• Al Jazeera

    World leaders condemn Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

    World leaders expressed shock and condemnation over the deadly blasts in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds of others. Dozens of foreign nationals were among the dead in the near simultaneous blasts, which targeted Catholic church worshippers on Easter Sunday as well as luxury hotels in the heart of the capital, Colombo. American, Indian, British, Chinese, Turkish and Dutch citizens were among those killed in the blasts. Here is how political leaders around the world reacted to Sunday's bloodshed. United Nations The United Nations secretary-general said he is "outraged by the terrorist attacks" in Sri Lanka. A statement by the spokesman for

  • Al Jazeera

    In Pictures: Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

    Near simultaneous explosions in at least three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels have killed at least 156 people and wounded over 400. Three of the explosions took place at Catholic churches, while three others were reported at the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La hotels, located in the heart of the capital Colombo. Officials said at least 45 people had been killed in Colombo. Another 67 were killed in an attack on a church in Negombo north of the capital, with another 25 dead at a church in the town of Batticaloa, in the east of the country.

  • Al Jazeera

    Australia feels its hottest and coldest April day for decades

    As a frontal system ushers Antarctic air into Western Australia giving Perth the coldest April day since 1939, a breeze from the hot interior has just given Adelaide a spell of late summer weather with daily temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius since Tuesday. That active front caused some wind damage in Perth. Trees and power lines were brought down as the system hit the coast on Thursday night, bringing gusts of 90 kilometres an hour. About 10,000 properties lost electricity. Surfers no doubt enjoyed the following monster swell with Cape Naturaliste and Albany recording wave heights of up to five metres early on Friday. Inland weather reflected the origin of this cold air: snowfall on Bluff

  • Egypt Independent

    Powerful Emirati crown prince entangled by Mueller report

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - One of the most powerful leaders in the United Arab Emirates has found himself entangled in special counsel Robert Mueller's report on U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian interference in America's 2016 election. Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, believed to be the Emirates' day-to-day ruler, is the only world leader included in Mueller's cast-of-characters index near the end of the 448-page report. His inclusion, stemming from his mysterious role in a 2017 meeting between a Trump associate and a Russian middleman for Vladimir Putin in the Seychelles, stands out from otherwise glancing references to the wider Mideast. But left unsaid

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Saudi Arabia foils terrorist attack north of Riyadh

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  • Egypt Independent

    Turkey arrests 2 people suspected of spying for UAE

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish authorities on Friday formally arrested two men on charges of spying for the United Arab Emirates, Turkey's state-run news agency said. Authorities were also investigating the possibility that the men could have been involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year, a security official told The Associated Press. The two men were detained Monday following a joint operation by Turkey's police and its intelligence agency, according to the security official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government regulations. They appeared before court officials after four days of police questioning, which ordered

  • Emirates24|7

    Spotted: Iulia Vantur, Sonakshi Sinha, Tiger Shroff...

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