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Indian leader warms ties during Nepal visit

08/04/2014 8:31am
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wooed his country's tiny Himalayan neighbor, Nepal, during a two-day visit aimed at boosting ties with a country that India has long ignored and where China already has a strong presence.

Pope reinstates suspended pro-Sandinista priest

08/04/2014 11:20am
Pope Francis has reinstated a Nicaraguan priest suspended by the Vatican in the 1980s for participating in Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista government.

Islamist-free parliament convenes in Libya's east

08/04/2014 1:31pm
Opponents of Islamists dominated the key inaugural session of Libya's new parliament on Monday, underscoring the decisive defeat suffered in recent elections by factions of political Islam who previously led a majority.

Clarification: Progressive Muslims story

08/04/2014 6:30pm
In a story Aug. 2 about Muslims challenging religious taboos, The Associated Press reported that Muslim writer Tanzila Ahmed published an anthology of love stories. The story should have specified that her work was published in an anthology that included other love stories.

LDS missionary offers perspective on Ebola crisis

08/04/2014 7:31pm
As the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to move missionaries out of Ebola-stricken Africa, one returned missionary says the elders want to stay.