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Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence

Sri Lankan soldiers in armored vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields...

Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence

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Soldiers patrol India's Kolkata after election violence Soldiers patrolled the centre of Kolkata, the capital of India's West Bengal state, on Wednesday a day after rival political supporters clashed during campaigning for the country's general election....
17:26, 05/15/2019

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
18:13, 06/11/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Vows a Search of Every Home, as New Violence Erupts Explosions and shootings continued to shake the country, as President Maithripala Sirisena tried to deflect anger at the government’s failure to stop the Easter Sunday bombings....
16:00, 04/28/2019

One dead as Sri Lanka town gripped by another bout of anti-Muslim violence At least one person was killed Monday amid renewed anti-Muslim violence in a Sri Lankan town targeted during last month's Easter Sunday terrorist attacks....
09:26, 05/14/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in th...
20:52, 04/28/2019

One of the most popular areas in 'Fortnite' is no more As much as Epic might like to mess with Fortnite's environment, Tilted Towers has remained sacrosanct. It's not hard to see why -- it's widely considered the most popular drop spot in the game, and it's where you go if you'r...
03:39, 05/06/2019

5 richest metro areas in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median household income data to determine the richest metro areas in the United States. Here are the top five.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Seniors more likely to work longer in big metropolitan areas CHICAGO — Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D.C., are more likely to continue working past age 65 than those in other areas around the country, according to an analysis of Census data by The Assoc...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear....
12:52, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Floods prompt closure of recreational areas FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 1 p.m. Flooding along the Arkansas River has prompted the closure of some outdoor attractions near Bill Clinton’s presidential library in dow...
21:00, 05/30/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The U.N. food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and fraud in food distribution....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Norway wants to open two new North Sea areas to offshore wind Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts(GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
09:00, 06/21/2019

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall Street analysts....
18:39, 06/01/2019

Millimeter-wave 5G will never scale beyond dense urban areas, T-Mobile says Enlarge / T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray. (credit: T-Mobile) 5G mobile networks have started arriving but only in very limited areas and amidst misleading claims by wireless carriers. While all four major nationwide carriers in the United States have ove...
12:39, 05/02/2019

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comp...
23:26, 05/30/2019

River flooding to inundate hard-hit areas of south-central US Parts of the south-central United States hammered by severe weather and flash flooding this week will face long-term river flooding through the rest of May and even into June....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Petrobras preempts three pre-salt areas ahead of sixth auction Petrobras wants to exercise pre-emption rights for three areas ahead of the sixth bidding round of pre-salt offshore oil areas to be held later this year....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas won't be coming back for a third season Despite having not solved all of our problems just yet, Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas won’t be returning to HBO for another season. Host and creator Wyatt Cenac announced the news himself last week, just before the premiere of the second season’s final...
03:26, 06/11/2019

Odisha Gets Notice Over Relief Not Reaching Parts Of Cyclone-Hit Areas The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Odisha government over reports that relief material is "not reaching" the affected people in some parts of Puri and Khurdha districts,......
04:39, 05/10/2019

Mississippi floodwaters expected to affect areas downstream into June While water levels will fluctuate, flooding is likely to continue along a portion of the Mississippi River and perhaps others over the central United States into June as rounds of excessive rain continue....
03:00, 05/08/2019

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The FAA made...
07:26, 06/21/2019

Citizens List On Priority In Areas Affected By Infiltration: President The central government has decided to implement the National Register of Citizens (NRC), currently being updated in Assam, on priority basis in areas affected by infiltration, President Ram Nath......
20:00, 06/20/2019

Rural regions outpace urban areas in obesity, researchers say Research drawing on more than 2,000 studies of 200 countries found that more than 55 percent of the global increase in body mass index in the past 30 years has come from rural populations, especially in low- and middle-income countries....
21:39, 05/08/2019

UK creates 'blue belt' of marine protected areas twice England's size Conservationists say protection contributes to stop of marine damaging activitiesAn area nearly twice the size of England will become a “blue belt” of protected waters after the government created 41 new marine conservation zones.The short-snouted se...
07:39, 05/31/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters. The torch will travel to 8...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Tinder preps 'Lite' version of its dating app for data-limited areas Add Tinder to the growing list of tech giants launching lightweight apps to reel in more users. As part of an earnings call, Match Group divulged plans for a Tinder Lite app that would be smaller and better-suited to area where cellular data "comes....
13:39, 05/12/2019

Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Are Still Waiting for Justice as Army Tightens Grip A year after Pakistan voted to bring the Pashtun tribal areas into the national civilian court system, the army is still the master of justice there, residents say....
08:13, 06/11/2019

Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and is still bound by the interpretation of match officials....
12:13, 06/10/2019

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled — EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
00:26, 06/14/2019

As NFL QBs chug beer, Aaron Rodgers points to his superior ‘talent’ in other areas The Packers quarterback would like for everyone to remember that the true measure of his position is not, in fact, how quickly one can throw back some suds....
08:26, 06/05/2019

This Park in Germany Has Designated ‘Pink Zone’ Areas for Drug Dealers A park in Berlin has designated areas for drug dealers to do business. The manager of Görlitzer Park in the Kreuzburg area of Berlin spray painted pink poxes on the ground to indicate areas where dealers will be allowed to operate, according to ...
07:26, 05/10/2019

Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces, other areas Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, U.S. official said on Friday, including taking about $600 million in savings from an account m...
21:26, 05/10/2019

Putin offers Russian citizenship to Ukrainians in separatist-held areas Russian President Vladimir Putin has sparked anger in Kiev by offering Russian citizenship to residents of areas in eastern Ukraine which are held by Russian-backed separatists....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Scotland calling: five areas new head coach Steve Clarke must focus on Steve Clarke has got the job, now he needs to make the setup appealing to players, reconnect with the public and pick a formation and stick to itIt may seem an obvious point but Scotland’s best chances of success lie in their players being available ...
00:26, 05/21/2019

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18:52, 06/15/2019

Mexico promotes tree diplomacy with El Salvador to boost poor areas Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a program funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants....
09:13, 06/21/2019

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED:...
02:52, 06/15/2019

The obesity crisis is growing faster in rural areas than in major cities You don’t need to look far to find some seriously troubling data regarding obesity in the United States and abroad. Waistlines are growing, and with them comes increased risks of a myriad of diseases. You could point fingers at a number of poss...
03:39, 05/10/2019

SaT5G shows satellite-based 5G services for planes and rural areas A European consortium of satellite and terrestrial communications companies sees high-latency satellites as data augmenters or backups for 5G cell towers.Read More...
23:39, 06/19/2019

