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Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest

Austria's government said on Wednesday it plans to shut a Saudi-funded center for religious dialogue in Vienna after parliament urged it to try to prevent the possible execution of a teenage...

Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest

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In bid to stop teen execution, Austria moves to shut Saudi-founded faith center Austria's government plans to shut down a Saudi Arabian-founded center for religious dialogue in Vienna in an attempt to prevent the execution of tee...
09:16, 06/14/2019

CSK Shut Down Dhoni Retirement Talk With Iconic Game Of Thrones Dialogue The rumour mills about MS Dhoni's retirement were on overdrive on Thursday before responses from Sakshi Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings and others set the...
15:00, 09/13/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside d...
10:16, 06/22/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tu...
18:32, 04/28/2019

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights ch...
17:16, 07/27/2019

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper ...
08:32, 07/20/2019

Sri Lankan authorities must work ‘vigorously’ to ease simmering ethno-religious tensions, urges UN rights expert A United Nations human rights expert warned on Monday that Sri Lankan authorities must take urgent action to strengthen respect for freedom of religi...
08:16, 08/27/2019

Wayfair workers protest contract with detention center BOSTON (AP) — Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 w...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the na...
05:32, 06/17/2019

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human ri...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation’s biggest...
22:16, 06/16/2019

Australia says diplomats should not undermine rights, after HK protest Foreign diplomats in Australia should respect the right to free speech and peaceful protest, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said, following tension be...
09:32, 07/27/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Former Democrat turned conservative gay rights activist slams Pride, sues LGBT Center The 42-year-old Harlem hairdresser said the gay community turned its back on him once the former “diehard liberal” — who voted for Hillary Clinton in...
02:16, 06/16/2019

Wayfair employees walk out to protest sales to migrant detention center in Texas The Boston-based retailer made a $100,000 donation to the Red Cross, but employees still called on the company to create guidelines that would preven...
03:32, 06/27/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
20:16, 06/21/2019

'Shut down the concentration camps': Wayfair employees walk out, hundreds protest Wayfair employees and other demonstrators gathered in Boston, some holding signs reading "Boycott Wayfair!" and "Shut Down the Concentration Camps!" ...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Fur fury: Animal-rights activists protest at Midtown’s Dolce & Gabbana Anti-fur activists faced off with security guards after storming Dolce & Gabbana flagship store on Fifth Avenue Sunday, according to a protester and ...
06:48, 08/28/2019

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder J...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesda...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 201...
10:00, 06/12/2019

89-year-old civil rights leader Dolores Huerta arrested at California labor protest The 89-year-old civil rights icon Dolores Huerta was taken away in handcuffs at a Fresno protest Tuesday.        ...
07:48, 08/21/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimba...
04:00, 08/17/2019

After Math: Shut it down, shut it all down While Moviepass shocked the internet with news on Friday that it would be shuttering its subscription-based service effective immediately, a number o...
21:00, 09/15/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
22:00, 07/04/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions." Allegedly, the minors collabora...
16:16, 09/10/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow ...
05:32, 06/12/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFul...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with K...
23:32, 07/06/2019

Vedanta CEO open to dialogue with Zambia Vedanta Resources is open to dialogue with the Zambian government but will defend its legal rights and opposes the appointment of a provisional liqui...
11:32, 05/27/2019

India, US Review Strategic Cooperation Under "Two-Plus-Two" Dialogue Indian and US officials carried out a comprehensive review of defence, security and key foreign policy issues under the framework of ''two-plus-two''...
14:48, 08/23/2019

North Korea says ready for dialogue or confrontation with U.S. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday Pyongyang is ready for both dialogue and confrontation with the United States, warning Washin...
05:16, 08/23/2019

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Putin says ready to step up dialogue with U.S over disarmament: paper Russia is ready to step up dialogue with the United States over disarmament and strategic stability, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, addin...
08:48, 07/04/2019

Scores more Kazakh protesters arrested despite dialogue call Kazakh police rounded up about 150 people on Wednesday as protests continued against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev despite his call for dialogue af...
17:32, 06/12/2019

China willing to resolve trade dispute with U.S. via dialogue: newspaper Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Monday that China is willing to resolve its trade dispute with the United States through calm negotiations and re...
11:48, 08/26/2019

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace ...
00:00, 07/07/2019

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit t...
15:32, 05/25/2019

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa 'not ready for genuine dialogue' In an exclusive interview with DW, Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition politician, Tendai Biti, says he fears "an implosion" in the cou...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Russia's Putin says Trump meeting will help continue dialogue Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Osaka would be a good opportunity t...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the...
23:16, 06/01/2019

U.S. supports direct dialogue between Pakistan, India on Kashmir The United States on Wednesday said it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on the disputed Kashmir region and called for calm and res...
01:32, 08/08/2019

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a...
02:32, 08/07/2019

After Divisive India Election, Some See a Moment for Dialogue With Pakistan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with a second five-year term, has an opportunity to look toward his legacy—and for any Indian leader, the big pr...
02:32, 05/29/2019

Iran says it's prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia also ready Iran is prepared for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB n...
15:48, 07/31/2019

OSCE calls on Albania for restraint, constructive dialogue Leaders of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are calling on Albanian political leaders to show restraint, engage in a “construc...
13:16, 06/28/2019

Nemak aims to end Unifor strike in Canada through dialogue The strike at the Canada plant that supplies engine blocks for the Chevrolet Silverado diesel pickup is now more than a week old. Unifor is trying to...
20:16, 09/09/2019

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed a...
13:16, 06/10/2019

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, t...
12:48, 08/30/2019

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature i...
17:16, 07/01/2019

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained...
03:32, 07/19/2019

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports ar...
06:00, 06/01/2019

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget...
18:48, 05/28/2019

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank...
11:16, 05/29/2019

Algerian interim leader says dialogue and elections only democratic solutions Algeria needs a national dialogue to lay the groundwork for presidential elections to end a political crisis, interim President Abdelkader Bensalah s...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong leader renews appeal for dialogue with protesters Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeals to pro-democracy protesters to halt violence and engage in dialogue, as the city’s richest man urged the governme...
14:16, 09/10/2019

Italy's Di Maio says Rome will seek dialogue with EU but hold its stance Deputy Italian Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Rome would seek "a dialogue" with the European Union over its next budget while sticking to its goal...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Catalonia's Puigdemont urges Pedro Sanchez to be open to dialogue Catalonia's former separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday urged Pedro Sanchez, the winner of Spain's parliamentary election last month, to be...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Algeria's interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria's interim President Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elec...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Mike Pompeo Says US Open To Dialogue With India After Trade Snub The United States is open to dialogue with India after taking away its preferential trading status, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as ...
06:32, 06/13/2019

