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Lithuanian PM Skvernelis Says Will Quit After Loss in Presidential Race
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis on Sunday said he would quit in July after he was eliminated from a presidential runoff that will see an independent economist square off against a conservative on 26 May.
"The failure to get into the second round is an assessment of me as a politician," Skvernelis told public broadcaster LRT, adding that he would tender his resignation in July.
Gunmen Kill Six During Catholic Mass in Burkina Faso
Gunmen killed a priest and five parishioners during mass Sunday in an attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, northern Burkina Faso, security sources and a local official said.
"Towards 9:00 am, during mass, armed individuals burst into the Catholic church," the mayor of Dablo, Ousmane Zongo, told AFP. "They started firing as the congregation tried to flee." The attackers -- between 20 and 30 according to a security source -- managed to trap some of the worshippers, Zongo added.
Judicial Probe Opens Into Christchurch Mosque Shootings
A judicial inquiry into whether New Zealand's police and intelligence services could have prevented the Christchurch mosque attacks in which 51 worshipers died began taking evidence on Monday, 13 May.
Cyclone Fani: Death Toll Rises to 64
In the aftermath of Fani, the death toll in Odisha has risen to 64. On 4 May, the death toll was recorded at 12 after the cyclone wrecked the state on 3 May leading to grave destruction of life and property.
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