Religious Strife

Amnesty: Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingya

Oct 18, 2017

Amnesty International says Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of people during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims and is calling for an arms embargo and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators

Faces of Holocaust victims projected on Prague synagogue

Oct 16, 2017

Prague's Jewish Museum has launched a new project to honor the victims of the Holocaust

Egyptian Coptic priest killed in Cairo attack

Oct 12, 2017

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church says a priest has been killed in a knife attack in a poor Cairo district, the latest deadly assault on members of the country's Christian minority

UN: Myanmar violence a deliberate strategy to expel Rohingya

Oct 12, 2017

The U.N. human rights office says coordinated, systematic attacks against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar point to a strategy to instill "widespread fear and trauma" and prevent them from ever returning home

Death toll rises to 24 in Pakistan shrine suicide bombing

Oct 7, 2017

Pakistan police say death toll in suicide bombing at Shiite shrine increases to 24 after four victims die at hospital overnight

Myanmar claims success in stopping exodus; refugees disagree

Oct 6, 2017

More Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar are streaming toward the border, despite government assurances that it is stopping the massive exodus of refugees to Bangladesh

Eric Church breaks down in tribute to Vegas shooting victims

Oct 5, 2017

Country star Eric Church struggles to hold back tears in tribute to the victims of mass shooting at country music festival in Las Vegas; debuts song he wrote in their honor called "Why Not Me."

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite shrine in Pakistan, killing 20

Oct 5, 2017

Suicide bomber hits Shiite shrine in remote village in southwest Pakistan, killing 20 people; IS claims responsibility

Trial starts diving into France's homegrown jihadi violence

Oct 2, 2017

More than five years after a French-Algerian extremist killed three children and a teacher at a Jewish school and three soldiers in a shooting rampage, emotions still proved raw on the first day of a trial of two men accused of helping him

The Latest: Brother says 2012 suspect 'danger to France'

Oct 2, 2017

The estranged eldest brother of a man on trial in the 2012 attacks on a Jewish school and soldiers in the south of France says his sibling wants to "bring France to its knees."