Religion / Belief

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Published 27/08/2018

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian rescue worker Samir Salim found his mother’s body under their collapsed house, but there was no time for a funeral. [more…]

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Published 27/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with “genocidal intent” and the commander-in-chief and five generals should [more…]

Karachi’s rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

Karachi’s rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

Published 17/08/2018

KARACHI (Reuters) - Residents of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, watched as cattle were lowered by crane from the top of a four-storey home ahead of [more…]

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Published 06/08/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as thousands of students held [more…]

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Published 06/08/2018

GYANJA, Azerbaijan (Reuters) - An assassination attempt and protest in Azerbaijan’s second city have sent a warning to the ruling elite that discontent is simmering [more…]

Lebanon’s glamorous music festivals struggle in tough times

Lebanon’s glamorous music festivals struggle in tough times

Published 05/08/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Shakira and Elton John played one-off concerts in Lebanon in recent months but the summer music festivals that helped make the country [more…]

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

Published 30/07/2018

SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remembers the day the head of a local Islamic State [more…]

Australian archbishop accused of abuse cover-up resigns: Vatican

Australian archbishop accused of abuse cover-up resigns: Vatican

Published 30/07/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson, the most senior cleric found guilty of concealing child sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church, has [more…]

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech and is close to having pages tied to [more…]

Hundreds of artists join festival in Algerian region hit by civil war

Hundreds of artists join festival in Algerian region hit by civil war

Published 25/07/2018

TIFERDOUD, Algeria (Reuters) - Hundreds of Algerian and foreign artists gathered for a festival at a hamlet about 1,700 meters above sea level as part [more…]