- Look at key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh Updated: Nov-27-15 7:29 pm
NEW DELHI - Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person and wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on foreigners, secular writers and members of the Shiite community in the Sunni-majority nation.
- Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack Updated: Nov-27-15 4:27 am
NEW DELHI - An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country's north that killed one man and wounded three others.
- Russian crackdown on Muslims fuels exodus to Islamic State Updated: Nov-25-15 6:15 am
KOMSOMOLSKOYE, Russia - Rashid Magomedov had had enough, his father said. The devout Muslim was detained several times by Russian security police, spent two months in jail on charges that later were dismissed, and complained that police repeatedly planted weapons at his home as a pretext to arrest him.
- Leader of religious forum attacked in Bangladesh Updated: Nov-24-15 11:04 am
NEW DELHI - Two men wielding kitchen knives attacked a religious forum leader in Bangladesh on Tuesday, police said.
- The Latest: 2 charged in pastor's wife killing were in court Updated: Nov-24-15 9:49 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The latest in the case of the Indianapolis pastor's wife who was fatally shot (all times local):
- 2 men charged with murder in killing of pastor's wife Updated: Nov-23-15 5:43 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Authorities charged two men with murder on Monday in the fatal shooting of a pastor's pregnant wife during a home invasion of the couple's Indianapolis home.
- In Africa, Pope Francis to find a church growing in numbers Updated: Nov-23-15 6:19 am
JOHANNESBURG - Pope Paul VI became the first modern pope to visit Africa in 1969 and declared the continent a "new homeland" for Jesus Christ. During the quarter century of his papacy, St. John Paul II traveled to 42 African countries and earned the nickname "the African." Pope Benedict XVI said Africa was a continent of hope. Next week, Pope Francis joins his predecessors and visits a region whose growing numbers of Catholics are seen as a bulwark for a church seeking to broaden its appeal in the face of challenges from secularism, competing Christian faiths and violent extremism.
- Paris Muslims complain of ostracism after terror attacks Updated: Nov-20-15 3:56 pm
PARIS - Riding the Paris Metro to the city's Grand Mosque for prayers, Samia Mahfoudia says people shoot sideways looks at her "almost as if they were saying 'Get off.'"
- Man receives 'overwhelming support' after uproar over mosque Updated: Nov-20-15 10:18 am
FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia - A man whose presentation on a proposed mosque in Virginia was interrupted by anti-Muslim comments says he's stunned by the overwhelming support he has received since the incident.
- Police question people in death of Indiana pastor's wife Updated: Nov-20-15 9:40 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Police say two people have been arrested on unrelated charges after being questioned about the fatal shooting of an Indianapolis pastor's pregnant wife inside their home.
- Islamic State says it attacked Italian priest in Bangladesh Updated: Nov-20-15 5:36 am
CAIRO - The Islamic State group says it was behind this week's attack on an Italian priest in Bangladesh that critically wounded the man.
- 2 women wearing hijabs accosted on Toronto subway train Updated: Nov-19-15 3:18 pm
TORONTO - Toronto's transit commission says two women wearing hijabs have been accosted on a subway train.
- Pope Africa plans unchanged, but bodyguard does extra check Updated: Nov-19-15 1:53 pm
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is going ahead with plans to visit the conflict-wracked Central African Republic, but his top bodyguard is doing an unusual, last-minute on-site survey to determine if security concerns require any changes to the itinerary, the Vatican said Thursday.
- To US mass shooting victims, Paris attacks sadly familiar Updated: Nov-18-15 7:15 pm
DENVER - When Sandy Phillips saw the bloodbath in Paris unfold on her television screen, she knew instantly that hundreds of families would be getting phone calls like the one she got three years ago.
- US Muslims face backlash after Paris attacks Updated: Nov-18-15 9:45 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Muslims around the U.S. are facing backlash following the deadly attacks in Paris, including vandalism to mosques and Islamic centers, hate-filled phone and online messages and threats of violence.
- White supremacist to learn if he will be sentenced to death Updated: Nov-10-15 1:05 am
OLATHE, Kansas - A Missouri white supremacist who killed three people at two Kansas Jewish sites last year is about to find out if he will be sentenced to death.
- Dresden can't stop PEGIDA rally on Nazi pogrom anniversary Updated: Nov-09-15 12:14 pm
BERLIN - Dresden's mayor says there's nothing he can do to stop an anti-Islam group from staging a rally on the 77th anniversary of a Nazi pogrom.
- 2 men convicted in killing of Seattle preacher Updated: Nov-05-15 11:27 am
SEATTLE - Two men have been convicted of murder in the death of a preacher at a Seattle park.
- Bollywood figures, writer Roy join protest over intolerance Updated: Nov-05-15 8:56 am
NEW DELHI - Booker Prize-winning novelist Arundhati Roy and two dozen Bollywood award winners added their voices to the artists, scientists and historians who say they are alarmed by a climate of religious intolerance and violence in India.
- Attack on Israeli rabbi part of unchecked settler violence Updated: Nov-05-15 1:30 am
BURIN, West Bank - Rabbi Arik Ascherman's right middle finger is still bandaged from a recent confrontation in the West Bank, when a suspected extremist Jewish settler lurched at him with a knife, punching and kicking him.
- After attacks, France walks narrow line on Islam in schools Updated: Nov-04-15 3:55 pm
PARIS - This was the week that schoolchildren in one Paris suburb got a stark choice at the cafeteria: pork or nothing at all.
- Prosecutors: Pastor fabricated claims about church attack Updated: Nov-02-15 3:04 pm
SOMERVILLE, New Jersey - A pastor lied when he said three masked people attacked him inside his church, scattered Bibles throughout the building and tied him up, prosecutors said Monday in announcing charges against him.
- Bangladesh police probe local radicals in latest attacks Updated: Nov-01-15 7:14 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh said Sunday that they were investigating the possibility a local radical Islamic group was behind two attacks on publishing houses in the capital this weekend that left a publisher of secular books dead and another critically wounded.
- Man guilty in purchase of gun used in Jewish site killings Updated: Oct-28-15 7:12 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Missouri man has pleaded guilty to lying while purchasing one of the shotguns that a white supremacist used in a deadly attack at two Jewish sites in Kansas.
- Prosecutors review fatal shooting of man by Detroit pastor Updated: Oct-28-15 1:25 pm
DETROIT - The fatal shooting of a man by a Detroit pastor inside a storefront church has been turned over to prosecutors.