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Translations of the Koran in different languages (source: gloqur.de)

The Global Qur'an

Searching the suras

Bulgarian Pomak bride Nefie Eminkova in her wedding finery and special make-up (photo: Nikolay Doychinov/AFP)

Bulgaria's Muslim minority

Bulgarian Pomaks keep traditional wedding rite alive

Afghans camping outside a government office in Herat, Afghanistan (photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP/dpa/picture-alliance)

Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis

End the economic blockade

Amal, a giant puppet of a young Syrian refugee girl searching for her mother, travelled 8,000 km across Europe, from Turkey to the UK, to draw attention to the plight of refugees. She is seen here shaking actor Jude Law's hand in Folkstone, England (photo: Glyn KIRK/AFP)

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A mosaic of Mary with Jesus Christ and John the Baptist in the Hagia Sophia Mosque museum in Istanbul's Eminonu district (photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

Jesus and Mary in the Koran

The message of mercy

Protests against military takeover in Khartoum (photo: Marwan Ali/dpa/AP/picture alliance)

Sudan anti-putsch protests

"We have to keep fighting"

France: a white rose on the pavement marks the second anniversary of the Bataclan attacks (photo: Reuters/E.Laurent)

France and terrorism

No time to heal

Benjamin Idriz is imam of the Islamic community in Penzberg and chairman of the "Munich Forum for Islam" (photo: Astrid Schmidhuber/imago images)

Islam in Germany

Imam Idriz – "We need to allow controversial discussion"

Etel Adnan, Lebanese American poet and artist (photo: Pierre René-Worms/RFI)

Etel Adnan, Lebanese American poet and artist

A woman full of questions and innocence

Catalan-Moroccan author Najat El Hachmi (photo: Orlanda Verlag)

Najat El Hachmi’s "La filla estrangera"

An irrepressible desire for freedom

Sitar player Hindol Deb (photo: Hindol Deb 2021)

Album review: Hindol Deb's "Essence of duality"

Beyond the exotic – for a new East-West dialogue

Tankers bombed by the Bundeswehr in Kunduz, Afghanistan (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/J.Kargar)

The Longest War – 20 years of the "War on Terror"

Afghanistan: Emran Feroz' chronology of a disaster

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