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  • Meat and Livestock Australia commercial featuring Ganesha and Jesus aired September 4, 2017.

    An Australian ad campaign promoting lamb has attracted widespread criticism from the country’s Hindu community, prompting officials to lodge a diplomatic protest with the government.

  • DUBAI, Sept 10- Bahrain is tightening its rules for Islamic banks by requiring all of them to undergo independent, external audits to certify they are following Muslim laws known as sharia. The move, announced by the central bank on Sunday, could make Bahrain among the strictest jurisdictions for Islamic banking and help Manama maintain prominence in the...

  • STAVANGER, Norway— Norway's upcoming election has sparked a wide-ranging debate about national values, leaving voters wrestling with how close the Nordic country should be to the European Union and what its responsibilities are toward migrants and asylum-seekers. While Britain looks to Norway for inspiration in its divorce from the EU, some in Oslo see the...

  • BLATNO, Czech Republic, Sept 5- Flush with cash and land it received in compensation for the seizure of its property under Communism, the Roman Catholic church in the Czech Republic is looking to the forestry industry as it looks to ensure its long-term financial future. After long political battles, the church was awarded $4 billion worth of property in 2012,...

  • BLATNO, Czech Republic, Sept 5- Flush with cash and land it received in compensation for the seizure of its property under Communism, the Roman Catholic church in the Czech Republic is looking to the forestry industry as it looks to ensure its long-term financial future. After long political battles, the church was awarded $4 billion worth of property in 2012,...

  • BLATNO, Czech Republic, Sept 5- Flush with cash and land it received in compensation for the seizure of its property under Communism, the Roman Catholic church in the Czech Republic is looking to the forestry industry as it looks to ensure its long-term financial future. After long political battles, the church was awarded $4 billion worth of property in 2012,...

  • BLATNO, Czech Republic, Sept 5- Flush with cash and land it received in compensation for the seizure of its property under Communism, the Roman Catholic church in the Czech Republic is looking to the forestry industry as it looks to ensure its long-term financial future. After long political battles, the church was awarded $4 billion worth of property in 2012,...

  • VATICAN CITY, Sept 1- Pope Francis and Orthodox Christian leader Patriarch Bartholomew called on Friday for a collective response from world leaders to climate change, saying the planet was deteriorating and vulnerable people were the first to be affected. President Donald Trump withdrew from a global agreement, struck in Paris, to limit greenhouse gas...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 31- Making money in the markets is tricky enough on its own. In the spring, Silicon Valley- based Inspire Investing launched its Global Hope Large Cap and its Small/Mid Cap Impact ETFs, pledging to apply Christian values as a screen. "We have definitely seen growing interest in niche investment strategies of all sorts, including faith-based products,"...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 31- Making money in the markets is tricky enough on its own. In the spring, Silicon Valley- based Inspire Investing launched its Global Hope Large Cap and its Small/Mid Cap Impact ETFs, pledging to apply Christian values as a screen. "We have definitely seen growing interest in niche investment strategies of all sorts, including faith-based products,"...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 31- Making money in the markets is tricky enough on its own. In the spring, Silicon Valley- based Inspire Investing launched its Global Hope Large Cap and its Small/Mid Cap Impact ETFs, pledging to apply Christian values as a screen. "We have definitely seen growing interest in niche investment strategies of all sorts, including faith-based products,"...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 31- Making money in the markets is tricky enough on its own. In the spring, Silicon Valley- based Inspire Investing launched its Global Hope Large Cap and its Small/Mid Cap Impact ETFs, pledging to apply Christian values as a screen. "We have definitely seen growing interest in niche investment strategies of all sorts, including faith-based products,"...

  • DUBAI, Aug 17- Saudi Binladin Group will restart work next month on the $26.6 billion expansion of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, nearly two years after work stopped in the wake of a crane collapse at the site that killed 107 people, sources told Reuters on Thursday. Saudi Binladin, one of the country's top construction conglomerates, and the the Ministry of Finance were...

  • Senator Pauline Hanson speaks with the media on December 8, 2016 in Sunshine Coast, Australia.

    Australian far-right senator Pauline Hanson wore a burqa to parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign to ban the all-enveloping garment worn by some Muslim women, drawing a quick rebuke from the government and Muslims.

  • Rebecca Allen in the lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan said Goldman's virtually all-white senior leadership team favors white bankers for promotions and lucrative accounts, so they earn more than black coworkers. Allen, who was hired in 2012, said that last year she was removed from an account she had worked on for three years by a Goldman partner,...

  • Rebecca Allen in the lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan said Goldman has a virtually all-white senior leadership team that favors white bankers for promotions and lucrative accounts, so they earn more than black coworkers. Allen, who was hired in 2012, said that last year she was removed from an account she had worked on for three years by a Goldman...

  • *Ultra-Orthodox to make up a third of population by 2065. *Israel's labor productivity below most OECD countries. BNEI BRAK, Israel, July 19- Chaim Rachmani spends his days studying Jewish religious texts in the Israeli town of Bnei Brak, whose crowded streets brush up against the office towers of Tel Aviv.

  • *Ultra-Orthodox to make up a third of population by 2065. *Israel's labour productivity below most OECD countries. BNEI BRAK, Israel, July 19- Chaim Rachmani spends his days studying Jewish religious texts in the Israeli town of Bnei Brak, whose crowded streets brush up against the office towers of Tel Aviv.

  • The move feeds opposition fears President Tayyip Erdogan is subverting the republic's secular foundations.

  • CARACAS, July 12- Venezuela's state prosecutor's office said on Wednesday it would charge two people linked to a former transportation minister for alleged involvement in bribery schemes associated with the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. Maria Baptista and Elita Zacarias "are linked to the ex-Minister Haiman El Troudi and must appear July 27,"...