from Edward Hadas:

Tom Hayes had the wrong standards

By Edward Hadas
August 12, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Story of lost, mute Hindu girl searching for home unites India, Pakistan

By Reuters Staff
August 10, 2015
(Geeta prays at the Bilquis Edhi Foundation in Karachi, Pakistan, August 6, 2015. The 23 year old deaf-mute Indian girl is believed to have mistakenly crossed into Pakistani territory as a child. Faisal Edhi, managing trustee of Edhi Foundation, said Geeta may be from Jharkhand or Telangana state in India. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro)

(Geeta prays at the Bilquis Edhi Foundation in Karachi, Pakistan, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro)

China removes cross from church after month-long protest ends

By Reuters Staff
August 7, 2015
(A cross is seen on the top of a Catholic church decorated with red lanterns outside  on Christmas Eve at near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee)

(A cross is seen on the top of a Catholic church decorated with red lanterns near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Lee)

Islamic State abducts dozens of Christians from Syrian town: monitor group

By Reuters Staff
August 7, 2015
(Assyrians hold banners as they march in solidarity with the Assyrians abducted by Islamic State fighters in Syria earlier this week, in Beirut February 28, 2015. Militants in northeast Syria are now estimated to have abducted at least 220 Assyrian Christians this week, a group monitoring the war reported. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)

(Assyrians hold banners as they march in solidarity with the Assyrians abducted by Islamic State fighters in Syria earlier this year, in Beirut February 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)

Secularist blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh, fourth killed by extremists this year

By Reuters Staff
August 7, 2015
(Activists of Hefajat-e-Islam attend a grand rally at Motijheel area in Dhaka April 6, 2013. Thousands of activists from Hefajat-e Islam clashed with Shahbagh demonstrators and police officers, after attending the grand rally. The activists from Hefajat-e-Islam were demanding for capital punishment for a group of bloggers, who organised the Shahbagh demonstration, and for the introduction of blasphemy laws, according to local media. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj)

(Activists of Hefajat-e-Islam rally demanding for capital punishment for secularist bloggers, in Dhaka April 6, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj)

Guestview: Why are Myanmar’s Buddhist nuns not granted the same respect as monks?

By Guest Contributor
August 6, 2015
(A young Buddhist nun rides Yangon's circular train in June 2015. Hkun Lat / Myanmar Now).

(A young Buddhist nun rides Yangon’s circular train in June 2015. Hkun Lat/Myanmar Now).

Hindu activists march in Nepal to demand charter drop the term “secular”

August 5, 2015
(Hindu activists clash with riot police personnel as they try to break through the restricted area during the protest rally marching towards the parliament demanding Nepal to be declared as Hindu State in the new constitution, in Kathmandu August 5, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

(Hindu activists clash with riot police personnel as they try to break through the restricted area during the protest rally marching towards the parliament demanding Nepal to be declared as Hindu State in the new constitution, in Kathmandu August 5, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Don’t treat divorced Catholics as outcasts, Pope Francis tells priests

August 5, 2015
(Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend an audience for altar servers at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito)

(Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend an audience for altar servers at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City August 4, 2015. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito)

Florida triple murder may have been ritual linked to “blue moon” – police

By Reuters Staff
August 5, 2015
(A full moon, known as the Blue Moon, is seen next to the Statue of Liberty in New York July 31, 2015. The Blue moon effect refers to the second full moon in a calendar month, local media informed. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)

(A Blue Moon seen next to the Statue of Liberty in New York July 31, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)

Breaking a taboo, Jerusalem Palestinians increasingly seek Israeli citizenship

By Reuters Staff
August 5, 2015
(Palestinians walk near Damascus Gate, outside Jerusalem's Old City July 28, 2015. In East Jerusalem, which Israel captured from Jordan during the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed, a move not recognised internationally, issues of Palestinian identity are layered with complexity. Over the past decade, an increasing number of East Jerusalem Palestinians have gone through the lengthy process of becoming Israeli citizens, researchers and lawyers say. Picture taken July 28, 2015. To match Insight ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS/JERUSALEM REUTERS/Baz Ratner)

(Palestinians walk near Damascus Gate, outside Jerusalem’s Old City July 28, 2015. REUTERS/Baz Ratner)