France reacts after Erdogan questions Macron's mental health

PARIS (AP) — France recalled its ambassador to Turkey for consultations after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said President Emmanuel Macron needed mental health treatment and made other commen...

As France mourns slain teacher Samuel Paty, some question secular values

In January 2015, millions of people flooded the streets of Paris and other French cities to denounce the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks. An angry nation brandished brightly colored pencils and banner...

Coronavirus in Bangladesh: How can religion help?

Representatives of various religions, as well as an Islamic women's rights activist, took part in a talk show organized by DW in Dhaka to discuss how religion is providing positive impulses to cop...

Bride goes into bat in Bangladesh; cricket 'match' a big hit

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Sanjida Islam went into bat for a special cricket match in Bangladesh. The 24-year-old international cricketer wore her colorful wedding attire as she played...

Court records: Man had guns, search online for Biden home

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man indicted last month on child pornography charges had searched earlier this year for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s home online, traveled nea...

Opinion: France's difficult struggle against Islamism

In late September, France was shocked by a knife attack outside the former offices of the satirical journal Charlie Hebdo in Paris. After a few months of calm, Islamist terrorism had returned to haunt...

France shutters mosque in Paris after teacher's beheading

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin on Tuesday ordered the closure of a mosque in northeastern Paris as part of a crackdown on radical Islam following the murder of a teacher. History teacher Sa...

France: Police operations underway after teacher's beheading

French police have launched operations against "dozens of individuals" suspected of having links to radical Islam following the decapitation of a French schoolteacher, Interior Minister Gera...

France to hold defiant rallies after beheading of teacher

Demonstrations have been called across France on Sunday to support freedom of speech and to pay tribute to a French history teacher who was beheaded at a school near Paris after discussing caricatures...

French knife attack suspect identified as Chechen teen

The suspect in a gruesome knife attack on a street in suburban Paris was identified as an 18-year-old Moscow-born Chechen refugee, French anti-terrorism authorities said during a press conference Satu...

Suspect in teacher's beheading in France was Chechen teen

PARIS (AP) — A suspect shot dead by police after the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in an attack near Paris Friday was an 18-year-old Chechen, police said. France’s anti-ter...

French leader decries terrorist beheading of history teacher

PARIS (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France, this time with the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in a street in a Paris suburb. The suspected attacker was shot and kil...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 16, the 290th day of 2020. There are 76 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 16,...

Bangladesh's Cabinet approves death penalty in rape cases

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's Cabinet on Monday approved an increase in the maximum punishment in rape cases to death from life imprisonment after a series of recent sexual assaults ...

Indian jewelry brand removes ad on Hindu-Muslim unity after public backlash

On Tuesday, Tanishq, one of India's top jewelry brands, removed a short advertisement film which was released as part of its "Ekatvam" (Oneness) campaign, after a public backlash. The a...