Pope Francis has celebrated Easter Mass at the Vatican, as the church faced a fresh round of bloodshed targeting Christians in Sri Lanka.
Polls have opened in Ukraine’s presidential runoff, as the nation’s incumbent leader struggles to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian.
Around 130 people have been killed in a series of Easter Sunday explosions targeting three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka.
People have marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in suburban Denver by attending a remembrance ceremony.
Pope Francis has carried a lit candle up the main aisle of a darkened St Peter’s Basilica in a dramatic Easter Saturday vigil.
Some 180,000 bees kept in in hives on Notre Dame’s lead roof have been discovered alive despite the destructive blaze at the Paris cathedral.
Dozens of motorbikes and cars have been set on fire in eastern Paris as a yellow vest protest descended into violence.
A suicide blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul during a gun battle with security forces.
Egyptians are being asked to vote on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.
Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting with her late husband Ed inspired horror films like The Conjuring and The Amityville Horror, has died aged 92.
Jeremy Hunt has used an Easter message to raise the plight of persecuted Christians around the world.