Comedian wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: final exit poll

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 15:23
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the second round of a presidential election against incumbent Petro Poroshenko by a landslide, a final national exit poll showed on Sunday.
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Exclusive: U.S. carves out exceptions for foreigners dealing with IRGC

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 14:54
By Lesley Wroughton, Arshad Mohammed, Jonathan Landay and Phil Stewart
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Khamenei names new chief for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 13:47
Iran's top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the head of the influential Revolutionary Guards Corps, state TV reported on Sunday, days after the United States designated the elite group a foreign terrorist organization.
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Sudanese protesters to suspend contacts with military rulers: protest leader

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 13:39
Representatives of Sudan's protesters and main opposition groups said on Sunday they were suspending contacts with the political committee of the ruling military council, accusing it of being composed of "remnants" of the ousted regime.
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Incumbent Poroshenko concedes defeat in Ukrainian presidential vote

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 13:33
Incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday conceded he had been soundly defeated in a run-off vote by comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy and would be leaving office next month, but said he did not plan to quit politics altogether.
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Hungry for change, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 13:09
Ukrainians voted on Sunday in an election expected to thrust a comedian with no prior political experience and few detailed policies into the presidency of a nation at war and hungry for change.
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Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit poll

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 13:09
Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the second round of a presidential election against incumbent Petro Poroshenko by a landslide, a national exit poll showed on Sunday.
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Britons among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks: UK Foreign Office

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 12:51
British nationals were among the more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said.
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U.S.' Pompeo: Americans were among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 12:39
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that "several U.S. citizens were among those killed" in a series of bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter morning that killed more than 200 people and injured at least 450 others.
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Three Danes among those killed in Sri Lanka: foreign ministry

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 12:23
Three Danish citizens were among more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, Denmark's foreign ministry said.
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In nod to debt concerns, China Belt and Road summit to urge sustainable financing

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 12:04
World leaders meeting in Beijing this week for a summit on China's Belt and Road initiative will agree to project financing that respects global debt goals and promotes green growth, according to a draft communique seen by Reuters.
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At Easter mass, Parisians pray for Notre-Dame's swift restoration

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 12:02
With no cathedral to go to, hundreds of Parisians gathered for Easter Sunday mass at the smaller Saint-Eustache catholic church on the city's right bank, and prayed for the swift restoration of Notre-Dame after its devastating fire.
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Five Britons among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks - PA

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 11:38
Three Britons and two individuals holding joint United States and British citizenship were among more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, the Press Association (PA) reported, citing the Sri Lankan foreign ministry.
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Top Democrats leave open option of impeaching Trump after Mueller report

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 11:29
Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to pursue the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstructed justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.
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Two Turks among those killed in Sri Lanka bomb blasts

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 10:08
Two Turkish citizens were among the more than 200 killed in bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday, Turkey's government said in state-run media on Sunday.
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Seven arrested as Sri Lanka bombings death toll passes 200

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 08:25
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 churches and hotels in Sri Lanka rose past 200, police and local media said.
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Chinese national killed in Sri Lanka attacks on Sunday: Chinese state media

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 08:23
One Chinese national was killed during the attacks on Sri Lankan churches and hotels on Sunday, Chinese state newspaper People's Daily said.
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One Dutch person among dead in Sri Lanka attacks: foreign minister

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 08:21
One Dutch person was among those killed in the bomb attacks that struck Sri Lanka on Sunday, Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok said in a statement.
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Pope condemns Sri Lanka Easter attacks as 'such cruel violence'

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 06:38
Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks that killed at least 138 people in three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka as "such cruel violence" and said he was close to the Christian community, hit while celebrating Easter.
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Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 05:57
The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defense minister Ruwan Wijewardene
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