Asia

'Big moment': Indian Sikhs on historic pilgrimage to Pakistan

Hundreds of pilgrims launch journey across border to Kartarpur to visit shrine of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak.

'Big moment': Indian Sikhs on historic pilgrimage to Pakistan

India

Landmark Ayodhya verdict over holy site divides opinion

India's top court allows Hindus to build temple on disputed holy site while promising Muslims land elsewhere for mosque.

India

Ayodhya verdict: Indian top court gives disputed site to Hindus

Court orders formation of a trust that will construct temple for Lord Ram while Muslims will be given alternative land.

Ayodhya verdict: Indian top court gives disputed site to Hindus

UpFront

France, secularism and hijab paranoia

We debate whether the veil is being demonised in France with Rim-Sarah Alouane and Benjamin Haddad.

Asia

Timeline: Babri mosque-Ram temple case

The site at which Babri Mosque once stood is fiercely contested by Hindus and Muslims.

Timeline: Babri mosque-Ram temple case

India

India-Pakistan corridor set to open for Sikh pilgrims

About 5,000 devotees will be able to use the corridor to visit Sikh shrines dedicated to Guru Nanak in Pakistan.

India-Pakistan corridor set to open for Sikh pilgrims

India

Indian town anxiously awaits landmark Babri mosque-temple verdict

In Ayodhya, Hindus dream of Ram temple while Muslims call for 'practical' solution as top court set to announce verdict.

Indian town anxiously awaits landmark Babri mosque-temple verdict

Pakistan

Pakistan to launch university in honour of first Sikh Guru

PM Imran Khan lays foundation stone for a university named after Baba Guru Nanak ahead of his 550th birth anniversary.

Pakistan to launch university in honour of first Sikh Guru

Pakistan

The first Pakistani Nobel laureate few have heard of

Scientist Abdus Salam largely ignored in Pakistan because he was an Ahmadi Muslim, but new film aims to restore legacy.

The first Pakistani Nobel laureate few have heard of

Latin America

Amazon Catholic bishops propose allowing married priests

Pope Francis will consider the reccommendations and report back by the end of the year.

Amazon Catholic bishops propose allowing married priests

United States

How New York's Catholic Church protected priest accused of abuse

The wife of a man who killed himself after living with trauma of alleged abuse by priest as a teenager shares his story.

AJ Impact

Vatican financial regulator denies wrongdoing in UK property deal

In 2014, the Vatican's Secretariat of State spent about $200m for a minority stake in a plan to buy a London building.

Vatican financial regulator denies wrongdoing in UK property deal

India

Tight security in Ayodhya ahead of Babri mosque-Ram temple ruling

Public gatherings, drones banned in northern Indian city, as Supreme Court prepares for verdict in coming weeks.

Tight security in Ayodhya ahead of Babri mosque-Ram temple ruling

US & Canada

Pope Francis accepts resignation of NYC bishop accused of abuse

Auxiliary Bishop John Jenik denied the allegation when it was first brought to the New York City archdiocese last year.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of NYC bishop accused of abuse

Ethiopia

In Pictures: Ethiopia's Oromos celebrate Irreecha festival

The celebration was held in capital Addis Ababa for the first time in 150 years.

 In Pictures: Ethiopia's Oromos celebrate Irreecha festival