"Will Never Have Talks": North Korea Rejects Seoul's Dialogue Pledge North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue di...
03:32, 08/16/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political d...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's opposition says Norway-mediated dialogue with Maduro 'is finished' Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday a dialogue mediated by Norway's Foreign Ministry to try to resolve the country's political crisis had ended, si...
04:32, 09/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam calls for dialogue with citizens Leader says she hopes calm will now be restored, but protesters dismiss offer as trapHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has said she will “imm...
15:48, 08/20/2019

Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that ta...
23:16, 08/20/2019

China Urges Indo-Pak Dialogue As Pak Foreign Minister Arrives In Beijing China on Friday called on India and Pakistan to resolve their disputes through dialogue and negotiation as Pakistan Foreign Minister arrived in Beiji...
12:32, 08/09/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Venezuela's Maduro promotes dialogue with opposition after Guaido dismisses talks Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was committed to talks with the opposition to resolve a political crisis, hours after oppositi...
02:32, 07/03/2019

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelle...
06:16, 05/04/2019

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that h...
06:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that v...
06:48, 09/17/2019

Hong Kong leader sees way out of chaos with dialogue and 'mutual respect' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that ...
11:00, 08/20/2019

Algeria names panel to oversee dialogue, hold presidential election Algerian interim president Abdelkader Bensalah has set up a six-member panel to oversee a national dialogue and hold a presidential election aimed at...
00:32, 07/26/2019

WRAPUP 2-S.Korea urges dialogue with Japan in measured WW2 anniversary message On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to...
11:00, 08/15/2019

On Venezuelan independence day, Maduro calls for dialogue as Guaido slams 'dictatorship' Venezuela's bitterly divided political factions held competing commemorations of the country's independence day on Friday, with President Nicolas Mad...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end Jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied the prosecutors' charge of inciting violence in the Spanish region's failed bid for independence and used th...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Iran's Khamenei backs Yemen's Houthi movement, calls for dialogue Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged on Tuesday Tehran's continued support for Yemen's Houthi movement and called for dialogue among ...
03:16, 08/14/2019

Norwegian delegation arrives in Venezuela to restart stalled dialogue: sources A delegation from the Norwegian government has come to Venezuela to restart talks between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and the oppositi...
20:00, 08/14/2019

France urges Hong Kong authorities to renew dialogue with protesters French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called on Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday to renew talks with protesters to find a peaceful solution to...
20:32, 08/14/2019

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Pa...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message...
20:00, 04/28/2019

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going sc...
14:16, 08/22/2019

Kim Jong Un, Trump agree to push forward on denuclearization dialogue: state media Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met Kim in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Ko...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Trump Urges India-Pak Dialogue On Kashmir In Call With Imran Khan: Report United States President Donald Trump pushed for talks between New Delhi and Islamabad on the Kashmir issue during a phone conversation with Pakistan ...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Milwaukee can’t stop talking about the Bucks. The team hopes to create a dialogue about race. The Bucks, chasing their first NBA championship since 1971, have become a source of civic pride. But the franchise has a bigger goal: healing Milwauk...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting ...
12:00, 08/19/2019

South Korea urges dialogue with Japan in measured World War Two anniversary message On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to...
15:32, 08/15/2019

China calls for dialogue, restraint to prevent Iran situation from spiraling out of control China called on all parties involved in the Iran nuclear deal to increase dialogue and exercise restrained in order to prevent the situation from esc...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Mexico finance minister says Pemex plan first step in dialogue with ratings agencies Mexico's newly appointed finance minister, Arturo Herrera, said on Tuesday that a business plan presented by state oil firm Pemex earlier in the day ...
04:16, 07/17/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday ...
00:48, 08/21/2019

What happens if Austria's chancellor is voted out? Sebastian Kurz may be about to lose his position as Austria's chancellor. But even if a majority of lawmakers side against him in a no-confidence vot...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong leader says public dialogue aimed at easing tensions to begin next week Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that she would engage directly with her governing team in a dialogue with the community next week, while reiterati...
05:48, 09/17/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sed...
01:48, 06/13/2019

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced ...
16:16, 05/26/2019

Trump comes through on religious liberty yet again On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights issued its “final conscience rule that protects individuals and heal...
19:48, 05/03/2019

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker gov...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced ...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Austria set to be first EU country to ban all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria was set on Tuesday to ban all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first European Union country to take such drastic action against the che...
15:16, 07/02/2019

Austria's far-right ministers quit in unison: APA All the ministers from the far-right Freedom Party, the junior member of Austria's coalition government, have stepped down, news agency APA reported ...
20:32, 05/20/2019

How Austria’s Leader Is Imperiled by a Video He’s Not In Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same p...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the off...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Who Was Zoroaster and How Did He Gain Religious Followers? Zoroaster was a prophet of ancient Persia, whose teachings laid the foundation for the religion known as Zoroastrianism, which largely dominated the ...
19:16, 08/13/2019

India struggles with religious lynchings A cow-related lynching in the state of Jharkhand was not prosecuted by police and went unnoticed by the public. The incident has become a symbol of t...
19:00, 08/08/2019

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
17:16, 06/14/2019

‘I prefer non-religious’: why so few US politicians come out as atheists Non-believers remain few and far between in US politics, with atheism bringing ‘the notion of being anti-religion’, the California representative Jar...
15:00, 08/03/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek he...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz under fire for far-right coalition The resignation of Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has led German politicians to warn against political alliances with po...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole in Austria "Charles Leclerc put Ferrari on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton second fastest for Merce...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A turbulent history Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through...
03:16, 05/19/2019

Poland's lead at the top cut after goalless draw with Austria "Poland were held to a 0-0 draw in a top-of-the-table clash with Austria in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday as their lead in Group G was cut to t...
01:16, 09/10/2019

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead ...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Bottas: Mercedes miscommunication hurt last Austria GP Q3 run Valtteri Bottas felt a small miscommunication with his Mercedes Formula 1 team hindered him when rival drivers "parked" on track before their final r...
22:32, 06/29/2019

