Europe

Norway to ban face veils in all schools

Hijab to be outlawed in all educational institutions across the Nordic nation in order to foster 'communication'.

Norway to ban face veils in all schools

United States

US politician says 'kill them all' after London attack

Rights groups denounce comments after US congressman called for a war against 'Islamic horror' after deadly attack.

US politician says 'kill them all' after London attack

US & Canada

Portland white supremacist Jeremy Christian appears in court

Attacker defends stabbing two men to death as 'patriotism' as he faces charges of either life imprisonment or the death penalty.

Inside Story

What is triggering hate crimes in the US?

Fatal stabbing in Portland by a white supremacist highlights the growing dangers of bigotry and racism in the country.

US & Canada

Portland in shock and grief after 'hateful' stabbings

Donald Trump has condemned the killing of two men who were trying to protect a Muslim girl and her friend from a white supremacist on a commuter train in the city of Portland on Friday.

South Korea

Why young South Koreans are turning away from religion

Some churches are employing technology and becoming less hierarchical to try to entice and keep young members.

Why young South Koreans are turning away from religion

Asia

Sri Lanka: Buddhist leader stokes anti-Muslim tension

Spate of recent mosque and Muslim-business attacks blamed on hard-line Buddhist leader who is now on the run.

Sri Lanka: Buddhist leader stokes anti-Muslim tension

Religion

When is Ramadan?

Scientifically, Ramadan's new moon should be visible on Friday evening, confirming Saturday as the first day of fasting.

Ramadan 2017: First day of fasting expected May 27

Europe

Manchester attack sparks show of religious unity

Members of different faiths in Manchester have come to together in a show of unity after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group claimed responsibility for a May 22 bombing that killed at least 22 people at the Manchester Arena.

United States

US VP warns of ISIL 'genocide' against Christians

Critics are taking Mike Pence to task for associating the word 'genocide' with ISIL attacks on Christians worldwide.

US VP warns of ISIL 'genocide' against Christians

Religion

Austria's parliament bans full-face veil in public

The provision, part of a larger integration package, means those wearing the veil in public will be fined $166.

Austria's parliament bans full-face veil in public

Asia Pacific

Myanmar arrests Buddhists accused of targeting Muslims

Arrests follow scuffles in Muslim-dominated areas in Yangon and forcible closures of two Islamic schools by Buddhists.

Myanmar arrests Buddhists accused of targeting Muslims

Asia

What is 'triple talaq' or instant divorce?

A five-judge bench of India's Supreme Court is hearing petitions by women's groups seeking to ban verbal divorce.

What is 'triple talaq' or instant divorce?

Ramadan 2017

Ramadan 2017: Fasting hours around the world

Fasting will be the longest in Greenland and Sweden, and shortest in Chile and Australia.

Ramadan 2017: Fasting hours around the world

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Ahok: Indonesia's religious tolerance on trial?

Jakarta's governor on Indonesia at a crossroads between a multi-religious state or a nation ruled by Islamic principles.