Salman Rushdie has accused the US writers who boycotted a prize for "Charlie Hebdo" of displaying a lack of character. But the best-selling author is missing a crucial point: freedom of expression is not absolute. A commentary by Johan SchloemannMore
Yusuf Islam is the most famous convert to Islam in the world and one of the most successful pop stars of the 70s. Now, the man known to millions as Cat Stevens is back on tour in Germany. By Hans Joachim HennigMore
Idyllic gardens, legendary princesses and mythical beasts: ancient artefacts that show 8000 years of early Persian history are now making their debut for the first time outside Iran. The German exhibition reveals the origins of present-day Iran.