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Nepal elects first woman president

Kathmandu: Communist leader Bidhya Devi Bhandari was on Thursday elected as Nepal’s first woman President by the parliament, weeks after it adopted a new landmark Constitution that declared the ...Read More...

Gay priest decries ‘inhuman’ treatment of homosexual Catholics

A senior Vatican priest, stripped of his post after admitting being in a gay relationship, has launched a scathing attack on the Roman Catholic Church. In a letter to ...Read More...

Pakistan loses re-election bid for UN council

United Nations: Pakistan lost its bid on Tuesday to be re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council when its current term ends this year. It polled just 105 votes ...Read More...

Stop referring to God as He: Protestant bishop

Bishop Rachel Treweek of Gloucester is the first female bishop to sit in the House of LordsRead More...

Pope, ending synod, excoriates bishops with closed hearts

Vatican City: Pope Francis, ending a contentious bishops’ meeting on family issues, on Saturday excoriated immovable Church leaders who “bury their heads in the sand” and hide behind rigid ...Read More...

Holy See urges UN to ban nuclear weapons, work towards peace

Vatican City: Citing Pope Francis’ recent words on avoiding war and promoting peaceful coexistence between nations, the Holy See addressed the United Nations general assembly last Friday, urging them ...Read More...

Suicide bombing at mosque kills 10 in Pakistan

Islamabad : At least 10 people were killed when a suicide bomber exploded outside a Shia mosque in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Thursday evening, authorities said. The dead included ...Read More...

‘Sinners’ Bible” put on sale

The 400-year-old Bible has printing errorRead More...

Korean families reunited after 65 years

Sokcho: The couple approached each other rather warily, as if unsure of what to say. After all, what’s the ice-breaker for a husband you haven’t seen for 65 years? ...Read More...

More girls dying before age 5 than boys in India: UN report

United Naations: India is among the countries with the largest surplus of men and a worrying under-five sex ratio with more girls dying before the age of five than ...Read More...
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