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7 Lankan suicide bombers involved in Easter blasts; 24 arrested as toll rises to 290

7 Lankan suicide bombers involved in Easter blasts; 24 arrested as toll rises to 290

Colombo, Apr 22:  Seven suicide bombers believed to be members of an Islamist extremist group carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 290 people and wounding 500 others in the country’s worst terror attack, authorities said on Monday. A state of […]

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Interpol offers Sri Lanka assistance to investigate Easter Sunday blasts

Interpol offers Sri Lanka assistance to investigate Easter Sunday blasts

Colombo, Apr 22 :  The Interpol on Monday said it is ready to offer full support to the Sri Lankan authorities in investigating the country’s deadliest terror attack that killed 290 people in a series of eight blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in the country. Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock in a […]

 Press Trust of india

US, Canada issue travel advisories to citizens travelling to Sri Lanka

US, Canada issue travel advisories to citizens travelling to Sri Lanka

Colombo, Apr 22 :  The US and Canada have issued travel advisories to their citizens seeking to visit Sri Lanka, citing threats of terrorism, a day after the calm of Easter Sunday was shattered by gruesome bombings targeting the country’s churches and hotels that killed at least 290 people. According to advisories, travellers should exercise […]

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Curfew lifted a day after Sri Lanka rocked with multiple blasts

Curfew lifted a day after Sri Lanka rocked with multiple blasts

Colombo, Apr 22: Sri Lanka on Monday lifted the curfew which was indefinitely imposed after the island nation was rocked with eight blasts targeting churches and hotels that killed over 215 people. Sri Lankan government on Sunday imposed curfew with immediate effect after the blasts which was lifted at 6 am Monday morning, police said. […]

 Agencies

World leaders condemn Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

World leaders condemn Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

London/Colombo, Apr 21: Countries across the globe, including the US, the UK, Russia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Bangladesh, expressed shock and condemnation over the deadly blasts in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that left nearly 190 people dead. Dozens of foreign nationals were feared to have been killed in the near […]

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 We are monitoring situation in Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

 We are monitoring situation in Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Apr 21:  India on Sunday strongly condemned the serial blasts in Sri Lanka and called for concerted global action to deal with terrorism. In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs said India was standing together with the people and the government of Sri Lanka in this hour of grief. “We strongly condemn […]

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220 killed in battles for Libya's capital last 2 weeks: UN

220 killed in battles for Libya's capital last 2 weeks: UN

Benghazi, Apr 20 (AP) Fighting between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli escalated in the past couple of days, a spokesman for the self-styled Libyan National Army said Saturday, as the death toll rose to at least 220, including combatants and civilians, since the LNA declared a major military offensive to take the capital […]

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Trump goofs up again! tweets 138 million people dead in Sri Lankan blasts

Trump goofs up again! tweets 138 million people dead in Sri Lankan blasts

Washington, Apr 21:  Known for his gaffes, US President Donald Trump yet again committed a faux pas on Sunday as he erroneously wrote that “138 million people” were killed in a string of blasts in Sri Lanka. The near-simultaneous attacks on Easter Sunday at three churches and as many luxury hotels frequented by foreigners killed […]

 AFP/ PTI

Afghan supreme court extends Ghani's term until delayed elections

Afghan supreme court extends Ghani's term until delayed elections

Kabul, Apr 21: Afghanistan’s supreme court on Sunday said it had extended the term of President Ashraf Ghani until elections, which have been delayed until September, can take place. “The Afghan Supreme court has extended the service term of President Ghani until the re-election of a new president,” the court said in a statement. Originally […]

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Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

Washington, Apr 20 (AP) The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has insisted on a methodical, step-by-step approach to the House’s […]

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