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Bombs kill 138, wound hundreds in Easter attacks on Sri Lanka churches, hotels

By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Over 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:07am

Hungry for change, Ukrainians tipped to elect comedian as president

By Matthias Williams and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainians voted on Sunday in an election expected to thrust a comedian with no prior political experience and few detailed policies into the presidency of a nation at war and hungry for change. At stake is the...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:05am

House Judiciary Chair Nadler says obstruction by Trump, if proven, is "impeachable" offense

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Sunday that if the evidence shows that President Donald Trump obstructed justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, then it could...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:04am

Explosions in Libya capital after late night air strike

By Ulf Laessing and Hani Amara TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Saturday after an air strike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 7:10am

Indian, Australian warships arrive in China for naval parade

By Ben Blanchard QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - Warships from India, Australia and several other nations arrived in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 5:04am

Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed Reuters journalists' appeal

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday on an appeal of two Reuters journalists imprisoned for breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, in a case that has raised questions about the country's transition to democracy. Wa Lone...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 4:07am

Doves, heartbreak and hope on 20th anniversary of Columbine High massacre

By Keith Coffman LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) - A week-long series of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre culminated on Saturday with a remembrance ceremony celebrating the lives of the 13 victims slain in the rampage. On April...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 4:07am

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

By Joseph Ax (Reuters) - Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump's continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel's report, which detailed Trump's efforts to thwart the...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 4:05am

FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

By Andrew Hay TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border into New Mexico. The arrest came two days...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 3:05am

Mexico warns of 'deep concern' over armed groups on U.S. border

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico said on Saturday it had "deep concern" about armed groups that intimidate and extort migrants on the border, shortly after the ACLU and Democratic senators called for a probe into such citizen efforts to block migrants from crossing...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 3:05am

In nod to debt concerns, China Belt and Road summit to urge sustainable financing

By John Ruwitch SHANGHAI (Reuters) - World leaders meeting in Beijing this week for a summit on China's Belt and Road initiative will agree to project financing that respects global debt goals and promotes green growth, according to a draft communique seen...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 3:05am

Environment emerges as major issue for Australian voters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The environment has emerged as a major issue for Australian voters, a poll showed on Sunday, but healthcare and the cost of living are the top concerns ahead of next month's elections. For 32 percent of Australians, access to affordable...

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am

North Korea slams Bolton's 'dim-sighted' call for sign of denuclearization

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has criticized U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton's "nonsense" call for Pyongyang to show that it’s serious about giving up its nuclear weapons, the second time it has criticized a leading U.S. official in less than a week. U.S. President Donald...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 9:01pm

Pope leads Catholics into Easter with vigil Mass

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis led the world's Roman Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Saturday night, urging the faithful to live not for transient things like...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7:01pm

UK PM May to be told to quit by top Conservative: Sunday Times

LONDON (Reuters) - A top member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will tell her in the coming week that she must step down by the end of June or her lawmakers will try again to depose her, the Sunday Times reported, without citing sources....

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7:01pm

Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Clashes broke out between dozens of 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...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:06pm

Thai navy boards cabin of fugitive 'seasteaders' facing death penalty

By Panu Wongcha-um BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Thai navy on Saturday boarded the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the "seasteading" movement who possibly face the death sentence for...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:05pm

UK police say total of climate activists arrested passes 750

LONDON (Reuters) - More than 750 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London's most famous landmarks have been arrested over the last six days, police said on Saturday, up from a Friday total of 682...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 3:05pm

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Rupam Jain KABUL (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:06pm

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killing

By Clodagh Kilcoyne LONDONDERRY (Reuters) - Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region's 21-year-old peace deal...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:05pm