Colombo, April 22 : Sri Lanka on Monday blamed a local Muslim outfit for the horrific Easter Sunday suicide bombings which killed 290 people, including eight Indians, and said the attacks were “a colossal intelligence failure”. At the same time, President Maithripala Sirisena announced that he would seek the assistance of foreign countries as “intelligence […]

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New York, April 22 : US President Donald Trump on Monday ended the waiver allowed to India to buy Iranian oil and threatened sanctions if New Delhi did not comply with the embargo. Announcing the end of waivers in Washington, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “Trump has decided not to reissue significant […]

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Kiev, April 22 : Actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, with no political experience other than portraying President in a TV series, scored a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election by winning won over 73 per cent of the vote, the media reported. Zelensky’s rival and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko conceded defeat after the first […]

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Washington, April 22 : US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday blamed “a horrific wave of Islamic radical terror” for the deadly bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that killed 290 people and injured over 500. “What was supposed to be a joyful Easter Sunday was marred by a horrific wave of Islamic […]

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Colombo, April 22 : A leading Sri Lankan Muslim political leader on Monday called for introspection within the community after a local Muslim group was blamed for the suicide bombings that killed 290 people on Easter Sunday. Rauff Hakeem, a Minister and a leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, said that being a Muslim […]

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Kabul, April 20 : Three suicide bombers staged an assault on an 18-storey building housing the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital on Saturday. Two of the attackers were later killed by the security forces. Hundreds of civilians were rescued from the Afghan Ministry after an explosion […]

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Khartoum, April 20: Sudan’s public attorney on Saturday ordered the African country’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be investigated on suspicion of money-laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currencies. If convicted, Al-Bashir, who remains under house arrest since his ouster earlier this month, could be sentenced to up to 10 years in jail. […]

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Mexico City, April 20 : Thirteen people, including a child, were shot dead at a family party in the Mexican state of Veracruz by unidentified armed assailants, authorities said. Four other people were injured in the attack on Friday night in the city of Minatitlan, reports CNN. “Federal and state forces have deployed a strong […]

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Washington, April 20 : An American couple have each been been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after they pleaded guilty to holding captive and torturing their children for years in their California home. “My parents took my whole life from me… But now, I’m taking my life back,” one of their daughters […]

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