Institut Fondamental de l’Afrique Noire, Université Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar

Higher Education in West Africa

The Lands of Strikers and Scholars

Student at Kabul’s Amani High School, photo: 'Förderverein Amani High School'

Student Exchange Program

Learning to Learn in Germany

Beirut's skyline, photo: AP

Frankfurt Book Fair 2004

The Unknown Guest of Honour

Granada: The Muslim heritage is cherished, much unlike the Muslims living there today (photo: AP)

Granada, Spain

The Moors Are in Fashion, Arabs Aren't

As Muslims become more integrated, the importance of religion as a "counter identity factor" seems to dwindle, the Dutch report says (photo: Markus Kirchgässner)

Muslims in the Netherlands

Majority Favors Separation of Religion and Politics

Boxing has long been considered a male only domain - this may now change (photo: Markus Kirchgässner)

Women Boxers in Jordan

"Revolutions Have to Start Somewhere"


Working on an Intercultural Business Climate

German-Arabic Student Exchange

"They're Not Riding to School on Camels"

image: Gruenhelme


Green Helmets – Dialogue Means Respect

Portrait Fatma Akyüz

Martial Arts as a Means to Strengthen Willpower

The Afghan government wants refugees to return home to help build up the country, says Georg David (photo: AP)

Interview Georg David

Refugees Return to Afghanistan

Thirteen years olf, Rubab Raza has already taken part in several international swimming competitions (photo: AP)

2004 Olympics

Female Swimmer to Represent Pakistan in Athens

Headcarf by Hana Sadiq, presented at a fasion show in Rome, 2003 (photo: AP)

Modern Islam

Allah Is Great, Allah Is Different

Inul Daratista, "the Girl with the Breasts" (photo: Indonesian embassy in Japan)


Miss Inul Is Testing the Nation's Morals

Cuenca's cathedral has a past most Cuencans don't know about (photo:


The Cathedral Used To Be a Mosque

German and Bengali students working on a solar energy plant (photo: Technical University Berlin)

German-Bengali Cooperation

Using Solar Energy for Cooling

Ali, the Prophet's son-in-law and nephew (photo: AP)


A Massacre as a Turning Point


Women Issuing Fatwas

photo: FDP web-site

Turks in Germany

Becoming German, but Staying Muslim

Marriage counseling is beginning to gain acceptance in Egypt (photo: AP)

Marriage Counseling

A "School of Marital Bliss" in Cairo