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OIC condemns church attacks in Nigeria

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:36

Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani has condemned the killing of at least 56 people and the destruction of churches in Nigeria.

Over 50 die in Nigeria Islamist church attacks before World Cup game

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:17

Attack on churches in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram killed more than 50 people, an official said on Monday, overshadowing festivities ahead of a last-16 World Cup match against France.

Youths protest in Central African Republic over church attack

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 16:54

Youths in the Central African Republic set up barricades on roads in the capital on Thursday and lit fires in protest at an attack by Muslim gunmen on a church that left at least 11 people dead, witnesses said.

Kenyan infant shot in church attack awaits surgery

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 13:30

A Kenyan infant boy shot in the head by gunmen who attacked a church on Sunday has been flown to the capital Nairobi to await surgery, doctors said Wednesday.

Death toll rise to six in Kenya church attack

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 14:15

Two people shot when attackers sprayed a Kenyan church with gunfire on Sunday have died of their wounds, taking the total killed in the attack to six, government officials said Monday.

Gunmen kill three in "terrorist" attack on Kenyan church

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 17:53

Two gunmen stormed a packed church near the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday and opened fire on worshippers, killing three people and wounding others, in what police called a terrorist attack.

11 killed in Nigeria church attack

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 16:44

At least 11 people were killed in an armed attack on a church in Nigeria`s Adamawa sate, an official said Sunday.

Sri Lanka probes attack on churches

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 05:30

Sri Lanka has begun probe into a mob attack on two churches in the south of the country, police said Monday.

Three killed in Egypt church attack

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 18:08

At least three people were killed and nine injured when gunmen opened fire at a wedding ceremony being held in a church in a Cairo suburb late Sunday, Al-Ahram daily reported on its website.

Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 14:44

Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said in a statement that the attack yesterday night was a "callous and criminal act."

Pakistan Muslims form human chain to protect Christians

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 14:43

The human chain tribute around St Anthony’s Church on Oct 6 in Lahore came just a fortnight after twin suicide attacks on All Saints church after a Sunday Mass killed 100 people.

Pak clerics criticise Taliban for condoning Church attack

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 16:54

A group of clerics today asked the government not to hold peace with the banned Pakistani Taliban after it condoned the recent bomb attack on a church in Peshawar that killed over 80 people.