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Sri Lanka
Debra Brown

In the News This Week

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Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.

Sri Lanka’s president has vowed to overhaul state security after several bomb blasts killed 359 people and wounded about 500. The Sri Lankan government is facing scrutiny after it emerged the authorities were warned of about a possible attack, the prime minister and the cabinet were not warned, ministers said.

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Notre Dame Fire
Debra Brown

In the News This Week

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Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.

A fire burned for several hours, destroying the 850-year-old Notre Dame cathedral’s iconic spire and roof before firefighters contained the blaze. The church is a symbol of French culture, architecture and history. French philanthropists pledged donations totaling 700 million euros to rebuild the cathedral.

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Debra Brown

In the News This Week

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Each Wednesday, we recap the most important headlines from our global community to keep you up to speed on world news.

Security forces in Sudan killed at least 14 people, activists involved told the Associated Press. The security forces fired tear gas at peaceful protesters in an attempt to break up a demonstration in front of the defence ministry and outside the army headquarters, witnesses said.

Backlash against the economic hardships and rising living costs have taken the form of anti-government protests. The economic concerns have become political demands, and protesters want an end to the 30-year-rule of President Omar al-Bashir.

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