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Sri Lanka Says Easter Bombings Were ‘Retaliation’ For Christchurch Shooting

The terrorists who carried out the Sri Lanka Easter bombings were likely acting in “retaliation” for a New Zealand mosque shooting in March, Sri Lanka’s government said according to The Wall Street Journal. “The preliminary investigations have revealed that what happened in Sri Lanka [on Sunday] was in retaliation for the attack against Muslims in Christchurch,” Sri Lankan defense minister ...

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Sri Lanka’s President Gives Military War-Time Powers To Hunt Down Bombing Culprits

Sri-Lanka’s president granted wartime powers to the country’s military Monday to pursue and arrest suspects linked to Easter Sunday’s deadly church and hotel bombings. President Maithripala Sirisena made the announcement in the wake of a coordinated bombing attack that killed a total of nearly 300 people at three churches, three hotels, and other sites, according to The Associated Press. Sirisena’s ...

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Sri Lanka Blames Easter Bombings On Local Jihadis

Sri Lanka government officials are blaming National Thowheed Jamath, a local jihadist group, for a cooridinated series of attacks carried out across the country Easter Sunday, Bloomberg reports. The attacks consisted of seven suicide bombers that targeted Christian churches and hotels frequented by foreign tourists. The death toll from the blasts is sitting around 290, while those injured number at ...

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More Than 750 Arrested At Climate Change Protests In London

Police in London have arrested more than 750 environmental activists protesting across the city in the past week in the lead up to Earth Day on April 22, Reuters reported. The protesters have gathered at some of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as the Marble Arch and Waterloo Bridge, disrupting traffic and businesses. The activists are pushing London Mayor ...

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Traffic Jams, Mass Arrests, Piles Of Litter: Five Days Of Climate Change Protests Rock London

Climate change protesters have descended on London for the past five days, demanding the government take action on global warming. London police have arrested hundreds of protesters with the group Extinction Rebellion. Critics say Extinction Rebellion is more about promoting “Marxism” than actually tackling global warming. Climate change protesters have spent the last five days making Londoners’ daily commute difficult ...

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Vatican Unveils Stairs That Jesus Walked To Face Pilate’s Judgement For First Time In 300 Years

The Vatican has uncovered the stairs that Jesus walked to face Pontius Pilate’s judgment, revealing the bare marble for the first time in 300 years. Pope Innocent XIII ordered the that Holy Stairs, or Scala Sancta, be covered with walnut planks in 1723 in order to protect the marble, but Vatican caretakers have removed the planks for a two-month renovation ...

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A Christian Businesswoman Says She Has Been Wrongly Imprisoned In Kuwait Since 2018. Easter Sunday Could Be Her Chance To Get Out

A Russian businesswoman whose 5-year-old son is a U.S. citizen says she has been wrongly imprisoned in Kuwait since May 2018. Marsha Lazareva, a former private equity group chief executive, has an appeal hearing for her 10-year sentence Sunday. Her advocates include Neil Bush, son of former President George H.W. Bush, who calls her situation “a human rights issue” and ...

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North Korea Tests A ‘New-Type Tactical Guided Weapon,’ State-Run Media Claims

North Korea announced Wednesday that it has tested a “new-type tactical guided weapon,” the first such test since the failed U.S.-North Korea summit in February, The Associated Press reported. North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un witnessed the test, according to state-run media. The AP could not independently verify that the test took place. The reported weapons test is likely not ...

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Poll: 70 Percent Of Russians Approve of Mass Murderer Joseph Stalin

A Russian poll released by the Levada Center pollster revealed Tuesday that 70 percent of Russians approve of mass murderer Joseph Stalin – a record high for Russian approval of Stalin. The survey was conducted by the independent Levada Center pollster using 1,600 respondents between March 21-27, revealing not only that 70 percent of Russians approve of Stalin, but that ...

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