Egyptian worshippers recall horror of church blast

Coptic Christian worshippers in Egypt spoke of horrific scenes on Sunday after a bomb ripped through their church during a service, mangling bodies and destroying pews."There was a violent explosion near the altar," Edmon Edward told AFP."Suddenly ever...

Defiant Swedes unite, reject violence after truck attack

A carpet of flowers, candles and stuffed toys on Sunday covered the steps of the Swedish shopping plaza where a stolen truck mowed down shoppers earlier this week killing four people and injuring 15 others."We talk, we don't fight," Marianne said just ...

Last-gasp Mullan try sees Wasps edge Saints

Matt Mullan scored a dramatic overtime try as Wasps edged Northampton 32-30 in an English Premiership thriller on Sunday to safeguard their position at the top of the table.Saints crossed five times at the Ricoh Arena, through Ben Foden, Alex Waller, G...

Everton’s Lukaku halts Leicester revival

Romelu Lukaku scored twice for Everton in a 4-2 victory on Sunday as Craig Shakespeare suffered defeat for the first time since becoming Leicester City manager.Shakespeare had won all of his first six matches in charge, five of them in the Premier Leag...

US steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russia talks

The United States stepped up pressure Sunday on Russia to rein in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, warning that any further chemical attacks would be "very damaging" to their relationship and suggesting there can be no peace in Syria while Assad remai...

Van Avermaet claims maiden ‘Monument’ in Paris-Roubaix

Belgian Greg Van Avermaet finally landed his first 'Monument' victory in a thrilling Paris-Roubaix race on Sunday.The Olympic champion edged a sprint finish in the iconic outdoor Roubaix velodrome ahead of Czech Zdenek Stybar and Sebastian Langeveld of...

Thousands at Stockholm ‘Lovefest’ vigil against terror

More than 20,000 people stood united against terrorism Sunday at a "Lovefest" vigil in Stockholm, two days after a truck attack on a busy pedestrian street killed four people.Under sunny spring skies, crowds thronged the Sergels Torg plaza, a stone's t...

Man steers car into town hall in Germany, fire breaks out

A middle-aged man steered his car into the town hall in Verden, northern Germany on Sunday. A fire broke out and severely damaged the building. The cause of the incident is under investigation, but authorities have ruled out a terrorist a...

New Somali army chief escapes deadly car bombing

Somalia's new army chief escaped a car bombing Sunday that killed at least five people in a bloody response by Shabaab militants to the president's declaration of war on the group. A suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into Mohamed Jama I...

Garcia, Rose eye green jackets as Masters final round unfolds

Sergio Garcia, chasing his first major title after 73 failed attempts, and Justin Rose, seeking a green jacket to go with Olympic gold, shared the Masters lead as Sunday's final round began.Another dramatic finish seemed assured at Augusta National as ...