by | April 25, 2019 | 05:51

In a statement published by the ISIS-affiliated news agency Amaq, the group said the attackers were "fighters of the Islamic State". The death toll has continued to rise, and is now at least 359, the junior defense minister, Ruwan Wijewardene , said at a press event on Wednesday.

by | April 25, 2019 | 05:48

Authorities on Wednesday dug up the body of a 5-year-old IL boy who was reported missing last week and charged his parents with murder and other counts. Local news outlets observed evidence being removed from the boy's house on Wednesday, including a dirty shovel, two brown bags, a plastic storage bin, and a small mattress, presumed to be AJ's.

by | April 25, 2019 | 04:40

Sri Lanka's government has blamed the blasts on local Islamist group National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ). Addressing the Parliament, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that the group was trained and the attack was planned with great secrecy.

by | April 24, 2019 | 23:01

Trump tweeted that he had a " great meeting " with Dorsey and that he wants to keep an "open dialogue" with the tech executive. In a tweeted statement responding to Trump, Dorsey thanked the president for his time . 2020 general election. But the president has repeatedly voiced his displeasure with an effort by Twitter a year ago to remove tens of millions of suspicious accounts, with the company saying it was trying to help combat manipulative and abusive content by deleting fake ...

by | April 24, 2019 | 22:57

But keeping a focus on "Trump, Trump, Trump and Mueller, Mueller, Mueller" through Election Day, he said, will distract from important Democratic goals that directly impact voters. At the same event, South Bend Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg said "I think he's made it pretty clear that he deserves impeachment". US President Donald Trump has dismissed questions about his staff's reluctance to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in Congress, days after the Mueller ...

by | April 24, 2019 | 22:59

Franco purchased the tickets at a Speedway gas station in New Berlin . "I honestly felt so lucky that I did look at the camera and I felt like winking but I did not". State laws do not allow lottery winners to remain anonymous. The Speedway that sold the ticket will receive $100,000. I left work that day, i remember hearing that day "Powerball victor Wisconsin".

by | April 24, 2019 | 22:55

It followed a December 2017 decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, which sparked a global outcry. In a press conference at the White House last month to which he invited Netanyahu, Trump signed a proclamation in which the US officially recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

by | April 23, 2019 | 07:28

An Associated Press photographer saw a third survivor and the body of a woman being extricated by rescuers from the rubble. Red Cross volunteers, army troops, police and villagers used four cranes, crow bars and sniffer dogs to look for the missing, some of whom were still yelling for help Monday night.

by | April 23, 2019 | 07:16

CJI Gogoi said, "Last evening I received 4 communications from Wire, Leaflet , Caravan and Scroll , saying a letter is circulated by a dismissed SC employee alleging that CJI has sought sexual favours". She was later transferred to the main Supreme Court complex on October 22, following which she was transferred. Two months later, on December 21, she was dismissed from service, the report added.

by | April 23, 2019 | 07:16

The government announced on Monday that it is gazetting some of the clauses of the Prevention of Terrorism Act to tighten the law and order system. Her family hailed from Mogaral, now in Kasargod district of Kerala. The Tamil Tigers, as they were commonly known, fought a brutal separatist insurgency against Sri Lanka's majority Sinhalese.

by | April 22, 2019 | 19:01

Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in central London on Friday to read poetry praising Earth's bounties, part of a series of protests which have caused transport snarl-ups in the British capital. The protests began at the airport in Hillingdon on Friday morning however, hours later, the group said it had no further plans for disruption there.

by | April 22, 2019 | 19:00

A Poroshenko archrival, Kolomoyskyi owns the TV station that aired the sitcom the actor starred in as well as his comedy shows. Zelensky said there would be "personnel changes" in those involved in peace talks, but did not elaborate. Moscow "respects the choice of the Ukrainian people" and will wait for concrete steps by the new Ukrainian leader before making judgments, Peskov said.

by | April 22, 2019 | 18:50

The zookeeper is now in stable condition, and the tigers are being kept in holding, she said. "We are back open, our tigers are in a holding cell, but the rest of the zoo is open", said Ms Hadfield. Wiley added that Sanjiv responded as any tiger would when something intruded on its territory, and said it was an unspecified error that led the unnamed employee to being in the tiger's space.

by | April 22, 2019 | 18:25

A Danish billionaire, whose family was visiting Sri Lanka , lost three of his four children in the bombings that killed almost 300 people on Easter Sunday. At least 290 people are known to have been killed in a wave of bomb blasts in churches and hotels across Sri Lanka yesterday, dozens of whom were tourists.

by | April 22, 2019 | 17:31

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said at least 45 people had been killed in Colombo , where three hotels and a church were hit. On Sunday, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan identified a Keralite, PS Rasina (58), among those killed in the deadly bomb blasts .

by | April 21, 2019 | 00:34

Bolton announced new economic sanctions against their governments - including Venezuela's Central Bank, making it harder for it to access USA dollars - and more ships that ferry Venezuelan oil to Cuba. "The extraterritorial application of the U.S. embargo is illegal and violates worldwide law", said Alberto Navarro, EU ambassador to Cuba. "Trump's policy towards Cuba has a Cold War era vision that obstructs the normal course of relations between the two countries and also affects ...

by | April 21, 2019 | 00:26

Namibia, has been restored to its position as Africa's best-ranked country trailed by Burkina Faso (36th) and Senegal (49th), which all have pluralist media and have little in common with the situation in Eritrea (178th) and Djibouti (173rd), which are information black holes where no independent media are permitted.

by | April 21, 2019 | 00:20

There is also a high pollen count forecast, making it a bad day for hay fever sufferers. "Dry and warm with hazy sunshine developing in many areas with afternoon temperatures of 18 to 22 or possibly 23 degrees Celsius, highest in more southwestern and western counties." a Met Eireann statement read.

by | April 20, 2019 | 20:19

The development of the new weapon system was an "event of very weighty significance in increasing the combat power of the People's Army", read the state-run Rodong Sinmun's English report on the test, which attributed the system's development to the Academy of Defense Science.

by | April 20, 2019 | 20:03

On the back side of the system, there were also reports late Thursday of high winds in southern Oklahoma. Ahead of the severe weather set to make its way across the Northeast, Delta and United airlines are waiving their flight change fees for travelers scheduled to fly Friday.

by | April 20, 2019 | 20:02

However thickening cloud may well bring some scattered rain to southwestern, western and northwestern coastal fringes during the evening or more likely overnight. The severe weather risk is low, with the risk of strong wind and frequent lightning during the afternoon hours. Showers will come and go throughout the day on Friday .

by | April 20, 2019 | 19:59

Special Counsel Robert Mueller , a former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was appointed to investigate the extent of Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election and tilt it in Trump's favor. Trump is scheduled to leave for Florida Thursday afternoon, and he may speak with reporters upon departure. Throughout, Trump has labelled the investigation a "witch hunt", while his Democratic opponents have talked up the extraordinary idea that an American president ...

by | April 19, 2019 | 16:42

Friday is the first night of Passover and also the day when Christians celebrate Good Friday . It feels as if summer has arrived for the Bank Holiday weekend , and now weather forecasters are predicting that Britain could be set for the hottest Easter on record.

by | April 19, 2019 | 16:12

Those responsible for last night's violence have nothing to offer anyone in Northern Ireland. He said she was a "perfectly innocent" bystander with legitimate reason for being there but had not been "actively working" as a journalist on Thursday evening.