Emily Schall and Krishan Francis, Associated Press
Sri Lanka's state minister of defence has said the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other sites in the South Asian nation was "carried out in retaliation" for the shooting massacre at two New Zealand mosques last month, according to a statement.
Capital Gazette staff members stayed silent and somberly exchanged hugs when the Maryland newspaper won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom.
COMPUTER science students at a German university have developed an application that scours the internet for data on Game Of Thrones and uses an algorithm to predict which characters are most likely to survive to the end of its final season.
A GERMAN convert to Islam has gone on trial on charges that, as a member of Islamic State in Iraq, she allowed a five-year-old Yazidi girl she and her husband kept as a slave to die of thirst in the hot sun.