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As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

Apr 23, 2019

As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purportedly show the attackers

Sri Lanka military gets special powers after deadly bombings

Apr 22, 2019

Sri Lanka's president gave the military sweeping police powers after the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people

The Latest: Japan confirms 1 fatality in Sri Lanka blasts

Apr 22, 2019

Japan confirms 1 fatality in Sri Lankan blasts, which killed more than 200 people

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

Apr 22, 2019

Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since civil war ended a decade ago

A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by war

Apr 21, 2019

A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by war as deadly violence explodes again

Saudi runaway sisters plead for help on social media

Apr 17, 2019

Two Saudi sisters are pleading for help from the former Soviet republic of Georgia after fleeing their country, in the latest case of runaways from the ultra-conservative kingdom posting appeals on social media

HSBC Turkey chief acquitted of insulting Erdogan

Apr 11, 2019

Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has acquitted HSBC's Turkey chief of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through Twitter

Before India's election, voters feed on false information

Apr 10, 2019

False news and hateful propaganda on digital platforms are at peak levels before India's elections begin, and that's posing a problem for officials trying to combat it

India bans key highway in Kashmir for 2 days a week

Apr 7, 2019

Authorities in India's portion of disputed Kashmir have begun enforcing a twice-weekly ban on the movement of civilian vehicles on a key highway to keep it open exclusively for military and paramilitary convoys

India election body struggles with scale of fake information

Apr 3, 2019

Rumors and fake images abound on social media days before Indians begin to vote in general elections, and some observers say the Election Commission should have been better prepared

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