Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka asks for resignations of top security officials

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka , Apr 24 (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defense secretary and national police chief,...

An upbeat Kim arrives in Russia, ready for his Putin summit

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia , Apr 24 (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stepped off his khaki-green armored train in far-eastern Russia on Wednesday,...

In Mexico, migrants turn to ‘The Beast’ after highway raids

IXTEPEC, Mexico , Apr 24 (AP) — The train known as “The Beast” is once again rumbling through the night loaded with people headed...

Russia offers Ukrainians in conflict zones quick citizenship

MOSCOW , Apr 24 (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday to expedite citizenship applications from Ukrainians who live in parts...

Lyra McKee: Funeral told death must bring change to NIreland

LONDON , Apr 24 (AP) — The killing of journalist Lyra McKee must be a turning point for Northern Ireland, a priest said Wednesday...

Rights group denounces ‘unfree and unfair’ Egyptian vote

CAIRO , Apr 24 (AP) — The referendum approved by Egyptian voters that allows President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to extend his rule to 2030 was...

More Than 50 Feared Killed In Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine

YANGON, Apr 23 (AFP): More than 50 people were feared dead after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping,...

US Sanctions Over Iran Oil Will ”Intensify Mideast Turmoil”: China

BEIJING, CHINA, Apr 23 (AFP): China warned Tuesday that the US decision to impose sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil will "intensify turmoil" in...

China wins Belt and Road fans but criticism persists

Beijing, Apri 23 (AFP) President Xi Jinping will lead a hard sales push at a Beijing summit this week, to corral more countries into...

Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacks

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka , Apr 23 (AP) — A top Sri Lanka official on Tuesday called the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other...


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