Foreign domestic helpers being radicalized by IS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), an Indonesian think-tank, says the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) is recruiting Indonesian domestic helper...

Man accused of plan to attack Milwaukee temple goes on trial

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of plotting a mass shooting in defense of Islam at a Masonic temple in downtown Milwaukee will try to convince jurors at his trial starting Wednesday that FBI informants...

German woman charged with Islamic State membership

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a German woman with membership in a terrorist organization and child endangerment for taking her three minor children to Syria and joining the Islamic State extr...

China's Uighur detention camps 'stain of the century': US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a conference for religious freedom in Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out at China yesterday (July 18) over the human rights abuses it is committ...

China locks down Xinjiang a decade after deadly ethnic riots

ISTANBUL (AP) — A decade after deadly riots tore through his hometown, Kamilane Abudushalamu still vividly recalls the violence that left him an exile. On July 5, 2009, Abudushalamu was hidin...

German woman faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges

BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old German woman faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Carla-Josephine S., whose last name wasn't rele...

Mexico City gives students option to choose skirts or pants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials have announced a "gender neutral" policy on school uniforms, saying boys can wear skirts and girls can wear pants if they want. For decades, ...

Woman who told of Chinese internment camps headed to Sweden

MOSCOW (AP) — The lawyer for a Chinese woman who attracted international attention after she fled to Kazakhstan and spoke publicly about working in Chinese internment camps says his client has left fo...

Taiwanese actress in China harassed for attending Shenyun performance 9 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An 18 year old Taiwanese actress and musician working in China, Ou-yang Nana (歐陽娜娜), has become a target of harassment by Chinese netizens, for her alleged support of Taiw...

China says Muslim 'training' centers will slowly disappear

BEIJING (AP) — China says heavily guarded internment camps for Muslims which it calls vocational training centers will "gradually disappear" if there comes a day that "society does not need" them. ...

Video shows Kazakh girl cry for family held in Xinjiang, China detention camp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- Taiwanese Netizens have been moved to tears by a video posted on Facebook on Sunday (March 10) showing a Kazakh girl weeping as she pleads for help to get her family released ...

A look at 2019 bills related to climate change and education

In statehouses around the country, lawmakers this year have introduced bills seen as threatening instruction on science, including on climate change. Here is a look at pieces of legi...

Brazil education overhaul aims at ousting 'Marxist ideology'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is taking his anti-leftist ideological war to Brazil's classrooms and universities, causing angst among teachers and education officials who say the gove...

Hashtag stirs debate over role of Christian schools in US

NEW YORK (AP) — For their supporters, the thousands of Christian schools across America are literally a blessing — a place where children can learn in accordance with biblical teachings, untainted by ...

Kansas library asked to move transgender children books

ANDOVER, Kan. (AP) — Members of a Kansas public library board are considering a request to move books that include transgender characters out of the children's section. Andover resid...