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'Hands off our shorts': Women rally in Turkey after brutal assault

Donning shorts and defending their right to dress as they please, women’s rights advocates in Turkey have rallied in defence of a nurse, attacked on a bus in Istanbul this month by a man who reportedl

Donning shorts and defending their right to dress as they please, women’s rights advocates in Turkey have rallied in defence of a nurse, attacked on a bus in Istanbul this month by a man who reportedl

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Thousands of Muslims mark Eid al-Adha

Thousands of Muslims carried out the “stoning of the devil” ritual on Monday (September 12) to mark the beginning of Eid al-Adha celebrations which is the end of the annual haj…

Thousands of Muslims carried out the “stoning of the devil” ritual on Monday (September 12) to mark the beginning of Eid al-Adha celebrations which is the end of the annual haj…

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Eid al-Adha celebrated around the world

Muslims around the world celebrate one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar on Monday (September 12): Eid al-Adha.

Muslims around the world celebrate one of the most important festivals of the Islamic calendar on Monday (September 12): Eid al-Adha.

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Saudi Arabia: Hajj pilgrims head to Mount Arafat

After spending the night in the massive valley of Mina, Hajj pilgrims headed to Mount Arafat on Sunday (11 September), some 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Mecca, for the pinnacle of the…

After spending the night in the massive valley of Mina, Hajj pilgrims headed to Mount Arafat on Sunday (11 September), some 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Mecca, for the pinnacle of the…

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Two million Muslims take part in Hajj pilgrimage

Some two million Muslims have converged on Mount Arafat for the second and most important day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Some two million Muslims have converged on Mount Arafat for the second and most important day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

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Iranians protest against Saudi rulers as Hajj gets underway

Thousands of Iranians have protested in Tehran against Saudi Arabia’s ruling family, shouting “death to Al Saud the traitors” as the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Saudi city of Mecca gets…

Thousands of Iranians have protested in Tehran against Saudi Arabia’s ruling family, shouting “death to Al Saud the traitors” as the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Saudi city of Mecca gets…

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Cuba celebrates patron saint

Hundreds of Catholic faithful walked through Havana’s historic central district to celebrate the feast of the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s patron saint.

Hundreds of Catholic faithful walked through Havana’s historic central district to celebrate the feast of the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s patron saint.

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2016

Devotees across India began celebrating the 11-day Ganesh festival on Monday to mark the birth of the popular Hindu god.

Devotees across India began celebrating the 11-day Ganesh festival on Monday to mark the birth of the popular Hindu god.

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Myanmar: Annan faces anger as he probes plight of Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…

Hundreds of people rallied in Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce an advisory commission, led by visiting former UN chief Kofi Annan, which is charged with probing the plight of the country’s Muslim…

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Pope shares pizza lunch with the poor

1,500 were brought to the Vatican from across Italy, and given seats of honour at Sunday's canonisation mass for Mother Teresa.

1,500 were brought to the Vatican from across Italy, and given seats of honour at Sunday's canonisation mass for Mother Teresa.

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Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint

Mother Teresa, the revered nun known for her work with the destitute in India, has been elevated to sainthood by Pope Francis.

Mother Teresa, the revered nun known for her work with the destitute in India, has been elevated to sainthood by Pope Francis.

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Mother Teresa to be elevated to sainthood

Mother Teresa, the celebrated nun known for her work with the poor in India, will be declared a saint later today.

Mother Teresa, the celebrated nun known for her work with the poor in India, will be declared a saint later today.

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'Young Europeans more likely to support restrictions on religious expression' - WEF

A report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found young people in Europe are more likely to support restrictions on public expression of religious beliefs than people the same age group in

A report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found young people in Europe are more likely to support restrictions on public expression of religious beliefs than people the same age group in

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Hindu devotees parade through Paris to celebrate the elephant god Ganesh

More than 4,000 Hindu devotees and others celebrated the birth of the elephant god Ganesh in Paris as they paraded through the streets of the French capital in a festival held each year for the past 2

More than 4,000 Hindu devotees and others celebrated the birth of the elephant god Ganesh in Paris as they paraded through the streets of the French capital in a festival held each year for the past 2

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French burkini ban ruling fuels controversy

The ban had been imposed on the grounds that it contravened French laws on secularism. Far from cooling down tensions, the ruling has created even more controversy.

The ban had been imposed on the grounds that it contravened French laws on secularism. Far from cooling down tensions, the ruling has created even more controversy.

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Burkini ban suspended by top French court

France’s highest administrative court has suspended the ban on women wearing burkini swimsuits that had been in force in the southern seaside town of Villeneuve…

France’s highest administrative court has suspended the ban on women wearing burkini swimsuits that had been in force in the southern seaside town of Villeneuve…

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Protests again the ban of the burkini on some parts of France

Protests against France’s ‘burkini ban’ Dozens of women, Muslim and non-Muslim, held a beach party outside the French embassy in London on Thursday (August 25) to protest against the ‘burkini ban’ be

Protests against France’s ‘burkini ban’ Dozens of women, Muslim and non-Muslim, held a beach party outside the French embassy in London on Thursday (August 25) to protest against the ‘burkini ban’ be

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Mumbai celebrates the annual 'Dahi Handi' festival

The traditional festival marks the anniversary of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna and is based on the legend that Krishna as a child used to steal butter and curd from a pot while tied and suspen

The traditional festival marks the anniversary of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna and is based on the legend that Krishna as a child used to steal butter and curd from a pot while tied and suspen

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France's battle with the burkini

Tremors along France’s most fragile social fault-line running between its identity as a secular state and the rights of its sizeable Muslim population are…

Tremors along France’s most fragile social fault-line running between its identity as a secular state and the rights of its sizeable Muslim population are…