- Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday
More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.
- Hungry for change, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president
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.
- U.S.' Pompeo: Americans were among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks
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.
- Three Danes among those killed in Sri Lanka: foreign ministry
Three Danish citizens were among more than 200 people killed in the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, Denmark's foreign ministry said.
- India's Modi condemns Sri Lanka attacks, says he can defeat the 'terrorists'
After condemning the series of deadly bomb attacks on Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels on Sunday that killed more than 200 people, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told voters that they needed to elect him to a second term as only he can beat the "terrorists" threatening India.
- In nod to debt concerns, China Belt and Road summit to urge sustainable financing
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.
- At Easter mass, Parisians pray for Notre-Dame's swift restoration
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.
- Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border
Mexico said on Saturday it had "deep concern" about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing.
- FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico
The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border into New Mexico.
- Factbox: Reaction to Sri Lanka attacks
Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and wounded at least 450, police officials said, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.
- Five Britons among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks - PA
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.
- Top Democrats leave open option of impeaching Trump after Mueller report
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.
- Two Turks among those killed in Sri Lanka bomb blasts
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.
- Seven arrested as Sri Lanka bombings death toll passes 200
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.
- Chinese national killed in Sri Lanka attacks on Sunday: Chinese state media
One Chinese national was killed during the attacks on Sri Lankan churches and hotels on Sunday, Chinese state newspaper People's Daily said.
- One Dutch person among dead in Sri Lanka attacks: foreign minister
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.
- Pope condemns Sri Lanka Easter attacks as 'such cruel violence'
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.
- Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites
The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defense minister Ruwan Wijewardene
- Explosions in Libya capital after late night air strike
Explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Saturday after an air strike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally recognized government.
- Sri Lanka police say another explosion near national zoo
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 the day that killed nearly 140 people.