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    Lankans mourn as IS claims responsibility

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 05:42pm on April 23, 2019

    Devastating Easter bombings in Sri Lanka were retaliation for attacks on mosques in New Zealand, a Sri Lankan official said on Tuesday, as Islamic State...

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    Singapore PM promotes heir apparent before power transfer

    Agence-France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    Singapore’s leader Tuesday promoted his heir apparent to deputy prime minister as the city-state’s founding family prepares for a sensitive transfer of power to a...

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    Over 50 feared dead in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:03am on April 24, 2019

    More than 50 people were feared dead after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said Tuesday, the...

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    Indians vote in third phase of election

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:05am on April 24, 2019

    Millions of Indians voted in the third and largest phase of a staggered general election on Tuesday, including prime minister Narendra Modi who cast his...

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    2nd quake strikes as Philippines hunts for survivors

    Agence France-Presse . Porac, Philippines | Updated at 12:51pm on April 23, 2019

    Philippine rescuers raced Tuesday to reach some two dozen people still feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a...

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    Sudanese militia commander waits in wings after president ousted

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    When Omar Hassan al-Bashir wanted protection from rivals during his long rule as president of Sudan, he turned to Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, a commander of...

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    264 dead in battle for Libya capital: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded, including civilians, in an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize Libya’s capital Tripoli,...

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    Sri Lanka detains Syrian as blasts toll rises to 321

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:06pm on April 23, 2019

    Sri Lankan police detained a Syrian among 40 people being questioned about the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels, government and...