An explosion destroyed a ballroom in western Kabul, home to many of the city's minorities in the Hazara community. More than 60 died and 180 were injured. Photo: Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul blast

The Islamic State took responsibility for a bomb attack on a wedding hall in Kabul that killed

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Victims of the Easter Sunday bomb blast are buried in Negombo, Sri Lanka. One of the bombers did postgraduate study in Australia, a government minister has said. Photograph: Gemunu Amarasinghe / AP

Terrorist from Sri Lanka studied in Australia, says minister

One of the suicide bombers involved in the Easter Sunday attacks across Sri Lanka has studied in the UK and

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Pakistani Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi, right, and Pakistan's Interior Secretary Azam Suleman Khan give a press conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Khan said that he was killed in the wake of suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 40 Indian troops, including the brother of the outlawed leader Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group. (AP Photo / AM Chaudary)

Pakistan begins fight against Islamic militant groups

Pakistan said on Tuesday it had begun a crackdown on Islamic militant groups, 44 members of banned organizations, including

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