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Qatar condemns attacks, calls for international probe

Qatar condemns attacks, calls for international probe

Qatar on Thursday called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and a de-escalation of tensions in the region.

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would ‘eradicate terrorism’ following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential election ...

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics

Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was declared a demilitarised zone under a Russian-Turkish deal ...

Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

Police say bomb find not linked to Christchurch attacks

New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers.

Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lanka says 42 foreigners among Easter victims

Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday.

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Shura Council condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud.

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lankan security officials have warned that militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms.

Security high as Sri Lanka marks one week from suicide attacks

Security high as Sri Lanka marks one week from suicide attacks

Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic leader on Sunday condemned the Easter attacks as ‘an insult to humanity’ as the tense and grief-stricken country marked a week since suicide bombers hit three churches and three luxury hotels.

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.

CCTV shows bomber calmly entering Sri Lanka church

CCTV shows bomber calmly entering Sri Lanka church

Chilling CCTV footage has emerged showing a suicide bomber calmly patting a child on the head and shoulder moments before he walked into a packed Sri Lankan church, unleashing carnage.

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.

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners -- with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.