Hindu monk’s temple mission in India a headache for Modi

July 18, 2016
Sharad Sharma, a spokesman of Hindu nationalist group Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), walks past a wall with inscription of Hindu religious book Ramayana, in a temple in Ayodhya in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Rupam Jain

(Sharad Sharma, a spokesman of Hindu nationalist group Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), walks past a wall with inscription of Hindu religious book Ramayana, in a temple in Ayodhya in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Rupam Jain)

Pakistan’s Muslim “selfie” cleric investigated over social media star’s murder

July 18, 2016
Social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch, who was strangled in what appeared to be an "honour killing," in Multan, Pakistan, is pictured in a selfie on her Facebook page. Qandeel Baloch/Facebook/via Reuters

(Social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch  in a selfie on her Facebook page. Qandeel Baloch/Facebook/via Reuters)

After violence against Muslims, Myanmar moves to curb Buddhist extremism

July 15, 2016
Myanmar Foreign Minister and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a special keynote at the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok, Thailand, June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

(Myanmar Foreign Minister and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a special keynote at the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok, Thailand, June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha)

Pakistan hate speech falling after crackdown on mosque loudspeakers

July 15, 2016
A man walks at a mosque near a wind turbine that produces energy for the mosque, in a village at Hub about 25 km (15 miles) northwest of Karachi June 18, 2010. Pakistan this year expects to finalise four wind power deals worth $500 million, to exploit a renewable resource that has been barely tapped in a country with a yawning gap between power capacity and demand. To match interview PAKISTAN-ENERGY/  REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro   (PAKISTAN - Tags: BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT ENERGY) - RTR2FDKY

(A mosque in a village about 25 km (15 miles) northwest of Karachi with four loudspeakers, June 18, 2010. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro)

Special Report – After decades of mistrust, Pope pushes for breakthrough with China

July 14, 2016
Catholics attend a Christmas eve mass at a Catholic church near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo

(Catholics attend a Christmas eve mass at a Catholic church near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee)

Spirituality, a mountain goddess and African traditions | The Wider Image

July 14, 2016
A man lies on the floor during a ritual at the Sorte Mountain on the outskirts of Chivacoa, in the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela October 10, 2015. REUTERS/Marco Bello SEARCH "SANTERIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.    TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2JSYL

(A man lies on the floor during a ritual at the Sorte Mountain on the outskirts of Chivacoa, in the state of Yaracuy, Venezuela October 10, 2015. REUTERS/Marco Bello)

Asking employee to remove headscarf is discrimination – EU court advisor

July 13, 2016
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(An employee (L)  prepares a food order at the counter of the Beurger King Muslim halal fast food restaurant in Clichy-sous-Bois, a suburb east of Paris, August 8, 2005/Jacky Naegelen)

Egypt orders Muslim preachers to deliver identical weekly sermons

July 13, 2016
The minbar, or pulpit, in the XXX Mosque in Cairo

(The minbar, or pulpit, on the right in the Sultan Hasan Mosque in Cairo, 7 July 2012/Frank Schulenburg)

Israeli military chief rabbi-designate under fire over remarks on rape

July 13, 2016
Rabbi Colonel Eyal Karim, Israeli military chief rabbi-designate, is seen in this handout picture received by Reuters from the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) Spokesperson Unit on July 13, 2016. Courtesy of IDF Spokesperson Unit/Handout via REUTERS

(Rabbi Colonel Eyal Karim, Israeli military chief rabbi-designate, July 13, 2016/Courtesy of IDF Spokesperson Unit)

Vatican promotes American journalist as new spokesman for Pope Francis

July 13, 2016
New Vatican spokesman Greg Burke greets Pope Francis during a meeting at the Vatican July 11, 2016. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

(New Vatican spokesman Greg Burke greets Pope Francis during a meeting at the Vatican July 11, 2016. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters)