Religious Strife

Myanmar officials: Insurgents killed 45 Hindu villagers

Sep 25, 2017

Myanmar officials say they have discovered at least 45 slain Hindus in three mass graves in the Southeast Asian country's conflict-torn northern Rakhine state

The Latest: Thousands pack beatification mass for US martyr

Sep 23, 2017

Thousands have packed a Catholic mass to beatify an Oklahoma-born priest killed during Guatemala's civil war

The Latest: India Nobel laureate disappointed with Suu Kyi

Sep 23, 2017

Indian Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi says he is hugely disappointed with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Ky's stand on the Rohingya issue, calling it among this "era's biggest humanitarian crises."

Guatemalans travel to Oklahoma to honor 1st US martyr

Sep 22, 2017

Oklahoma-born priest killed during Guatemala's civil war is set to be beatified, on the path to possible sainthood

Belgian lawyer says Jewish Museum suspect may have tumor

Sep 21, 2017

The lawyer of a Frenchman accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish Museum in Belgium says his client may have a brain tumor and is being denied medical treatment

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

Sep 19, 2017

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she doesn't fear international scrutiny over the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims and invites diplomats to see some areas for themselves

Bangladesh restricts Rohingya refugees, starts immunization

Sep 18, 2017

Bangladeshi authorities are trying to restrict the movement of Muslim Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar into crowded border camps and have started immunizing tens of thousands of children against diseases.

Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria

Sep 16, 2017

Thousands of Pakistani and Afghan Shiites have been recruited by Iran to fight in Syria generating fears their return could aggravate sectarian rivalries

UNICEF says Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar include an estimated 240,000 children

Sep 15, 2017

UNICEF says Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar include an estimated 240,000 children

Nearly 3 weeks into Rohingya crisis, refugees still fleeing

Sep 15, 2017

Nearly three weeks into a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, thousands are still flooding across the border into teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh