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Explosion Heard in Sri Lanka’s Pugoda, 40km East of Colombo, No Damage Reported: Police

Police said they were investigating the explosion, which came at a time of high tension in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday suicide bomber attacks.

News18 25 Apr 2019 11:28 am

Ex-Veep Joe Biden to make third run for White House

Biden will announce his bid by video, according to a source familiar with the plans

DNA India 25 Apr 2019 11:23 am

Why India is against Belt & Road forum, China's biggest diplomatic event

The BRI was launched by Chinese President Xi Jinping when he came to power in 2013. It aims to link Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the Gulf region, Africa and Europe with

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 11:21 am

Spurned by Washington, North Korea's Kim Seeks a Friend in Putin at Their First Summit

The two men embarked on a day of talks on an island off the Russian Pacific city of Vladivostok two months after Kim's summit with US President Donald Trump ended in disa

News18 25 Apr 2019 11:15 am

Japan court grants $4.5m bail to Carlos Ghosn

A Japanese court granted Carlos Ghosn bail on Thursday, meaning the former Nissan boss could soon walk out of his Tokyo detention centre to prepare h

The Hindu 25 Apr 2019 11:05 am

China aims to make Belt and Road sustainable, prevent debt risks

China aims to make the Belt and Road initiative sustainable and prevent debt risks, finance minister Liu Kun said on Thursday, seeking to allay criticism that its infras

Zee Biz 25 Apr 2019 11:04 am

U.S. and Afghan Forces Killed More Civilians Than Taliban Did, Report Finds

Afghan civilian deaths attributed to pro-government forces rose in the first quarter of this year, even as overall civilian casualties dropped, according to the U.N.

The New York Times 25 Apr 2019 10:58 am

LG Electronics to shut South Korea phone plant, move production to Vietnam

LG Electronics Inc said on Thursday it would stop producing smartphones in South Korea and move manufacturing to Vietnam, joining global rivals in reorganising productio

Zee Biz 25 Apr 2019 10:56 am

Six killed as plane crashes into house in Chile

Six killed as plane crashes into house in Chile

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Peru's ex-president Alan Garcia shoots himself before arrest

Peru's ex-president Alan Garcia shoots himself before arrest

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Peru's ex President Alan Garcia dies after shooting himself before arrest

Peru's ex President Alan Garcia dies after shooting himself before arrest

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Over 30,000 displaced in Libya after Haftar offensive

Over 30,000 displaced in Libya after Haftar offensive

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Mali blast: 1 UN peacekeeper killed, 4 injured

Mali blast: 1 UN peacekeeper killed, 4 injured

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

UN condemns Sri Lankan bombings

UN condemns Sri Lankan bombings

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Christchurch terror attacks: Suspect smirks in court, remanded in custody until Apr 5

Christchurch terror attacks: Suspect smirks in court, remanded in custody until Apr 5

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Christchurch teen arrested for inciting ethnic hatred

Christchurch teen arrested for inciting ethnic hatred

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

'This is not New Zealand'

'This is not New Zealand'

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

World War II aircraft carrier discovered beneath surface of South Pacific

World War II aircraft carrier discovered beneath surface of South Pacific

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Former Nissan Chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail

Former Nissan Chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Your Thursday Briefing

The terrorist threat persists in Sri Lanka.

The New York Times 25 Apr 2019 10:36 am

Blast in town east of Sri Lankan capital, no casualties

Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said police were investigating the blast on empty land behind the magistrate's court in Pugoda.

The Hindu 25 Apr 2019 10:34 am

Driven Out of Pakistan, Ahmadi Muslims Had Safe Refuge in Sri Lanka. Until Now

Many of the Muslims fleeing Negombo belong to the Ahmadi community, who had been hounded out of Pakistan years ago after their sect was declared non-Muslim.

News18 25 Apr 2019 10:29 am

Sri Lanka: Minor blast in Pugoda town near Colombo, no casualties

Colombo, Apr 25: A minor blast was reported in Pugoda town, 40 km east of Sri Lanka capital Colombo, as reported by Reuters, on Thursday.

