CCP destroys more Buddhist statues to stamp out religion in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of its efforts to subjugate religion in China, photos have surfaced showing the Communist Chinese government defacing, walling up, and tearing down Buddhist statues acr...

After grief and chaos, picture of Sri Lanka bombers emerges

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An impatient little girl in a pretty dress pulls on the hand of a man, possibly her grandfather, as they cross a brick courtyard outside St. Sebastian's Church on Easter Sund...

Sri Lanka Muslims, refugees fear backlash from Easter attack

PASYALA, Sri Lanka (AP) — After fleeing their homes in Pakistan over militant attacks and government persecution, hundreds of Ahmadi Muslims felt they finally found peace in Sri Lanka as they sought r...

Radicalization among Sri Lanka's Muslims was slow and steady

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A spate of attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago point to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking r...

Video shows Communist Chinese govt. blast giant Buddha statue to smithereens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of its efforts to subjugate religion in China, the Communist Chinese government on Feb. 2 blasted a 57.9-meter-tall Buddhist statue into smithereens, reported Bitter Wi...

Three arrested in Shilin antiques heist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three arrests have been made in a Shilin antiques robbery case over the weekend, reports CNA. The robbery occurred Nov. 4 around 2 a.m. Large quantities of antiques, i...

Photo of the Day: General Zhou Cang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) A statue of General Zhou Cang (周倉), a character from the "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" who has been deified, stands in the foreground with a statue of another figure f...

Art, fine wine: Thai auction puts police corruption on view

BANGKOK (AP) -- At a military base outside Bangkok, soldiers stand guard over Buddha statues, showcases of Rolex watches and some very expensive French wine -- a $4,000 bottle of Petrus and choice vin...