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2 Saudi pilots missing following Sri Lanka bombing

  April 22, 2019   One female flight’s attendant injured and is in hospital   The Kingsbury Hotel targeted earlier in the day by a blast in Colombo. A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing at least 207 people, including dozens of foreigners. Image ...

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Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller report

  April 22, 2019   U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to host participants of the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride, after the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday (April 21) ...

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Zelenskiy wins second round of Ukraine’s presidential election – exit poll

    April 21, 2019   Petro Poroshenko concedes defeat as comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy vows: ‘I promise I won’t mess up’   Volodymyr Zelenskiy greets supporters at his headquarters in Kyiv after the second round of Ukraine’s presidential election. Photograph: Sergei Grits/AP   Shaun Walker in Kyiv   Petro Poroshenko has conceded defeat in Ukraine’s presidential election as exit polls ...

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Arman accuses some Sudan’s military of working to reproduce Islamist regime

  April 21, 2019   By Sudan Tribune   KHARTOUM – Yasir Arman, the deputy chairman of the SPLM- North led by Malik Agar has accused the head of the Political Committee of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) of working to reproduce the old regime. Lt. Gen. Omer Zain-al-Abdin who is accused of being an Islamist military held several meeting ...

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World leaders condemn deadly Sri Lanka blasts

  April 21, 2019   Crime scene officials inspect the explosion area at Shangri-La hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 21, 2019 (Photo: Reuters)   By AFP, AP   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 ...

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The BBC star stalked by terrorists: Sinister phone calls that leave her sick to the stomach and Somali militants watching her every move is the grim reality of being a journalist in Africa in her own haunting words

  April 21, 2019   © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited | Mary Harper works for the BBC World Service   Frances Hardy for the Daily Mail   The messages are sinister and unnervingly accurate. It is as if an unseen stalker constantly shadows Mary Harper, noting every move she makes — even when she believes she could not possibly ...

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Four killed in failed terrorist attack on interior ministry building north of Riyadh

    April 21, 2019   Saudi security foiled a terrorist attack on an interior ministry building in Zulfi, north of Riyadh. (AP file photo)   Four heavily armed attackers were killed in a failed terrorist attack on an interior ministry building in Zulfi, north of Riyadh, Al-Arabiya TV said. Videos circulating on social media show the dead armed with ...

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Mussolini’s great-grandson is running for a seat in the European Parliament

  April 21, 2019   Caio Giulio Cesare Mussolini, a third descendant of Benito Mussolini, is entering Italy’s political arena.Caio Mussolini’s nomination comes at a time when Italy’s politics are increasingly skewing to the right, and Il Duce is no longer demonized as he once was. (ALESSANDRO DI MARCO / AP)   By ANNA MOMIGLIANO The Washington Post   MILAN ...

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Sri Lanka bombings leave at least 160 reported dead and hundreds injured after explosions at churches and luxury hotels

    April 21, 2019   PHOTO: St Sebastian’s Church has posted images of the blast to its Facebook page and called for help. (Facebook: St Sebastian’s Church in Waga, Sri Lanka)   Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed at least 160 people and injured more than 400, violence which Sri Lanka ...

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UN peacekeeper killed in Mali mine explosion

  April 21, 2019   The blast from the mine explosion hit part of the Egyptian contingent of the UN peacekeeping force close to the Burkina Faso border AFP/File   BAMAKO (AFP) – A UN peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded on Saturday when a mine exploded as their convoy passed through central Mali, the UN mission in the ...

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