Fundamentalist terrorism result of 'deviant religion': Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Monday denounced the religious fundamentalism that inspired the Paris massacres and ongoing Mideast conflicts, saying the attackers were enslaved by "deviant forms of religion" that used God as a mere ideological pretext to perpetuate mass killings.

Islamic State menace: `No` from one Iraq villager triggered mass killing of Yazidis

When Islamic State militants stormed into a northern Iraqi village and ordered everyone to convert to Islam or die only one person refused. But that did not satisfy the Sunni insurgents who are even more hardline than al Qaeda.

NGO advocates national level act to prevent witch killing in Jharkhand

With mass killings allegedly related to witchcraft continuing in Jharkhand despite a law to prevent it, an NGO on Thursday strongly advocated for an act at national level to check the menace.

SC awards 20-year jail term to rebel in mass killings case

The Supreme Court commuted the death sentence of a militant, who was involved in the 1997 mass killing at Jarulbachai village in Tripura in which 15 people were shot dead and four others injured.

Mass killing of Cameroon elephants alarms UN group

The UN watchdog into the illegal
wildlife trade voiced "grave concern" at a spike in
African elephant poaching.

Norway killer to stay in isolation

Breivik is likely to remain in prison until he goes to trial in a year, even if he may at some point be relaxed.

Norway PM to politicians: Think before you speak

The PM seemed to be referring to sometimes harsh discussions on immigration in the Parliament.

Norwegians call for tougher laws post mass killing

The maximum sentence that one can face according to Norwegian laws is 21 years.

Police lower Norway attacks death toll to 76

Police said that they had dramatically overcounted the number of people slain in shooting spree.

Drug gang blamed for mass killing of 116 in Mexico

The Mexican government has accused the Zetas drug gang of killing 116 people.