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Qawwali performance at a Sufi festival in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Sufi musik: Qawwali ensemble "Fanna-fi-Allah"

Searching for God's love

Indian author Arundhati Roy (source: YouTube; nationalheraldindia.com)

Arundhati Roy's "Azadi"

Narendra Modi is pushing Indian society to the brink

Gholam Mohiuddin making medical instruments in his workshop in Srinagar (photo: DW/Rifat Fareed)

Meet the last of Kashmir's 'German Khar' craftsmen

Screenshot from the "India Love Project" on Instagram (source: https://www.instagram.com/indialoveproject/?hl=en)

The "India Love Project" on Instagram

Fighting hate with love

People watch a TV broadcast of Narendra Modi leading the Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan ceremony in Ayodhya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/P. Singh)

Dispute about the temple to Lord Ram in Ayodhya

The end of India's post-colonial consensus

Screenshot from a video by Laxmi Dubey  (source: YouTube/Laxmi Dubey/Screenshot)

Hindu nationalism in India

India's hate-filled "saffron pop"

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an online conference on 10 September 2020 (photo: Manish Kumar)

India, a crumbling democracy

Narendra Modi's vendetta against free-thinking academics

An artisan couple at work in their family kangdi-making business (photo: Sugato Mukherjee)

Kashmir’s kangdi – a comforting tradition

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: AFP/Saudi Royal Palace/B. Al-Jaloud)

Pakistan and the Gulf

Arab allies jump ship over Pakistan's 'new Kashmir policy'

Groupe RTD (photo: Janto Djassi)

Album review: Groupe RTD's "The Dancing Devils of Djibouti"

Foot-tapping fusion

A weaver at work (photo: Sugato Mukherjee)

The weavers of Kashmir

Saudi Arabia: The city of Jeddah in 1903 (Photo: imago images/United Archives International)

Non-fiction: Ulrike Freitag's "A History of Jeddah"

The legacy of Jeddah's migration history lives on

Indian author Rahman Abbas at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin (photo: private)

Interview with Indian author Rahman Abbas

The Nazis and India's Hindutva, united in hate

Pyramids at Giza bear the message "Stay Home" on 18.04.2020 (photo: picture-alliance/Xinhua/A. Gomaa)

COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus takes no account of Ramadan

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