34 year-old Greek anti-fascist murdered near Athens by uniformed neo-Nazis

Pavlos Fyssas, a hip-hop artist who organised anti-racist concerts was stabbed outside a cafe in the port town of Piraeus. (ENET English)

Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crimes in Bangladesh

Abdul Quader Mollah, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was sentenced for his role in the 1971 war of independence, sparking protests and calls for a general strike. (Telegraph)

Scientists find cosmic factory for building blocks of life

A team from Imperial College London has discovered that under certain conditions, collisions between icy comets and planets can produce vital amino acids. (Independent)

"Silly secularism" is the new 'elf and safety, says MP

A senior Lib Dem MP has claimed that a "completely false" interpretation of UK equality laws has led to religious believers feeling pressured to hide their beliefs. (Telegraph)

Progressives rally to keep religion out of textbooks

A group called the Texas Freedom Network has called a rally to defend scientific teaching in the US state where the Republican party has opposed teaching children "critical thinking skills" for fear it will undermine their belief in religion. (The New Civil Rights Movement)