Turkey has a long history as a secular state, for mostly Islamic people. Perhaps, then, it should come as no surprise that a TV program is promoting Creationism. But what may be surprising is the women, or at least how they're dressed, spreading that message.
Mikhail Allakhverdov is the man called Misha, who members of the Tsarnaev family say must have been responsible for radicalizing their sons, before they launched their attack on the Boston Marathon. But in an interview recently, he denied having anything to do with that.
Myanmar is lurching through its transition from military dictatorship to almost-democracy. As it does, tensions between religious groups are increasing. After two Muslim boys died in a fire at their school, the country is on edge.
Omar Hammami, also known as Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki, grew up in Alabama, a typical American. But, eventually, he grew enamored with his father's Islamic heritage, converted, became an extremist and joined terrorist group al-Shabaab. Today, he's the most high-profile American terrorist.
Mara Kanté, a French Muslim soccer player, found himself in jail for nearly two years after an anonymous witness claimed he saw Kanté firing a gun during riots in largely Muslim suburbs back in 2007. The witness eventually recanted, and Kanté was freed, but he's still trying to pick up the pieces.
The Turkish government recommends every student in the country read John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, but now a parent has complained it's not appropriate, because of a few lines on a couple of pages in the book.
Before the French came in and pushed the Islamic militants out of the towns in northern Mali, many of the country's historic artifacts and cultural history were threatened. But because of the forethought of some Malians, including calligrapher Boubacar Sadek, the country's manuscripts were saved. For now.
Two years after the revolution that overthrew former President Ben Ali, Tunisia is struggling with a tough economy and unemployment, and its pushing Tunisian Jews out of the country. But through the hardship, some Jews are reflecting on the positives that could define the country's future.
Palestinian protesters fed up with Israeli settlements going up on Palestinian-owned land are trying a new tactic. They're building settlements, out of tents and shacks, first. So far they haven't lasted but, really, that's not the point.
A growing community of Hispanic American immigrants, as well as Hispanics in their home country, are choosing to convert from their predominantly Christian religions to Islam. It's especially common for women.