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How the Sri Lanka attacks unfolded

3 hours 39 min ago
A wave of attacks in Sri Lanka left at least 207 people dead and hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday after a series of explosions tore through churches and hotels on what should have been a day of rest and worship.

A series of bomb blasts struck luxury

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 19:25
A series of bomb blasts struck luxury hotels and churches across Sri Lanka early Sunday. At least 140 people were killed and 560 injured in the coordinated terror attacks, which have put the entire country on lockdown.

Explosions rock at least three churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka, police say

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 13:22
At least 25 people were killed and more than 150 people were injured when explosions rocked at least three churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning as Christians celebrated Easter, authorities said.

The pig farmer who became an internet sensation in China

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:22
Wu Nengji documents his daily life on a farm in self-deprecating videos published on Kuaishou. This streaming platform has become an outlet for China's rural and down-and-out youth. Many have millions of followers.

After 600 years, Japan recognizes its indigenous Ainu

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 07:19
Growing up in Japan, musician Oki Kano never knew he was part of a "vanishing people."

Xi Jinping is determined to end all poverty in China by 2020. Can he do it?

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:54
In the small village of Gaibao, locals are filming short videos of their unspoiled and idyllic countryside on the Kwai streaming app.

Every year a Filipino man marks Good Friday with an actual crucifixion. He just did it for the 33rd time

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 22:50
It's part of a tradition in the fervently Catholic nation, where the devoted also drag heavy crosses or crawl on bloodied hands and knees through the streets.

US bitcoin trader could face death penalty over Thai 'seastead'

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 19:49
An American bitcoin trader and his girlfriend could face the death penalty after they were accused of threatening Thailand's sovereignty by building and living in a "sea home" off the coast of Phuket.

Trump will be new Japanese Emperor's first foreign guest

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:43
Japan's new emperor has yet to ascend the throne, but he already has his first foreign guest lined up: United States President Donald Trump.

One woman dies in Northern Ireland violence

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:43
Authorities in Northern Ireland have appealed for calm after a 29-year-old woman was killed in what police are calling a "terrorist incident."

What US intelligence believes happened with North Korea's weapons test

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 05:32
The US does not believe North Korea successfully launched a fully operational new weapon after Pyongyang claimed it had conducted a "new tactical guided weapons firing test" on Wednesday, according to a US official directly familiar with the latest assessment.

Airline employee worked illegally for the Chinese military at New York airports, US prosecutors say

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 18:30
An employee of a Chinese airline has pleaded guilty to working on behalf of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) at JFK Airport, the United States Justice Department said Wednesday.

Pakistan militants execute 14 bus passengers

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:30
Militants wearing security force uniforms stopped two buses in southwest Pakistan on Thursday and killed 14 passengers after ordering them out of the vehicles, police said.

A goddess inspired a Taiwanese billionaire to follow Trump's example

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:29
Taiwan's richest man whose company is best known for building iPhones in China has thrown his hat into the island's upcoming Presidential race.

North Korea tests 'tactical' weapon, report says

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 06:26
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test," according to a report from the country's state media.

Some Chinese nationalists see justice for Summer Palace razing in Notre Dame fire

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:19
As the world watched in horror at pictures of the Notre Dame burning, some in China saw another story in the flames: that of retribution.

US envoy heads to Moscow as rumors of Putin-Kim meeting heat up

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:19
The United States special representative for North Korea is headed to Moscow amid rumors in South Korean media that Kim Jong Un is planning to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin soon.

China's economy surprises in first quarter

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:34
China's ginormous economy could be showing renewed signs of life in 2019.

$1.25B 'Jewel': World's best airport opens

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:03
Following four years of construction and nonstop media coverage, Singapore's long-awaited Jewel Changi Airport is officially open.

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