Quotations of the day

“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” — Pope Francis striking a conciliatory stance toward …

Pakistani lawmakers elect new president

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers have begun voting for the country’s new president in an election that has been marred by controversy ov…

Bahraini banker shot to death in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Bahrain-born banker who founded Malaysia’s fifth-largest bank was shot to death in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian p…