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Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns over blasts

Top Sri Lanka defence official resigns over blasts

Sri Lanka's top defence official resigned on Thursday over security failures that led to the deadly Easter bombings, as Catholic churches suspended all services fearing further attacks.

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka blasts

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.

Rebels trigger blasts, clash with forces ahead of India state polls

Rebels trigger blasts, clash with forces ahead of India state polls

Maoist rebels triggered several explosions and clashed with security forces in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, ahead of polls in the region, police said.

Militants attack Afghan midwife training centre

Militants attack Afghan midwife training centre

Several gunmen stormed a midwife training centre in an ongoing attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday that has left at least three people wounded, officials said, as plumes of smoke were seen rising above the compound.

Facing heat for border separations, Trump blasts Germany

Facing heat for border separations, Trump blasts Germany

US President Donald Trump accused immigrants in Europe of ‘violently’ changing the culture on Monday and said people should be wary of the same thing happening in the United States ...

Multiple blasts and gun battle in eastern Afghan city

Multiple blasts and gun battle in eastern Afghan city

Afghan security forces battled for hours against a group of attackers who stormed a government building in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday after a coordinated assault that killed at least 15 people and wounded 42 ...

13 killed as suicide bombers attack churches in Indonesia

13 killed as suicide bombers attack churches in Indonesia

Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority country, has seen a recent resurgence in homegrown militancy inspired in part by Islamic State.

Mosque blasts kill at least 27 in northeast Nigeria

Mosque blasts kill at least 27 in northeast Nigeria

Explosions in and around a mosque in northeast Nigeria killed at least 27 people on Tuesday, a hospital official said, in the latest in a spate of attacks by militants in the region.

India court sentences two to death over deadly Mumbai blasts

India court sentences two to death over deadly Mumbai blasts

An Indian court sentenced two convicts to death Thursday in connection with the country's deadliest bombings, a series of blasts that rocked Mumbai two decades ago and claimed more than 250 lives.

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two

Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed at least two people and injured four others, police and witnesses said.

Clashes erupt as Aleppo evacuation delayed

Clashes erupt as Aleppo evacuation delayed

The planned evacuation of rebel districts of Aleppo stalled on Wednesday as air strikes and heavy shelling hit the city and Iran was said to have imposed new conditions on the deal.

Three blasts kill at least 17 in Baghdad: police

Three blasts kill at least 17 in Baghdad: police

Three blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 in predominantly Shia districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sources said.