In brief

Pioneering Muslim feminist writer Fatima Mernissi dies

Pope says fundamentalism is ″disease of all religions″

Pakistan and Afghan leaders vow to resume Taliban peace talks

Saudi invites 65 Syrian opposition figures to Riyadh ahead of peace talks

Germany rules out co-operation with Assad as cabinet meets on IS campaign

Norway posts ads in Afghan papers to dissuade migrants

Suu Kyi says Myanmar cabinet to include ethnic groups and other parties

Police report migrants turned back from Australia arrive in Indonesia

Prominent Pakistani opposition figure charged with aiding terrorists

Yemeni city battered by siege in pivotal battle of civil war

Turkish journalists arrested after report on weapons delivery

Australian government defends plan to take 12,000 Syrian refugees

Iranian court sentences Washington Post reporter Rezaian to prison

UK opposition faces split over Syria air strikes

Anti-Muslim crime soars in Britain after Paris attacks

Television presenter suspended for criticising al-Sisi

British police still shun guns despite Paris attacks

Syria peace deal elusive as ever in wake of Islamic State attacks

U.N. committee rebukes Myanmar over treatment of Muslim minority

HRW urges Pakistan to end police "harassment" of Afghan refugees

Blast at market in north-eastern Nigeria's Yola kills 32

Husband writes defiant tribute to his wife killed in Bataclan massacre

Gunfire erupts in Paris as police hunt suspected attack leader

Iranian army exercise simulates response to IS attack

Fear of Islamist attacks forces cancellation of Germany v Dutch game

Survey finds fear among Afghans at highest level for a decade

Hamas, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad denounce Paris attacks

Islamic State threatens attack on Washington, other countries

French police raid homes, vowing it's "just the beginning"

As ties thaw, Iran's Rouhani makes historic visit to Europe

EU launches $2 billion emergency fund for Africa to combat migration

Myanmar's Suu Kyi says don't ″exaggerate″ Rohingya plight

″Alarming emergence″ of religious intolerance in Australia

Senegal leader calls for ″tolerant Islam″ across Africa

UN Syria envoy says ″momentum″ of Vienna talks must not be squandered

Briton facing jail for smuggling refugee girl says ″morally″ right

Four Pakistanis among ″militants″ arrested in Bangladesh

Egypt arrests prominent human rights activist Hossam Bahgat

Myanmar ruling party chief concedes defeat to Suu Kyi's opposition

Unrest erupts at Australia's Christmas Island migrant centre

Russia sends plane carrying "humanitarian aid" to Yemen

For Myanmar's Muslims, little to cheer about historic election

In divided Iraq, a unique school brings children together

Radical Bosnian imam jailed for encouraging IS jihadists

Mustard gas use in Syria conflict confirmed

In wake of crash, Egypt opens tombs to spur tourist interest

Myanmar's fledgling journalists gird for historic election

US accuses Moscow of ″dangerously″ worsening Syria war

IS claims it was behind Bangladesh policeman's murder

Israel releases Palestinian who staged 66-day hunger strike

Egypt's Sisi says Britain and other NATO members must do more in Libya

Britain's Cameron warned off air strikes in Syria