Igniting fresh controversy, Austria’s parliament has approved significant changes to the country’s “Law on Islam” — a revamping of a 103-year-old law to expand certain legal protections while also placing new restrictions on Muslim organizations and how adherents practice their faith.
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MEXICO CITY — The Vatican is issuing a mea culpa in a spat with Mexico over critical remarks by Pope Francis on the “terror” engulfing the Latin American country.
BEIRUT — An estimated 1,600 people have been killed since U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria began five months ago, a monitoring group said Monday.
KIEV — A bomb killed two people on Sunday at a march in the city of Kharkiv commemorating the first anniversary of the ouster of former president Viktor Yanukovych, and Ukrainian officials said Russia was behind the attack.
PARIS — Heavily armed police and security forces were deployed at shopping malls in Paris and throughout London after a video by a terror group in Somalia threatened attacks.
GENEVA — Concerns over what ability to enrich uranium Iran would keep and whether it would maintain its controversial plutonium reactor at Arak remained points of disagreement Sunday as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, began another round of top-level talks.
DHAKA, Bangladesh — At least 49 bodies, including those of 11 children, were pulled from a river in central Bangladesh on Sunday after a ferry carrying more than 200 passengers was struck by a cargo ship and capsized, officials said.
NOGALES, Mexico — The migrants begin gathering just after daybreak.
TOKYO — Once a source of fortune for Japanese fishermen hunting sea lions and abalone, a pair of remote rocks is stopping the U.S.’ two biggest allies in Asia from getting along.
“Inside Africa” travels through Somalia with Oscar-nominated actor Barkhad Abdi who fled the country as a small child twenty three years ago.