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A little-known book about Cuba by Jorge Mario Bergoglio — now Pope Francis — provides new insight into Francis' views on Cuban society, Marxism and the U.S. trade embargo that shaped his behind-the-scenes role in helping bring about the historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations.
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Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

By Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  posted Dec 19th - 9:20am
Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown bathhouse. They dragged out dozens of nearly naked men, who covered their faces as they struggled to hold up towels, and loaded them into police trucks.
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Essebsi narrow favorite to win Tunisian presidency

By Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press  |  posted Dec 19th - 1:20am
For the third time in just two months, Tunisian voters will head to the polls this weekend, this time to elect a president in a runoff vote that presents a stark choice between the country's past and its Arab Spring revolution.
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2 new LDS missions to be created in Utah, Washington in 2015  |  posted Dec 18th - 11:06pm
Information posted on social media confirms that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will create two new missions in Orem, Utah, and Yakima, Washington, in 2015, according to the Deseret News.
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Analysis: New focus on how Pakistan will address militancy

By Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  posted Dec 18th - 11:51am
Many wonder if the attack that killed 148 people at a Pakistani school will be a watershed in the country's long, conflicted history with Islamic militancy.
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How revived ties with Cuba came to be

By Bradley Klapper and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  posted Dec 18th - 1:20am
Fresh off his 2012 re-election victory, President Barack Obama summoned senior advisers to a series of meetings, asking them to "think big" about a second-term agenda, including the possibilities of new starts with long-standing U.S. foes such as Iran and Cuba. Two years later, after painstaking secret diplomacy on separate but surprisingly similar tracks, efforts with Tehran and Havana are in full swing.
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Group sees win in halting SC school's food drive

The Associated Press  |  posted Dec 19th - 4:20am
A group watchful of church-state ties is claiming victory after challenging a South Carolina school's help for a church's food pantry.
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Pope Benedict helped free American from Cuba

By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  posted Dec 18th - 2:21pm
Pope Francis rightly got credit for helping bring the U.S. and Cuba together and free U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross. But it was Francis' predecessor, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, who made the first high-level Vatican manoeuver to release Gross, spurred in part by an unlikely group of papal lobbyists.
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Palestinian leader supports more talks on UN bid

By Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  posted Dec 18th - 1:10pm
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that he supports further negotiations on a proposed U.N. Security Council resolution that sets a 2017 deadline for an Israeli withdrawal from war-won lands the Palestinians seek for their state.
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Myanmar tries NZ man on charge of insulting Buddha

The Associated Press  |  posted Dec 18th - 6:11am
A New Zealand bar manager and two Myanmar men pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges they insulted religion by posting an advertisement with an image of a pink Buddha wearing headphones.
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Egypt sends 41 Islamists to prison for rioting

The Associated Press  |  posted Dec 18th - 5:51am
A criminal court in southern Egypt has convicted 41 Islamists on charges of rioting in August last year, and sentenced them to prison terms ranging from one to 15 years.
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No immediate plans for Mormon missionaries in Cuba

The Associated Press  |  posted Dec 18th - 3:10am
The Mormon church says it's too soon to say if it will start sending missionaries to Cuba as the United States begins re-establishing diplomatic ties with the communist island.
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