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Sri Lanka PM: There are 'still people on the run with explosives'

01.01.1970 - 01:00


Confusion and blame after bloody Easter Sunday attacks

23.04.2019 - 14:41

The victims: TV chef, business travelers, families eating breakfast
The bomb attacks in the Sri Lankan capital that killed at least 290 people and wounded hundreds of others are a tragedy both locally and internationally.
23.04.2019 - 15:30

Video of alleged suspect before blast
Surveillance video provided to CNN shows the alleged suspect in one of the Sri Lanka church bombings entering a church with a backpack during a crowded Easter service moments before the blast, according to church officials. Sri Lankan police said they would not comment on the video until the conclusion of the investigation.
23.04.2019 - 00:58

Democrats may be outsmarting themselves on impeachment

23.04.2019 - 12:23

Bernie Sanders just gave the best answer on impeachment
Bernie Sanders didn't build his political career on pragmatism. But on Monday night at a CNN-sponsored town hall, he showed that his presidential candidacy will be about more than simply tilting at windmills -- delivering a practical (and nuanced) response to whether his party should push to impeach President Donald Trump in the wake of the release of the Mueller report.
23.04.2019 - 17:28

Trump accepts Queen's invite to pay state visit to UK
US President Donald Trump will make his first state visit to the United Kingdom in June, according to two sources familiar with the plans.
23.04.2019 - 17:08

Saudi Arabia executes 37 people, crucifying one, for terror-related crimes
Saudi Arabia has executed 37 men convicted of terror-related crimes, the kingdom's official news agency said Tuesday.
23.04.2019 - 17:43

Woman, 57, arrested over journalist Lyra McKee's death
A dissident Republican group called the New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee during rioting last week and apologized to her family, according to The Irish News, which published the statement from the group on Monday.
23.04.2019 - 17:52

At least 28 hippos found dead in national park
The bodies of at least 28 hippopotamuses have been found in Ethiopia's national park in the southwest of the country, local media reported Monday.
23.04.2019 - 15:16

What Zelensky's win will mean for Ukraine's relations with Russia
On Sunday, Ukrainians overwhelmingly threw their support behind a political newcomer, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, to become the country's next President. 
23.04.2019 - 08:56

Three countries receive world's first malaria vaccine
Some 360,000 children a year in three African countries will receive the world's first malaria vaccine as part of a large-scale pilot project, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
23.04.2019 - 16:54

Death toll rises to 16 after 6.1-magnitude quake in Philippines
At least 16 people have died after the Philippines was rattled by two major earthquakes, authorities in the country said on Tuesday.
23.04.2019 - 17:46

Insurer sent $33K to a man struggling with addiction. He went on a binge -- and died
Jennifer Alba sifts through the boxes of photographs and documents. It's a collection of what once was, and what her life has become. A mother sorting through pain.
23.04.2019 - 11:14

Myanmar court rejects final appeal of jailed journalists
Myanmar's top court rejected the appeal of two Reuters journalists to have their convictions and seven-year prison sentences overturned on Tuesday, in a case that has raised fears over shrinking press freedoms in the country.
23.04.2019 - 12:54

China pushes back against US sanctions on Iranian oil
China is pushing back against the United States' decision to broaden its crackdown on Iranian oil exports, deepening the uncertainty in the global oil market.
23.04.2019 - 17:38

Earthquake sends water tumbling from high-rise roof
The Philippine island of Luzon was struck by a 6.1-magnitude earthquake, which damaged buildings and sent frightened workers into the streets.
23.04.2019 - 09:57

Police surround home of Bobi Wine
Police have surrounded the home of Ugandan popstar-turned-politician Bobi Wine, a day after canceling his nationwide shows, the musician said.
23.04.2019 - 13:59

Greenland is melting so fast it's already raising sea levels
Climate change is eliminating giant chunks of ice from Greenland at such a speed that the melt has already made a significant contribution to sea level rise, according to a new study. With global warming, the island will lose much more, threatening coastal cities around the world.
23.04.2019 - 06:59


India election: Modi casts his vote

01.01.1970 - 01:00


Politician condemns 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has condemned a "disgusting" and "racist" poem, written by a member of his far-right coalition partner, that railed against multiculturalism and compared migrants to rats.
23.04.2019 - 15:43

Man Utd fans face devil's choice in thrilling title race
It's been a tough season for Manchester United fans and the Premier League's conclusion could be even tougher for them.
23.04.2019 - 15:45

US threatens to veto UN resolution on helping rape victims
The US delegation to the United Nations has threatened to veto a resolution aiming to prevent rape as a weapon of war and to help its victims, because the resolution contains language about "sexual and reproductive health," sources confirmed to CNN.
23.04.2019 - 03:21

