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US Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror – Jim Mattis

United States Defence Secretary James Mattis has said that "great power competition, not terrorism" will now be the main focus of national security policy.

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Man remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded a 55-year-old man, Mu’azu Isah, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter.
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Grieving relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

Sri Lanka buried more of its dead on Tuesday from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country’s worst violence in a decade.
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Bytedance: India TikTok ban causing $500,000 daily loss

India’s ban on popular Chinese video app TikTok is resulting in “financial losses” of up to 500,000 dollars a day for its developer, Beijing Bytedance Technology Co. and has put more than 250 jobs at risk, the company said in a court filing seen by Reuters.
After the serial blasts on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka is observing national mourning on Tuesday, a decision taken during a meeting of the National Security Council chaired by President Sirisena.

Local extremist group part of global terror network – Sri Lankan premier

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.
Adele‘s impending divorce from Simon Konecki might mean that the hitmaker’s multi-million dollar fortune will take a hit.

Pop singer Adele parts with husband

“Adele and her partner have separated,” the emailed statement said. “They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”