Opinion: Austria's far-right show their true colors The audacity and arrogance of Austria's far-right led to their premature undoing. DW's Barbara Wesel sees the FPÖ scandal as a warning for conservati...
03:16, 05/19/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proxi...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Austria's AT&S hit by smartphone, automotive demand drop Austrian printed circuit board maker AT&S said its first-quarter core profit fell 33% due to lower demand from smartphone makers and the automotive i...
09:32, 08/03/2019

World's largest biplane crashes in Austria The Antonov 2 aircraft was produced for more than fifty years and is still used for sightseeing flights. There were no reports of injuries at the sce...
23:48, 08/23/2019

Austria: Secret video ensnares far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has been accused of offering business deals to a woman who claimed to be Russian for helping his party in Austria's 2017 elec...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Austria's Kurz says open to new government coalition with far right A new government coalition between his conservatives and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) could be an option after snap elections in September, form...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Austria goes on a law-passing spree after 'Ibizagate' scandal Austria's parliament has taken advantage of a weak caretaker government to pass long-awaited reforms. However, not everyone is happy with the speed a...
03:32, 07/06/2019

Satirist Jan Böhmermann fires at Austria's politics Austria's public TV aired a provocative interview with German comedian Jan Böhmermann, but added that it "distances itself from his views." Reporters...
20:48, 05/08/2019

Dovizioso wins last corner thriller in Austria "Andrea Dovizioso passed MotoGP champion Marc Marquez at the last corner to win the Austrian Grand Prix for Ducati on Sunday and trim the Spaniard\u0...
21:21, 08/11/2019

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social ...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Croats gather in Austria for controversial commemoration Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters have gathered in a field in southern Austria to commemorate the massacre of pro-Nazi Croats by communists ...
14:32, 05/18/2019

Verstappen keeps Austria F1 win after Leclerc contact investigation Max Verstappen has kept his Austrian Grand Prix victory after stewards decided no further action was necessary over his contact with Ferrari Formula ...
20:32, 06/30/2019

Germans living in Europe prefer Austria, UK According to a new report, almost 200,000 Germans have moved to neighboring Austria. The biggest surprise is that the UK is the second most popular d...
20:48, 05/08/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Netanyahu Tries to Woo Israel's Religious Right Ahead of Do-Over Vote Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his re-election campaign to a small Jewish enclave in the West Bank, a contentious move to a flashpoint area a...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Ran...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Survivors of religious massacres speak out against bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning...
20:32, 07/16/2019

PM A Religious Man, Don't See Problem In His Kedarnath Visit: KC Tyagi Amid criticism over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples in Uttarakhand, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi asser...
09:32, 05/20/2019

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" ...
07:16, 07/16/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut's attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their children...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases The head of the international umbrella group of nuns said Thursday that religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms ...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Amazon says it mistakenly pulled ads with religious content Amazon's growing ad business may have produced some unintended casualties. CNBC has learned that Amazon staffers were mistakenly removing ads w...
20:32, 05/11/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildi...
17:32, 05/01/2019

At least 31 die in stampede at Muslim religious festival in Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died after a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede at a Shia Muslim religious ritual in the Iraqi city of Karbala, official...
21:16, 09/10/2019

How religious experiences may benefit mental health New research examines the psychological effects of having deep religious or mystical experiences, whether they are induced by psychedelic drugs or no...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Why religious movies like ‘Breakthrough’ are attracting non-believers In the movie “Breakthrough,” a Midwestern Christian mother, played with uncanny realism by Chrissy Metz of NBC’s prime-time hit “This is Us,” relentl...
22:32, 05/18/2019

In the end, there was The Bible, which closed the book on an era of religious blockbusters Every director, it could be argued, likes to play god. But very few are actually willing to literally play God, to take on the Creator as an acting r...
15:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and ...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

How a Secret Video Felled Austria’s Wunderkind Leader Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Austria's Löger in charge until interim cabinet formed Austria's finance minister Hartwig Löger has been elevated to run government business after the toppling of Sebastian Kurz. Other ministers are to st...
17:48, 05/28/2019

Austria's ex-vice chancellor sues over Ibiza video Heinz-Christian Strache has announced his is suing several people in connection with the video that ended his political career. He has denied that th...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Mercedes target cooling after feeling the heat in Austria Formula One champions Mercedes say they are working hard to improve their cars' cooling systems for future races after struggling with overheating at...
23:16, 07/03/2019

Austria: photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna BERLIN (AP) — Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from politica...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Hamilton: Mercedes "definitely underestimated" Ferrari Austria pace Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes "definitely underestimated" the pace of Formula 1 rival Ferrari after Charles Leclerc took pole for the Austrian Grand P...
19:00, 06/29/2019

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, of...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Across the Alps by train: a feast of scenery from Switzerland to Austria After starting in London, this itinerary takes in Lake Geneva, the Austrian Tirol, and the heights of the Zugspitze in Bavaria, with stunning views a...
16:48, 05/04/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of F...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Marquez "like Houdini" with Austria MotoGP dominance - Crutchlow LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says his factory counterpart Marc Marquez is like "Houdini" in that he has "a trick" for every part of the Red Bull Rin...
07:00, 08/11/2019

F2 Austria: De Vries on pole, Renault F1 Hubert gambles for second Nyck de Vries took the fourth pole position of his Formula 2 career in Austria, while Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert used a clever strategy...
08:32, 06/29/2019

Hamilton handed three place grid penalty in Austria "Stewards handed Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton a three place penalty for impeding in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, dropping the M...
00:48, 06/30/2019

Leclerc: New Ferrari F1 set-up philosophy boosted Austria pole lap Austrian Grand Prix polesitter Charles Leclerc believes a different set-up philosophy has given him a "stronger front" on his Ferrari Formula 1 car c...
17:16, 06/29/2019

Hamilton to be investigated for Raikkonen Austria qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton will face a stewards' investigation for allegedly impeding Kimi Raikkonen in the first part of Aus...
17:16, 06/29/2019

Austria’s Kurz says emails linking him to scandal are fakes BERLIN (AP) — Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says emails suggesting his involvement in a scandal involving his previous coalition partners...
14:16, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Austria’s Kurz looks forward to fall election Austria’s ousted chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, has told a cheering crowd in Vienna just hours after he lost a no-confidence vote that he is looking to ...
20:16, 05/27/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigration cooperation Hungary's prime minister and Austria's vice chancellor have been criticized for their use of racist rhetoric. Hungary's leader said he would not supp...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Austria's FPO would back no confidence vote in chancellor: media Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) would support a vote of no confidence in conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, online news outlet Oe24 repo...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Austria: photo show of Holocaust survivors vandalized again BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president has condemned the repeated destruction of photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street....
12:00, 05/28/2019

