December 1 is World AIDS Day. This community in Texas will commemorate the day with an interfaith service: http://amarillo.com/lifestyle/faith/2013-11-29/interfaith-service-commemorates-world-aids-day
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah continues. This past Thursday was also the Baha'i commemoration of the Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Baha.
The holiday shopping season has begun! This Muslim article contains nice reflections on the wholeness of heart that we crave, but which we can't fill through "things." http://omidsafi.religionnews.com/2013/11/28/black-friday/
Muslims complain of negative treatment in Angola. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/28/angola-accused-banning-islam-mosques
Continued prayers for the Philippines following the typhoon there.
According to this article, the killing of Christians in Syria is a story ignored by Western media. http://www.worldtribune.com/2013/11/26/report-islamis-slaughter-of-syrian-christians-ignored-by-obama-liberal-media/
The crash of a police helicopter in Glasgow is tragic news on a day (St. Andrew's Day) when Scottish Christians would be celebrating the day of their patron saint.