Two Muslim women kicked out of a municipal swimming pool for wearing burkini in Granada, Spain. Incident described as possible "Islamophobic hate crime."
King Bhumibol Adulyadej's son, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, collected the ashes and charred bones of his father – also known as King Rama IX – to be kept as royal relics.
The Canadian province became the first place in North America to instute a ban effectively stopping Muslim women wearing the niqab or burqa from public services.
Hindus around the world are celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, also known as Deepavali and Tihar.
Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Monaco lays cunning trap to catch sexton suspected of stealing from church's charitable collection box.
The latest saints were proclaimed Sunday during a Mass celebrated by Francis in St. Peter's Square.
Award-winning photojournalist Kevin Frayer spent two weeks in Bangladesh documenting the lives of some of the more than half a million Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar since late August.
Thailand is preparing to bid a grand final farewell for the late king with an elaborate five-day funeral ceremony that will begin on 25 October.
Authorities say spectators should wear clothing more in line with "the nature of Saudi society" - which has divided opinions.
More Rohingya refugees have chosen to trek for days in monsoon weather to find sanctuary in one of the poorest regions of a poor country. Yet the Myanmar government denies ethnic cleansing and says "clearance operations" have ended.
Sacred Heart High School in Hammersmith, west London says students can use their 'preferred pronoun' and it must promote 'greater wholeness for transgender individuals'.
The holiest day in the Shia calendar is observed on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year, to mourn the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
Many devotees beat their heads and chests with chains and knives, and gash their heads with swords to show their grief and echo the suffering of Imam Hussein.
The fighting in Marawi is so intense that it took soldiers a whole week just to cross one street in the embattled city.
Study confirms age and contents of an old sack is in line with medieval myth.