Among Christians, Anglicans are the most consistently authoritarian and conservative, while Catholics are more likely to be left-wing
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Monday 25 November 2013
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
Saturday 12 October 2013
“Well, there’s only one song left to sing,” says Graham Nash as CSN reconvene on the Albert Hall stage for their encore, hours after opening with “Carry On”. The crowd, already long on its feet in acclaim, cheers even louder: it has to be “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes”, the song with which they opened their debut album, and the mature phases of their respective careers, 44 years ago. It’s been, as they say, a long time gone.
Sunday 25 August 2013
35 houses and 12 shops destroyed before calm was restored
EU wants Sri Lanka to ensure justice for families of protesters shot dead by troops during demonstration over polluted water
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Two teenagers and 29-year-old man killed after military intervention
Monday 22 July 2013
The anti-Muslim campaigner blames ‘extremists’ as tensions mount
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Yoshida was widely praised for staying in post and limiting the impact of the nuclear disaster
Sunday 07 July 2013
A series of blasts shook India’s holiest Buddhist shrine on Sunday in what the Indian government called a terror attack.
Thursday 04 July 2013
Here is the full text of his resignation letter, published on Mr Watson's website
Buddhist monk filmed enjoying high-life on private jet has assets frozen amid claims of 'financial irregularities'
Thursday 04 July 2013
The footage of Luang Pu Nenkham Chattigo went viral last month along with images of monks looking at iPhones and drinking Starbucks coffee
Muslim refugees in Burma will be forced to remain in squalid emergency camps for at least 12 months, warns minister Alan Duncan
Thursday 20 June 2013
A British minister who visited tens of thousands of Muslim refugees in Burma said he believes they will be forced to remain in squalid emergency camps for at least another 12 months as there is no quick-fix solution to the crisis.
Monday 17 June 2013
A group of Buddhist monks have become the subject of complaints after videos of them on a private jet, wearing aviators and listening to personal headphones emerged on Youtube.
Friday 07 June 2013
The pressure is on as nine million students compete for a place in the nation’s elite
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Buddhist mobs armed with sticks and machetes burned Muslim homes for a second day in the northern Burmese city of Lashio, contradicting government assurances that soldiers had restored calm.
Friday 17 May 2013
45 left dead but tropical storm misses 100,000-strong refugee camp in Burma by some distance
Monday 13 May 2013
Amid concerns about a possible disaster, thousands of people displaced by communal violence last year have been evacuated from makeshift camps to safer ground ahead of a cyclone expected to hit Burma’s west coast later this week.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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