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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 ...


Macron popularity still weak after Notre-Dame fire: poll

The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron remains stuck at under 30 percent as he battles a series of political troubles, with no major change reported after the Notre-Dame fire, a poll said Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 22:03:40

US authorities arrest man linked to NK embassy raid

US authorities have arrested a former marine in connection with a mysterious February raid on North Korea's embassy in Spain during which masked assailants roughed-up staff and stole computers, the Washington Post reported Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 22:03:40

Ukraine comic poised to win presidency

Ukrainians voted Sunday in an extraordinary presidential election set to see a comedian who plays the president in a TV show oust the incumbent in a ­stunning rebuke to the establishment.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 22:03:40

Death toll from Sri Lanka's blasts rises to 192, over 470 injured, nationwide curfew declared

Multiple blasts which shook Sri Lanka on Sunday have taken lives of 192 people while more than 470 others were injured, and a curfew has been declared nationwide, Sri Lankan authorities said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 20:53:26

Over 60 militants killed in 24 hours as Afghan fighting gains momentum

More than 60 anti-government militants were killed across Afghanistan over the past 24 hours as fighting gained momentum in the conflict-battered country, officials said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 20:23:45

Dingo attacks prompt review from Aussie government

Australia on Sunday ordered a urgent review into the management of dingoes on a popular tourist island after a spate of attacks by the wild dogs this year.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 20:08:40

Agent Orange cleanup begins

The US launched Saturday a $183 million cleanup at a former Vietnam storage site for Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant used in their bitter war which years later is still blamed for severe birth defects, cancers and disabilities.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 20:08:40

India halts Kashmir border trade with Pakistan over smuggling suspicions

India has suspended trade across its disputed Kashmir border with Pakistan, alleging that weapons and drugs are being smuggled across the route, as tensions simmer between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 20:08:40

Turkey's Erdogan condemns deadly attacks in Sri Lanka

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday condemned multiple bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed at least 185 people and injured hundreds.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 18:59:15

4 killed as attack on Saudi police station foiled

Saudi Arabia has foiled a terrorist attack north Riyadh, killing four attackers, Al Arabiya TV reported on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 18:56:42

Young women hope to level up video game coding skills

Alexa was 8 when she discovered video games, from racing, solving puzzles and playing out fantasies in virtual worlds.
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/21 17:38:39

Death toll from multiple blasts in Sri Lanka rises to 138, about 500 injured

The death toll from the multiple blasts which shook Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to 138, while about 500 people were injured, local media reports quoted hospital sources as saying.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/21 15:24:01