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Sri Lankan military given sweeping powers after bombings

April 22, 2019

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president gave the military sweeping police powers starting Tuesday in the wake of the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people, while officials... more »»

The Latest: Sri Lanka declares April 23 day of mourning

April 22, 2019

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

11 p.m.

Sri Lanka's president has declared April 23 a national day of mourning. more »»

The Latest: American killed in Sri Lanka was 'big-hearted'

April 22, 2019

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

9:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest: UN official: sorrow over Sri Lanka attacks

April 22, 2019

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

9:15 p.. more »»

The Latest: Ambassador cautions overseas Sri Lankans

April 22, 2019

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

9 p.m.

Sri Lanka's U.. more »»

The Latest: Trump pledges support for Sri Lanka

April 22, 2019

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

8:30 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Pompeo says US committed to fighting terrorism

April 22, 2019

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

8 p.m.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. more »»

Homeless activists outside Notre Dame demand 'a roof too'

April 22, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Dozens of public housing advocates protested outside the gutted Notre Dame in Paris Monday to demand that France's poorest be remembered after donors pledged $1 billion to rebuild th... more »»

Israeli troops accused of shooting handcuffed Palestinian

April 22, 2019

BEIT JALA, West Bank (AP) — A hospitalized Palestinian teen said Monday he was shot in his thighs by Israeli soldiers while he was handcuffed and blindfolded — the latest in what a leading rights... more »»

Comic who vowed to unite Ukraine wins votes in east and west

April 22, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Political mandates don't get much more powerful than the one Ukrainian voters gave comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who as president-elect faces daunting challenges along with a... more »»

Kosovar returnees from Syria eager to leave shelter, go home

April 22, 2019

VRANIDOLL, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo families waited Monday outside a shelter, trying to talk with relatives who have been repatriated from Syria and are eager to get home. more »»

The Latest: Sri Lanka invokes war-time military powers

April 22, 2019

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

6:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Election monitors praise Ukraine's vote

April 22, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy's projected landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election (all times local):

3:50 p.m. more »»

Turkey: 9 detained in opposition leader's assault at funeral

April 22, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's interior minister says nine people have been detained in the assault of an opposition party leader, who was hit during a soldier's funeral. more »»

Migrants in Greece turn up at border agents' doorstep

April 22, 2019

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say dozens of asylum-seekers have turned up at the home address of European border agency employees helping police the border with Turkey. more »»

UK police say 1,065 climate protesters arrested in last week

April 22, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British police say more than 1,000 people have been arrested since mass climate change protests began in London one week ago. more »»

A Catholic town at the center of Sri Lanka's deadly attacks

April 22, 2019

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The seaside Sri Lankan fishing town of Negombo has long been called "Little Rome," a reference to its abundance of churches and its place at the center of the country's... more »»

Austrian prison escapee returns, fed up of life in the sun

April 22, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A man who says he fled an Austrian prison over a decade ago has turned himself in to police in Salzburg, telling them he was fed up with living in Spain's Canary Islands. more »»

The Latest: Sri Lanka says 39 foreigners killed in attacks

April 22, 2019

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

4:40 p.m. more »»

Cyprus police searching for bodies in abandoned mineshaft

April 22, 2019

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities on Monday were searching a flooded mineshaft where two dead female bodies were discovered as well as a nearby lake for further bodies. more »»

 
 

 

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