Myanmar Muslims Jailed in Monk's Death
Six Muslim men and one minor have been sentenced to prison terms ranging from two years to life for involvement in the killing of a Buddhist monk in central Myanmar.
Obama urges Myanmar to stop violence against Muslims
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to halt violence against a Muslim minority but praised economic and political reforms in the formerly pariah nation that is emerging as a U.S. ally in China's backyard.
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Britain denies bail to radical cleric who faces deportation
LONDON - Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada could be deported to Jordan to face trial on terrorism charges within weeks, a British court heard on Monday, and it ruled he should remain in jail in the meantime to prevent him from absconding.
Afghan parliament fails to pass divisive women's law
KABUL - Afghanistan's parliament failed to pass a law on Saturday banning violence against women, a severe blow to progress made in women's rights in the conservative Muslim country since the Islamist Taliban was toppled over a decade ago.
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Report: Islam could become dominant UK religion in 10 years
According to a new analysis of 2011 UK census, one in 10 people under 25 are Muslim, Christianity is declining 50 percent faster than previously thought and in 10 years Islam may become the dominant religion with only a minority identifying as Christian.