Priests take part in a religious ceremony during Orthodox Epiphany ...
Jan 19th, 2012
(Reuters) - Priests take part in a religious ceremony during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations in Kiev January 19, 2012. Orthodox Christians celebrate the religious holiday of Epiphany according to the Gregorian calendar on January 19. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION) -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. talks with the Taliban are likely to be held within the "next few days" in Qatar, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, after delays caused by tensions over the naming of a new Taliban office in the capital, Doha. A senior U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday the talks would take place on Thursday. Afghan ... [Full Article]
A new type of particle may have shown up independently at two particle accelerators, physicists say. The particle, made of four quarks (the ingredients of protons and neutrons), appears to represent a state of matter previously unknown. (Source: LiveScience.com)... [Full Article]
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday against parts of an election law approved by the Islamist-led legislature that had lifted a long-standing ban on the use of religious slogans during campaigning. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. entertainer Barbra Streisand on Monday took a swipe at Orthodox Jews in Israel who compel women to sit in the back of buses and assault them for following religious rituals traditionally reserved for men. "It's distressing to read about women in Israel being forced to sit in the back of a bus or... having metal ... [Full Article]