Sri Lanka explosions: More than 200 killed as churches and hotels targeted

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDeadly explosions strike across Sri LankaAt least 207 people have been killed and 450 hurt in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, police say.Eight blasts were reported, including at three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo's Kochchikade district during Easter services.The Shangri-La, Kingsbury and Cinnamon…

Bill Clinton: 'Columbine has a special place in my heart'

A remembrance ceremony has been held in Denver, Colorado to mark the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre.Twelve students and a teacher were murdered by two teenagers.Bill Clinton, who was US president at the time of the shootings, addressed the crowd by video link.Read more: Columbine survivors mark 20th anniversary of massacre

Ukraine election: Voters to choose between comic and tycoon

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPetro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky held a long-awaited head-to-head televised debate at Kiev's Olympic stadiumUkrainians will head to the polls shortly in a run-off election to pick the country's next president.Voters face a stark choice between tycoon Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky,…

US arrests 'member of border militia' in New Mexico

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Members of the United Constitutional Patriots have been seen patrolling with weapons US authorities have arrested an alleged member of a militia that has been stopping migrants trying to cross the US-Mexico border.Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, was detained in New Mexico as a felon in possession of a weapon.It…

From a poo museum to new year celebrations

Video From a poo museum in Japan to new year celebrations in Laos and other stories you may have missed this week.

Yellow vest protests: Paris police fear tear gas at demonstrators

Police in Paris have fired tear gas and arrested more than 100 people as part of the latest anti-government protests by France's yellow vest movement.A number of motorbikes have been set on fire and the protesters have been banned from the area around the Notre-Dame cathedral, which was badly damaged in a huge fire earlier…