Sri Lanka death toll from Easter attacks rises | Diya TV News



COLUMBO, Sri Lanka (Diya TV) — The death toll is up to 321 in Sri Lanka. The Islamic State group is now claiming responsibility for the carnage on Easter Sunday. Sri Lanka’s prime minister says several suspects armed with explosives are still at large. And another government official said the six suicide bombings were in retaliation for the New Zealand mosque massacres last month by a white supremacist.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the U.S. will not renew exemptions from its sanctions for importing oil from Iran. India is one of Iran’s largest export partners.

India’s Supreme Court announced new downloads of TikTok will no longer be allowed. The Court held that the short video app was used extensively by sexual predators and for pornography and cyberbullying. TikTok has 120 million users in India, 500 million globally.

And Match Group, the company that owns Tinder, among other dating apps, is changing its executive team to focus on Asia, especially India.

Ravi Kapur & Alejandro Quintana contributed to this report.

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