Sri Lanka lifts curfew after bomb attacks kill 290, wound 500

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded by a string of bombings that... Read more »

Bombs kill more than 200 in Sri Lankan churches, hotels on Easter Sunday

COLOMBO (Reuters) – More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter... Read more »

Bombs kill 138, wound hundreds in Easter attacks on Sri Lanka churches, hotels

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and four hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following... Read more »

Trump’s Cuba hawks try to squeeze Havana over Venezuela role

MIAMI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed new sanctions and other punitive measures on Cuba and Venezuela, seeking to ratchet up U.S. pressure on Havana to end... Read more »

French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre-Dame in five years

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hoped the work would be done in five... Read more »

Nepal plane hits parked helicopter while taking off, killing three

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – A small plane operated by a private airline in Nepal hit a parked helicopter on Sunday while preparing to take off in a mountainous area near... Read more »

Delta lifts 2019 revenue target as robust demand fuels quarterly beat

(Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday lifted its 2019 revenue forecast after reporting better-than-expected quarterly profits, boosted by robust travel demand and a renewed agreement with credit-card... Read more »

American tourist kidnapped in Ugandan park rescued

KAMPALA (Reuters) – An American tourist and her driver have been rescued unharmed after being kidnapped in a national park in southwestern Uganda last week, the Ugandan authorities said... Read more »

Pakistan PM accuses India of war hysteria over downed F-16 claim

KARACHI, Pakistan/MUMBAI, April 6 (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for “whipping up war hysteria” over claims that India shot down... Read more »

Power back on in Cancun after outages in Mexico’s Yucatan

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Electric power returned to three states on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula on Friday night, including tourist hot spots Cancun and Tulum, after a partial blackout left... Read more »