Iraqis who fled IS blame political rot for tragic wedding fire
Government officials say a lack of safety and security measures and the use of highly flammable materials in the building helped the fire spread.
Troops deployed to guard Pakistani Christians after mob torches churches
The troops have cordoned off the Christian colony, blocking all entry and exit points with barbed wire.
Thousands in Jerusalem for Orthodox Easter 'Holy Fire' rite
The church is in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, and for the second consecutive year Israeli police had told church leaders access would be considerably restricted.
Jerusalem church slams Israel's 'heavy-handed' Easter curbs
Limiting church attendance to 1,800 people compared to 10,000 in the past is a necessary safety precaution, police say.
Jerusalem Christians say they feel growing harassment
Israeli police say they have stepped up patrols around Christian sites in Jerusalem as churches report abuse by Jews following the swearing-in of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's hard-right government.
Nigerian Christian student accused of blasphemy stoned to death by mob
Dozens of Muslim students went on rampage after a fellow student, Deborah Samuel, made a statement on social media which they considered offensive against the Prophet Muhammad, according to local police.
Non-Muslims free to use ‘Allah’ any time in Sarawak, says CM
Abang Johari Openg says politicians should focus on 'big issues' concerning the public instead of fighting over use of the word.
Sarawak Christians flock online for Good Friday, Easter
Health SOPs keep physical congregations skeletal but not everyone has the internet access needed to follow church services online.
Is going to court the only way to settle ‘Allah’ issue?
Interfaith dialogues were the norm during the Prophet's time; why shouldn't the same be done now?
Indonesia cathedral rocked by Palm Sunday suicide bombing
The powerful blast at the church in Makassar city on Sulawesi island left at least 14 church officials and congregants injured by debris.
‘Allah’ ban to remain in Selangor despite court ruling, says sultan
Selangor sultan says 'Allah' is sacred to Muslims although the word 'Tuhan' can be used as a translation for 'God'.
‘Allah’ ruling not a victory for Christians over Muslims, Sarawak bishop says
Danald Jute says it is merely a fair and just judgment which took into account the fact that the Christian community in Sabah and Sarawak have been using the word 'Allah' for generations.