‘No negotiations:’ Inuit group asks for Eastern Arctic areas to not be developed "There's some very highly sensitive areas," said P.J. Akeeagok, president of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association. "There's no negotiations on certain points in terms of areas where we feel there's absolutely no way we see an opportunity for oil and gas."...
01:39, 05/13/2019

DeepMind’s AI uses aerial and ground-view data to navigate unseen areas Scientists at Alphabet's DeepMind are investigating AI navigational approaches that leverage both aerial and ground data to improve precision.Read More...
20:39, 06/17/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Emergency Management Officials Close To Reopening Access To Elkhorn Creek Areas SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– In Scott County, Emergency Management officials said they’re close to opening up some popular fishing, boating, and swimming spots after a sewage spill in the Elkhorn Creek. Jennifer Brown said she visited Scot...
00:26, 05/28/2019

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
08:52, 05/21/2019

Where to live in London near the Thames: 13 areas that can save home buyers as much as £800,000 — just by crossing the river As any London house hunter knows, if you want to live close to the river, you will have to pay a premium. Studies show that a view of the Thames is a London property's most expensive asset, commanding price premiums of up to 93 per cent....
15:00, 05/29/2019

What's on TV: 'What/If,' 'Doom Patrol' and 'Killing Eve' Even though Game of Thrones has finished, HBO will try to keep viewers engaged with a post-series show on Sunday night. For others, there are finales of Killing Eve and Doom Patrol to watch this week, while Netflix premieres include the social media....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.  ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pupils-to-places crisis. The region is expecting a 5.5 per cent rise in the number of school- age child...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
20:52, 06/11/2019

California police put Robocop on patrol in park A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

OVPD patrol car occupied by interesting guest ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Oro Valley Police Department found an interesting guest hitching a ride in one of their patrol vehicles Monday. In a Facebook post, a snake can be seen slithering through a patrol car. OVPD reached out to Golder Ranch F...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Deputies: Alligator bit off piece of patrol car in Louisiana MOORINGSPORT, La. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1 in Caddo Parish after someone spotted the gator in the mid...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Teenage Boy Dies In US Border Patrol Custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in US Border Patrol custody in Texas, US officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the US-Mexico border since......
05:13, 05/21/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
04:13, 06/18/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
10:26, 05/22/2019

Where to buy in east London: Stratford's Olympic success spreading to neighbouring areas with 33,000 new homes and the next Chiltern Firehouse Seven years on from the 2012 Games and five from the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford is fizzing with development, spilling over and into the Lea Valley....
20:39, 05/14/2019

More than 180 Haitians caught by Border Patrol sector in a week Border Patrol agents are tackling a new influx of migrants from Haiti coming across the U.S. border, an unexpected change from the anticipated migrants from Central America that have dominated and overwhelmed the U.S. immigration system. ...
03:13, 06/20/2019

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going und...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)        ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December....
22:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
06:26, 05/30/2019

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Border Patrol to hire staff to help with migrant processing WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is working on hiring additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said Tuesday the aim is to take the burden off uniformed agents, who can then go back into the fi...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 peop...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate...
23:13, 05/22/2019

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since the fiscal year started in October and the second this week....
21:52, 06/04/2019

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death ...
01:52, 05/21/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursday an agent was arresting a Guatemalan woman for illegally crossing the border, when she bit the age...
18:26, 05/20/2019

Border Patrol official to Congress: 'We can't arrest our way out of this problem' A top U.S. Border Patrol official tells Fox News that the immigration situation unfolding in America is “no longer constrained to the border” – forcing other officers to be pulled away from their duties to deal a crisis that is “beyond the breaking p...
19:39, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three se...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Citizens on Patrol: What if Your Neighbor Could Give You a Parking Ticket? The Washington city government is considering giving some residents the power to enforce parking regulations, freeing the police for other duties. But the idea is raising alarm....
01:39, 06/21/2019

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Bord...
06:39, 06/08/2019

NYPD cop loses control of patrol scooter in Manhattan This cop may need a refresher course on riding a scooter if he’s ever going to chase down criminals on it. A video making the rounds on social media Sunday captures an unknown NYPD officer in Midtown East struggle to get a police scooter moving...
23:00, 05/05/2019

Maltese soldiers charged with migrant murder Tasked with rescuing migrants who arrive on Malta's shores, two soldiers have been charged with murdering two men who arrived from Ivory Coast. Charged with murder and race-related crimes, they face life in prison....
23:13, 05/19/2019

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated very unfairly.”...
07:39, 05/25/2019

Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would be controversial but justified because he said they had been treated "unfairly."...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
07:00, 05/25/2019

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
18:13, 06/05/2019

How sci-fi MMO Destiny’s Sword makes you care about your soldiers Indie developer 2Dogs Games hopes that Destiny's Sword's social mechanics will help players gain a better understanding of mental health issues.Read More...
06:13, 06/07/2019

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziristan region, officials said....
12:52, 06/08/2019

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Cons...
14:00, 05/30/2019

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
02:52, 05/29/2019

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
21:39, 05/27/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wants to deal with it....
23:26, 04/29/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” he had an “overstayed visa.”...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Photos show Border Patrol saving migrant boy from drowning Border Patrol Agent Brady Waikel rescues a 7-year-old boy from Honduras after he fell out of a makeshift raft crossing the Rio Grande River near Eagle Pass, Texas, on May 10. (Bob Owen / The San Antonio Express-News via AP) _____ Photos show a Border...
22:26, 05/18/2019

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air Force evaluation team that it is ready to respond to an actual emergency. The CAP said in a statement...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week claimed that advertisements aired on the radio in Central America are urging migrants to come to the U.S. for the "American dream."...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Border Patrol rescues stranded migrants west of Tucson TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents have rescued a number of distressed migrants in the desert west of Tucson. In the first incident at around 11:00 a.m. Thursday, agents rescued two people in a remote canyon in the Ajo Mountains. A helicopter f...
04:39, 05/04/2019

Man killed after injuring three NM cops in shootout with Border Patrol and police Three law enforcement officers in southern New Mexico were injured this morning during a shootout that involved U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed outside El Paso, Texas....
19:39, 06/17/2019

Border Patrol Kept Teen Mother and Her Premature Baby in Cages Here’s another heartbreaking story about the inhumane conditions currently being faced by immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. Like the rest, it is not for the faint of heart....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Trump taps ex-Obama border patrol chief as ICE Director WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweets that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration as the ...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposing images of travelers coming in and out of the country. Less than 100,000 people had their informati...
09:13, 06/11/2019

