ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of people clashed with members of a remote animist tribe in Pakistan's north Thursday after a teenager claimed she was forced to convert to Islam, police and residents said, bringing violence to a previously peaceful part of the country.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama is calling for an end to so-called conversion therapies that seek to change sexual or gender orientation of young homosexuals or transgenders.
AHMEDABAD: Hardline Hindu groups came under fire Sunday after some 200 Christians were converted in the Indian prime minister's home state, amid increasing concern at the right-wing government's perceived pro-Hindu tilt.
NEW DELHI: Indian Hindu groups are luring poor Muslims to convert with offers of cheap food, opposition politicians said on Wednesday, accusing the groups of a "diabolical agenda" to undermine religious diversity.
BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq's Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north, Iraq's human rights minister told Reuters on Sunday.