Practising against a background of explosions – for young musicians from Syria and other Arab countries, that′s the unfortunate reality. Yet recently the Arab Youth Philharmonic Orchestra gave a concert in Berlin. By Gero SchliessMore
For Muslims all around the world, Ramadan begins on 27 May. The period of fasting that always takes place during the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar is one of the five pillars of Islam, intended to be a time for contemplation, mediation and moderation.