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Bangladesh rallies for free speech after US blogger's murder

Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the predominantly Muslim nation.

China bans extremist, terror-related web content in Xinjiang

Beijing: China has banned religious extremism and terror-related content on Internet in its restive Xinjiang region hit by an increased separatist violence, in a move officials say will help prevent radicalisation of local youth.

Religious extremism preached at three madrassas: Govt

A probe into the blast in West Bengal's Burdwan district has found that religious extremism and indoctrination was being preached in three madrassas controlled by illegal Bangladeshi migrants, government on Tuesday said.

UK frames new rules for schools to tackle religious extremism

 The UK government is planning to issue new rules imparting liberal "British values" in the country's faith schools to tackle the recent threat of Islamist extremist influence exposed in some of them.

China blames religious extremism for attack in Xinjiang

Xinjiang is home to a Turkic-speaking, Muslim people known as Uighurs, some of whom resent what they see as oppressive treatment by the government.

Asaram Bapu case: JD(U) calls for end of blind faith, religious extremism

Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Sunday lashed out at self-styled godman Asaram Bapu for allegedly indulging in heinous crimes like rape in the name of spirituality, and urged the investigating body to focus on Asaram`s political linkages to bring forth the truth in the cases against him.

Need to fight terrorism, religious extremism: Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari termed terrorism and religious extremism as common challenges facing India and Uzbekistan.

Won’t allow religious extremism or racism: Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa has said that his government will not allow racism or religious extremism in the country and advised the Buddhist majority community to protect the rights of others.

Pakistan won`t allow religious extremism: PM

Pakistan will not allow religious extremists to impose their views on the public, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said Monday.

School syllabus blamed for religious extremism in Pakistan

Religious extremism in Pakistan, especially among the youth, is an outcome of what they were taught throughout school and college, speakers at a seminar said.

Anxiety may be driving religious extremism: Study

Anxiety and uncertainty can drive people to become paranoid.

Anxiety may be driving religious extremism: Study

Anxiety and uncertainty can drive people to become paranoid.