Bomb attack kills soldier on patrol in northwest Pakistan PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Pakistani military says one of its soldiers has been killed by a gun and bomb attack during a patrol in a northwestern region near the Afghan border. The statement says a military vehicle was attacked Saturday in the Boy...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

India deploys destroyer, patrol vessel to Gulf of Oman The Indian Navy said Friday it has deployed two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping vessels amid heightened tensions in the Middle East....
12:13, 06/21/2019

Kids Held By Border Patrol Describe Disturbing Conditions CLINT, Texas (AP) — In a tiny Texas town about a half-hour drive from El Paso, a nondescript Border Patrol station operated for six years primarily as a hub for agents on patrol, drawing little scrutiny from immigration attorneys who have been loud...
00:13, 06/22/2019

British soldier killed by elephant during anti-poaching patrol Mathew Talbot of Coldstream Guards died on deployment in Malawi, MoD confirmsA British soldier has died while on anti-poaching operations in Malawi, the Ministry of Defence has said.It is understood Mathew Talbot, of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guar...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Militia member arrested for impersonating US Border Patrol agent A member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested after authorities charged him with impersonating a U.S. Border Patrol agent, according to court documents....
02:26, 06/24/2019

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station Attorneys who visited the station in Clint, Texas last week said older children were trying to take care of infants and toddlers, The Associated Press first reported Thursday....
20:39, 06/24/2019

Dozens of Border Patrol agents to be trained to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) – Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection. Francis C...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Trump: Border Patrol catching record numbers of ‘bad hombres’ A day after announcing a new immigration plan, President Trump declared that Border Patrol is rounding up “record numbers” of “bad ‘hombres’” who will be registered and eventually kicked out of the US. “The Democrats now realize that there is a Natio...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
09:26, 05/28/2019

Desert View HS student released from Border Patrol custody TUCSON – The Desert View High School student that was detained by Border Patrol during a traffic stop was released from custody Wednesday. Thomas Torres/ Lorena Rodriguez GoFundMe At 9:46 p.m. Thursday, Thomas Torres, a senior at the Sunnyside ...
19:26, 05/08/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
20:52, 05/18/2019

Egypt: 5 soldiers killed, dozens of militants die in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says five soldiers and dozens of militants were killed in recent clashes in the country’s restive northern Sinai Peninsula. Military spokesman Tamer al-Rifai issued a statement on Thursday saying the five slain troops ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Serbia sentences ex-soldiers for 1991 war crimes in Croatia Serbia’s special war crimes court sentenced eight former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries on Thursday to prison terms of between four and eight years for the killings of 28 Croat civilians during the 1991-1995 war....
21:13, 06/20/2019

Pakistani officials: 4 soldiers killed in 2 attacks in north PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security officials say suspected militants have launched two separate gun attacks on security convoys in the country’s northwest, killing four soldiers and wounding 10 others. The officials say the ambushes c...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Two Soldiers Die Of Injuries After Attack On Army Vehicle In Pulwama Two soldiers, who were injured on Monday when an army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Monday, have died....
11:39, 06/18/2019

Indian soldiers recover bodies of 7 missing mountaineers LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Indian paramilitary soldiers have reached the bodies of seven of eight members from a team of international climbers believed killed on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain, an official said Sunday. An administrator of Utt...
18:13, 06/23/2019

Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns Seven Saudi soldiers are to receive officer's training from the German military starting in July. But some lawmakers have accused the German government of turning a blind eye to Saudi's brutal campaign in Yemen....
16:26, 05/01/2019

At least 17 Niger soldiers killed in ambush: government spokesman Gunmen killed at least 17 Nigerien troops in an ambush near the Malian border, where several jihadist groups are active, and another 11 soldiers are missing, a government spokesman said on Wednesday....
16:52, 05/15/2019

In photos: Soldiers place flags at Arlington for Memorial Day Old Guard U.S. Army soldiers place American flags at the tombstones of the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on May 23, 2019 in advance of Memorial Day weekend. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited the ce...
20:26, 05/24/2019

Whoopi Goldberg tries to link D-Day with immigration, says it's what soldiers 'fought for' "View" host Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday tried tying aid for illegal immigrants to the legacy left by soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy during World War II....
21:13, 06/07/2019

4 killed, U.S. soldiers wounded in Kabul car bomb attack At least four people were killed and several others were wounded, including U.S. service members, Friday after a car loaded with explosives was detonated in the Afghan capital, authorities said....
11:39, 05/31/2019

Islamic State says it killed 20 Nigerian soldiers -statement Islamic State's West African branch claimed responsibility for an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters had killed 20 soldiers....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others....
09:52, 06/02/2019

2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta’s prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said Saturday on Twitter that ...
18:13, 05/18/2019

James Ketchum, Who Conducted LSD Experiments on Soldiers, Dies at 87 An Army psychiatrist, he spearheaded a Cold War project to test whether recreational drugs could be used in chemical attacks to disable enemy troops....
00:26, 06/04/2019

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Border Patrol Initiative brings awareness of desert dangers to migrants TUCSON — It’s a journey migrants take to come to the United States, traveling through the hot desert. Border Patrol shows how the trek can be a life or death situation. The goal of the Border Safety Initiative is to educate and inform pot...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol Is Detaining People Under a Texas Bridge in Horrible Conditions Again U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has resumed the practice of keeping migrants detained in harsh conditions outside under the Paso del Norte bridge in El Paso, TX, according to Texas Monthly....
18:13, 06/12/2019

Lawyers Had to Force the Border Patrol to Send 4 Sick Toddlers to the Hospital More and more horror stories are emerging about the abusive conditions migrant children are being subjected to at U.S. Border Patrol facilities. The latest news from McAllen, TX, is equally devastating, confirming once again that the U.S. government ...
21:52, 06/22/2019

Border Patrol: Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was traveling with. Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working with a helicopter crew...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Border Patrol finds four bodies, including three children, in South Texas Border Patrol agents found four bodies, including three children, near the Rio Grande River in South Texas on Sunday, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said. Two of the children were infants and one was a toddler, Guerra said. A 20-year-old woman a...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Border Patrol to Relocate Hundreds of Migrant Children From Hell Camp The Associated Press reported on Monday that the Trump administration will move 300 children from a border patrol station in Clint, TX, which has come under scrutiny in recent days after an AP report on horrific conditions the government has been for...
23:00, 06/24/2019

