Myanmar leader warns media over religious violence

Myanmar`s reformist president has warned that newly-won media freedoms could be curtailed if stability is threatened by religious bloodshed shaking the former military-ruled country.

Myanmar leader warns media over religious violence

Myanmar`s reformist president has warned that newly-won media freedoms could be curtailed if stability is threatened by religious bloodshed shaking the former military-ruled country.

Thein Sein, whose administration has been accused of failing to stem two years of sporadic anti-Muslim violence, vowed "zero tolerance" against the perpetrators of fighting in the second largest city Mandalay that left two dead last week.

Myanmar man gets 26 years for attack

Myanmar has sentenced a Muslim man to 26 years in prison for an attack on a Buddhist woman that sparked religious violence last month in nation.

Curfew to be relaxed in Faizabad today

After four days of near peace, the district administration of Faizabad announced that the ongoing curfew in the district would be relaxed for four hours.

Many killed in central Nigeria religious violence

Christian and Muslim gangs fighting over ownership of cattle and fertile farmland clashed in Barkin Ladi.

Religious violence, abuse growing: World study

Religious-linked violence and abuse rose around the world between 2006 and 2009, claims a new study.

Tension rises as slain Christian cleric buried in Nigeria

Tension gripped the volatile city of Jos in northern Nigeria as a Christian cleric Ishaya Kada and his wife Selina, who were allegedly abducted and killed by Muslim fundamentalists last week, were buried.

Christian-Muslim fighting injures 24 in Egypt

At least 24 people were injured in northern Egypt when fires were started and fighting broke out between Christians and Muslims on Friday, an official said on Saturday.

Nigeria sends in troops after 500 killed in attack

Nigeria`s government sent in troops to the flashpoint northern Jos region on Monday after attacks by machete-wielding gangs on Christian villages that officials say killed at least 500 people.

Buildings burn in fresh religious clashes in Nigeria

A pall of smoke rose over Jos today as fresh Christian-Muslim clashes erupted after weekend violence that killed at least 26 people, officials and residents said.