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Father of suspected bombers arrested; Colombo on edge

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The father of two of the suspected suicide bombers was arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons yesterday, according...

A Banksy rat? Tokyo city displays work ‘by famous artist’

TOKYO (AFP) - Tokyo yesterday displayed a drawing thought to be the work of Banksy, as the city’s mayor urged the famous and mysterious...

Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) - The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir from power said yesterday they would delay their announcement...

18 dead in huge blast in extremist-held northwest Syria

JISR AL-SHUGHUR, Syria (AFP) - A powerful explosion on Wednesday killed 18 people including more than a dozen civilians in extremist-held northwest Syria, a...

Israel destroys home of Palestinian accused of killing two Israelis

NABLUS, Palestinian Territories (AFP) - Israel’s military on Wednesday destroyed the West Bank home of a Palestinian accused of having killed two Israelis in...

Prince William attends emotional Anzac Day ceremony in New Zealand

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Britain’s Prince William paid tribute to Australian and New Zealand troops yesterday at an emotional Anzac Day ceremony, six weeks after the...

Joe Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former United States (US) Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest yesterday, declaring the soul of the...

Illinois couple charged in young son’s death

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill (AP) — Police in the United States (US) said the body of a five-year-old Illinois boy whose parents reported him missing...

Wealthy stock trader convicted in man’s death in bunker fire

ROCKVILLE, Md (AP) — A jury in the United States (US) convicted a wealthy stock trader of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday...

California vaccine rules advance over emotional opposition

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — California lawmakers advanced tougher rules for vaccinations late Wednesday after hearing hours of testimony from hundreds of opponents while the...

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