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Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

April 23, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 320 people began posting videos online three years ago... more »»

Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacks

April 23, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's state minister of defense said Tuesday that the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other sites was "carried out in retaliation" for the shooting massacre... more »»

The Latest: New Zealand: No intel linking Sri Lanka bombings

April 23, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):

4:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest: IS group claims Sri Lanka Easter attacks

April 23, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):

4:15 p.m. more »»

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

April 23, 2019

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's... more »»

China's Xi urges closer naval ties amid regional tensions

April 23, 2019

QINGDAO, China (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged closer ties among the world's navies on Tuesday, amid tensions over China's rapid expansion of its naval forces and forceful assertions of... more »»

UK's May under fire as Parliament returns from Brexit break

April 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers returned to Parliament — and to Brexit wrangling — after... more »»

N Ireland: Woman arrested in slaying of journalist McKee

April 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Northern Ireland Police Service said Tuesday they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee. more »»

Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor

April 23, 2019

PORAC, Philippines (AP) — A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6. more »»

North Korea's Kim will go into Putin summit needing a win

April 23, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin for their first one-on-one meeting, he will have a long wish list and a strong desire to notch a win... more »»

Preparations underway for Kim-Putin summit in Russia

April 23, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Korea and Russia's president, Russian officials and media reported Tuesday. more »»

Indians vote in 3rd phase of staggered national election

April 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians were voting Tuesday in the third phase of the country's general election, amid campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and the opposition... more »»

Sri Lanka security brief warned of attacks on churches

April 23, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The warning in the April 11 letter was plain: A local group was planning a suicide terror attack against churches in Sri Lanka. more »»

The Latest: Woman arrested in killing of N Ireland reporter

April 23, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland (all times local):

8:50 a.m. more »»

Sri Lanka, like world, again sees scourge of suicide bombing

April 23, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The deadly Easter attacks in Sri Lanka are a bloody echo of decades past in the South Asian island nation, when militants inspired by attacks in the Lebanese civil war... more »»

The Latest: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

April 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on powerful earthquakes in the Philippines (all times local):

2 p.m.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6. more »»

Voting underway in 3rd phase of India's national election

April 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians were voting Tuesday in the third phase of the country's general election, amid campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and the opposition... more »»

Helicopter crew found safe on New Zealand island after crash

April 23, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Three crewmen aboard a helicopter that crashed off the New Zealand coast while on a rescue mission were found alive on a remote island Tuesday after they were... more »»

Quake in northern Philippines kills 11, leaves 24 missing

April 23, 2019

PORAC, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers found more bodies overnight in the rubble of a supermarket that crashed down in a powerful earthquake that also damaged other buildings and an airport in the... more »»

Migrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravan

April 23, 2019

PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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