The Nigerian man committed to a hospital psychiatric ward because he did not believe in god has been was released because of a doctors’ strike which has seen many patients discharged.
The BBC Trust published a progress report about the corporation’s science coverage, which was criticized in 2012 for giving too much air-time to critics who oppose non-contentious issues. BBC journalists are being sent on courses to stop them inviting so many cranks onto programs to air ‘marginal views’.
A senior minister in the popular beach destination of Goa is against women wearing bikinis in beaches “for their own safety”. Other dislikes: young girls going to pubs in short dresses and young people going drinking.
According to the health minister, the homeopathic doctor accused of unethical behavior for distributing a controversial treatment for Aids in Africa can keep knighthood unless he’s sentenced to at least a year in jail.
Indian police have issued an arrest warrant for a cricket star for a picture that portrayed him as the Hindu god Vishnu.
A global appeal to help fund 5,000 ‘safe schools’ across Nigeria was launched to help reopen the schools closed for fear of more terrorist attacks.
A group of priests who claim to save people from demons were officially recognized under canon law, making exorcisms an official Catholic practice.
A café was attacked with a grenade for being open during the day in Ramadan, Four people were wounded.
Featured image: Cricketer Mahendra Singh as Vishnu