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germ...
07:16, 06/21/2019

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unli...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigrant cooperation If the Hungarian prime minister and Austrian vice chancellor get their way, anti-migration forces will emerge as victors in the upcoming European Par...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president says he will appoint the head of the country’s top court to lead a caretaker government until new elect...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Why Verstappen escaped a punishment like Vettel's for Austria move Judging Max Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix-winning move on Charles Leclerc alongside recent controversial Formula 1 penalties such as Sebastian Vet...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not include...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Austria Government's Breakup Is New Blow to Europe's Far-Right Movement Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dissolved the government after Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache, a prominent anti-immigration advocate, resigne...
02:16, 05/20/2019

Verstappen: No point being in F1 if Austria move on Leclerc illegal Max Verstappen said drivers should "stay at home" and there is no point "being in Formula 1" if his move on Charles Leclerc to win in Austria gets pu...
20:32, 06/30/2019

Austria F3: Hughes wins after Prema drivers collide on last lap Jake Hughes won the second Austria FIA Formula 3 race after on-the-road victor Robert Shwartzman was penalised for hitting fellow Ferrari Formula 1 j...
12:48, 06/30/2019

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place...
19:32, 07/10/2019

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households...
11:48, 07/01/2019

Thiem loses but Novak propels Austria to Davis Cup win Dominic Thiem had his nine-match singles winning streak in Davis Cup play snapped but Austria won the final match to pull out a 3-2 win over Finland ...
03:17, 09/15/2019

Ricciardo: Wrong set-up direction behind Renault's Austria F1 woes Daniel Ricciardo thinks taking an incorrect set-up direction caused Renault's Austrian Grand Prix woes, as the Formula 1 team failed to find anything...
17:32, 07/11/2019

Austria: woman survives abduction, convinces man to free her Austrian police say a 27-year-old woman has survived a kidnapping that included first being hit with a car by a 33-year-old man, being tied up with d...
10:32, 07/26/2019

McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists As of Wednesday, May 15, staff in any McDonald's in Austria will be available to assist American tourists in making contact with the US Embassy for c...
18:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Austria's Kurz wants to fire interior minister The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants t...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Austria vice chancellor quits over 'corruption' video Austria's vice chancellor has resigned after footage of him seeming to offer lucrative German contracts to a potential Russian benefactor were publis...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan...
03:16, 05/03/2019

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief A...
23:32, 06/10/2019

State doctors’ group wants ban on religious exemptions for vaccines ALBANY— The state’s top doctors’ group Monday backed legislation aimed at cracking down on the measles outbreak by banning religious exemptions for v...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Act Against Those Forcing People To Chant Religious Slogans: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that a "wrong practice" of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other stat...
15:16, 07/15/2019

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
07:32, 06/14/2019

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like rac...
10:32, 07/10/2019

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religio...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after t...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Pakistan to bring religious schools under government control Pakistan's military spokesman says authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against...
21:00, 04/29/2019

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after t...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by cl...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end ...
08:16, 06/17/2019

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist...
02:00, 04/29/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbol...
20:48, 05/14/2019

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by...
21:32, 06/23/2019

Air Force grants first religious accommodation to Sikh airman The United States Air Force has granted a religious accommodation to a Sikh airman, making him the first active airman to wear a turban while on duty...
12:16, 06/07/2019

Over 2 million Muslims make religious pilgrimage to Mecca MECCA, Saudi Arabia — More than 2 million pilgrims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform initial rites of the hajj, an I...
19:00, 08/09/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades pr...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped...
04:48, 06/22/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
07:16, 05/09/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden...
23:16, 05/18/2019

Motor racing: Austria an eye-opener for Leclerc in duel with Verstappen Even if he insisted revenge was not on his mind, Charles Leclerc gave Max Verstappen a taste of his own medicine in another thrilling duel between th...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans s...
15:32, 05/17/2019

Austria F2: Matsushita stages late fightback to win feature race Honda Formula 1 junior Nobuharu Matsushita won the Red Bull Ring feature race for Carlin, expertly managing his tyres in a Formula 2 race dominated b...
19:00, 06/29/2019

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already f...
23:16, 05/22/2019

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire c...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Mercedes explains "painful" Austria Formula 1 cooling issues Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says it was "painful" to see Valtteri Bottas's and Lewis Hamilton's cars handicapped by cooling issues in the...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to deat...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Trial of strength at 2,000 meters altitude: Celtic wrestling in Austria Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain...
13:48, 07/29/2019

Leclerc used Austria F1 defeat lessons to beat Hamilton at Monza Charles Leclerc says learning he could race more aggressively after fighting with Max Verstappen earlier this year helped him defeat Lewis Hamilton t...
21:48, 09/08/2019

The Latest: Austria leader to decide coalition govt’s future FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Austria is waiting for a statement from Chancellor Sebastian K...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. T...
19:00, 05/21/2019

MotoGP Austria: Dovizioso snatches last-corner victory from Marquez Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso prevailed in the MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, winning a sensational duel against Marc Marquez in the fi...
19:37, 08/11/2019

Austria to move fast to hold elections after coalition collapses Government falls apart after vice-chancellor resigns because of compromising secret videoAustria is heading for snap elections after the far-right vi...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh co...
19:02, 09/14/2019

Austria to hold snap polls in September after corruption sting Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with ...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Robust Leclerc still 'sore' after Austria Formula 1 clash - Verstappen Max Verstappen reckons Charles Leclerc was so robust with his defensive driving in the British Grand Prix because he was 'still sore' over their clas...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Freedom party will 'likely' support no-confidence vote against Austria's Kurz: APA Austria's Freedom party will probably support a no-confidence vote scheduled for Monday against Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, new...
10:16, 05/27/2019

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Loses No-Confidence Showdown Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, removing him and his cabinet from office over a corruption sca...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Austria F1 penalty call threatened "every single principle of racing" Formula 1 would have "moved away from every single principle of racing" instead of kickstarting a more lenient policy, had Max Verstappen been punish...
17:32, 08/16/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van de...
22:00, 05/19/2019

How Austria's far right turned the stadium artwork 'For Forest' into a campaign issue The art installation of 299 trees in a stadium aims to draw attention to the fragility of forests, but right-wing populists misappropriated the proje...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Austria's coalition govt collapses over scandalous Ibiza video Austria's government has collapsed following the release of a video that shows the leader of the junior coalition party negotiating deals with the pu...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Austria's Kurz leaves office, eyes return within months Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz left office on Tuesday after parliament voted out his conservative provisional government, blaming him in part for...
18:48, 05/28/2019

