Easter Sunday explosions at multiple churches and hotels rock Sri Lanka, death tolls rises past 200

More than 200 people died and hundreds more injured after six nearly simultaneous explosions struck three churches and three luxury hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday. They were followed hours later by two more blasts.

Trump calls Libyan commander pushing to seize Tripoli

President Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Libya's Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, who is leading an offensive to take over the capital of Tripoli — the seat of the U.N.-supported government.

Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of Monroe Doctrine

As Venezuela's reliance on Russia grows amid the country's unfolding crisis, Vladimir Putin's point man in Caracas is pushing back on the U.S. revival of a doctrine used for generations to justify military interventions in the region.

Australia PM: Islamic State orphans face hurdles to return

Australia's prime minister says hurdles remain to repatriating three orphaned Australian children of a convicted terrorist from a Syrian refugee camp and national security interests must come first.