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Bulandshahr: Why a policeman was killed over ‘cow slaughter’

A police officer in northern India was killed trying to calm a mob angered by reports that cows, regarded by Hindus as holy, had been slaughtered in the area. BBC Hindi’s Nitin Srivastava reports from Bulandshahr in the state of Uttar Pradesh, where the incident happened.

It was sometime after 10:00 local time (04:30 GMT) on Monday when Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh sat in his official vehicle and asked the driver to make the SUV “fly”. The driver, Ram Asrey, drove as fast as he could.

Gunmen ‘showed little mercy’: Cork priest tells of horror at murder of colleague in South Sudan

A Cork priest serving on mission in South Sudan has described in chilling detail how a Jesuit friend and colleague was murdered by gunmen in country last week.

Kenyan imams ‘object to hatless photos’

Kenyan imams have protested against immigration officials asking them to remove religious caps for passport photographs.

Coptic Christian attack: Egypt police ‘kill 19 attackers’

Nineteen Islamist militants accused of carrying out a deadly attack on Christians in Egypt have been killed by police, the interior ministry says.

‘Father of the Taliban’ killed in Pakistan

The Muslim cleric who was dubbed the “Father of Taliban” because of his close ties to the leaders of the terrorist group was killed Friday in Pakistan, two family members told whisper eye media team

‘I’m alive’: He survived the Holocaust, and then the massacre at the synagogue

Judah Samet was around 6 or 7 when he watched as a Nazi soldier put a gun to his mother’s head, simply because she spoke without being spoken to while on a train headed to Auschwitz.

Pittsburgh shooting: Survivors relive synagogue ordeal.

Survivors of the deadly gun attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue have recalled how they took refuge and hid in storage rooms to avoid the roaming attacker.

Sabarimala: The Indian god who bars women from his temple

The Sabarimala temple in the south Indian state of Kerala this week opened its doors to women of all ages for the first time after a historic Supreme Court ruling. However no women devotees have yet entered as violent protesters have blocked their way.

Bombshell: There is no God : British scientist Stephen Hawking

There is no God ,that’s the conclusion of the celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking, whose final book is published Tuesday.

Murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero canonised

Pope Francis has conferred sainthood on murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero at a ceremony in the Vatican.

Archbishop Romero, an outspoken advocate for peace during El Salvador’s civil war,

Pastor and seven women nabbed praying naked in a private house

Police in Rukiga District have detained seven women and a male pastor accused of holding an illegal meeting and praying while naked from a private house they claim is their church.

Pope Francis will appoint Bishops in China’s ‘Underground’ Churches

Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful.

Pope keeps silent on abuse claim letter at end of Irish visit

Pope Francis has refused to respond to claims by a former Vatican diplomat, who has called for him to resign.

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano also accused him of covering up

Papal visit: Pope shamed by Church’s abuse failures

Pope Francis has said he is ashamed of the Catholic Church’s failure to adequately address the “repellent crimes” of sex abuse by clergy.

Israel’s craft law to annex the West Bank

The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, warned on Monday that the Israeli government’s response to the petition, filed to the Israeli Supreme Court, signals Israel’s intention to

Behold: Dr Julias Nyerere is a philosopher and a Saint, Museveni is just a philosopher just-kaweesa keefa

A Philosopher is a person who seeks wisdom or enlightenment, a scholar a thinker

He is a person, whose philosophical perspective makes