The international stories making headlines around the world.
Sri Lanka moves to address security lapses
Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena has announced he will completely restructure police and security forces in coming weeks, after their failure to prevent the suicide bombings that killed more than 300 people over Easter weekend.
It is believed authorities were given multiple warnings about a planned terror attack but took no action.
The president said the information was not shared with him.
Although Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the murders, the government maintains homegrown terror groups were responsible.
Democracy activists jailed in Hong Kong
Four Hong Kong activists have been sentenced to up to 16 months in prison for their role in pro-democracy demonstrations.
Four others received suspended sentences on Wednesday, while one had sentencing deferred until June.
The nine activists were found guilty earlier this month over their involvement in the "Umbrella Movement".
Huawei gets the green light in the UK - reports
UK prime minister Theresa May has reportedly given the go-ahead for Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to supply equipment for the UK's new 5G network.
The contract will apparently be limited to supplying non-core equipment.
The deal is likely to be one of the items on the agenda for a major conference in the UK overnight.
- BBC/ Daily Telegraph
Kim arrives in Russia ahead of Putin meeting
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is in the Russian far-east for a summit with President Vladimir Putin.
State media say Mr Kim has arrived on his private train for his first talks with the Russian president.
The Kremlin says they will meet near the Pacific coast city of Vladivostok tomorrow and will talk about the Korean peninsula's "nuclear problem".
Big steps in malaria vaccine development
The hope is to save hundreds of thousands of lives a year.
The World Health Organisation says initial testing of the RTSS vaccine suggests it reduces cases by 40 percent.