Pope sends rare condolence after Malta journalist is slain

Oct 20, 2017

Pope Francis has sent a letter of condolences to Malta following the car bomb slaying of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Egypt releases Irish-Egyptian after 4 years detention

Oct 20, 2017

Egyptian authorities have released an Irish-Egyptian who was detained for four years on charges related to a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo in 2013

New Mexico judge orders release of clergy sex abuse records

Oct 19, 2017

A New Mexico judge has ordered the release of hundreds of pages of court records related to sexual abuse allegations against clergy members

Feds secure rare hate crime conviction for mosque threat

Oct 19, 2017

Prosecutors secured a relatively rare federal hate crime conviction punishable by a tough sentence on Thursday as a Florida man pleaded guilty to leaving a voicemail that threatened to shoot people at a mosque

Ex-French intelligence chief testifies at terror trial

Oct 19, 2017

A French ex-intelligence chief has addressed failures in tracking Islamic extremists, at the trial over deadly 2012 attacks on a Jewish school and French soldiers

Tourist killed by falling masonry in famous Florence church

Oct 19, 2017

A 52-year-old tourist from Spain as was killed Thursday by falling masonry in one of Florence's most famous churches, the Basilica of Santa Croce where such Italian luminaries as Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei and Niccolo Machiavelli are buried

Hundreds of Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jews protest army draft

Oct 19, 2017

Israeli police arrest 40 in protests being held by fringe group within Israel's ultra-Orthodox community

Monument of love, the Taj Mahal, at heart of political storm

Oct 19, 2017

The white marble monument of love, the Taj Mahal, is at the heart of a political storm, with some members of India's ruling Hindu right-wing party claiming the mausoleum built by a Muslim emperor does not reflect Indian culture

Q-and-A: A look at most recent travel ban rulings

Oct 18, 2017

So far, the third time isn't the charm for President Donald Trump's travel ban

UN chief heading to conflict-torn Central African Republic

Oct 18, 2017

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is going to conflict-torn Central African Republic next week to spotlight growing communal tensions, spreading violence and deteriorating humanitarian situation

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