In Andy Ruiz Jr.'s Hometown, Boxing And Border Patrol Are All Part Of The Scenery IMPERIAL, Calif. — On Andy Ruiz Jr. Day in Imperial, the temperature had already climbed past 90 degrees by 9 a.m. The cooler wind that had been blowing earlier in the morning had retreated back to the Laguna Mountains to the west, whose peaks were n...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Migrants sleep on ground, rig awnings at Texas Border Patrol station Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and rigging up makeshift awnings with reflective blankets to shelter from the sun....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Migrant boy, 2, dies after being detained by US Border Patrol; 4th death of minor since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, the fourth to die in U.S. custody since December.        ...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Dramatic video shows Florida man hop into patrol car before high-speed chase Newly released dashcam footage shows a Florida man hopping into a police cruiser — and taking troopers on a dramatic, 11-mile chase that reached speeds of nearly 150 miles per hour. Shane Jensen, 22, saw an opportunity to jump into the patrol car May...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Records show border patrol agent called migrants “subhuman” PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants “savages” and “subhuman” the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier thi...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Premature migrant baby found at Texas Border Patrol facility The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. She opened the sweatshirt and the advocate gasped. It was a tiny b...
08:39, 06/15/2019

The ACLU Is Taking on Border Patrol Over the Fatal Shooting of a Guatemalan Woman The ACLU of Texas has filed a $100 million claim for damages against the U.S. government over the fatal shooting of a Guatemalan woman by Border Patrol in 2018, according to BuzzFeed. The claim is a required legal step that will almost certainly lead...
04:39, 05/24/2019

Border patrol finds bodies of woman and three children in south Texas Bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found and are believed to have been dead for daysUS border patrol agents in south Texas have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, near the Mexican border, a...
23:39, 06/24/2019

Trump Names Mark Morgan, Former Head of Border Patrol, to Lead ICE Mr. Morgan led the Border Patrol during the last months of the Obama administration, but he has expressed agreement with many of President Trump’s hard-line views....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Trump announces Obama-era Border Patrol chief Mark Morgan will take over ICE President Trump announced on Sunday that the former head of the U.S. Border Patrol under President Barack Obama will be his administration’s new chief of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
20:39, 05/05/2019

The wildest thing about Doom Patrol is how it carries on the work of Norman Lear In terms of television series, Doom Patrol is pretty out there. Based on a DC Comics property (specifically, the late-1980s iteration written by Grant Morrison), the show revolves around outcasts and weirdos of the superhero universe, people who see ...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Anti-immigrant militia member charged with impersonating US border patrol Photographs and video showed Jim Benvie intercepting migrants at the border; this is the second arrest to target the armed groupsA member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the US-Mexico border was arrested and charged with impersonatin...
00:26, 06/25/2019

Trump, Via Tweet, Names Pro-Wall Former Border Patrol Director to Head ICE President Donald Trump has picked Mark Morgan, a former director of the U.S. Border Patrol under the Obama administration, to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
00:13, 05/06/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 11 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
02:26, 05/12/2019

In -60 Degrees Siachen, Eggs Don't Break With Hammer: Soldiers Exhibit In a cold, desolate place blasted by icy winds, three men try to defrost frozen eatables - juice boxes, eggs and vegetables - as hard as ice. They smash them with hammers multiple times while talking......
01:13, 06/09/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 10 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Magumeri, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. WednesdayR...
06:13, 06/06/2019

D-Day's ingenious tactics in pictures: From inflatable tanks to 'ghost' soldiers Deception played a big part in the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. From dummy tanks and landing craft to the creation of a “ghost army,” these are some of the remarkable tactics that fooled the enemy on D-Day....
15:26, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Soldiers drove West Point vehicle that flipped WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local): 2:15 p.m. West Point officials say the military training vehicle that overturned, killing one and injuring several, was being driven by a soldier on...
22:26, 06/06/2019

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to relatives of those who fought in that epic battle....
07:13, 06/07/2019

2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast....
15:00, 05/19/2019

CRPF Soldiers Carry Ailing Teen For 8 Km To Their Camp In Chhattisgarh Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel today carried an ill 13-year-old on a cot for 8 kilometres from his village to a camp in Chhattisgarh's Sukma today....
17:39, 06/07/2019

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in West Africa Two French soldiers were killed in an operation to rescue four hostages in the Sahel region of Africa, France said on Friday, adding that the hostages, including a U.S. woman, a South Korean citizen and two Frenchmen, were now safe....
13:52, 05/10/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in Burkina Faso Two French soldiers were killed in a night-time rescue of four foreign hostages including two French citizens from the clutches of a militant group described as "terrorists" by the military....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
15:13, 06/13/2019

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping into action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they......
21:26, 05/25/2019

Cameroonian soldiers accused of killing baby as family flees Army denies involvement in death of four-month old in violence-plagued anglophone regionThe parents of a baby allegedly murdered by Cameroonian soldiers last Monday have gone into hiding, afraid speaking out will make them a target for the authoritie...
15:26, 05/27/2019

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report New York Times says pardons could come around Memorial DayNavy Seal and Green Beret accused of killing unarmed civiliansDonald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, in...
00:39, 05/19/2019

US would need ‘one million soldiers’ to invade Iran, warns Brit admiral US FORCES would need at least one million soldiers to defeat and occupy Iran in what could be another Iraq War-style quagmire, a top Brit admiral has warned....
22:52, 05/19/2019

Rebels ambush Indian soldiers in Kashmir, 4 combatants dead SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have launched an attack on paramilitary soldiers, killing three. One militant also died in the fighting. Police say at least two militants in a car approached s...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Newly appointed Thai Senate includes many soldiers, police Thailand's newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country's next prime minister, will have more than 100 members of the police and military who have wielded power since a 2014 coup ousted an elected governm...
10:52, 05/14/2019

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
05:26, 06/02/2019

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages in west Africa Macron expresses thanks after French, South Korean and US nationals freed in Burkina FasoFrench special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which two soldiers...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Mortal Remains Of Two World War II Soldiers From Haryana Brought Home The mortal remains of two British Indian Army soldiers from Italy, who laid down their lives fighting the German forces in the World War II, were brought to their native villages in Hisar and Jhajjar......
14:39, 06/04/2019

Lebanese government to tighten soldiers' eligibility for frontline benefits The Lebanese government said on Friday that only soldiers serving at the frontline with Israel would benefit from a financial incentive that was designed for frontline troops but has been widely applied....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers, state news agency NNA said....
01:39, 06/04/2019

Two French soldiers killed freeing four captives in West Africa PARIS — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French Presid...
01:13, 05/11/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public was invited to line the Alexander III Bridge in central Paris as the funeral cortege passed slowly for...
11:39, 05/14/2019

| WATCH: Tiananmen's key moments: Hope crushed by soldiers and tanks Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing where Chinese troops fired on peaceful protesters, drawing global condemnation....
13:52, 06/02/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon started picketing the Central Bank building late on Sunday in protest at draft budget proposals to cut the state wage bill, saying they aimed to stop workers entering on Monday morning....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee Israeli soldiers shot a blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian teenager who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in disturbances as he tried to flee....
01:52, 04/29/2019

