Religious strife

Independence supporters gather in Barcelona's main square, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. Authorities say 844 people and 33 police were injured Sunday in Spanish police raids to halt the independence vote organized by the Catalan autonomous government that was declared ilegal by Spain's constitutional court. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
October 01, 2017 - 6:44 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's referendum Sunday on breaking away from Spain (all times local): 12:40 a.m. A Catalan official says preliminary results show 90 percent in favor of independence in the vote opposed by Spain. Catalan regional government spokesman Jordi Turull told...
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September 30, 2017 - 12:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A note found in the car of a man charged in a deadly shooting at a Tennessee church makes reference to revenge or retaliation for another church shooting. Law enforcement officials tell The Associated Press that the note makes reference to Dylann Roof. The white supremacist has...
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September 29, 2017 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A note found in the car of a man charged with spraying deadly gunfire at a Tennessee church made reference to revenge for a white supremacist's massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, two years earlier, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, the Rev. Eric Manning, pastor at Emanuel AME, leaves the Federal Court House after the death sentence hearing for Dylann Roof in Charleston, S.C. Manning said on Sept. 28, race relations in the United States may be regressing, pointing to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August. Manning said he hopes the country can use the same strength, resolve and faith that Charleston used after the church shooting to address racial inequality.(Leroy Burnell/The Post And Courier via AP)
September 29, 2017 - 8:49 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The pastor of the South Carolina church where nine members were killed more than two years ago says he worries race relations in the country are getting worse. News outlets report the Rev. Eric Manning of Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston told students at the...
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack outside a Shiite mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, killing four people and wounding 20 others, authorities said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
September 29, 2017 - 8:21 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing five people and wounding 29 others, authorities said, in the latest attack to target the country's minority Shiites. Mohammad Salim Rasuli, chief of Kabul hospitals, confirmed the...
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September 29, 2017 - 6:37 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Afghan hospital official says at least four people have been killed and 20 wounded in a suicide bombing attack outside a Shiite mosque in the capital Kabul. Hospital program coordinator Dejan Panic...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:12 am
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar are rejecting leader Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that many members of...
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Supporters of nationalist Buddhist monks display banners during a protest rally demanding to give wider powers to Myanmar military to crackdown on Muslim Rohingya militants in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday, Aug. 30,2017. At least 18,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled fresh violence in Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh in less than a week, with hundreds stranded in no man's land at the countries' border, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday. (AP Photo)
August 30, 2017 - 12:06 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Several hundred Buddhist nationalists, including monks, rallied in Myanmar's largest city on Wednesday to urge stronger action against insurgents from the Muslim Rohingya minority for attacks on police last week. The attacks in Rakhine state in western Myanmar have spiraled into...
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Afghan boys are seen inside a Shiite mosque where gunmen attacked during Friday prayers, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Militants stormed the packed Shiite mosque during Friday prayers in an attack killing worshippers, an official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 26, 2017 - 5:54 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of people killed in an attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers rose to at least 28 — up from 20 — including women and children, the chief of Kabul's hospitals said Saturday. Meanwhile, hundreds took part in the burial of two dozen...
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Afghan boys are seen inside a Shiite mosque where gunmen attacked during Friday prayers, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Militants stormed the packed Shiite mosque during Friday prayers in an attack killing worshippers, an official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 26, 2017 - 2:56 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of people killed in an attack on a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers rose to at least 28 — up from 20 — including women and children, the chief of Kabul's hospitals said Saturday. Mohammad Salim Rasouli said more than 50 others were...
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