Kamala Harris: Congress should take steps toward impeachment
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) explains why she thinks Congress should take steps toward impeachment proceedings, but says she is a realist about what the outcome of that process could be.
23.04.2019 - 04:24


New photos of Prince Louis released to mark first birthday
Three new photos of the UK's Prince Louis have been released by his parents, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, ahead of his first birthday on Tuesday.
22.04.2019 - 23:34


Answers demanded over airplane cameras
Concerns about cameras fitted to airplane seats have prompted two US senators to propose a bill to prevent in-flight entertainment with cameras -- and they've demanded that airlines clarify how the devices are used.
23.04.2019 - 12:23

First Briton to lift European Cup dies
Billy McNeill, the first Briton to lift the European Cup when Celtic won the competition with a team of homegrown players in 1967, has died at the age of 79.
23.04.2019 - 13:39

A brief history of female rage in art
In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings, I've developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women.
23.04.2019 - 13:03

Tesla doubles down on its radical approach to self-driving cars
Tesla isn't backing away from its radical plans for self-driving cars.
23.04.2019 - 02:34


Security camera appears to capture Tesla erupt in flames
Tesla says its investigating after surveillance footage showed a parked Model S appear to smoke and catch on fire in a parking garage in China.
22.04.2019 - 16:06

Watch 'SNL' star lose it over 'Game of Thrones'
Late night host Seth Meyers and comedian Leslie Jones watch "Game of Thrones" together in hilarious skit.
22.04.2019 - 22:42


Gorillas perfect their selfie style in photo with park ranger
Two gorillas have been snapped apparently mimicking human behavior, in a remarkable selfie with a park ranger who helped rescue them as babies.
23.04.2019 - 16:12


Why the bacon you eat is under threat
African swine fever is plaguing China's pork production. The disease is killing multitudes of animals, hitting the global pork supply chain, and driving up prices.
22.04.2019 - 19:59

Fire-hit hotel opens after $130M renovation
When a luxury hotel spends $130 million on a refurbishment, it shouldn't need to close its doors for at least another decade or two.
22.04.2019 - 11:53

Tesla's new Autopilot is amazing -- but please keep your eyes on the road
Tesla's new Navigate on Autopilot technology can do amazing things but, even with all the car's cameras, sensors and computer brains, you'd better keep your eyes on the road because, seriously, there are crazy people out there.
22.04.2019 - 16:39


25 of the most beautiful places around the world
The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world -- but we think this list is a good start to plan your travels.
23.04.2019 - 14:55


Prince's memoir to be released
Just weeks before he died in 2016, Prince struck a deal to write a book about his life.
22.04.2019 - 18:50


Rare images show India at dawn of photography
The story of photography in 19th-century India is the tale of a new technological age.
23.04.2019 - 05:33

Asia's 9 busiest airports in 2019
With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airlines while innovating along the way.
23.04.2019 - 02:59


A music scholar's take on Beyoncé's latest
On April 9, 1939 the African-American opera singer Marian Anderson made history when she performed outdoors on the National Mall in Washington.
22.04.2019 - 10:23


Asked if there are active threats in the country, PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said there are still people on the run

23.04.2019 - 13:44

Confusion and blame: Officials risk tearing nation apart
One day after a devastating series of attacks on hotels and churches across Sri Lanka, another explosion blew out windows in the residential street in central Colombo and knocked a security officer off his feet.
23.04.2019 - 08:44


Terror in Sri Lanka: A visual guide to what happened

01.01.1970 - 01:00


Social media ban: Necessary or 'knee-jerk reaction?'
A necessary move. An indictment on the state of social media. A warning for Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to get his house in order.
23.04.2019 - 17:39

'Something terrible was to happen': Officials had warnings
When a series of suicide bombs tore apart churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, most of the country -- and the rest of the world -- was taken completely by surprise. But in the capital, Colombo, it was not a shock to everyone.
23.04.2019 - 12:41

Earthquake sends water tumbling from high-rise roof

23.04.2019 - 17:47

Asia scrambles to find new sources of oil
Asia's biggest economies are scrambling to find new sources of oil after the United States said it would no longer grant exemptions to sanctions on Iranian crude exports.
23.04.2019 - 16:31

'Lighter-than-air' craft flies for first time
An innovative aircraft that turns into a "lighter-than-air" balloon to propel itself forward has been flown for the first time.
23.04.2019 - 17:12


India election: Modi casts his vote

12.04.2019 - 07:15