2 Terrorists Shot Dead In J&K; 3 Soldiers, Including Officer, Injured Two terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today, the police said. Three soldiers including an officer were also injured in the encounter, the......
10:39, 06/17/2019

Trump: Mexican soldiers 'probably' used confrontation with US troops as a diversion for smugglers "Better not happen again! We are now sending ARMED SOLDIERS to the Border," the president wrote in a post on Twitter. "Mexico is not doing nearly enough in apprehending & returning!"...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Maduro tells soldiers to fight 'coup plotters' after May Day clashes One person was killed and dozens injured during May Day clashes, according to human rights monitors. More than 150 people were arrested, the government and human rights organisations said....
17:52, 05/02/2019

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said....
19:00, 06/08/2019

California college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible 'distress and concern' A California college disinvited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from a jobs fair on Tuesday, arguing that the agency’s presence would cause “distress and concern” to what is an “already vulnerable population.”...
05:13, 05/01/2019

Guatemalan teen dies at Border Patrol station, 5th minor to die in US custody in 6 months Customs and Border Protection said the 16-year-old from Guatemala was found unresponsive during a welfare check in the Rio Grande Valley.        ...
03:26, 05/21/2019

Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Highway Patrol, sheriff: 8 dead in head-on collision between truck and passenger van....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Venezuelan soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some towns amid shortages Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas....
03:13, 05/20/2019

'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' pays tribute to show's foot soldiers "Game of Thrones: The Last Watch" could easily be dismissed as HBO's way of maximizing its ample investment in the series, a glorified electronic press kit to extend the program's run by one more week. Yet after many viewers spent the final season ba...
03:00, 05/28/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a French military officer said Tuesday....
08:52, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Overruling his experts, Pompeo keeps Saudis off U.S. child soldiers list Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been using under-age fighters in Yemen’s civil war, acco...
23:52, 06/18/2019

‘Every Day Is Memorial Day.’ Mike Pence Honors Fallen Soldiers and Their Families at Arlington (ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them “every day is Memorial Day.&#...
02:39, 05/28/2019

Trump Uses Soldiers’ Graves as Backdrop for Shit-Talking Fox News Interview President Donald Trump visited Normandy on Thursday, where he read a prepared speech commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day and thrilled cable TV pundits with his ability to say the nice words in the right order....
06:52, 06/07/2019

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
09:26, 06/19/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, Frenc...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a list of countries that recruit chil...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Mike Pompeo Keeps Saudis Off US Child Soldiers List, Overruling Experts US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a US list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his experts' findings that a Saudi-led coalition has been......
00:52, 06/19/2019

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to anyone contemplating similar conduct.        ...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Beast from the east: Indian soldiers reckon they've found Yeti footprints Mountaineers from the Indian army on a expedition in Nepal have found mysterious large footprints in the snow that they think belong to the Yeti, or the abominable snowman, the military said on Tuesday....
22:13, 04/30/2019

A Change to the Tax Code Hurt Fallen Soldiers’ Families. Now a Bipartisan Push Wants to Fix It For many Americans, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulted in lower income and corporate tax rates. But an unintended consequence of the 2017 overhaul was a significant tax hike for families whose loved ones lost their lives wh...
18:39, 05/27/2019

Nine soldiers killed in south Libya attack on Haftar camp: hospital Nine soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a training camp belonging to the eastern Libyan forces of Khalifa Haftar, hospital authorities said....
15:39, 05/04/2019

3 Hostages Rescued From Burkina Faso "Hell", 2 French Soldiers Killed Three hostages freed by French commandos from terrorists in Burkina Faso arrived in Paris on Saturday, expressing sorrow at the death of two French soldiers in the rescue operation....
05:13, 05/12/2019

Army Vehicle Attacked In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, 5 Soldiers Injured An army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force was attacked by a suicide bomber in February.......
17:13, 06/17/2019

Officers, Special Forces' Soldiers Warned Of Honey Trap Bid On Instagram The army intelligence on Monday issued an advisory to its personnel against a suspected enemy spy believed to be targeting officers and Special Forces' soldiers on social media, news agency ANI......
20:00, 06/24/2019

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage. Brazil’s Superior Mili...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Study Says Global Obesity Rising Faster In Rural Areas: 5 Tips To Manage Obesity The team analysed the height and weight data of more than 112 million adults across urban and rural areas of 200 countries and territories between 1985 and 2017....
12:00, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol apprehended record number of migrant families in May as Trump threatens Mexico U.S. Border Patrol apprehended in May 84,542 members of family units crossing the southwest border with Mexico, according to data released Wednesday.        ...
01:26, 06/06/2019

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
23:52, 06/16/2019

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions....
19:39, 06/24/2019

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were victimized over a seven-year period....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
21:39, 05/28/2019

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern US More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern U.S., falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
19:52, 06/03/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
01:00, 05/05/2019

Four Turkish soldiers killed by cross-border Kurdish militant attacks: ministry Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate cross-border attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases....
18:52, 05/04/2019

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Soldiers Perform Yoga At 18,000 Feet In Ladakh A video shared from the official account of Indo-Tibetan Border Police shows the soldiers performing suryanamaskaar, pranayama and meditation in rhythm and with great discipline ahead of World Yoga......
15:39, 06/14/2019

U.S. Halts Recovery of Remains of Missing Soldiers Amid Impasse With North Korea U.S. officials are pausing efforts to recover the remains of American solders who went missing in the Korean War, citing a lack of cooperation from North Korea after a failed summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jung Un in late February. ...
11:13, 05/09/2019

Germany, Netherlands stop training Iraqi soldiers as tensions rise between US-Iran Germany and the Netherlands have halted all training missions in Iraq as tensions continue to rise between the US and Iran, which supports proxy militias there. The countries announced the move Wednesday just hours after the US ordered all non-essent...
01:13, 05/16/2019

Carcassonne: Europe’s Largest Medieval Fortified City Was Defended by Straw Soldiers Carcassonne is Europe’s largest fortified city that still stands today. It is located in Aude, a department in the southern French region of Occitanie. ...
20:39, 05/02/2019

Trump administration asks for $23M to train Border Patrol agents to decide credible fear claims The Trump administration is requesting $23 million for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to train U.S. Border Patrol agents on how to carry out credible fear screenings of migrants on the southern border, according to a House aide....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and tw...
10:13, 05/27/2019

