Savita, a 31-year-old dentist, had died of blood poisoning after being denied an abortion for a miscarrying fetus under Ireland's strict laws, her husband says.
A suicide bombing killed seven people and wounded more than 100 others Sunday at a Catholic church in Nigeria.
KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- It was supposed to be a day of happiness, a moment to mark the start of a Muslim holiday that celebrates peace as the faithful observe the height of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
CARACAS, Venezuela (CNN) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected Sunday to a new six-year term, overcoming an energetic challenge by a candidate backed by an opposition coalition, according to nearly complete results announced by election officials.
(CNN) -- The government of Morocco has closed the port of Smir and is blocking the harbor with warships to prevent the entry of a Dutch "abortion ship" to the Islamic country, the organization running the ship said Thursday.
(CNN) -- A 14-year-old Pakistani girl who had faced life in prison for allegedly burning the Quran will have her case heard in juvenile court, the girl's lawyer told CNN.
(CNN) -- Dominican authorities have warned consumers not to eat a brand of sugar imported from Brazil after tests found that it was tainted.
(CNN) -- Violence over depictions of the Prophet Mohammed may mystify many non-Muslims, but it speaks to a central tenet of Islam: that the Prophet was a man, not God, and that portraying him threatens to lead to worshiping a human instead of Allah.
(CNN) -- The New Orleans Police Department told CNN: "Mr. Gooding and his attorney met with police officials this morning. At the meeting's conclusion, Mr. Gooding was given a summons to appear in municipal court. The matter is now being handled in the court system."