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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.

Bombing: Mass holds behind close doors in Sri Lanka

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.
Zahran Hashim

What we know about the Sri Lanka bombers

Sri Lanka’s horrific Easter attacks that killed 253 people were orchestrated by a firebrand cleric who sought out young men from wealthy families and radicalised them into suicide bombers, according to initial evidence gathered by investigators.
China is facing criticism for its treatment of the majority Muslim Turkic-speaking Uighur people [Burhan Ozbilici-AP Photo]

US ‘weighing’ China sanctions for treatment of Uighur Muslims

The Trump administration is considering sanctions against China over its treatment of the predominantly Muslim Uighur minority, according to reports in the US media.
Zion Church Beijing

China bans Zion Church

Beijing city authorities have banned Zion Church, one of the largest unofficial Protestant churches in the city and confiscated “illegal promotional materials”, amid a deepening crackdown on China’s “underground” churches.

FCT residents describe good neighbours as antidote to insecurity

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday stressed the need to sustain their neighbourly ties, while describing good neighbourliness as an antidote to insecurity.

Cleric cautions youths to shun get quick rich syndrome

Pastor Simon Olupinla, the presiding pastor of Zion Church, Amilegbe, Ilorin, Kwara, has cautioned youths against desperation to get rich at all cost.

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Seyi Makinde

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