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Sri Lanka attacks : Government admits ‘major intelligence lapse’

Agency, 25 April : Sri Lanka has admitted a "major intelligence lapse" before the Easter Sunday bomb attacks which killed 359 people and wounded more than 500. An Indian intelligence…

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Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un hold first summit

Agency, 25 April :  North Korea's Kim Jong-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin have met for their first ever summit. The two shook hands on Russky island near the port…

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Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia ahead of summit with Putin

Agency, 24 April : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia ahead of his planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kim and Putin are set to meet for…

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Death toll from Sri Lanka bombing attacks rises to 359

Agency, 24 April : The death toll from the Easter Sunday suicide bombing attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka rose to 359, police said on Wednesday without providing any…

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Donald Trump ‘set for June state visit to UK’

Agency, 23 April : Buckingham Palace is expected to announce on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump will make a state visit to the UK in early June. The president…

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Sri Lanka attacks : Authorities face scrutiny over advance warnings

Agency, 23 April : Scrutiny fell on rifts in Sri Lanka's leadership on Monday after it emerged that authorities were warned about the group accused in Sunday's bombings. Attacks on…

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At least 52 killed as deadly blasts hit Sri Lanka churches and hotels

Agency, 21 April : A series of bombings has hit luxury hotels and churches in Sri Lanka, killing at least 52 people and wounding hundreds as worshippers were attending Easter Sunday…

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$7 million hoard of cash found at Sudan Al-Bashir’s home

Agency, 21 April : Sudan’s deposed leader Omar Al-Bashir faces trial for money laundering after a hoard of cash was found in his home in Khartoum. Military intelligence officers who searched…

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Mueller report : Democrats keep pressure on Trump over Russia

Agency, 19 April : Democrats are keeping up pressure on President Donald Trump following the long-awaited release of a report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. They want Robert Mueller,…

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Peru’s former president kills himself ahead of arrest

Agency, 18 April : Former Peruvian President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. Mr García was rushed to…

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