The Tunisian island of Djerba is hosting an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid increased security after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away tourists and raised fears of religious violence.
Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted May 26th - 10:11am
The U.N. special envoy for Syria said he will speak to the U.N. Security Council later on Thursday and after that, announce plans for the resumption of stalled peace talks between the government and the opposition.
Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted May 25th - 11:42am
A school board in northern Switzerland said Wednesday that two Muslim boys who have refused to shake hands with their female teachers for religious reasons can be required to do so, ruling that their parents could face fines of up to 5,000 Swiss francs (about $5,000) if they don't.