58 killed in central Nigeria raids and reprisals

JOS Nigeria (AP) - Raids and reprisal attacks have left 58 people dead in Christian villages near a Nigerian city where authorities have struggled to contain religious violence, officials said Sunday. Assailants launched "sophisticated attacks" on several villages near Full version (available...

Pakistan Christian girl in Quran case to be freed

ISLAMABAD (AP) - In a rare move, a Pakistani judge granted bail Friday to a young, mentally challenged Christian girl accused of insulting Islam by burning pages of the religion's holy book. Activists who had pressed for the girl's release welcomed the rare decision to grant bail in a blasphemy...