France's largest employers' federation on Monday urged companies to "resist the blackmail" over the boycott calls.
The virus has killed more than 37,000 people in Italy, but thousands have also turned out in recent days to protest curbs on social activities.
The Pope's favourable stance on civil unions marks a step away from a 2003 document prepared by the Vatican's dogma office, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
A Nigerian Sharia court has sentenced a 22-year-old singer for uploading a blasphemous song on Whatsapp
Benedict, 93, is suffering from erysipelas of the face, a virus that causes a facial rash and episodes of severe pain, as per the former pope's biographer.
Resurgent virus outbreaks have forced nations around the world to step up measures against the contagion.
The scholarship grant is worth $500 for high school graduates of 2020
The concern now for historians is over the preservation of Hagia Sophia.
The same sex marriage law provides lawful protection to religious bodies who are not inclined to officiate ceremonies
Vesak rituals will be live-streamed by various organizations for worshipers to watch from home during the lockdown.
Widespread rules have been imposed banning praying in mosques.
A hairdresser won a lawsuit against her former boss who made her pick up dog faeces after finding out she was Muslim.
Mounds of debris still have to be cleared above the massive vaulted roof.
Most of the world's 1.3 billion Catholics were in forced confinement as the Pope spoke.
The Priest claimed that wine from the blessed cup cannot carry disease.
Girls aged 3, 7, 10, and 13 were abused by an occult cult leader who promised their grandmother that she would win the lottery if she gave him the girls.
Pope Francis apologised for slapping the hand of a woman who grabbed him on New Year's Eve.
Francis will at noon on Wednesday give the traditional Christmas Day mass -- his seventh -- addressed to the world in front of St Peter's Square.
Modi has insisted that his government does not aim to marginalise Muslims with the new law.
The match will no longer be aired after the Arsenal player criticised China's treatment of Uighur Muslims.
The woman who verbally and physically assaulted a 14-year-old schoolgirl from Sheffield has been "let out with a caution".
The "world's largest animal sacrifice ritual" is proceeding as usual even after Nepal banned it in 2015.
The pilgrimage is an obligatory act of worship that followers of Islam owe to God once in their lifetime.
Burqa comments like Boris Johnson's are pushing Muslims to reassert their identity.
The end of the fast of Ramadan was cause for a massive celebration in Small Heath, Birmingham.
Indonesian central government has agreed to block the mobile internet ahead of Bali's annual Day of Silence, or Nyepi.