- In Islamic State war, like others, heritage always a target Updated: Aug-25-15 6:07 pm
CAIRO - A nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra this week was the latest victim in the Islamic State group's campaign of destruction of historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.
- Arkansas Secretary of State denies request for Hindu statue Updated: Aug-21-15 3:52 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas secretary of state's office has denied a request from the Universal Society of Hinduism to place a privately funded Hindu statue on Capitol grounds, according to a rejection letter dated Aug. 17.
- Stampede at Indian temple leaves 10 dead, dozens hurt Updated: Aug-10-15 8:49 am
PATNA, India - A stampede at a temple during a Hindu religious festival left 10 pilgrims dead and dozens injured early Monday in eastern India, police said.
- Protesters clash with police in Nepal, demanding Hindu state Updated: Aug-05-15 7:21 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - About 500 protesters demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in the country's new constitution clashed with police in the capital on Wednesday.