A year ago Germany first began to offer school courses in Islam. It is hoped the classes will increase understanding of Islam and help Muslim students hold on to their roots.
A new study has found that 54,000 high school students in Germany receive Islam religion lessons — but 10 times as many would be interested. Experts say religion classes encourage integration and counter extremism.
At a time of growing divisions in Europe over religion and migration, DW talks to Angelika Niebler, MEP for Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU), about whether politicians should be avoiding religious issues.
A new 60-point plan is supposed to help France fight radicalization. But critics say the government's strategy fails to tackle the root of the problem. Lisa Louis reports from Paris.
The debate on the meeting between German football players Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gündogan with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues. Many are wondering how much influence his AK party has in Germany?
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