• Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world’s evangelical Christians and their media outlets.

  • Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

    BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report Wednesday that calls for an arms embargo on the country and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators.

  • Populist parties gain more victories in European politics

    BERLIN (AP) — Right-wing parties chalked up two more victories in Europe over the weekend, coming second in Austria’s national election and entering another state parliament in Germany, putting further pressure on mainstream conservatives to take a harder line on immigration.

  • Calls for exiled player to go to WCup stirs storm in Egypt

    CAIRO (AP) — Soon after Egypt qualified for its first World Cup since 1990, a hashtag began trending on social media: “Aboutrika to the World Cup.”

  • Amid evangelical support, Israel toasts ties with Christians

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister has told a group of Christian media professionals that Israel has no better friend than the world’s Christian communities.

  • Albuquerque dealership settles workplace racism complaint

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque car dealership has reached a settlement with a federal agency over employee complaints that claimed two managers repeatedly used racial slurs, posted racist pictures and made offensive jokes about Native American and Muslim employees’ religious practices.