Germany is one of Turkey's strongest European allies (photo: AP)


Schröder Hails Erdogan as a "Great Reformer"

New rules could put a stop to asylum in Europe, photo: AP


Human Rights Group Slams EU Asylum Plans

Wan Azizah Ismail in front of "Justice Party" logo, photo: AP

Anwar Ibrahim

Democracy as Safeguard Against Repressive Islam

Turkey: the new star on the European horizon? (image: DW)

A Budding Seed of Doubt

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, photo: AP

Ruling AKP Under Fire Over Reform Delay

Abu al-Ula Madi, photo: islamonline

The Al-Wasat Party

Democratic and Pluralistic?

Subject of debate: Iran's nuclear site Busheher near Shiraz (photo: AP)

Nuclear Conflict in Iran

Playing With Fire

photo: University of Fribourg

Portrait Tariq Ramadan

Role-Model for Muslim Youths throughout Europe

Journalists are "Gossiping old ladies in the steam bath" - according to President Bouteflika who was reelected only this year (photo: AP)

Censorship in Algeria

The End of Freedom of the Press?

All smiles: Erdogan and Verheugen (photo: AP)


Verheugen: No More Obstacles to Accession Talks

Indonesia's new President to be: ex-general Yudhoyono (photo: AP)

Election Result in Indonesia

The Country Is Firmly on the Democratic Road

During the 1992-1995 war Mujahedeen troops came to the aid of Bosnian Muslims which constitute about 40% of the country's population (photo: DW)

Mujahedeen in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnian Muslim Charged with War Crimes

Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, photo: AP

Interview Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


"The Core of the Terrorist Problem Is Political"

Prime Minister Erdogan says Turkey is doing its best to meet entry criteria (photo: DPA)

Interview Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"A Change in Mentality Is Needed"

The EU must decide in unison how to help Sudanese refugees, photo: AP

Darfur Crisis

Unanimity Slows EU Response in Sudan

Germany and Iraq

Iraqi President Seeks 'Closer Cooperation'

The EU hopes to open the gateway to India by promoting itself, photo: AP

Europe and India

EU Starts Public Relations Tour of India

Women take part to a demonstration in Lille against the kidnapping of two journalists, photo: Bernard Schmid


Headscarf Ban Enforced in Public Schools

Women's Rights Strengthened

Turkey Changes Laws to Meet EU Standards

jubilation after AKP´s victory in Istanbul, Foto: AFP

How Moderate Are the Islamists of Turkey's AKP?