Sunday, April 21, 2019
At least 138 have been killed and more than 400 injured following a series of attacks targeting churches and hotels around Sri Lanka’s capital and in the city of Negombo, according to local police. Video footage from Twitter of St. Anthony's church in Kochikade in Columbo shows an...
Six blasts at churches and hotels were targetted in an apparent terror attack on Easter Sunday morning. More than 400 people have been wounded. Following the attacks, Mr Wickremesinghe tweeted: “I strongly condemn the cowardly attacks on our people today. “I call upon all Sri Lankans during this tragic time...
A further 280 people are reported to be injured. The blasts were reported in Colombo and Negombo as Christians celebrate Easter Sunday. A Sri Lanka security official said six near-simultaneous blasts hit the churches and hotels, according to Sky.An anonymous source told news agency AFP that at least...
According to Trump Golf Count, Trump has spent a total of 87 days at a golf course called Mar-a-Lago which have cost more than $60million. The US President makes regular weekend trips to golf courses in Palm Beach, Florida and Bedminster, New Jersey. The cost of the 24...
The US president’s favourability dropped to just 37 percent - his lowest percentage of the year according to the analysis by Reuters/IPSOS. Just under 1,000 people were surveyed which included 352 Democrats, 344 Republicans and 210 Independents. The new figures represent a three-point percentage slip since April 15...
The President’s daughter and adviser spent four days in Africa visiting Ethiopia and the Ivory Coast. In response to a tweet by NBC News reporter Mac William Bishop, Ivanka said “it was my privilege” after meeting and dancing with Ivorian women. The tweet sparked backlash from users who...
However, Socialist Pedro Sanchez would be re-elected as Prime Minister if he successfully unites an array of smaller parties, including pro-Catalan independence parties. These parties backed him last June when he won a vote of confidence against the People’s Party’s government. With a general election looming, polarisation within Spain...
During a meeting in Washington this week, Indian officials warned the IMF against helping Pakistan, pointing out how the country was already "grey listed" under the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) - a governmental body in charge of combating money laundering and terrorism financing. Pakistan also faced a high...
Turkey has threatened to pursue fighter jets from Moscow if Washington continues to suspend its delivery of F-35 aircraft parts to Ankara. A senior military officer from Turkey told Sputnik News: “Russian fighter technology would be the first best choice if our American allies behaved in an un-allied...
Russian military planes landed in crisis-hit Venezuela last month but triggered stinging criticism from the US, which accused Moscow of destabilising the situation in the Latin American country. Russia immediately hit back, and insisted its aircraft arrived under a bilateral agreement with Caracas. But Malta has become the...