07/31/2014 1:31amAt least 19 people have drowned off southern Pakistani beaches because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said Thursday.
07/31/2014 3:10amThousands of Tibetan exiles recited prayers and offered white and orange scarves Thursday during the cremation ceremony for a revered Tibetan monk, whose funeral in Nepal nearly fell victim to regional politics.
07/31/2014 11:31amA U.N. official who went to Vietnam to assess religious freedom in this Southeast Asian country said Thursday that security agents closely monitored his visit and people he wanted to meet were harassed and intimidated.
07/31/2014 4:51pmPolice say they have arrested 112 people for blocking traffic outside the White House during a protest called to protest U.S. policies on deporting migrants who are in the country illegally.
07/31/2014 5:01pmA Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence has arrived in the United States.
07/31/2014 8:10pmA Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters waving American flags in New Hampshire.