Bombs kill 138 in Easter Day attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 04:05
Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
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Fed up with status quo, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 03:46
Ukrainians began voting on Sunday in an election expected to thrust a comedian with no prior political experience into the presidency of a country at war and hungry for change.
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Indian, Australian warships arrive in China for naval parade

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 03:24
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.
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Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 02:54
Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump's continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel's report, which detailed Trump's efforts to thwart the investigation into Russian efforts to help him win the White House.
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Doves, heartbreak and hope on 20th anniversary of Columbine High massacre

World News - Sun, 2019-04-21 02:11
A week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre culminated on Saturday with a remembrance ceremony celebrating the lives of the 13 victims slain in the rampage.
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Fed up with status quo, Ukrainians may elect comedian in presidential run-off

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 23:10
Ukrainians vote on Sunday in the second round of an election that could thrust a comedian with no prior political experience into the presidency of a country at war and wanting transformational change.
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Air strikes and explosions hit Libyan capital

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 21:19
Several air strikes and explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli overnight, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally recognized government.
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Heavy explosion in Libyan capital after aircraft heard: witnesses

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 21:19
A heavy explosion was heard on Sunday morning in the Libyan capital Tripoli after an aircraft circled for several minutes over the city, witnesses said.
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FBI arrests leader of U.S. 'patriots' stopping migrants at border

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 20:34
The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group who have been stopping migrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico.
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North Korea slams Bolton's 'dim-sighted' call for sign of denuclearization

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 19:18
North Korea has criticized U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton's "nonsense" call for Pyongyang to show that it’s serious about giving up its nuclear weapons, the second time it has criticized a leading U.S. official in less than a week.
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UK PM May to be told to quit by top Conservative: Sunday Times

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 17:49
A top member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will tell her in the coming week that she must step down by the end of June or her lawmakers will try again to depose her, the Sunday Times reported, without citing sources.
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Pope leads Catholics into Easter with vigil Mass

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 17:12
Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday night, urging the faithful to live not for transient things like wealth and success but for God.
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Egypt votes in referendum that could keep Sisi in power until 2030

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 15:22
Egyptians voted on Saturday in a three-day referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and boost the role of the powerful military.
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Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 14:09
Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.
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Thai navy boards cabin of fugitive 'seasteaders' facing death penalty

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 14:08
The Thai navy on Saturday boarded the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the "seasteading" movement who possibly face the death sentence for setting up their offshore home.
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UK police say total of climate activists arrested passes 750

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 13:53
More than 750 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London's most famous landmarks have been arrested over the last six days, police said on Saturday, up from a Friday total of 682.
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Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killing

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 11:55
Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region's 21-year-old peace deal.
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UK police say total of environment activists arrested passes 700

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 11:54
More than 700 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London's most famous landmarks have been arrested over the last six days, police said on Saturday, up from a total given on Friday of more than 682.
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Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 11:10
At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.
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Egypt holds referendum that could keep Sisi in power until 2030

World News - Sat, 2019-04-20 06:39
Egyptians began voting on Saturday in a three-day referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of the powerful military.
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