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Mass was held behind closed doors on Sunday at St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, the third church bombed on Easter day in Sri Lanka.
The bodies of 15 people, including six children, have been discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka.
At least 45 children were among the more than 320 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday.
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.
The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically Monday to 290 — including dozens of foreigners — as police announced new arrests over the country’s worst attacks for more than a decade.
Near simultaneous explosions in at least three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels have killed at least 138 people and wounded over 400.
Three Sri Lankan churches and as many hotels have been hit by explosions on Easter Sunday, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, police said.
Schalke have announced the signing of Jonjoe Kenny on loan from Everton for the 2019-20 campaign.
The Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) has asked Ifeyinwa Omowole, Deji Elumoye and the developer Primewater View Company to refund the money paid by subscribers of the Penjewel Estate project, Abaren.
The immediate past senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that for Nigeria to evolve, there must be strict adherence to the rules governing the country.
The Ekiti State police command has arrested a 33-year old man, Kazeem Babalola, for allegedly killing three persons in Ado Ekiti metropolis.
The sixth Nasarawa State House of Assembly has re-elected Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya constituency) as Speaker.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Novak Djokovic said his shock Roland Garros defeat to Dominic Thiem, which ended his dream of becoming just the second man in history to hold all Grand Slam titles at the same time twice, was played out in “hurricane conditions”.
Taiwo Adewole, an environmental expert, has lauded the executive order on sanitation and waste management given by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu saying if would bring about cleanlinessand orderliness to Lagos state.
Norway goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women’s World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on member states to support the organisation and address its deteriorating financial situation.