Society

German new anchor and journalist Constantin Schreiber (photo: Rudiger Woelk/Imago Images)

Book review: Constantin Schreiber's "Die Kandidatin"

Playing on fears of an Islamist takeover

Islamic revolution in Iran, 1979 (photo: picture-alliance/IMAGNO/Votava)

Life in the Islamic Republic, then and now

The softening of Sharia in Iran – four harams turn halal

Groups of Israeli peace activists protesting at HaBima Square in Tel Aviv City, 15 May 2021 (photo: Twitter)

France24: Israel-Hamas conflict

Israeli Jews and Arabs in joint peace demonstrations

Jahangir Alam and his wife Farida outside their slum dwelling in Dhaka, Bangladesh (photo: Dominik Muller)

Climate change in Bangladesh

The end of the line for climate migrants in Dhaka

Hoping to make a legal profit: a Moroccan farmer packages cannabis seeds (photo: Fadel Senna/Getty Images/AFP)

Maghreb and the EU

Will medicinal cannabis become Morocco's no.1 export?

The sleepy neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem (photo: Tania Kraemer/DW)

Unrest over Sheikh Jarrah

With Jerusalem on edge, Palestinian families face eviction

Archive photo of sociologist and philosopher Juergen Habermas (photo: Janine Schmitz/photothek/imago images)

German angst and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Habermas, philosopher of communication, rejects dialogue

Symbolic image: media in Turkey (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Social media in Turkey

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's monitoring of the digital realm

MoMA exhibition shows how urban planning fosters social division (photo: courtesy of the artist /The Museum of Modern Art New York)

MoMA: Racism in U.S. urban planning

The role of architecture in America's systemic racism

Street scene in Cairo: A father rides a motorbike with his five children (photo: picture alliance/ dpa/ Matthias Toedt)

Overpopulation and Sisi regime propaganda

Egypt's people – nothing but a burden and a nuisance

Scene from the Moinuddin Chishti Sufi shrine complex in Ajmer, northern India (photo: Marian Brehmer)

The alchemy of fasting

Ramadan – a feast for spirit and soul

A relative of a person who died of COVID-19 breaks down during cremation in Jammu, India, 25 April 2021 (photo: Channi Anand/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

COVID-19 and the double mutation

At the heart of India's coronavirus firestorm

Muslim student during the "European Studies" gala fundraiser held at Germany's Federal Foreign Office in Berlin (photo: picture alliance / Andreas Keuchel)

The image of Muslim women

“We refuse to be hijab-wearing princesses”

Protestors hold banners in support of journalists and free speech in New Delhi, India, 3 February 2021 (photo: AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

Eroding confidence in the Fourth Estate

Narendra Modi declares war on India's free press

The lobby of Spinzar Hotel in downtown Kabul (photo: Emran Feroz)

The fate of Europe's unwanted Afghans

"Deportee Central" – a seedy hotel in downtown Kabul

Islamist activists carry placards against Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was released in 2018 after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy; Karachi, 21 November 2018 (photo: Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution for a Facebook post?

Why blasphemy is a capital offence in some Muslim countries

18 year-old Afghan Negin Khapalwak plays the piano (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Jawad)

Afghanistan and civil society

Ban on Afghan girls singing dropped after activist outrage

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