US routs France, Russia shuts out Austria at hockey worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — The United States rebounded from an upset loss to Slovakia in the opening game at the ice hockey world championship by routin...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 sea...
20:48, 05/28/2019

Austria: ex-vice chancellor's home raided in corruption probe Heinz-Christian Strache has had his home searched. Authorities are investigating whether company appointments have been made in return for promises o...
14:32, 08/14/2019

5 nations still committed to Iran nuclear deal to meet in Austria Iran and five countries that signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal have agreed to meet in Austria this weekend to discuss the agreement and try to e...
20:48, 07/23/2019

Motor racing: Leclerc beats Hamilton to pole in Austria Charles Leclerc put Ferrari on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton second fastest for Merced...
16:48, 06/29/2019

Austria's Kurz hopes to sidestep scandal to stay in power Even though he brought the far right into power, Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hopes voters will see him as having put his country first by sti...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Slovakia delays nuclear plant expansion under pressure from Austria Amid complaints from Austria, Slovakia has decided to push back the long-awaited opening of two new nuclear reactors. Activists claim to have evidenc...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Hei...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive an...
02:00, 07/12/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent,...
02:16, 06/20/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete of...
03:16, 07/10/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
22:16, 07/09/2019

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human traffick...
09:16, 06/05/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious fa...
16:16, 05/14/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requi...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows reli...
01:32, 08/17/2019

Issue Of Forced Religious Conversion In Pak Figures In Rajya Sabha A demand to mount international pressure on Pakistan over the issue of forceful religious conversion of minority Hindu and Sikh girls was raised in R...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in rev...
22:00, 05/11/2019

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Vi...
02:16, 08/23/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious ex...
00:32, 06/14/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Zito book to detail baseball career, religious belief LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion. “Cu...
10:16, 05/11/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite co...
11:32, 06/17/2019

U.S. top court to review Montana dispute over religious school subsidies In a case that could once again test boundaries for the separation of church and state, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legalit...
18:16, 06/28/2019

‘No One Should Be Gunned Down in Worship’: Synagogue Shooting Keeps Religious Leaders On Edge An attack in Poway, Calif., was the latest reminder of a new reality that rabbis, imams and pastors must now take measures to prepare for the horrors...
06:48, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka elephants run wild during religious procession, at least 17 people injured A crowded street pageant in Sri Lanka descended into chaos Sunday when two elephants broke free, sending festivalgoers scrambling for cover as the an...
17:16, 09/10/2019

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s pow...
16:32, 05/24/2019

Pete Buttigieg changes course and now says he does not support personal and religious exemptions for vaccines Associated Press South Bend, Indiana mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg backtracked on his support for exemptions for vaccinations...
21:00, 05/02/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “op...
21:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of pr...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Maine Senate rejects ending religious exemptions for vaccinations An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to ...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Let's Defend Religious Freedom For All, Says Mike Pompeo On India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a two-day visit to Delhi, today said the US and India should "stand up for religious freedom". The comme...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the sep...
00:32, 06/11/2019

Pakistan Sets Up Committee To Scientifically Fix Religious Festival Dates Pakistan has set up a committee to determine lunar dates of religious festivals through a scientific method and end confusion in dates related to moo...
13:32, 05/08/2019

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH ...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report...
19:48, 07/16/2019

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, ...
11:32, 06/23/2019

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I...
02:32, 08/10/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having f...
01:00, 08/10/2019

French probes ultra-right plot to attack religious venue PARIS (AP) — French judicial authorities are investigating five people after uncovering an ultra-right plot to attack a religious venue. A judicial o...
22:16, 06/11/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party sa...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or...
20:16, 05/02/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administratio...
04:48, 07/18/2019

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califo...
02:32, 06/01/2019

Rule change accommodates student athletes’ religious observance The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has added religious observance to its list of reasons that student athletes can withdraw from c...
22:48, 08/28/2019

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...
20:16, 05/30/2019

U.S. voices concern over Myanmar army's lawsuit against religious leader The United States said on Thursday it was deeply concerned about the Myanmar army's filing of a lawsuit against a religious leader who told President...
04:00, 09/06/2019

Trump calls for unity and tolerance amid religious attacks President Trump on Thursday called for religious unity and tolerance in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in recent months across the globe aime...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as co...
08:48, 04/29/2019

MotoGP leader Marquez takes record 59th pole in Austria "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez celebrated a record 59th MotoGP pole position at the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday to overtake retired A...
17:32, 08/10/2019

Austria far-right leader ramps up anti-immigration rhetoric before European elections The head of Austrian junior coalition partner and far-right Freedom (FPO) party pledged on Sunday to fight "creeping Islamisation", doubling down on ...
14:32, 05/05/2019

Austria’s Parliament Ousts Chancellor Sebastian Kurz With No-Confidence Vote (BERLIN) — The Austrian parliament has voted to oust Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his ministers, paving the way for a caretaker government bef...
17:48, 05/27/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote, right after EU poll success The government of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding his far-right coalition partners. ...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Austria video 'a trap' to sour relations with Moscow, Russian media say Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Rus...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situatio...
21:00, 05/21/2019

From gas in Russia to China-bound plastics, Austria's OMV shifts focus for growth After years of largely banking on low-cost Russia for growth, OMV is shifting attention towards the Middle East as its chemist chief executive chases...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Crutchlow distracted by suspected Miller Austria MotoGP jump-start Cal Crutchlow says a suspected jump-start from Jack Miller prompted his poor launch in MotoGP's Red Bull Ring race, which ultimately led to the LCR H...
15:33, 08/13/2019

Austria's Kurz pulls plug on coalition, calls for snap election Conservative Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on Saturday on his coalition with the far-right Freedom Party after a damaging video ...
22:16, 05/18/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an onli...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has requested fresh elections "as soon as possible" after a corruption scandal brought down his far-right deputy c...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Marquez expected crash in final corner of Austria MotoGP race MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez says he briefly expected to crash at the Austrian Grand Prix's final corner, after getting his right brake le...
19:37, 08/11/2019

Austria debates bike trailers for children after fatal road accident The debate on traffic safety broke out after two children died when a car hit the bike trailer they were riding in. The far-right is mulling a ban, w...
03:32, 08/08/2019

