The Libyan National Transitional Council bans religious political parties before elections in June, angering the Muslim Brotherhood
Muslims living in Europe face discrimination in employment, education and daily life in general, according to a new report released by Amnesty International.
The inevitable passing of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, the radicalization of the Tibetan diaspora and the fervor of the international campaign to free Tibet are bound to keep the Himalayan dispute on the world's front pages. Many Nepalese recognize that an independent Tibet would leave their country without a border with China. They believe such a situation would allow India to tighten its grip.
The Dudely Lama much prefers drinking White Russians to smoking pot. But that's just like, his opinion, man.
It is interesting now to see Republicans' newfound support of judicial review after the passage of health reform under a Democratic president, said U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Tuesday marks the second day of the long-awaited trial against Breivik, who, on July 22, detonated a car bomb outside of Norwegian government headquarters before going on a shooting spree at a Labor party-sponsored summer camp. During his testimony, in which he read from a written statement, the 33-year-old said that his actions were done out of goodness, not evil.
A prominent Democratic donor has vowed to spend $100,000 on a campaign designed to pressure President Barack Obama into signing an executive order that would protect LGBT workers from workplace discrimination at the hands of federal contractors.
Deepa Mehta's critically acclaimed and controversial film Fire, the first of her Elements Trilogy which opened in 1996 to widespread protests, opened the closet for gay issues in the country, said actress Shabana Azmi.
With the election of Suu Kyi into Myanmar's parliament, some Rohingya are optimistically cautious.
A controversial bill that permits the teaching of creationism alongside evolution was allowed to pass on Wednesday in Tennessee.
An organ donation video people can watch on an iPod while they wait at the Department of Motor Vehicles may encourage more to become donors, a new study suggests. Researchers found that for folks getting a driver's license at the DMV in their county, watching a video on one of Apple's iPods seemed to sway the decision on becoming an organ donor.
Soon Tennessee classrooms will be able to debate the merits of creationism and evolution side-by-side, after Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday refused to sign a controversial proposal dubbed the Monkey Bill, but allowed it to become law anyway.
George Zimmerman has purportedly established a website seeking online donations for living expenses and a possible legal defense should he be charged in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
The link between Nazi Germany and ancient India, however, goes deeper than just the swastika.
Anne Graham Lotz Refuses To Vote For Atheists: Evangelist Preacher Says Political Leaders Should Fear God
Anne Graham Lotz, an evangelist preacher whose father is the famous Rev. Billy Graham, said on Sunday that an atheist presidential candidate could never get her vote.
While Easter is one of two important religious holiday celebrations in Christianity, Easter egg hunts are arguably the best part about celebrating the Easter tradition, aside from the chocolate bunnies, of course, that doesn't involve religion whatsoever. View the slideshow to see photos of Easter Eggs Hunts and Rolls celebrated around the world leading up to Easter 2012.
Those lyrics are from the most patriotic American anthem of the last half-century, Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA.” Ronald Reagan played the song the year it came out, at the 1984 Republican convention, and it gained iconic status after the 9/11 atrocities.
Khairat al-Shater, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate for the upcoming presidential elections in Egypt, has pledged to accommodate clerical interests and the Islamic Shariah while framing new legislation in a bid to ensure undivided radical Islamist support.
The White House defended Thursday the Obama administration's meetings with a delegation from Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, saying it needs to establish dialogue with the now-dominant Islamic party.
Cartman was at it against last night on Comedy Central, as he did his best to convince the residents of South Park (or at least the stupidest ones) that the Jewpacabra, a close relative of the mysterious chupacabra monster, was on the loose and threatening to turn the annual Easter egg hunt into a bloodbath. Of course the entire plot backfires on Cartman, with hilarious, historic and extremely shocking results. Watch the full episode here.
What Must Be Said, a poem published by German author Günter Grass on Wednesday, is drawing sharp criticism for its condemnation of Israel.
By resigning, the president becomes eligible for an emergency election expected to take place May 6, and it opens the door to a challenge from opposition leader Tomislav Nikolic, who favors stronger ties with Russia.
A student at an Ohio school has filed a lawsuit in the federal court against the school authorities for prohibiting him from wearing a T-shirt bearing the slogan Jesus is Not a Homophobe.
Sunday's episode, The North Remembers, is full of buried truths interlaced with brutality. Even for the viewer armed with unparalleled perspective, uncertainty is the theme. (And readers of George R. R. Martin's book series are kept guessing with the juggling of scenes and new insertions.)
A Jewish plastic surgeon is facing the heat for creating and uploading a video on YouTube that makes fun of the physical traits of the Jews, especially their noses.
Pregnant Jessica Simpson Rumored To Give Birth Next Month: A Round-Up Of Her Most Outrageous Quotes Yet
Gamblers might have guessed a pregnant Jessica Simpson would give birth some time in February or March, but the blonde fashion mogul is still sporting a huge baby bump and rumor has it that she will not deliver her baby girl for another month. Here are her most outrageous pregnancy quotes yet (with one month left, there might be more!).
Fadwa Suleiman, Syrian actress and a high-profile Alawite member of the Syrian revolution led by an opposition dominated by Sunni Muslims, against the government controlled by Alawites, is saddened that the revolution is not going in the right direction.
Victor Alboini, whose Toronto-based fund firm began buying RIM shares last August and pulled in other investors such as Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisers, is doubtful the BlackBerry maker can survive much longer.
The lottery preys on the poor, the uneducated, the desperate and the hopeless…
Nearly 80,000 people from across the United States and beyond gathered in Spanish Fork, Utah this past weekend to celebrate the Festival of Colors – a tribute to India’s Holi celebration