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Sri Lanka's bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival

Sri Lanka's bomb carnage casts pall over tourism revival

With its capital under curfew following devastating Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and upmarket hotels, Sri Lanka is filled with fear, horror and grief and tourists who have been flocking to the Indian Ocean island could cancel in droves.

Ugandan police detain popstar MP Bobi Wine

Ugandan police detain popstar MP Bobi Wine

Ugandan police detained pop star-turned-MP Bobi Wine on Monday after shutting down one of his concerts and firing tear gas at his fans, the singer's wife and supporters said.

Five Algerian billionaires arrested as part of antigraft investigation - State TV

Five Algerian billionaires arrested as part of antigraft investigation - State TV

Five Algerian billionaires, some of them close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests, have been arrested as part of an anti-graft investigation, Algerian state TV said on Monday.

Ukraine enters uncharted new era after comedian wins presidency

Ukraine enters uncharted new era after comedian wins presidency

Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Monday after near final results showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had dramatically up-ended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide.

Sri Lanka says attacks carried out by suicide bombers, international network involved

Sri Lanka says attacks carried out by suicide bombers, international network involved

Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across the Indian Ocean island killed 290 people and wounded about 500, but there were warnings more attacks could come.

Sudan’s army ruler vows to hand ‘power to the people’

Sudan’s army ruler vows to hand ‘power to the people’

Sudan’s military leader vowed yesterday he was committed to handing power to the people, as a sea of protesters outside army headquarters awaited the unveiling of a rival civilian council.

Top Democrats keep options open on Trump impeachment

Top Democrats keep options open on Trump impeachment

Top congressional Democrats yesterday left the door open to the impeachment of US 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.

PM Khan in Iran for talks on security, ties

PM Khan in Iran for talks on security, ties

Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran yesterday 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.

Exit poll shows comedian winning Ukraine election

Exit poll shows comedian winning Ukraine election

Ukraine entered uncharted political waters yesterday after an exit poll showed that a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war.

Blasts at Lanka hotels, churches kill over 200

Blasts at Lanka hotels, churches kill over 200

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.

Bangladesh orders schools to set up anti-harassment units

Bangladesh orders schools to set up anti-harassment units

Bangladesh has ordered some 27,000 schools to set up committees to prevent sexual violence, an official said yesterday, after a teenager who accused a teacher of sexual harassment was burned to death.

Climate protesters seek talks with government

Climate protesters seek talks with government

Climate change protesters who have brought parts of London to a standstill yesterday said they were prepared to call a halt if the government will discuss their demands.

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