The Latest: Austria vice chancellor quits amid video scandal The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German ...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Canada tops France at hockey worlds, Sweden routs Austria KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Anthony Mantha scored twice to lift Canada to a 5-2 victory over France at the hockey world championship on Thursday. Mantha ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Wolff: Leclerc starting on softs in Austria Formula 1 race "risky" Austrian Grand Prix poleman Charles Leclerc and his Ferrari Formula 1 team have picked a "risky" strategy for Sunday's race, reckons Mercedes team bo...
10:48, 06/30/2019

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing an...
03:32, 06/18/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from ac...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids ...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Lebanon festival cancels Mashrou' Leila show after religious pressure Lebanon's Byblos festival has canceled a concert by Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila which was set for next week after calls from church leaders who accu...
18:16, 07/30/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Indian religious minorities face increased violence under Modi — report The US State Department has said religious intolerance in India is growing under PM Modi's right-wing government. India said that a foreign governmen...
18:00, 06/25/2019

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at ...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Court rejects bid to suspend part of Canadian province's religious symbols ban A court in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday rejected a bid to suspend parts of a new provincial law that bans public sector employees from...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will ...
00:48, 07/19/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions tha...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ba...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz got cursed out on Thursday — and flat-out threatened at one point — b...
01:00, 06/14/2019

With Iran sanctions, Trump targets religious authority and economic empire President Trump took aim at what he has described as the real power in Iran, imposing fresh sanctions on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday. Experts ar...
04:16, 06/26/2019

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday nig...
20:48, 06/19/2019

Scheer and Trudeau agree: Feds should not intervene in Quebec’s religious symbols ban Quebec's Bill 21 was a hot topic on Day 1 of the federal election campaign, with Scheer and Trudeau agreeing the federal government should not interv...
11:00, 09/12/2019

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmop...
09:48, 06/20/2019

Israel Folau's cousin dismissed by Catholic school over religious beliefs Josiah Folau reportedly called the school ‘a synagogue of Satan’ and labelled the Catholic mass ‘a paganistic ritual’The cousin of the sacked rugby s...
16:00, 08/02/2019

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes...
22:32, 05/25/2019

Quebec ban on religious symbols would fall heavily on hijab-wearing teachers The ruling Coalition Avenir Québec says the ban on public employees wearing religious symbols on the job isn’t aimed at a specific religion. But it h...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Gothic Platformer Offers Brutal Combat With A Side Of Religious Trauma Blasphemous, the indie platformer that Spanish studio The Game Kitchen crowd-funded two years ago, is now available on every major gaming platform. W...
23:48, 09/10/2019

India's top court to hear Ayodhya religious dispute on daily basis India's top court will hear arguments every day in an effort to resolve a decades-old dispute over what should be built on the ruins of a 16th-centur...
17:00, 08/02/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking contr...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key...
04:16, 05/19/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a po...
16:16, 05/18/2019

F2 Austria: Sette Camara wins sprint, Schumacher charge falls short McLaren Formula 1 junior Sergio Sette Camara took his first Formula 2 win since 2017 in the Austrian sprint race, as Mick Schumacher narrowly missed ...
12:48, 06/30/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corrup...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's pr...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration pro...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Netflix Puts the Spotlight on a Secretive and Powerful Religious Political Group With The Family Even if you're a regular news watcher, you might not have heard of The Fellowship. Netflix's The Family aims to change that. Each February, guests f...
19:00, 07/25/2019

A battle of bra-baring waitresses and ultra-religious protesters explains Israel’s crisis  Israel was founded by secular Zionists, but it now has an ultra-Orthodox population growing in size and influence that is resisting attempts to assim...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around...
17:16, 06/02/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration pro...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday met in the Oval Office with a group of people from 17 countries - including China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these f...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Buttigieg hits Trump over Stormy Daniels payoff, questions support from ‘religious right’ Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg ripped President Trump on Friday over allegations of past affairs and sexual misconduct while questi...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Trump's China Tariffs To Increase Cost Of Bible, Upsets Religious Groups The trade war that Donald Trump has initiated with China by imposing massive tariffs on the Chinese products has upset one of his core support bases,...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Rami Malek agreed to play Bond villain only if character had no religious motives "Bond 25" is currently in production, and the man set to play the iconic British agent's foe is opening up. Rami Malek, who was cast as the villain i...
20:48, 07/03/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott M...
06:32, 06/25/2019

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Hera...
01:32, 07/13/2019

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health wor...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S. VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S....
14:48, 06/25/2019

Austria’s president recommends September election after vice chancellor resigns over video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a vide...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, Resigns After Video Sting Is Revealed A video secretly filmed before the 2017 elections showed him promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Aspiring teachers denied employment as Montreal school boards apply religious symbols ban A francophone school board in Montreal (CSPI) admits to turning down two aspiring teachers, after they refused to remove their visible religious symb...
12:16, 09/10/2019

‘Reaffirm the sanctity’ of religious sites, says Guterres, launching new plan to ‘counter hate and violence’ Amidst a global call by Secretary-General António Guterres to “reaffirm the sanctity” of religious sites and keep worshippers safe, the UN Alliance o...
02:00, 09/13/2019

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Is...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminat...
02:16, 07/14/2019

Nebraska school that declared candy canes ‘too religious’ pulls yearbook with Christian symbol Fifth graders at an Omaha, Nebraska middle school voted to put inspirational words shaped like a cross on the front cover of their yearbook. The cros...
17:16, 06/03/2019

Shalt thou eat an Impossible Burger? Religious doctrine scrambles to catch up to new food technology. Leviticus 11 contains a zoo’s worth of animals. The hyrax and the monitor lizard. The katydid is there, as is the gecko. And it ends: “You must disti...
05:16, 09/13/2019

Arizona Supreme Court rules in favor of Phoenix business based on religious beliefs PHOENIX – Monday morning, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in favor 4-3 that business owners can refuse service to same-sex couples based on the...
09:16, 09/17/2019

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian dis...
06:16, 07/13/2019

Austria’s Government on Verge of Collapse Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday he is seeking the removal of the country’s interior minister over a video scand...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz: Time to replace EU's Lisbon Treaty to cope with migration, Brexit, debt The chancellor of Austria has said the 2007 Lisbon Treaty is no longer fit for its purpose and needs some rejigging. One of his demands will not go d...
22:16, 05/03/2019

Why we won’t shut up about ‘Friends,’ 25 years later "Friends" celebrates its 25th anniversary this week. The sitcom has endured in popularity far longer than any other TV series. Here's why.  ...
02:48, 09/17/2019

