Friday, 28 January 2022

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Stay home at Easter even if churches stay open: Bulgaria PM

SOFIA: Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov urged compatriots to pray at home and not visit churches for Easter to stop the spread of COVID-19 after Christian Orthodox leaders refused to close their doors. “Religious leaders cannot tell people not to go to church but I can. And I urge Bulgarians ...

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Sri Lankan police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over bombings

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police arrested their own chief and the former defence secretary for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, a police spokesperson said. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara and former secretary ...

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Suicide bombers attack Indonesian churches, at least 11 dead

JAKARTA: Suicide bombers suspected to be from an Islamic State-inspired group killed at least 11 people and wounded 40 in attacks on Christians attending Sunday morning services at three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city of Surabaya, security officials said. Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, has seen a recent resurgence ...

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