• Quake kills at least 11, 24 missing in northern Philippines

    PORAC, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers found more bodies overnight in the rubble of a supermarket that crashed down in a powerful earthquake that damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines, raising the death toll to 11, officials said Tuesday.

  • North Korea’s Kim to meet Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea confirmed Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal.

  • Possible intel failures to be examined in Sri Lanka blasts

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president gave the military sweeping police powers starting Tuesday in the wake of the Easter bombings that killed nearly 300 people, while officials disclosed that intelligence agencies had warned weeks ago of the possibility of an attack by the radical Muslim group blamed for the bloodshed.

  • Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

    PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds of Central American migrants Monday in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through the country last year.

  • Sudan tensions escalate after talks with military break down

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s military rulers said Monday evening that they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government “as soon as possible.”

  • Sri Lanka victims: Citizens of at least 12 countries killed

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At least 290 people were killed in a series of nine bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

  • The Latest: Trump pledges support for Sri Lanka

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local):

  • In Venezuela, women sell hair as another way to get by

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Valery Díaz covered her eyes and held her breath before looking in a hair salon mirror to see herself without much of the long dark hair that used to frame her face.

  • Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre Dame

    PARIS (AP) — The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument.

  • Explosions hit 2 churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka’s deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago.