Police in eastern India on Sunday arrested five people who were suspected to be part of a gang of robbers who broke into a Catholic school in eastern India and raped a 71-year-old nun after she raised an alarm.
The suspects were arrested amid protests and after police examined the CCTV footage of the incident in West Bengal state's Nadia district, according to India's ABP News.
The footage reportedly showed the five with at least seven other alleged robbers who stormed the Christian school Saturday afternoon. more >>
Last year, Motorola made some big surprises to keep the competition in the Android realm interesting.
Not only was the phone maker chosen to develop Google's latest phone, the Nexus 6, it also released arguably the best smartphone last year.
When the Motorola Droid Turbo began hitting the rumor mill late last year, no one thought it would be a high-end device. However, the actual announcement of the device captured U.S. interest, especially because its features were rumored to be on par or even superior to Samsung's Galaxy Note 4. more >>
Before last year ended, Motorola took the mobile industry by surprise when it announced a high-end device that could evenly match Samsung's Galaxy Note 4.
The handset, dubbed as the Motorola Droid Turbo, is a solid handset with a premium but rugged look, as well as flagship-level specs.
According to GSM Arena, the Motorola smartphone boasts a 5.2-inch display with a whopping QHD or 2K (2560 x 1440) resolution, a 3GB RAM and a Snapdragon 805 chipset. more >>
Hundreds of Christians have reportedly been arrested in New Delhi, India, for protesting against a series of vandalism attacks against churches.
The police crackdown occurred on Thursday, when hundreds of demonstrators gathered around the Sacred Heart Cathedral, near the Indian parliament. Police barricaded the roads leading to the residence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh, and began arresting people for unlawful assembly.
President Barack Obama said that those who believe he is not a Christian do not know him, but even if he were not a Christian, there would be nothing wrong with that. Obama made the remarks in a speech in New Delhi, where he called on India to do more to safeguard religious freedom.
"In our lives, Michelle [Obama] and I have been strengthened by our Christian faith. Still, as you may know, my faith has at times been questioned — by people who don't know me — or they've said that I adhere to a different religion, as if that were somehow a bad thing," Obama said, according to ABC News.
"Every person has the right to practice their faith how they choose, or to practice no faith at all, and to do so free from persecution and fear." more >>
The only Christian church in the Indian village of Tadur in Telangana state has reportedly been burned down by Hindu radicals. Pastor D. Srinivas of Parimala Beautiful Church recalled the attack, and noted that hostility against Christians in the country has been on the rise.
"I have been serving as the pastor for the last six years in this village. We used to meet at church members' houses, till last year we built a temporary structure," Srinivas told The International Christian Concern.
"Prior to this incident, on number of occasions, right-wing activists have threatened me and warned me not to continue the church in this village. The Hindu radicals have snatched the Gospel literature from me and destroyed them a number of times in the past." more >>