Shut The Hell Up, Deacon The world of Days Gone is serious stuff. Zombies Freakers are everywhere, killing anyone who dares get close to them. Society has collapsed. Water a...
00:16, 05/05/2019

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at...
19:00, 08/18/2019

Boeing might have to shut down 737 Max production Boeing reported its largest loss ever -- a $3.7 billion adjusted loss in the second quarter -- because of the grounding of the 737 Max, its bestselli...
18:48, 07/24/2019

How to Shut Down an Unresponsive iPhone If your iPhone is giving you grief, a simple reboot is one quick way to troubleshoot whatever is ailing it. But what if your device is freezing up an...
23:48, 07/08/2019

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations ...
00:16, 08/14/2019

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious fre...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Tories accuse Liberals of playing politics by stripping references to religious groups from terror report Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the government removed the terms "Sikh," "Sunni" and "Shia" from the report when referring to extremism to ...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their ...
20:32, 06/20/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthc...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednes...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Bernie Sanders delivers blistering criticism of Trump, labels him a 'racist, sexist, homophobe and religious bigot' Ahead of President Trump's kickoff rally for his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday evening, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders delivered a scathing pe...
00:00, 06/19/2019

What Would Happen If the Whole Internet Just Shut Down All of a Sudden? A world in which the internet suddenly stops: surely the TV show’s already in development. Sprawling cast, gorgeous visuals, tediously on-the-nose th...
18:32, 08/19/2019

Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020 Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal whi...
04:32, 08/10/2019

Dressbarn Is Going Out Of Business, Will Shut Down All 650 Stores (TODAY)– The Dressbarn clothing chain will wind down operations as part of a larger plan to close all of its stores, the company has announced....
18:16, 05/21/2019

Red Sox shut down Sale for rest of season Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale is receiving treatment for inflammation in his elbow that will shut him down for the rest of the regular season, anoth...
16:16, 08/20/2019

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government sa...
04:16, 06/24/2019

You don't have to say 'Hey, Google' to shut off your alarm anymore Sometimes, the smallest changes are the most welcome ones. Google has removed the requirement to say "Hey, Google" before turning off an alarm or tim...
00:48, 05/08/2019

The Smart Car: It's Actually Kind of Amazing When You Just Shut Your Yap and Think About It Earlier this week, Smart announced that it was pulling out of the North American market, and if we’re brutally honest, that was just fine with the No...
13:00, 05/02/2019

La Cholla, near Ajo shut down after crash between two trucks TUCSON — Southbound La Cholla at Ajo is shut down after a crash involving two trucks. Tucson Police tweeted the crash happened at the intersect...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that elude us, Google has decided to pr...
08:16, 05/28/2019

Pizza Hut could shut down as many as 500 dine-in locations across US As many as 500 U.S. dine-in Pizza Hut restaurants are likely to close due to competing delivery and carryout orders, according to Food Business News....
19:32, 08/07/2019

You can now tell Google Assistant to shut up and just show its answers Google Assistant now has an option that silences its chatty replies, showing responses on-screen only.Google's voice-enabled assistant can be ex...
11:48, 08/27/2019

Flooded Kansas Turnpike remains shut down Officials aren't sure when the Kansas Turnpike will reopen near the Oklahoma border after a surging creek sent floodwaters pouring over the asph...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termi...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Three Mile Island nuclear plant will soon shut down The owner of Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania — the site of the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the US — announced Wednesday that it will...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Rangers vs. Angels: Lance Lynn will shut down LA Happy Holiday indeed. Escalator at Stitches’ train stop has been repaired after sitting motionless for two months. Mayor de Blasio, acknowledging his...
23:16, 07/04/2019

Google to shut down its job application service in 2020 The list of products Google has put to rest grows ever longer. Over the past few months, the tech giant has killed Google+, Inbox, Allo, Jump VR plat...
14:16, 08/28/2019

Former CEO of shut Philadelphia refinery seeks to buy the plant The former chief executive officer of Philadelphia Energy Solutions is seeking to buy and restart the 335,000 barrel-per-day PES refinery, which clos...
23:16, 08/28/2019

MLB roundup: 7 Rays pitchers shut out Marlins 1-0 Anthony Bemboom, a 29-year-old rookie catcher, recorded his first major league hit and RBI on the same play, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 1-0 win ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Giants vs. Brewers: Bumgarner will shut down Milwaukee The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner will look to put on a good showing for a potential trade-deadline suitor when he pitches Saturday night in Milwaukee. B...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson Please Shut the Fuck Up Neil deGrasse Tyson has a good job. According to Wikipedia, he’s the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Eart...
22:48, 07/22/2019

Bruce Lee's daughter: Tarantino should 'shut up' about my dad in his film Bruce Lee's daughter says Quentin Tarantino should "shut up" or "apologise" after he defended his depiction of the martial arts legend in his new fil...
00:32, 08/16/2019

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be ...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism f...
18:16, 05/26/2019

Overwatch Cheaters Are About To Get Games Automatically Shut Down Blizzard is currently testing a new and interesting way of dealing with cheaters in an Overwatch match: whenever cheating is detected, they’ll just a...
16:16, 07/16/2019

Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S. Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its restaurant food delivery service in the U.S. later this month, giving in to intense competition from ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

We don't need fraternities. Swarthmore was right to shut their's down | Jill Filipovic Fraternities are pernicious forces for too many of the young men who join them, and for even more of the young women who walk through their doorsHere...
21:32, 05/04/2019

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as ...
12:32, 06/07/2019

Here’s why your Windows 10 computer has been taking forever to shut down lately If you’ve been noticing that your PC has been acting a little wonky of late, it could be the result of a newly unearthed bug that impacts how l...
08:48, 06/26/2019

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push ...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Spike Lee on Filming in Georgia After Abortion Ban: 'They Got to Shut It Down' Ever since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law a “heartbeat” bill that prohibits abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, Hollywood stu...
21:00, 06/07/2019

World cannot shut China out, vice president says, in jab at U.S. China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States, with which Beijing...
12:16, 07/08/2019

LMAO the NRA Had to Shut Down Its Deranged Propaganda Network The NRA’s finances are in deep, deep trouble, thanks to years of mismanagement and corruption and massive increases in spending in outright propagand...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Rice cookers shut down NYC subway station A pair of suspicious rice cookers shut down a subway station in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning — but the NYPD’s Bomb Squad later deter...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Equinor says Statfjord loading still shut after oil spill Equinor has still not identified the source of an oil spill at its Statfjord field in the North Sea, and the loading of crude onto tankers remains sh...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Continental could shut plants as part of restructuring The German supplier is reviewing its powertrain and rubber divisions after a steep drop in profit due to lower auto demand in China, along with the n...
18:16, 08/26/2019

