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Foreign involvement in Sri Lanka attacks: PM


Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Tuesday that authorities are making progress in identifying the culprits of the series of bombing attacks and evidence had been found on foreign links of the attacks.

Philippines offers low-cost solution to China's growing English teacher demand

The Philippines has become a fast-growing source for China's burgeoning English teaching market with many Chinese online platforms starting to look for language teachers in the country.

Is Singapore's upcoming leadership up to the challenge?

Lee Hsien Loong once said the PAP's new committee was a “major step forward in our political renewal.” As the potential leader and “a safe pair of hands,” Heng Swee Keat shoulders great responsibility.


Presidential selfie

Former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev (second from right)and interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (first from right) pose for pictures with attendees during a congress of the ruling Nur Otan party in ...

Sea bed unveiled

This handout photo dated Tuesday and released by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on Monday shows an image from a drop camera onboard the CSIRO research vessel ...


Pompeo speaks over phone with Afghan president on peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke by phone on Saturday with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani over the trapped peace talks between Afghan leaders and the Taliban, the U.S. State Department said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 11:10:58

Russia welcomes Zelensky's victory in Ukrainian presidential election

Russian officials on Sunday welcomed the results of the Ukrainian presidential election after the country's national exit poll showed the victory of Volodymyr Zelensky.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 10:42:48

Countries condemn deadly attacks in Sri Lanka, offering condolences

Government and state leaders across the world condemned the multiple explosions targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday, calling the attacks terrorism and sending condolences to Sri Lankan people and government.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 10:37:40

Russia welcomes Zelensky's victory in Ukrainian presidential election

Russian officials on Sunday welcomed the results of the Ukrainian presidential election after the country's national exit poll showed the victory of Volodymyr Zelensky.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 9:54:01

Two Chinese nationals killed in Sri Lankan blasts

Two Chinese nationals were confirmed killed in a series of explosions in Sri Lanka on Sunday, the Chinese Embassy in Colombo said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:28:50

Palestine announces diplomatic campaign to confront US "pro-Israel" peace plan

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki announced on Sunday the launch of a Palestinian diplomatic campaign to confront the US Deal of the Century aimed to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:18:51

Sri Lanka's multiple blasts kill 228, injure 450

The death toll from the multiple blasts that ripped through Sri Lanka on Sunday rose to 228 while 450 others were injured, local media quoting hospital sources said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:15:46

Sudan's military council vows to hand over power to people

Sudan's Transitional Military Council on Sunday reaffirmed its commitment to hand over the power to the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:14:23

Pakistani PM arrives in Iran for talks to boost ties

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran on Sunday for talks with the Iranian officials to boost ties, official IRNA news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:12:31

Zelensky wins Ukraine's presidential election

The national exit poll showed on Sunday that Ukrainian actor Volodymyr Zelensky won the country's presidential election by gaining 73.2 percent of the votes in the second round as of 6 p.m. local time (1500 GMT), the Ukrainian government-run Ukrinform news agency said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:12:00

13 arrested in Sri Lanka over multiple explosions

Sri Lankan Police said on Sunday that 13 people had been arrested over a series of blasts which killed 228 people across the island nation.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:10:38

UNAOC chief condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Miguel Moratinos, the high representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), on Sunday condemned the multiple terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/22 8:06:23

Sri Lanka blasts kill hundreds

Chinese people are mourning the dead and injured from a series of bloody bombings that rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing at least 215 people, including two Chinese nationals, and injuring 450.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/21 22:48:40