The RNC's 2012 platform calls for annual audits of the Federal Reserve, bans all legal recognition of same-sex couples, and prohibits abortion in cases of rape and incest.
Naidoo’s inflammatory comments have been sharply criticized.
Myanmar's Information Ministry, which has long sought to control information, told newspaper editors that their articles 'no longer need to pass the censorship board.' The announcement is being met with enthusiasm and caution.
Tourists are banned entry at shrines and temples if they are not dressed conservatively.
At one point, Mintoff said Malta was part of the ?Arab world? ? a stark symbolic separation from its long British identity.
The grisly scenes unfolding in the far-flung northeast may fan communal politics in a country where simmering tensions between Hindus and Muslims have often been exploited for electoral gain.
Though he denies it today, presumptive Republican Party vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan?s primary economic and fiscal influence was Ayn Rand, an extremely conservative thinker whose flawed economic and social theories were only outdone in perniciousness by her utter disregard for society and the common good.
India is under a mass panic over the ongoing ethnic violence in its northeastern state of Assam, triggered when four men from the Bodo community were killed in Kokrajhar district July 20 allegedly by the Muslims who were seeking revenge for the attack on two student leaders from the community.
Death Of Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch Highlights Christianity's Long Presence In African Nation
The Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Abune Paulos, died on Wednesday aged 76.
Are Tunisian women "complementary to men?" A new draft constitution says as much, but thousands of demonstrators disagree.
Syria's rebels were jubilant Tuesday morning, claiming to have shot down a jet and captured its pilot, an apparent victory against the overwhelmingly superior firepower of President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Senegal has seen decades of peace and democracy, even while surrounding countries endured war, tyranny and instability.
Rep. Ryan has some unusual, controversial and even downright weird hobbies and personal history to contend with. Here are six weird facts to know about Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's vice presidential running mate.
JetBlue Pilot’s Psychotic Episode In Prison: Did Sleep Deprivation Drive Captain Clayton Osbon Crazy?
JetBlue pilot Clayton Osbon had a psychotic episode in jail after being arrested for disrupting a cross-country flight by exiting the cockpit and ranting about religion and terrorism. The cause of his psychosis may sound familiar to many pilots: lack of sleep.
Four members of a Muslim sect in Russia's Tatarstan region have been charged with cruelty against children, after the authorities discovered last week 70 members living in catacomb-like cells in an eight-level underground bunker on the outskirts of the city of Kazan, under the orders of a self-proclaimed Islamic prophet Fayzrahman Satarov.
Missourians Pass 'Right to Pray' Amendment, Reiterating Religious Protections For All -- Except Prison Inmates
Also: While Missourians overwhelmingly voted in favor the prayer amendment, they simultaneously rejected a proposal for the November ballot that would have called for a minimum wage increase.
On Sunday, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) released a media advisory that offers guidelines for journalists reporting on the tragedy that left seven people dead at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis.
Iran pledged strong support for Syrian President Bashar Assad on Tuesday, accusing the United States of "warmongering" and promising to back Assad's crackdown against rebels of the Syrian uprising.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III Monday endorsed a reproductive-health bill designed to reduce the country's high birthrate and introduce mandatory sex education in schools, despite strong opposition from the Roman Catholic Church.
More details emerged Monday about the man said to be responsible for the Sikh temple shooting that left six other people dead and four wounded on Sunday in Wisconsin.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, a former Sikh turned Christian, responded Sunday to the Wisconsin Temple shooting, saying it's sad such an incident happened at a peaceful place of worship.
Wagner wrote many tracts that vilified Jews (although his anti-Semitism was hardly unusual in 19th century Europe).
"That turban has tragically marked us as automatically suspect, perpetually foreign and potentially terrorists."
Condemning the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting, in which a gunman killed six and critically injured another three on Sunday, hundreds of Sikhs protested in India on Monday.
Wisconsin Temple Shooting: Sikhs Blame Ignorance About Religion; Killings Bring Debate On Gun Control Back To The Fore
The FBI, probing the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting, in which a gunman killed six and critically injured three others on Sunday, hinted that it could be an act of domestic terrorism. Meanwhile, the Sikh community in the U.S calls it a crime of "hate and ignorance."
As the inevitable speculation begins in the wake of the shootings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday, it is important to note Sikhism is unrelated to Islam. Sikhism is believed to have more than 20 million adherents around the world and thought to have an estimated 250,000 of them in the U.S.
Egypt's newly appointed Prime Minister Hesham Qandil has announced his cabinet selections, which were represented heavily by longtime state employees and former government ministers, underwhelming expectations of extensive changes in the new government as it facilitates the country's shaky transition to democracy.
While the world considers the broader regional implications of the Syria crisis, the status and position of religious minorities is becoming an increasingly important issue.
The prohibition on eating pork is something shared by Muslims and Jews.
Top After-Market Nasdaq Movers (Silicon Image, Global-Tech, Depomed, Merge, Papa JohnS, Career Education, McGrath RentCorp, Digital River, True Religion)
The top after-market Nasdaq gainers Tuesday were Silicon Image Inc, Global-Tech Advanced Innovations Inc, Depomed Inc, Merge Healthcare Inc and Papa John's International Inc.The top after-market Nasdaq losers were Career Education Corporation, McGrath RentCorp, Digital River Inc, True Religion Apparel and Horizon Technology Finance Corporation.