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U.S.' Pompeo: Americans were among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 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.
Categories: World News

Pakistan's Prime Minister Khan in Iran to talk security, ties

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:30
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran on Sunday to discuss security and regional issues, Iranian state TV reported, a day after Islamabad urged Tehran to act against militants behind killings in Pakistan's Baluchistan province.
Categories: World News

Turkish opposition leader safe after attack at soldier's funeral

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:29
The leader of Turkey's main opposition party was attacked at a soldier's funeral in Ankara before security guards led him away, in the latest fallout from contested local elections three weeks ago.
Categories: World News

Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills at least 14

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:27
At least 14 people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country's disaster relief agency said on Sunday.
Categories: World News

Three Danes among those killed in Sri Lanka: foreign ministry

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 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.
Categories: World News

Sudan military leadership says formation of military-civilian council being considered

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:21
The head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Sunday that the formation of a joint military-civilian council -- one of the demands put forward by Sudanese activists -- was under discussion.
Categories: World News

India's Modi condemns Sri Lanka attacks, says he can defeat the 'terrorists'

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:17
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.
Categories: World News

Islamic State behind attack on Saudi security north of Riyadh: Arabiya TV

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:14
The assailants who attacked a state security building northwest of Riyadh on Sunday are Saudi militants who belong to Islamic State, Saudi-owned Arabiya TV said in a tweet, citing its own correspondent.
Categories: World News

Attack on Mali army base kills 12 soldiers: local lawmaker

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:13
Gunmen attacked a Malian army base in a dawn raid on Sunday, killing 12 soldiers and burning the camp in west-central Mali, a local lawmaker said.
Categories: World News

Four killed in failed attack on Saudi state security building

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:40
Four assailants were killed on Sunday when authorities thwarted an attack on a state security building in Saudi Arabia's central Riyadh province, authorities told state media.
Categories: World News

Five Britons among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks - PA

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 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.
Categories: World News

Top Democrats leave open option of impeaching Trump after Mueller report

Reuters US News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 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.
Categories: National News

Western woman killed, three other people kidnapped in northern Nigeria

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:25
Kidnappers in Nigeria killed two people including a Western woman on Saturday and abducted three Nigerians in the northern city of Kaduna, the local police said.
Categories: World News

Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:42
Over 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.
Categories: World News

Macedonians vote in election dominated by dispute over name change

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:18
Macedonians vote on Sunday in a presidential election dominated by deep divisions over a change of the country's name to North Macedonia under a deal with Greece.
Categories: World News

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on Afghan ministry: Amaq

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:58
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack at the communications ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed seven people, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said on Sunday.
Categories: World News

Saudi Arabia, UAE grant $3 billion of support to Sudan

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:52
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have granted Sudan $3 billion in support, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday.
Categories: World News

At Easter mass, Parisians pray for Notre-Dame's swift restoration

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:47
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.
Categories: World News

Hungry for change, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:31
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.
Categories: World News

Leader of Turkish opposition party safe after crowd attacks him

Reuters World News - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 08:29
The leader of Turkey's main opposition party was attacked by several shouting men on Sunday before security guards led him safely away from a crowd in Ankara on Sunday, according to the party and video footage of the incident.
Categories: World News

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