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Indiana School District Bans Christian Prayer at Graduation Ceremonies After Complaint by Atheist Group

An Indiana school district has agreed to stop allowing prayers at graduation ceremonies in response to a complaint leveled by a Wisconsin-based atheist group. (more…)

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Top EU Court Says Ban on Wearing Headscarf in Workplace is Not Discriminatory

Private businesses in Europe can forbid Muslim women in their employ from wearing headscarves if the ban is part of a policy of neutrality within the company and not a sign of prejudice against a particular religion, the European Union Court of Justice said Tuesday. (more…)

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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff speaks at a joint news conference with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (unseen) during an EU-Brazil summit in Brussels February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Brazil and the EU Agree to Build Undersea Communications Cable to Thwart U.S. Spying, Secure the ‘Neutrality’ of the Internet

Brazil and the European Union agreed on Monday to lay an undersea communications cable from Lisbon to Fortaleza to reduce Brazil's reliance on the United States after Washington spied on Brasilia. (more…)

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