Religious Strife

Indonesia president: Spread wealth, protect diversity

Aug 16, 2017

Indonesia's president vows a fairer distribution of the nation's wealth and a renewed commitment to protecting diversity after tense months marked by religious tensions

Israel arrests radical Islamic cleric for inciting violence

Aug 15, 2017

Israeli police say they arrested a radical Islamic cleric for inciting and supporting violence and terrorism

Death sentences of Shiites point to limits of Saudi reforms

Aug 14, 2017

New Saudi crown prince seeks to modernize kingdom but planned executions of 14 Shiite protesters raise concern

70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home

Aug 14, 2017

70 years after Partition of the Indian subcontinent, Pakistan's Sikhs say neither India nor Pakistan feels like home for a young generation searching for peace and security elsewhere

Los Angeles service honors slain El Salvador archbishop

Aug 13, 2017

A special mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles honored a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador's bloody 12-year civil war

Retiring official says intolerance growing in India

Aug 10, 2017

A retiring Indian official has embarrassed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government by saying Muslims are feeling insecure after attacks on them by Hindu hardliners on suspicion that they were killing cows considered holy by Hindus

Mexican priest dies 3 months after knife attack

Aug 3, 2017

Mexican priest dies 3 months after knife attack

The Latest: 2 US troops killed in Afghanistan convoy attack

Aug 2, 2017

Two U.S. service members were killed in a suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy near Kandarhar in southern Afghanistan

Family of Kansas Jewish site shootings settles gun lawsuit

Aug 2, 2017

The family of two people fatally shot outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park has settled a lawsuit with Walmart over one of the guns used in the shooting

Afghan official says blast at Shiite mosque kills 29

Aug 1, 2017

An Afghan hospital official says the death toll in the suicide attack inside a minority Shiite mosque in western Herat, on the border with Iran, has risen to 29 people