Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka gets six years' jail in contempt case

Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka gets six years' jail in contempt case

A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday handed a six-year jail term to a Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims, holding him guilty of contempt just months after he was convicted of intimidating the wife of a missing journalist.

Dalai Lama turns to iPhone to spread app-iness

Dalai Lama turns to iPhone to spread app-iness

The 82-year-old Buddhist monk announced the new app, which will allow users to watch live video of his teachings, to his 16.6 million Twitter followers on Thursday.

S. Korean monk sets himself on fire at anti-president rally

S. Korean monk sets himself on fire at anti-president rally

A South Korean Buddhist monk is in critical condition after setting himself on fire during a mass protest against the impeached President Park Geun-Hye, officials said Sunday.

Elderly Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

Elderly Buddhist monk hacked to death in Bangladesh

A 75-year-old Buddhist monk was found hacked to death Saturday in Bangladesh's remote southeastern district of Bandarban, police said, the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities ...