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  • Seattle-area Hindu temple is vandalized

    A Hindu priest and some volunteers arrived at the temple one morning to cook when they saw the shattered glass. Eight windows lining the main entrance of the Kent Hindu Temple near Seattle had been smashed. Some of the metal frames were turned and...
  • Anti-migrant group marches in Germany despite scandal

    Anti-migrant group marches in Germany despite scandal
    Thousands of supporters of a far-right German anti-immigrant group marched Sunday for the first time since their leader stepped down in disgrace after posing as Adolf Hitler and making remarks that were widely perceived to be racist. The group,...
  • A French mother's grief: 16-year-old flees to Syria

    The mother had her suspicions before her 16-year-old son fled from the southeastern French city of Nice to Syria. Her son was Christian and popular and liked football and making wood sculptures. But she had seen him change, converting to Islam and...
  • Hindu activists organize mass 'reconversion camps' in India

    By his count, Vyankatesh Abdeo has helped convert 700,000 Indian Christians and Muslims to Hinduism over the last two decades, but he would describe it differently. "It is not conversion; it is reconversion," said the professorial Abdeo, national...
  • French neighbors puzzle over Maxime Hauchard, accused in beheadings

    The modest white stucco house set back from the road in this Normandy village near Rouen has been shuttered for more than a week. "They've gone. We don't know when they'll be back," said Rene Bret, a next-door neighbor. Like everyone else in this...
  • Jerusalem remains tense as Netanyahu calls for restraint

    Rainy days in Jerusalem haven’t doused the heightened emotions that continue to flare around the contested city, where the Temple Mount has been reopened to visitors but restrictions remain imposed on Muslim worship and leaders strain to keep a...
  • VIDEO: 2010 Central Floridian of the Year runner-up Imam Muhammad Musri

    VIDEO: 2010 Central Floridian of the Year runner-up Imam Muhammad Musri
  • Afghan mullah offers ancient wisdom to youths on Facebook

    Afghan mullah offers ancient wisdom to youths on Facebook
    For years, said Mohammad Sajad Mohseni, a 63-year-old mullah, young Afghans took one look at his salt-and-pepper beard, white turban and coral-colored prayer beads and dismissed him. "They just saw me as another mullah," Mohseni said. But that changed...
  • First Lady Rula Ghani aims to elevate Afghanistan's women

    As the wife of the newly elected president, Rula Ghani stands to be the first publicly visible wife of an Afghan leader in nearly a century. But unlike her most direct antecedent — Queen Soraya, who along with her husband, King Amanullah, ruled...
  • In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point

    In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point
    The stones tell the story. They litter alleyways and doorsteps, line roadways stained black by scorch marks from burning tires and firebombs, sit loose and at the ready atop crumbling rock walls. Hardly a day goes by without a stone-throwing clash...
  • Muslim groups condemn Oklahoma beheading

    After an Oklahoma woman’s beheading in what authorities say was an attack by a man with alleged ties to Islam, Muslim groups condemned the violence and offered condolences to the families of its victims Authorities say Alton Nolen, 30, beheaded...