple of other ministries, and the presidential palace


Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

US Federal Aviation Administration says experts from nine international civil aviation authorities have confirmed participation in a technical review promised by the agency


110 Kosovars, mostly children and women, returned from Syria 110 Kosovars returned from Syria

More than 400 Kosovars initially joined extremist groups in Syria and Iraq, but none has left in the past three years, according to Kosovo authorities


Ferdous in Indian polls campaign: Modi criticises Mamata Banerjee Ferdous in Indian polls: Modi criticises Mamata

Ferdous Ahmed, a Bangladeshi film actor, joined Trinamool rallies in Raiganj on April 14 and 15 and solicited votes for the party’s candidate in the constituency Kanaia Lal Agarwal


Blind Japanese sailor completes non-stop Pacific voyage Blind Japanese sailor completes non-stop Pacific voyage

Mitsuhiro Iwamoto arrived at port in Fukushima in his 12-metre (40-foot) sailboat on Saturday morning, around two months after he left California


Unidentified gunmen kill 13 at Mexican party

Unidentified gunmen kill 13 at Mexican party

More than a quarter of a million people have been killed since 2006 when the government of then-president Felipe Calderon launched a crackdown on drug traffickers


Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman may soon fly fighter planes again Abhinandan may soon fly fighter planes again

Varthaman created military aviation history by shooting down a Pakistani F-16 during a dogfight with the Pakistan Air Force over the Line of Control on February 27


Pope leads Way of the Cross procession in Rome Pope leads Way of the Cross procession in Rome

On Good Friday evening, Francis presided over the procession in front of the Colosseum


What a comedy TV series tells us about Ukraine and its high-stakes presidential race What a comedy TV series tells us about Ukraine and its high-stakes presidential race

Zelensky recently bested 38 other candidates in a national election -- and will face incumbent President Petro Poroshenko in a runoff vote on April 21 but he is still something of a political blank slate


Northern Irish police arrest 2 over killing of journalist 2 arrested over journalist murder in Northern Ireland

Lyra McKee, 29, a rising star of investigative journalism, was shot and killed, probably by a stray bullet aimed at police, during rioting Thursday night


Egypt begins vote on extending el-Sissi's rule Egypt begins vote on extending el-Sissi's rule

Egyptians are being asked to vote on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030


Egypt referendum: Voters urged to back extended Sisi term Egyptians urged to say 'yes' to Sisi term extension

The military-backed president, who took office in 2014, was originally meant to leave in 2022 after his second term expires


US Senator calls for impeachment trial against Donald Trump US Senator calls for impeachment trial against Trump

US Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren  highlights the revelations of the report, which were released Thursday, including several episodes of Trump to obstruct the investigation into the possible conspiracy with Russia during the 2016 elections


US to continue negotiation with N.Korea: Pompeo

US to continue negotiation with N.Korea: Pompeo

North Korea’s state media Korean Central News Agency reported on Thursday that Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, supervised the test-firing of a new tactical guided weapon on Wednesday


Amid violence in Libya, Sushma Swaraj asks Indians to leave Tripoli immediately Sushma asks Indians to leave Tripoli immediately

Libya has been struggling to make a democratic transition amid insecurity and chaos ever since the fall of former leader Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in 2011


Ukraine presidential rivals trade barbs in stadium debate Ukraine presidential rivals trade barbs in debate

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent president Petro Poroshenko shook hands before launching scathing attacks on one another


14 injured after 12 coaches of train derail in India 14 injured after 12 coaches of train derail in India

The passengers were brought to the Kanpur Central railway station, from where they left for New Delhi in a special train


Libya crisis: Trump speaks to insurgent General Haftar Trump speaks to Libya insurgent general

Tripoli is the seat of Libya's UN-backed and internationally recognised government


Stone laying ceremony of Hindu temple in UAE on Saturday Stone laying ceremony of Hindu temple in UAE on Saturday

The main ceremony will see the priests sanctify pink sandstones that will be used to set foundation of the temple


SC overturned death penalty in 78pc cases: report SC overturned death penalty in 78pc cases: report

A UK-based non-governmental organisation in a report submitted to the minister for law and justice has disclosed that the Supreme Court over the last few years has overturned the death penalty in 78 % cases


Woman's brutal killing in Bangladesh triggers protests Nusrat murder in Bangladesh triggers protests

Tens of thousands of people attended Rafis funeral prayers in Feni, and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina promised Rafis family that those responsible would be punished


Jail Superintendent branded Om on my back: Tihar undertrial Jail Superintendent branded Om on my back: Tihar undertrial

Nabbir told that the superintendent not only denied him food for two days in the name of Navratra but also told him that he would convert him to Hinduism


Kabir Sumon calls for rejecting BJP in election through song (Video) Kabir Sumon asks not to vote BJP (Video)

On information of the song, released in youtube, Kabir criticises Narendra Modi let BJP for its’ communal politics and anti-Muslim rhetoric

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