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have ...
01:13, 06/20/2019

Trump administration to give Border Patrol agents authority to decide asylum claims on the spot: Sources The Department of Homeland Security is racing to implement a plan that would give federal law enforcement on the border the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers who fear returning to their home countries, according to two sources with ...
23:52, 05/02/2019

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
22:52, 06/21/2019

Border Patrol's secret eyes in the skies: 1,200 active-duty troops lead agents to illegal crossers EL PASO, Texas — More than half of active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border are quietly carrying out their assigned missions as the “eyes and ears“ of Border Patrol as agents focus resources to responding to constant migrant interdiction...
22:39, 06/06/2019

WATCH: Border Patrol agents perform helicopter rescue of illegal immigrant stranded on Diablo Peak U.S. Border Patrol agents were sent to Diablo Peak in California to rescue a stranded illegal immigrant from Mexico who was in need of help on the mountain....
11:39, 05/09/2019

American hostage among four freed in western Africa following French special forces raid; two soldiers killed An American is among of group of four hostages who have been freed in Western Africa following a French special forces military operation, the European country’s government announced Friday....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol Chief on migrant crisis: We're seeing 'increase after increase,' no signs of slowing A U.S. Border Patrol official said Friday that authorities are seeing "increase after increase" when it comes to the number of large groups of migrants seeking asylum. ...
17:52, 06/07/2019

Border Patrol apprehends 'largest group' of illegal immigrants near US border yet U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
17:26, 05/10/2019

'Dangerous overcrowding': 900 migrants cram into Border Patrol center designed for 125 people Some migrants stood "for days or weeks" because there wasn't enough room to sit, a report found. Some stood on toilets for "breathing space."        ...
22:39, 05/31/2019

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
03:52, 06/20/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: 'We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans,' a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
23:52, 05/17/2019

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that ...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s m...
06:26, 06/09/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
17:13, 06/07/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And while the country’s fintech industry is filled with promise, it remains stuck in first gear....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka wary of new attacks Sri Lankans of different faiths are being urged to pray privately amid fears of further attacks, and the country's prime minister tells CNN that security forces are still working to pick up terrorist "sleepers."...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that s...
06:39, 06/08/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in the country?...
10:39, 05/04/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
04:26, 06/04/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
23:00, 05/27/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
15:26, 06/03/2019

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
09:26, 06/19/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Trump: violence against people of faith must end President Donald Trump says violence and terrorism against people of all faiths must end. Trump spoke Wednesday to faith leaders at a White House dinner in honor of the National Day of Prayer. (May 2)        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
00:26, 06/14/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Terror Threat In Sri Lanka Remains, Says US Sri Lanka Blasts: The US has warned that the terror threat in Sri Lanka still remains as active members of the group that carried out the massive suicide attacks on Easter Sunday may still be at......
17:13, 04/30/2019

The war widows protecting Sri Lanka's mangroves Sri Lankan women who lost husbands in the country's 25-year conflict are now protecting the country's mangroves — and combating gender stereotypes in the process....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka Identifies All 9 Easter Bombers The eight men and one woman who detonated bombs on Easter Sunday, killing themselves and more than 250 others, were a collection of Islamist radicals including a quiet truck driver and a foreign-educated engineer....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Bank of China aims big in little Sri Lanka BoC has only just opened its first Sri Lankan branch, but already it wants to be the biggest foreign player in the market. In an exclusive interview, Asiamoney sits down with the lender’s senior local bankers to discuss its goals and ambitions....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Muslim shops in Sri Lanka attacked Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting church authorities to call for calm and no further hostilities against Muslims in the area....
14:39, 05/08/2019

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
23:52, 06/06/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city an...
20:13, 06/14/2019

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a suspect into custody, but have not revealed a possible motive for the shooting....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim ...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
14:26, 06/07/2019

Shooting Survivor To Focus On Reducing Gun Violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
11:39, 06/13/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:13, 06/13/2019

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
19:52, 05/18/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
09:00, 06/19/2019

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
10:26, 06/19/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
14:26, 06/22/2019

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-...
20:13, 06/18/2019

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
04:00, 04/29/2019

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by conse...
01:39, 05/29/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
00:13, 06/23/2019

More than 20 dead as violence flares between Gaza and Israel Air and tank strikes kill 19 Palestinians after Netanyahu orders ‘massive attacks’, while rockets kill three in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spiralling clash over the weekend, with Palestinian factions launching...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka expels 600 foreigners after Easter bombings Around 200 Islamic clerics were among the 600 foreigners expelled from Sri Lanka after deadly bombings on Easter Sunday. Extensive security measures have been taken as schools reopen. Tourism has effectively collapsed....
04:52, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Says More ISIS Terror Attacks Can't Be Ruled Out Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday, but warned the chance of further ISIS......
14:00, 05/07/2019

Correction: Denmark-Sri Lanka Blasts story HELSINKI (AP) — In a story May 6 about a funeral in Denmark, The Associated Press reported erroneously that more than 350 people were killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21. That was an early estimate but Sri Lanka has since lo...
15:00, 05/06/2019

| Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win Sri Lanka snapped an eight-match one-day international losing streak ahead of the World Cup with a 35-run win over Scotland in a rain-affected match in Edinburgh....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka In Talks With China For $1 Billion Loan Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly $1.0 billion from China for energy and highways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombings, the finance ministry said Thursday....
17:52, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism suffers after blasts Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled. (May 16)        ...
12:39, 05/16/2019

| Sri Lanka: Hardline Buddhists 'likely behind attacks on Muslims' Sri Lankan authorities have said that Buddhist groups are likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for last month's Easter bombings....
20:13, 05/16/2019

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
16:52, 05/31/2019

5 suspects in Easter bombings extradited to Sri Lanka COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police say five key suspects in Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels have been extradited from a Middle Eastern country. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara says the suspects arrived early Friday from S...
13:26, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka To Resume Mass On Sunday: Cardinal Sri Lanka's Catholic Church said public Mass will resume on Sunday amid tight security, two weeks after Easter Sunday bombings killed 253 people at three churches and three luxury hotels....
14:52, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants. Nine Cabinet an...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Buddhist Mobs Target Muslims in Sri Lanka Rampaging mobs from the majority Buddhist population attacked Muslim communities Monday night, police and witnesses said, with new violence plaguing Sri Lanka after deadly church bombings on Easter Sunday that were claimed by Islamic State militants....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Militants set off bombs during Sri Lanka raid, killing 15 Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country's east....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Christians attack Muslim shops in Sri Lanka Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting church authorities to call for calm and no further hostilities against Muslims in the area....
09:39, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka Finds Evidence of Planning for Further Attacks Sri Lankan police say arrests and searches of locations linked to the Easter bombers have turned up significant evidence that new attacks could be in the works, especially against the country’s Buddhist community....
07:39, 05/03/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, days after the......
23:52, 05/04/2019

