VATICAN CITY -- Hundreds of thousands of refugees, many fleeing war in Syria, have poured onto the Greek island of Lesbos over the past year, triggering Europe's biggest humanitarian crisis in generations.
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- The slaying of law student Nazimuddin Samad, 28, follows the killing last year of five secular writers and a publisher, including a Bangladeshi-American activist.
Critics say the "Religious Liberty Accommodation Act" is discriminatory and unconstitutional. The governors of Georgia and Virginia vetoed similar bills.
MUMBAI -- The Shani Shingnapur temple in western India has barred women for centuries from the inner sanctum that is dedicated to Shani, or Saturn.
Poland's Catholic bishops are pushing the government to ban abortion in the country that already has one of Europe's most restrictive abortion laws.
It is focused on helping families support LGBT youth even if they are not in sync with the parents' religious beliefs or cultural values.
The law goes far beyond allowing wedding vendors to refuse same-sex couples. It would affect employment policies and protect parents who send LGBT children to controversial "reparative therapy" programs.
He portrayed the Nazi death camps as "the ultimate truth" about how low human beings could fall.
An online petition claiming over 18,000 signers accused France's minister for women's rights of racism for the remarks.
"This legislation is nothing more than an attempt to stigmatize," he said.
Secretary Jeh Johnson said when Donald Trump and Ted Cruz single out Muslims it hampers the efforts to build ties needed to thwart possible attacks.
The anti-abortion governor signed the bill, which supporters say prevents fetal pain. Opponents say this is scientifically unproven.
LAHORE/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Many of the victims were children and their mothers enjoying an Easter outing.
BAGHDAD — Their numbers have fallen to a few hundred thousand from about 1.5 million before the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.
MEXICO CITY – The burning is part of a widespread Mexican Holy Week tradition where neighborhoods burn effigies to represent Judas.