Islamic instant divorce practice reviewed by India’s top court

The instant divorce in Islam is called the “triple talaq”, as a man can divorce his wife by simply uttering “talaq” (divorce) three times. The five Supreme Court judges, all of different faiths – Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Zoroastrian and Muslim started six-day hearings on the issue on Thursday.

John Oliver uses Trump tax loophole to avoid paying levy on $9mn NYC penthouse

On Last Week Tonight, Oliver has positioned himself as an everyman, highlighting the cruel injustices in his adoptive home country. However, it has now come to light that Oliver (net worth $5 million) and his number one target Trump may, in fact, have a lot in common.

Facebook reverses closure of largest Atheist page in less than 24hrs

Atheist Republic currently boasts over 1.6 million members and serves as a discussion platform where religion (but not the religious) is often criticized. Unchecked mass reporting by both the religious community and, apparently more militant atheist groups, is likely to blame.

Hezbollah says future war would be on Israeli territory

BEIRUT Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday that any future conflict between the Shi’ite group and Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, as tensions rise between the arch foes. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah’s leader, also said in a speech televised live that the group was dismantling all its military positions along Lebanon’s eastern border with Syria, and this area would now be patrolled just by the Lebanese army.