21 April 2019


Deadly explosions hit Sri Lanka churches, hotels on Easter Sunday (49)
Police sources in Sri Lanka say blasts have hit churches and hotels in and near the capital, Colombo. Dozens of casualties have been reported. Multiple explosions hit Sri Lanka on Sunday, including blasts at churches during Easter mass, police and media said. Police cited by AFP news agency said at least 42 people had been killed in the blasts.
Explosions rock at least three churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka, police say (21)
By Sugam Pokharel and Euan McKirdy, CNN (CNN) More than 150 people were injured when explosions rocked at least three churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning as Christians celebrated Easter, authorities said. Sri Lankan police spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekera confirmed the explosions, some of which happened in the capital of Colombo.
Man who is believed to be part of milita detaining migrants arrested on firearms charges (22)
Updated on: April 20, 2019 / 10:51 PM / CBS/AP FBI arrests man in civilian militia A New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday on a criminal complaint accusing him of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition.
Clashes break out between police and some yellow vest rioters in Paris (8)
PARIS (Reuters) - Clashes broke out between some demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence. Dozens of black-hooded demonstrators threw rocks at police forces in the centre of French capital, according to Reuters TV footage.
London police arrest 719 climate activists (5)
British police have arrested 719 climate change activists in the past week as the protests at various landmarks in central London caused travel disruptions. ReutersApril 21, 201912:51am More than 700 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London's most famous landmarks have been arrested over the past six days, police say. The protests, organised by climate group Extinction Rebellion, have for
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