MoviePass is effectively dead and will shut down September 14 If you’re still a Movie Pass subscriber for some reason, it appears tonight is your last chance to use the service. In an “I hope no one notices” lat...
02:01, 09/14/2019

Nationals vs. White Sox: Anibal Sanchez will shut down Chicago Belmont Stakes draw was held at Citi Field. Bodexpress, who threw jockey John Velazquez after leaving the gate in the Preakness, will be ridden by Yo...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Yankees shut down Dellin Betances in another injury setback Of all the Yankees injured list inhabitants, the case of Dellin Betances perhaps has been the most frustrating. On Tuesday, it got worse. The Yankees...
00:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
01:32, 08/03/2019

ArcelorMittal hopeful Italy plant will not shut over pollution ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, is confident that the Ilva operations it bought last year in Italy will not have to shut after the fir...
21:32, 08/01/2019

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by...
00:48, 06/10/2019

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil pro...
08:16, 06/01/2019

Protesters shut down HK airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia...
00:32, 08/13/2019

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has sa...
01:00, 08/02/2019

Can the internet shut off the valve that fuels mass shootings? Opinion: Perhaps the web, or certain elements of it, are not to blame for inciting the hatred that fuels acts of domestic terrorism. But it does see...
05:32, 08/10/2019

Trump Reportedly Dreaming Up Even More Ways to Shut Immigrants Out Amid an impending announcement by President Donald Trump regarding changing immigration policy, Politico reported Thursday that the president is cons...
01:16, 05/31/2019

Astros vs. Orioles: Justin Verlander will shut down Baltimore Doctors convinced Ozzy Osbourne to help in a 2010 study. They wanted to know what genes kept the rocker upright after a lifetime of drug and alcohol ...
23:17, 08/11/2019

Phillies vs. Diamondbacks: Zach Eflin will shut down Arizona Who said it? “Things are going according to plan.” Was it Bill de Blasio commenting on his presidential run or Team Thailand’s head coach after getti...
21:48, 06/12/2019

The Company Behind Maker Faire and Make: Magazine Has Shut Down TechCrunch has learned that Maker Media, the company behind the DIY magazine and online publication Make:, as well as the Maker Faire science, art, a...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Nemak to shut Canada plant that supplies GM in China About 90 percent of the engine blocks produced in Nemak's Windsor plant are destined for Cadillac vehicles at GM's Shanghai plant, CBC Windsor report...
14:32, 07/17/2019

Two swimmers have disappeared into this lake. Now officials have shut down the beach Authorities in Ohio have shut down a Lake Erie beach after a second swimmer went missing in less than a month.        ...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, b...
00:16, 06/05/2019

How A Comedian Expertly Shut Down Attempts To Extort Her Over Topless Pic In April, American comedian and actress Whitney Cummings accidentally posted a topless photo on Instagram and quickly deleted it. The 36-year-old rev...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Blizzard will shut down 'Overwatch' matches when it spots cheating Blizzard thinks it has a straightforward way to prevent Overwatch cheaters from wrecking others' matches: bring those matches to a screeching ha...
08:00, 07/14/2019

‘Abolish ICE’ protesters shut down West Side Highway All lanes of the West Side Highway were shut down after protesters stormed the roadway in Chelsea, officials said. Cars traveling in both directions ...
22:32, 08/10/2019

Frankfurt train station shut after bank robbery A bank robbery and a police chase caused officials to suspend operations at Frankfurt's central station, one of the busiest train hubs in Germany. Th...
01:32, 08/03/2019

Sephora Will Shut Down for an Hour of Diversity Training Tomorrow In April, R&B star SZA said a Sephora employee called security to monitor her. Now the makeup store will take an hour off to address diversity and in...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Open and shut case for model railways | Brief letters Milkshakes | Boots and plastic | Model railways | Mulhouse | WordsearchNo, Aditya Chakrabortty, it is not “political theatre” to throw milkshakes at ...
03:16, 05/23/2019

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may shut ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatenin...
19:16, 05/28/2019

'Swastika' ride shut down by German amusement park An amusement park in southwestern Germany has had to shut down a new ride after people quickly noticed that it looked like a big spinning swastika. T...
00:16, 08/21/2019

Iran says ‘idiotic’ new US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant “closing the doors of dipl...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Johnson Moves to Shut Parliament to Push Through Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to shut down Parliament for several weeks, a tactic aimed at stopping lawmakers from blocking an abrupt break...
20:16, 08/28/2019

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Then Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the migrants and refugees killed by a July 2 airstrike near Tripoli were being detained next to a weapons depot — a ...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Washington's Biggest Lobbyist, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Gets Shut Out Chilly relations with both the White House and congressional Democrats leaves the chief advocacy group for American corporations struggling to adapt ...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Europe Shut These Migrants Out, Libyan Rebels Bombed Them A Times investigation shows that the African migrants killed by a July 2 airstrike in Libya were being detained near a weapons depot — a prime target...
08:00, 07/11/2019

Scotland’s Oli McBurnie to keep mouth shut in Belgium buildup Striker rues tainting preparations before Euro 2020 qualifier defeat to Russia: ‘The whole episode was a shock to me’The last thing Oli McBurnie need...
05:16, 09/08/2019

Ryanair to shut four Spanish base next year: union Ryanair has decided to close its Spanish bases in Las Palmas, Tenerife South, Lanzarote and Girona from January, putting the jobs of more than 500 p...
18:48, 08/23/2019

Mets shut down Nimmo as Conforto experiment now looms Brandon Nimmo is down for the count. The Mets center fielder has been shut down from baseball activities for the next month, manager Mickey Callaway ...
23:32, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia refinery that suffered huge explosion will shut down The largest refinery on the East Coast is slated to close and be sold after a large explosion and fire almost a week ago devastated the Philadelphia ...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Oregon vs. Auburn: Tigers will shut down Justin Herbert “Every day is a gift. It’s just, does it have to be socks?” — Anthony Soprano College football’s existence isn’t enough. The bar should be higher, es...
13:16, 08/29/2019

3-year-old dies after found in chained-shut burning car in NY NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 3-year-old girl died after being found in a burning car in Queens that had its doors chained shut from the inside, law enfo...
20:16, 05/07/2019