What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales? This is the same sperm whale pod Blue Planet filmed off Sri Lanka – but flocking tourists are making it less of a safe place for these stunning animalsThese transcendent, haunting images taken by photographer Andrew Sutton in the waters of the wester...
09:26, 05/03/2019

Muslim killed in Sri Lanka riots despite curfew Mobs have killed a Muslim man and vandalized mosques and stores in Sri Lanka despite a nationwide curfew. The state also shut down social media after Christians interpreted a Facebook post as threatening....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Islamist Preacher Died in Sri Lanka Attack Authorities confirmed that a radical preacher who inspired a series of Easter bombings died during the attack, but the battle against militants raged on as security forces fought intense firefights into the evening in the area from which he hailed....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
17:39, 06/03/2019

New attacks on Sri Lanka churches planned, cardinal says Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka’s capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings...
19:39, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:26, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Says 42 Foreigners Killed In Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have identified 42 foreign nationals among the 253 people killed in the string of Easter suicide bombings, officials said Tuesday....
11:39, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100 Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number....
09:50, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas o...
02:39, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
17:13, 05/26/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
14:13, 05/22/2019

After Violence In Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee-BJP War Of Words: 10 Facts BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge today as the rallyists clashed with students holding "Amit Shah Go Back" posters. Mr Shah called it......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six million people, one woman was the victim of a femicide — a man murdering of a woman or girl because of her gende...
17:26, 05/14/2019

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
22:52, 05/28/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years......
19:39, 05/21/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the constitution."...
20:52, 04/30/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
20:52, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
11:39, 05/17/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month....
12:00, 04/29/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and quality of selections. Two days in, it’s too early t...
16:52, 05/16/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
15:13, 05/16/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
03:13, 06/06/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
05:52, 06/06/2019

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
01:13, 05/31/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies The U.S. and European Union lawmakers on Monday called on Albania's center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests....
20:13, 05/13/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Their fury rising, relatives of dozens of the 55 inmates killed in Brazil prison riots this week are still waiting for authorities to turn over the bodies of their loved ones...
08:26, 05/30/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiat...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
04:39, 06/20/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:52, 06/18/2019

Death toll of gun violence in Agua Prieta increases to six DOUGLAS, Ariz. – The unofficial death toll from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora has grown to six, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday afternoon. According to the CCSO, initial information indicates that it...
02:52, 06/15/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least 38 people are dead after the latest series of attacks on villages near the border with Burkina Faso. Mali’s government says the violence took place on Monday in the ethnic Dogon villages of G...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:00, 06/15/2019

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
03:52, 06/12/2019

Stalemate in Venezuela persists after days of protests and violence. What comes next? In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó are unable to deliver a knock-out blow as Venezuela spirals deeper into neglect, isolation and desperation....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Violence Flares at May Day Rally in Paris, and Police Arrest About 200 The police in France fired tear gas after violence broke out at the labor rally, with masked vandals mixing with demonstrators, smashing vehicles and throwing rocks....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
19:26, 05/05/2019

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
03:26, 06/13/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countries, including the United States....
23:13, 05/08/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
01:39, 05/07/2019

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the D...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found s...
00:52, 06/17/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
15:00, 06/09/2019

The Latest: 1 killed, 10 wounded in South Bend violence SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on shootings in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor (all times local): 7 p.m. Violence has flared again in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete B...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
06:52, 06/21/2019

Trump calls on people of Gaza to ‘end the violence’ against Israel President Trump on Sunday called on the people of Gaza to “end the violence” and make peace with Israel. The president’s appeal came as cross-border fighting between Hamas militants and Israel continued into a third day Sunday, in t...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
17:52, 06/16/2019

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives o...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Tourist Arrivals In Colombo To Drop By 50% After Bombings: Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sri Lanka's Tourism Bureau Chairman Kishu Gomes said......
14:00, 04/29/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
09:13, 05/21/2019

Links to Easter bombings put eastern Sri Lanka on edge Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as the investigation into the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings has spread here....
12:00, 04/29/2019

All directly involved in Sri Lanka attacks dead or arrested Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those directly involved in the bombings are either dead or under arrest...
09:13, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the president's office said....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka warns further Islamist militant attacks cannot be ruled out Investigators have dismantled a major part of the network linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday, but warned the chance of further Islamist militant attacks could not be ruled out....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Bombings Deflate Sri Lanka Tourism, and a Village That Depends on It A luxury resort that bills itself as a retreat from the world is far from the coastal cities targeted in the Easter Sunday attacks. But it, too, is feeling the effects....
13:52, 05/07/2019

The Dispatch: As Sri Lanka Grieves, Revenge Is Brewing on the Streets As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
02:39, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka hotels grapple with cancellations after bombing attack Hotels in Sri Lanka are seeing an influx of cancellations following the bombing attack that killed at least 253 people on Easter Sunday.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka stocks hover near 6-1/2-year closing low; rupee up Sri Lankan shares extended falls into a fifth session on Wednesday and closed at their lowest levels in six-and-a-half years on shattered investor confidence following the Easter Sunday bombings. ** Investigators have dismantled a major part of the n...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Terrorists Used "Easily Available Chemicals" To Make Bombs: Sri Lanka PM The suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka assembled easily-available chemicals to make explosives, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, as authorities probe how......
03:26, 04/30/2019

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter attacks lowered by more than 100 The Sri Lankan Health Ministry on Thursday revised the death toll of Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks, lowering the number of those killed to 253....
15:26, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Authorities Were Warned, in Detail, 12 Days Before Attack The intelligence chief said in a memo dated April 9 that a radical Islamist and his group planned a suicide attack “shortly.” The memo included names and addresses....
15:00, 04/29/2019

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing the black niqab veil to hide their faces....
21:39, 04/29/2019

England v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at HeadingleyCheck out the latest Cricket World Cup standingsAnd send your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 9.56am BST “As regards Sri Lanka blaming their meek performances on poor pitches and shoddy hote...
11:13, 06/21/2019

