Germany needs a new identity—one that everyone can agree on, at least according to Islamic scholar Lamya Kaddor. She says it’s the only way to guarantee peaceful coexistence, since integration is not a one-way street.
The ascent of populism is a problem not just in the West, but also in Asian nations like India, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been whipping up populist sentiment for electoral gains.
A prominent US think tank has projected that Muslims' share of the population in Europe will rise. Excluding migration, the researchers expect Muslims to make up 7.4 percent of Europe's population by mid-century.
An Ali Baba themed playground has been subject to vitriolic attacks for its Islamic symbols. One of the structures seemed to resemble a mosque and has a crescent moon on top.
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