For the last five years, 250 schools in Bavaria have offered Islamic religion classes. About 11,000 pupils from muslim families have take part in this pilot project. More want to take the classes but there's a shortage of qualified teachers.
By refusing to hear the case, Germany's Constitutional Court has ruled that a Muslim boy must attend religion classes and services at a state-funded Catholic school. Church and state are not always separated in Germany.
American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad has been honored with a hijab-wearing Barbie doll. It marks another move by Western companies to tap into the Muslim market.
Supporters of an Islamist cleric have blocked a main entrance to the capital since last week, demanding the resignation of the country's law minister over a blasphemy row. Shah Meer Baloch reports from Islamabad.
Tens of thousands of Muslims fought for the Nazis in World War Two. DW spoke with historian David Motadel about whether pragmatism or anti-Semitism drove Adolf Hitler's overtures and why some Muslim leaders backed him.
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