Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 12:13pm on April 22, 2019
The Easter Sunday attacks on three churches in Sri Lanka mark a devastating escalation of violence against a Christian minority that has been targeted in the past, but never to such brutal and deadly effect.
Agence France-Presse. Colombo | Updated at 09:34am on April 22, 2019
At least 290 are now known to have died in a series of bomb blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, in the worst violence to hit the island since its devastating civil war ended a decade ago...
Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:41pm on April 21, 2019
The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off...
Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 06:07pm on April 21, 2019
Seven people were arrested and three police officers were killed during a raid on a house in Colombo on Sunday as the death toll from a rash of bombings at...
Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 04:21pm on April 21, 2019
The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defence minister Ruwan Wijewardene said on Sunday, following eight...
Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 03:17pm on April 21, 2019
Sri Lankan police on Sunday reported there had been a seventh explosion, the fourth at a hotel, following six reported at hotels and churches earlier in...
Kiev. Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:55pm on April 21, 2019
Ukrainians went to polls on Sunday in the second round of an extraordinary election with a comedian who plays a president on TV expected to win in a stunning rebuke to the political establishment.
Reuters. Qingdao | Updated at 12:36pm on April 21, 2019
Warships from India, Australia and several other nations arrived in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao on Sunday to attend a naval parade, part of a goodwill visit as China extends the hand of friendship despite regional tensions and suspicions.
Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 10:48am on April 21, 2019
A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least...
Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 01:37am on April 21, 2019
Gunmen shot dead 13 people at a bar in the city of Minatitlan in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said on Friday,...