Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:58
An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for using the Internet to urge people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria was branded "a fraud" Monday by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 21:11
A southern Italian archbishop has proposed a 10-year moratorium on the naming of godfathers in a bid to stem the way mob bosses uses the "padrino" system to spread their influence and authority to the next generation.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:45
Australia`s foreign minister assured ambassadors from Arab and Islamic countries today that her government`s position on the Palestinian territories had not changed, despite the government changing its description of East Jerusalem from "occupied" to "disputed."
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 17:18
Australia announced Wednesday it would place greater restrictions on foreign aid to recipient countries, with a larger role for the private sector and increased scrutiny of women`s rights.
Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 15:07
Australia is following the United States and evacuating embassy staff from strife-torn Iraq, officials said today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 15:36
A Pakistani court has sought help from the Bishop of Lahore on a petition challenging the century-old Christian Divorce Act which says that a Christian man can divorce his wife only on the grounds of adultery.
Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 01:49
The FBI today added a former US State Department employee who allegedly bludgeoned his family to death with a hammer 38 years ago to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 21:15
The Vatican removed a German bishop on Wednesday because he spent 31 million euros of Church funds on an extravagant residence when Pope Francis was preaching austerity.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 12:51
Australia on Wednesday slapped financial sanctions and travel bans on a dozen Russian and Ukrainian officials who had been instrumental in Crimea`s annexation with Russia.
Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 15:45
The head of the underground Catholic Church in Shanghai, Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang, has died, a US-based group said, as it urged China`s Communist government to allow greater religious freedom.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 22:48
Congress MLA VT Balaram is facing heat for making adverse comments against Catholic Bishop in Kerala with leaders hinting he would be censured for making remarks.
Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 12:15
A former civilian US defence contractor pleaded guilty to charges he divulged military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and kept classified documents at his home.
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