Shooting at Norway mosque investigated as ‘possible act of terrorism’ -police

OSLO (Reuters) – An armed attack at a Norwegian mosque on Saturday will be investigated as a possible act of terrorism, police said on Sunday. The suspected shooter at... Read more »

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries including... Read more »

Vatican to open tombs after tip in 36-year-old case of missing girl

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican said on Tuesday it will open two tombs in a tiny cemetery on its grounds and test the DNA of bones to help... Read more »

Russia says tightening checks on wine imports from Georgia

TBILISI/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Monday it was tightening checks on the quality of Georgian wine imports, deepening tensions between the ex-Soviet neighbors after a visit by a... Read more »

Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul’s re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16... Read more »

Friday blast at Shi’ite mosque in Baghdad wounds several: police sources

Police tape cordon is seen at the site of a bomb attack at a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in the Baladiyat neighbourhood of Baghdad, Iraq June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily... Read more »

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

TBILISI/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried... Read more »

Maryland ‘peace cross’ can stand on public land, U.S. high court rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not constitute government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday... Read more »

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters in Turkey mourn Egypt’s Mursi

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of capital Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed... Read more »

Turkey orders arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu

FILE PHOTO: U.S. based cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has ordered the arrest of... Read more »