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Israeli soldiers shot a handcuffed and blindfolded Palestinian teenager who was attempting to flee after being detained for suspected stone-throwing in the West Bank on Thursday. The minor was detained by the Israeli forces after he had been shot, but was later evacuated by Palestinians to receive medical treatment at Beit Jala near Bethlehem. He […]

The US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher has wished Jews a happy Passover in Polish – then faced a backlash from Twitter users wondering if she might have forgotten that Poland is a Catholic-majority country. The ambassador took to Twitter to wish Jews happy holidays on Friday, just as the Passover celebrations, marking the escape […]

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the series of deadly explosions that rocked several Sri Lankan Catholic churches and five-star hotels on Sunday. The attacks claimed more than 150 lives. “Strongly condemn the horrific blasts in Sri Lanka. There is no place for such barbarism in our region,” Modi wrote on Twitter, adding that […]

Three churches and three hotels were hit by devastating bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Over 160 people were reportedly killed in the blast. The churches are located in three locations on different sides of the island: St. Anthony’s Church in its commercial capital Colombo and St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo on the western […]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the bombing attacks on Christian churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which happened during the celebration of Easter. Erdogan offered Turkey’s condolences to the families of victims and a speedy recovery to the hundreds of people who were injured by Sunday’s bombings. Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu […]

The Sri Lankan PM called for strength and unity, and warned against the dissemination of fake reports, after explosions rocked several five-star hotels and Catholic churches, killing more than 160 people and injuring hundreds. “I strongly condemn the cowardly attacks on our people today. I call upon all Sri Lankans during this tragic time to […]

Three more people have died in a new explosion in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest city, shortly after some 160 people lost their lives in seven blasts that hit luxury hotels and Catholic churches during Easter celebrations. A suicide bomber killed three people in central Colombo, AFP reported, citing police. This adds to the seven explosions […]