Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent, a 40-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.
Joe Rogan rips into Gal Gadot's star-studded "Imagine" video, Trevor Noah calls out Trump on his plan to re-open the country by Easter and NBC pulls an all-too-timely pandemic centered episode of 'New..
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President Donald Trump wants to reopen the U.S. economy by mid-April. According to Reuters, despite a surge in cases, the president downplayed the coronavirus pandemic. He said he wants businesses to..
Donald Trump pressed his case on Tuesday for a re-opening of the U.S. economy. He announced plans to do so by mid-April despite a surge in coronavirus cases. Trump has downplayed the pandemic as he did..
President Trump announced on Fox News that he wants to reduce precautions put in place to fight the coronavirus by April 12. When asked by Fox News why he chose April 12, Trump said it would be great..
The Queen has departed Buckingham Palace for Windsor Castle, where she will spend Easter with The Duke of Edinburgh who arrived by helicopter from Sandringham. The Queen had made the move earlier than..
All schools in Wales will close for an early Easter break by Friday in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Welsh Government has announced. Schools will be re-purposed in order to help "people in..
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The Queen is to move to Windsor Castle for Easter a week early this year. Buckingham Palace has announced Her Majesty is likely to stay there beyond the Easter period. Audiences due to take place this..
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Tonight on SBS World News: More schools to go pupil free in the lead up to the Easter break, US records 10,000 new cases in one day as New York struggles to cope and as more and more of us work from.. SBS - Published
President Emmanuel Macron told religious authorities on Monday he was against the idea of imposing a total lockdown in France to combat the coronavirus outbreak, a source close to one of the.. Reuters - Published
Pope Francis said on Sunday he will this week deliver an extraordinary "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) blessing - normally given only at Christmas and Easter - and called for worldwide.. Reuters - Published
The leader of Ireland's Fianna Fail said he did not think a new government would be formed by the Easter holidays in the middle of next month as lawmakers put almost all their resources into the.. Reuters - Published
Pope Francis ventured into a deserted Rome on Sunday to pray at two shrines for the end of the coronavirus pandemic, as the Vatican said his Easter services will be held without the public for the.. Reuters - Published
Pope Francis' Holy Week and Easter services, which normally draw tens of thousands of people, will be held without the public attending because of the coronavirus outbreak, a step believed to be.. Reuters - Published
All of Pope Francis' Easter services next month will be held without the faithful attending due to the coronavirus outbreak, Vatican said on Sunday, in a step believed to be unprecedented in modern.. Reuters - Published
Mexico warned on Saturday that the coronavirus outbreak could last all year as it began rolling out tougher measures to contain the spread, calling for an end to large gatherings and extending Easter.. Reuters - Published
In Mexico 33 million students will head into earlier and longer Easter vacations at the end of next week after Education Minister Esteban Moctezuma on Saturday announced measures to help avoid the.. Reuters - Published
Spain said it would declare a 15-day state of emergency from Saturday, signaling a sharp escalation in its fight against the coronavirus, as some regions shut shops and church authorities canceled at.. Reuters - Published
The German states of Bavaria and Saarland said on Friday they will close all schools, kindergartens and nurseries from Monday until the end of their Easter breaks in late April due to the coronavirus.. Reuters - Published
Berlin city authorities on Wednesday banned all events with more than 1,000 participants until the end of the Easter holidays in mid-April to slow the spread of the coronavirus, officials said. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's former civil wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was declared the winner in the presidential election on Sunday, after promising to secure the country against militant threats.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lankans packed into polling stations on Saturday to choose a new president for the island-nation still struggling to recover from Easter Sunday attacks on hotels and churches that have heavily.. Reuters - Published
A twist of fate meant Haneke Manoharan survived the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka earlier this year without any physical scars. Now, she has set up a charity to help those who weren't as fortunate. "I.. SBS - Published
Sri Lanka's presidential frontrunner housing minister Sajith Premadasa launched his campaign on Thursday, promising to appoint a wartime army chief as head of national security should he win the.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday formally launched his presidential campaign, promising strong national security measures if he wins the Nov. 16 election in the island.. Reuters - Published
A Sri Lankan court on Friday ordered police to exhume and relocate the remains of an Easter Sunday suicide bomber buried in a public cemetery in the eastern district of Batticaloa, after residents'.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lankans, angered by the government's inability to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks that killed more than 250 people, want a strongman back in power who can guarantee their safety and bring.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's tourism industry, badly hurt by Easter day bombings, is showing signs of gradual recovery, industry executives say, although a national election later this year is likely to weigh on.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lankan police have not found enough evidence to prove that Islamic State (IS) militants were directly involved with the Easter Sunday bombings, the chief investigator said on Wednesday, even though.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people. Reuters - Published
The Sri Lankan government on Thursday defeated a no-confidence motion brought by an opposition party over what it called "criminal negligence" in failing to prevent Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's police chief and former defense secretary were released on bail on Tuesday, a week after they were arrested over allegations that they failed to prevent the Easter Day bomb attacks that.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's most powerful Buddhist nationalist group rallied its hardline base on Sunday, saying they must aim to take democratic control of parliament to protect the community, amid heightened.. Reuters - Published
Police lined the streets of the Sri Lankan highland town of Kandy on Sunday and the army was on standby as hardline Buddhist monks gathered for their first big assembly since Easter attacks by Islamist.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka is moving to curtail Saudi Arabian influence, after some politicians and Buddhist monks blamed the spread of the kingdom's ultra-conservative Wahhabi school of Islam for planting the seeds of.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's main prosecutor directed the acting police chief to carry out an investigation into nine officers who are suspected of failing to help prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more.. Reuters - Published
The head of the Catholic church in Sri Lanka on Thursday issued a scathing criticism of the government over the Easter attacks that killed more than 250 people, decrying a "total lack of interest" in.. Reuters - Published
Five Sri Lankans suspected of having links to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were brought home in police custody on Friday after being deported from Saudi Arabia, police said. Reuters - Published
Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia. Reuters - Published
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday honored those killed by Islamist militants in Sri Lanka's Easter bombings, vowing support for the island nation as Delhi seeks to counter the rise of China.. Reuters - Published
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday criticised a parliamentary investigation into the Easter bombings, a day after two high-profile testimonies accused him of mishandling the island's.. Reuters - Published
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This week, the world has been reeling from news of suicide attacks which have unfolded across Sri Lanka over Easter weekend. It has been reported that more than 350 people lost.. One News Page Staff - Published
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