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Africa's biggest city shuts churches, mosques to fight noise

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Africa's largest city is closing dozens of mosques, churches and nightclubs in a bid to reduce noise for its 20 million residents long used to lusty hymn-singing, honking horns and boom boxes that rattle the foundations of homes.<p>The state government of Lagos is on a mission to …

Africa

Will the Middle East Ever Be Secular?

In this era of ISIS, many debates in the West center on how followers of Islam will eventually, through a series of steps and growing pains, arrive at liberal democracy. Shadi Hamid, the author of the new book <i>Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World</i>, believes that …

Islam

US-based Turkish cleric denies involvement in coup plot

SAYLORSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An exiled Muslim cleric whom Turkey's president has accused of orchestrating a failed coup denied any responsibility Saturday, saying he had no knowledge of the plot.<p>Fethullah Gulen told reporters at his Pennsylvania compound he knows only a "minute fraction" of his legions …

South Asia

Nice terror attack: 'soldier of Islam' Bouhlel 'took drugs and used dating sites to pick up men and women'

• <b>Terrorist drove through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice</b><b>, killing 84 people</b>• <b><br>Police vans blocking off promenade withdrawn just before attack</b>• <b><br>Driver, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, was a career criminal</b>• <b><br>Bouhlel was radicalised within months and sent £84,000 to his family days before attack</b>• <b><br>Everything</b> …

The Latest: Germany says military flights resume from Turkey

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's failed military coup. (all times local):<p>4:40 p.m.<p>Germany's military says reconnaissance jets supporting the mission against the Islamic State have resumed their flights from an air base in Turkey.<p>The military told the dpa news agency that two Tornado …

South Asia

Turkey PM: Attempted coup leaves 265 people dead

A total of 265 people were killed in an attempted coup that played out overnight across Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, among them 161 government forces and civilians.<p>The army's acting chief of staff, Umit Dundar, told a news conference on Saturday that 104 so-called coup …

South Asia