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The tragedy outside Mecca is sadly just the latest in a series of disasters
Death toll has risen to at least 717 people, with an estimated 863 people injured
Scholars have claimed that ancient artefact could potentially rewrite Islamic history
In this week's Lonely Planet 'Great Escape', be the first to catch the Australian sunrise, then re-align your chakras on the shores of New South Wales's blissed-out beach retreat
Pope Benedict XVI defrocked child-molesting priests at a rate of more than one every two days in his last years of office, the Vatican has revealed.
The new 'religion', based on the rapper, aims to bring about the 'Creative Age'
Pope Francis continues his shake-up of the Catholic Church after sacking four cardinals from the Vatican Bank commission on Wednesday.
A supervisor on the case, said: 'The decision represents an important recognition that a lack of religious belief is in itself a thoughtful and seriously-held philosophical position'
Mr Schaeffer, a minister for the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, wore a colander on his head as he took his oath
The ancient Egyptian pharaoh was buried with an erect penis, no heart and covered in black oils to make him appear as the god Osiris, new study claims
More than 70% religious non-government organisations (NGOs) at the UN are Christian
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Juliet Adebowale said her son had only met Michael Adebolajo just seven weeks before
The comedian was rumoured to be performing for the controversial church for eye-watering ticket prices of up to £1,000
The two men in the dock over the killing of Lee Rigby will no longer face the additional charge of conspiracy to murder a police officer.
A group of Chinese rights lawyers advocating for a detained Christian pastor and his aides in central China said they were assaulted Friday by a crowd of unidentified people who also harassed a British television crew.