The holy month of Ramadan has begun for millions of Muslims worldwide, with many expressing uncertainty and fear because of conflicts in Egypt and Syria.
French police have detained prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan after two women accused him of rape, media reports said. The Swiss academic has denied the allegations.
A Christian couple in a western German town has successfully halted a local mosque's weekly call to prayer. The court ruling focused on the application process rather than religious freedoms.
Tunisia has declared itself a multi-faith state. But the attack on the Jewish school in Djerba shows that radical anti-Semitism has its adherents in Tunisia, too – primarily in jihadist circles.
Millions of Muslims across the world have begun observing Islam's holy month of Ramadan. But what is it about? DW examines the religious observance and what it means for the faithful.
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