Sri Lanka and Malinga blow away England in World Cup shock • Sri Lanka 232-9; England 212. Sri Lanka win by 20 runs• Veteran paceman Malinga takes four for 43 to stun hostsAgainst all the odds Sri Lanka produced the result of the tournament with a stunning 20-run victory over England. Dimuth Karunaratne’s si...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty. Get live updates here....
02:52, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are still underway....
14:13, 06/22/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by Islamic extremists...
06:52, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber Trained in Syria With Islamic State At least one suicide bomber in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka trained with Islamic State in Syria, reflecting the extremist group’s continued reach even after the collapse of its self-declared caliphate....
00:13, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Bomber's Kin "Cooperating Fully" With New Zealand Police The Auckland-based mother and sister of one of the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday suicide bombers have been "cooperating fully" with the New Zealand police following the attacks that killed over 250 people....
23:52, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka police ask public to hand in blades following bomb COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Police in Sri Lanka have requested members of the public hand over swords or other large knives to the nearest police stations after hundreds of such blades were discovered in Mosques and homes during searches in the afterma...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka Bombers Secured Unusual Source of Help: Their Families Unlike many terrorist organizations, Islamic State draws wives and children into attacks such as the spate of bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. This makes the deadly violence even harder for security officials to spot and contain....
08:13, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka Expels 200 Islamic Clerics After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka has expelled over 600 foreign nationals, including around 200 Islamic clerics, since the Easter suicide bombings blamed on a local terror group, a minister told AFP Sunday....
18:52, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
15:39, 05/22/2019

Churches fall silent in Sri Lanka a week after attacks Churches across Sri Lanka suspended Sunday mass and the Archbishop of Colombo delivered a televised special sermon from a chapel at his home, as fears of more attacks remained a week after suicide bombers killed over 250 in churches and hotels....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
18:13, 05/21/2019

| Sri Lanka to air Sunday mass on TV as attack threat persists Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings, even as police and troops tightened security....
21:26, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people....
02:26, 06/23/2019

Tycoon’s 3 children killed in Sri Lanka mourned in Denmark HELSINKI (AP) — A funeral service has been held in Denmark for the three children of a business tycoon who were killed during the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka. Anders Holch Povlsen, the owner of the Bestseller clothing chain, comforted his wife, Anne...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka bombers had clear links to ISIS, President says Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan intelligence services....
17:26, 04/29/2019

Washington student, Denver man among the dead in Sri Lanka blasts A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in the Sri Lanka Easter attacks, a media report and the man's employer said on Monday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, checkpoints have been posted on all the main roads, as well as outside churches and mosques. There are ...
12:52, 05/22/2019

China, US warn their citizens about traveling to Sri Lanka after bombings China on Tuesday issued an advisory cautioning its citizens not to travel to Sri Lanka in the near term after a series of explosions there on Easter Sunday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
15:39, 05/22/2019

ISIS Chief Refers To Sri Lanka In First Video In Five Years The Islamic State group's elusive chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has purportedly appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released Monday by the jihadist organisation....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Attack Signals ISIS’ Widening Reach A month after losing the last of its territory in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State is believed to have pulled off one of its deadliest attacks. It may be the way of the future....
17:13, 04/28/2019

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politician for rape, officials said Friday....
09:26, 06/15/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Sri Lanka Seeks India's Help To Counter Terrorism: PM Wickremesinghe Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Monday that he sought India's help to train the country's security forces in counter-terrorism during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Sri Lanka Gets Long-Delayed $164 Million Loan Installment From IMF The International Monetary Fund Tuesday released a long-delayed loan instalment to Sri Lanka, providing financial relief to a government still reeling from the Easter Sunday bombings that claimed 258......
05:00, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and......
21:52, 06/05/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, homes and mosques damaged....
05:00, 05/15/2019

How Peaceful, Idyllic Sri Lanka Became A Soft Target For Terrorists A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in his canary-yellow rickshaw. Then the......
20:00, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka police name all nine Easter Sunday suicide bombers All suspects in wave of bombings that killed more than 250 people named, 10 days after attacks Sri Lanka’s police have named nine people they say staged the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 257 people, and said the attackers’ assets would b...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Two Indian Nationals Arrested Without Valid Visa In Sri Lanka Two more Indian nationals have been arrested by police in Colombo for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, authorities said....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled for 2nd week Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka's capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings....
07:13, 05/02/2019

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolCounty cricket – live! Latest from around the groundsThe Spin: remembering the first truly modern ODISend your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 10.06am BST Injury news Indian’s ICC tournament spe...
11:39, 06/11/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics hold 1st Sunday Mass since attacks COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people. Military forces and police armed with assault rifles are patrollin...
07:26, 05/12/2019

| Sunday Mass canceled across Sri Lanka a week after bombings The Catholic church in Sri Lanka has canceled all Sunday Masses until further notice over concerns it remains a top target of Islamic State-linked extremists...
16:39, 04/28/2019

| After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges A picture of a determined local militant cell that suddenly went global is slowly emerging from the aftermath of grief and confusion of Sri Lanka's Easter bombings...
16:39, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka suspect's sister fears 18 relatives are dead The sister of the suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings has told CNN up to 18 of her family members are missing and feared dead since the attacks and subsequent raids....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Travel Ban On Grieving British Groom A Briton whose bride died on their honeymoon two days after arriving in Sri Lanka will be allowed to return home after a court lifted a travel ban Wednesday....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew after mobs target mosques Action taken following days of attacks on places of worship and Muslim-owned businessesSri Lanka has imposed a country-wide curfew after successive days of mob attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned shops in three districts.Facebook and WhatsApp have al...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms....
09:50, 04/29/2019

1 Killed In Sri Lanka Anti-Muslim Riots Despite Curfew Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts north of the capital in a violent backlash against......
23:00, 05/13/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 people....
13:39, 05/09/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startCricket World Cup 2019: the latest standingsAnd why not email Tom or tweet @tomdaviesE17 9.00am BST Morning everyone. Well, we’ve got ourselves a tournament. After some limp mismatches on Frida...
10:52, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at the OvalListen to our new podcast, The Spin, and a new episodeAny thoughts? Email Jonathan or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.05am BST Aaron Finch called incorrectly (his fifth lost toss in a row this World Cup) and D...
11:13, 06/15/2019

Sri Lanka hunts 140 suspected IS militants for Easter bombings Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday promised an exhaustive search for nearly 150 people suspected in the Easter Day suicide attacks that killed hundreds....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Finch and Starc shine as Australia outclass Sri Lanka "Captain Aaron Finch\u0027s brilliant 153 and ruthless pace bowling by Mitchell Starc led Australia to an emphatic 87-run victory over Sri Lanka in the Cricket World Cup on Saturday."...
02:39, 06/16/2019

Islamic State may have 'new plan', Sri Lanka's president warns A foreign mastermind may have been behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the president said on Wednesday, as he told Islamic State to leave his country alone....
19:52, 05/01/2019