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Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in India's capital

Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in India's capital

At least 32 people have been killed in the deadliest violence to engulf India's capital New Delhi for decades as a heavy deployment of security forces brought an uneasy calm on Thursday, a police official said.

Russian who played Pokemon Go in church avoids jail term

Russian who played Pokemon Go in church avoids jail term

A Russian court on Thursday gave a suspended three and a half year jail sentence to a blogger who was detained after he played the Pokemon Go video game inside a Russian Orthodox church last year.

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after deadly drone strike

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after deadly drone strike

The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday announced Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new chief, elevating a low-profile religious figure after officially confirming the death of Mullah Mansour in a US drone strike.

Religious push triggers Turkey secularism row

Religious push triggers Turkey secularism row

Turkish police fired tear gas to break up a protest yesterday over a call