India

Timeline: The Babri Mosque issue

The Babri Mosque in the north Indian town of Ayodhya was demolished 25 years ago.

Timeline: The Babri Mosque issue

Inside Story

Pakistan protests: How powerful are religious groups?

A government minister steps down after days of disruptive protests over accusations of blasphemy.

Cuba

Religious harmony in Cuba

A diversity of religious communities populate the capital Havana.

Religious harmony in Cuba

Asia

Pakistan police move to end anti-blasphemy protests

The protests had erupted after the Pakistani parliament approved an amendment to the electoral law on October 2.

Pakistan police move to end anti-blasphemy protests

UpFront

Would we be better off without religion?

Reza Aslan and Lawrence Krauss debate whether religion is inherently violent, and if science and faith can coexist.

Mauritania

Mauritania strengthens blasphemy law after blogger case

Mauritania has bolstered a contentious law on apostasy after an appeals court ordered the release of a local blogger.

Mauritania strengthens blasphemy law after blogger case

Religion

Does the new Bible Museum have an evangelical agenda?

The near-absence of other religions, like Mormonism and Islam, has aroused debates about the museum's purpose.

Does the new Bible Museum have an evangelical agenda?

Islamophobia

At Delhi orphanage, no job for Muslim woman with hijab

Nedal Zoya was denied a job at an orphanage in New Delhi because she looked 'like a Muslim lady' in her hijab.

Muslim woman in India denied job for wearing hijab

Religion

The Muslims of South Korea

The number of Muslims in South Korea is estimated to be around 100,000, including foreigners.

The Muslims of South Korea

Islam

Anti-blasphemy protesters block entrance to Islamabad

Conservative leader's followers block Islamabad highway for sixth day, demanding strict adherence to blasphemy laws.

Anti-blasphemy protesters block entrance to Islamabad

Religion

For Sikh pilgrims visiting Pakistan, it's homecoming

Sikhs from India and the diaspora travel to Pakistan to mark the birth of Sikhism founder, Guru Nanak.

Sikh pilgrimage transcends Pakistan-India tensions

Rohingya

Myanmar inter-faith prayers: Genuine or PR exercise?

Multi-religious gatherings have been held in Myanmar calling for peace and harmony as the Rohingya crackdown continues.

Rohingya crisis: Inter-faith events push for peace

Middle East

Arab Christians' plight under spotlight in Qatar conference

One of the conclusions of the talks was that a new pact needs to be made to ensure social equality and peace between religious groups in the region.

Turkey

Turkey: Religious officials to perform civil marriages

Government says new law will cut unregistered marriages but opposition calls it a step towards weakening of secularism.

Turkey: Religious officials to perform civil marriages