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Gunman kills Jordanian writer charged over anti-Islam cartoon: Report

A gunman on Sunday killed prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside a court where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam, state news agency Petra reported.

Heavy security for Jerusalem Gay Pride year after deadly attack

Hundreds of Israeli police are being drafted into Jerusalem to protect the city`s Gay Pride march on Thursday, a year after an ultra-Orthodox Jew killed a teenager and also stabbed five other people.

SC to expedite hearing on plea to examine Christian Canon law

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to expedite hearing on a PIL to examine the issue whether divorce granted by a Church, set up under its personal law, could be considered valid under the Indian common law.

Watch – Burkha-clad Pakistani woman calls Polio vaccine poisonous, says its a conspiracy to destroy Muslims

Watch – Burkha-clad Pakistani woman calls Polio vaccine poisonous, says its a conspiracy to destroy Muslims

At a time when the world is highly concerned about eradicating Polio from the planet completely, a Pakistani woman believes it is a conspiracy by Jewish and Christian communities against Muslims.

Islamists end protest in Pakistani capital

Islamists end protest in Pakistani capital

Islamist protesters gathered in the Pakistani capital ended their days-long sit-in on Wednesday after claiming the government had agreed to a number of their demands including the hanging of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy.

Efforts on to secure release of Kerala priest from terror group in Yemen: Sushma Swaraj

Efforts on to secure release of Kerala priest from terror group in Yemen: Sushma Swaraj

The Indian government on Saturday confirmed the capture of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Indian priest from Bangalore, who was kidnapped by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in Yemen and said that efforts were underway to ensure that he is released.

Pope washes feet of Muslim migrants, says 'We are brothers'

Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of Muslim, Christian and Hindu refugees and declared them all children of the same God, as he performed a gesture of welcome and brotherhood at a time of increased anti-Muslim sentiment following the Brussels attacks.

Christian organistation seeks ban on publication of book on Jesus

A Christian organisation has sought ban on publication of a controversial book penned by brother of Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar, claiming Jesus Christ was a Tamil Hindu.

Donald Trump calls Pope`s criticism of him `disgraceful`

Donald Trump on Thursday called remarks by Pope Francis "disgraceful," after the pontiff argued the Republican White House hopeful could not claim to be a Christian based on his anti-immigrant stance.

Lebanon speaker says Christian tie-up not enough to secure presidency: Report

The influential speaker of Lebanon`s Parliament has cast doubt on whether the reconciliation of the country`s rival Christian leaders will help the country install a new president after nearly two years with the post empty.

What is RSS' definition of 'Hindu' and 'Hindu Rashtra'? Muslim man answers

What is RSS' definition of 'Hindu' and 'Hindu Rashtra'? Muslim man answers

Ever since RSS came into existence, its ideology of 'Hindu rashtra' has been a debating point across the country, especially with the Leftists and the Congress.

US clerk's office ends ban on same-sex marriage licenses

Deputies of a county clerk in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to four gay couples on Friday after she defied a federal judge`s orders for months because as a Christian she opposes same-sex unions.

Christians constitute 2.3% of total population, record negative growth in five states: Census data

Christians constitute 2.3% of total population, record negative growth in five states: Census data

While the latest census data on the population of religious groups, released by the Modi government on Tuesday, showed a 0.7 percent decline in the Hindu population and the Muslim community growing with a growth rate of 0.8 percent, the growth rate of Christians during 2001-2011 stood at 15.5%.

Pakistan Police arrest cleric who led mob attacking Christians

The Pakistani Police said on Friday they had arrested a Muslim cleric accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Koran.

Pope says weapons manufacturers can't call themselves Christian

Pope says weapons manufacturers can't call themselves Christian

People who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries are hypocrites if they call themselves Christian, Pope Francis said on Sunday.

Directionless Christian, Communist, Muslim systems running India: Puri Shankaracharya

Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Wednesday claimed that India was being run by "directionless Christian, Communist and Muslim systems" and its democracy and Constitution were not in line with the country's needs and traditions.

I have died many times before death, wrote 'innocent' Christian man hanged in Pak jail

I have died many times before death, wrote 'innocent' Christian man hanged in Pak jail

A Christian man who was arrested, tortured into confessing the crime and sentenced to death was executed in Pakistan's Lahore in early hours of Wednesday morning after 23 years of languishing in jail.

Tareq Aziz, 'voice of Saddam Hussein's regime​', dies: Official

Tareq Aziz, 'voice of Saddam Hussein's regime​', dies: Official

Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital on Friday aged 79 after many years of poor health as a convicted prisoner, a provincial official said.

Battered Central African Republic embarks on uphill struggle for justice

""I want justice," says Antoine Pounengakola, a Christian pensioner whose pregnant daughter, 26, and two-year-old granddaughter were slaughtered by Muslim rebels in the Central African Republic two years ago.

'Single women not considered potential adoptive parents in India'

Being a single woman, Yamini had to go through a tough time to adopt the children as single women are not considered potential adoptive parents in India