OneIndia 25 Apr 2019 10:28 am

Muslims flee, Christians grieve in Sri Lankan town worst hit by bombings

The town, which has a long history of sheltering refugees, may struggle to recover from Sunday's violence, said Father Jude Thomas, one of dozens of Catholic priests who

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 10:22 am

Muslims Flee, Christians Grieve in Sri Lankan Town Torn by Violence

Many of the Muslims fleeing Negombo belong to the Ahmadi community, who had been hounded out of Pakistan years ago after their sect was declared non-Muslim.

News18 25 Apr 2019 10:22 am

Sri Lanka bombings: Another blast heard in Pugoda town of Colombo

Police said they were investigating the explosion, which came at a time of high tension in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday suicide bomber attacks on the island stat

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 10:20 am

Russia supports ongoing positive efforts on Korean peninsula: Putin to Kim

we have a lot to do to develop economic relations, says Putin

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 10:15 am

With U.S. Talks Faltering, North Korea Turns to Russia

After talks with President Trump collapsed in Vietnam, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, traveled to Russia to talk with President Vladimir Putin about sanctions and n

The New York Times 25 Apr 2019 10:14 am

6 Kerkar artworks installed in Yorkshire's Himalayan Garden

The award-winning Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park and open-air gallery now has 83 sculptures installed in open, natural spaces, with the Goa-born Kerkar’s artworks

Hindustan Times 25 Apr 2019 10:13 am

World's first malaria vaccine launched in Africa

Children under five years are at the greatest risk of death, with at least 250,000 children dying of the disease in Africa each year.

Hindustan Times 25 Apr 2019 10:13 am

Covering the Carlos Ghosn saga: Japanese 'burasagari' and a bit of luck

From the time Ghosn was arrested, the Reuters team in Tokyo has spent hours, days even, outside the Tokyo jail

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 10:11 am

US stocks end in the red

Earning reports paint a mixed picture

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 9:59 am

11 die as elevator cable snaps at work site in north China

The Voice of China radio said the accident occurred early Thursday morning in the Hebei province city of Hengshui.

The Hindu 25 Apr 2019 9:58 am

Prince William visits New Zealand after mosque attacks

The Indian Express 25 Apr 2019 9:58 am

Former Nissan Chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail

A Tokyo court on Thursday granted bail to former Nissan Chief Carlos Ghosn for the second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges.His bail has bee

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 9:54 am

UNSC schedules urgent meeting to address situation in Eastern Ukraine

UNSC schedules urgent meeting to address situation in Eastern Ukraine

Ani News 25 Apr 2019 9:36 am

UNSC schedules urgent meeting to address situation in Eastern Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council has scheduled an urgent meeting for Thursday afternoon (local time) to address the situation in Eastern Ukraine.The development comes

Business Standard 25 Apr 2019 9:31 am

Trump immigration plan may increase visas for highly skilled workers

Trump has taken a hardline on immigration.

DNA India 25 Apr 2019 9:22 am

A Kremlin Offer of Expedited Citizenship Challenges Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin simplified citizenship for people in separatist-held regions of Ukraine — a move that could intensify the five-year conflict in the country’s

The New York Times 25 Apr 2019 9:17 am

Trump Immigration Plan May Increase Visas for Highly Skilled Workers: Report

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is expected to present the comprehensive plan next week to President Donald Trump, who will decide whether to adopt it as his of

News18 25 Apr 2019 9:03 am

Spurned by Washington, North Korea's Kim hopes for Putin's support during sum..

Putin's last summit with a North Korean leader was in 2002 when his counterpart was Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un's father and predecessor. Kim

DNA India 25 Apr 2019 9:02 am

U.S. records 695 measles cases, most since 2000

The United States recorded 695 cases of measles in 2019, the most of any year since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000, health authorities s

The Hindu 25 Apr 2019 8:57 am

Dr. David Hamburg, Leader in Conflict Resolution, Dies at 93

As a behavioral scientist and president of the Carnegie Corporation, he took on policy issues that bring about “hatred and violence and ignorance.”

The New York Times 25 Apr 2019 8:55 am