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Supporters of women′s rights demonstrate in Ankara against Turkey′s ban on abortions (photo: AP)

Feminists in Turkey

Looking to big sister

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW)

A report by Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

″Pinning our hopes on a murderer″

Emdadullah Mohammand, a refugee from Afghanistan in Germany

Refugees in Germany

Hanging in the balance

Symbolic image of a handshake (photo: colorbox)

The Swiss handshake controversy

A mountain out of a molehill

Pro-Taliban supporters calling for a holy war against the US and Pakistan demonstrate outside the Pakistani Embassy in London, 2001 (photo: Sion Touhig/Getty Images)

The scourge of sectarianism

Obstinate mass suicide

Theologian and lecturer Ali Ghandour (photo: private)

Islam and eroticism

Let′s talk about sex, Ali

Scene from the ARD mini-series ″Mitten in Deutschland: NSU″: (from left to right) Uwe Mundlos (Albrecht Schuch), Beate Zschape (Anna Maria Muhe) and Uwe Bohnhardt (Sebastian Urzendowsky)

German mini-series: ″Mitten in Deutschland: NSU″

Don't look the other way!

Treatment of leishmaniasis patients in an Aleppo hospital on 24 March 2013 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

"Aleppo Evil" spreading in Syria

A plague of parasites

UNESCO World Heritage site Palmyra (photo: MAHER AL MOUNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Palmyra post-IS

A pawn in Assad's game

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visiting a bazaar in Tehran (photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa)

Cultural rapprochement with Iran

Laden with promise

Edit Schlaffer, founder of the organisation ″Women without Borders″ (photo: ″Women without Borders″)

Interview with the social scientist Edit Schlaffer

Mothers Schools challenge extremism

The Visiting Scholar Programme set up by the Postgraduate Programme for Islamic Theology at Erlangen-Nuremberg University (source: The Department for Islamic Religious Studies (DIRS), Erlangen-Nuremberg University))

Islamic theology in Germany

Mission accomplished?

Frontrunner in the race to nominate a Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump

Racial profiling in the US

Muslim bashing: the new American norm

Islamic scholar Ebrahim Moosa (photo: private)

Interview with the Islamic scholar Ebrahim Moosa

The reinvention of Islam

AfD election night party following the state election in Baden-Wurttemberg (photo: Getty Images/A. Hassenstein)

Right-wing populism in Europe

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Take the AfD seriously – or you'll end up like us

Egyptian journalists and photographers protest against the government′s repressive stance towards freedom of expression (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Democracy and civil society in the Arab world

Talk is not a crime

Protests in Rome following the torture and murder of Regeni (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Fracassi)

Murdered Italian student in Egypt

Disgraceful accusations

Political scientist and expert on radical Islam Peter Neumann (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with radical Islam expert Peter Neumann

Islamic State′s looting economy

Protests against the storming and state takeover of the Turkish newspaper ″Zaman″ in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Interview with Yasar Aydin on press freedom in Turkey

Repression reaches new heights

Hagar Levin (right) and Gilles Duhem, manager of the ″Morus 14″ charity (photo: Igal Avidan)

The Berlin charity ″Morus 14″

Dispelling alienation and prejudice

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