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Latest update : 2012-11-01

Hamburg seals the deal with Muslim residents

It’s an historic pact. After five years of negotiations, the city-state of Hamburg will sign a contract with its Muslim citizens. It sets out in black and white the rights and duties of Muslims living in the city. It’s the first time that Muslim holy days will be recognised in Germany on equal terms with Christian ones, a significant step in recognising Islam as part of German society. Our correspondent went to Hamburg to see what the mood was like at this year’s Eid festival.

By Anne MAILLIET , Abby D'ARCY HUGHES

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2014-10-02 Italy

Can Italy's Prime minister live up to his ambitious agenda?

At only 39, Matteo Renzi is Italy's youngest ever Prime minister. Just over seven months into the job, he enjoys strong approval ratings. The former mayor of Florence has...

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2014-09-30 Iraq

The Iraqi TV show where victims confront terrorists

It’s 1am in Baghdad, a city under curfew, and the streets of Karrada, a central district in the Iraqi capital, are swarming with nervous security personnel.

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2014-10-01 Germany

Germany: Spread of radical Islam propaganda sparks concerns

Our correspondents in Germany have been investigating a surge in ultra-conservative Islam, which ranges from so-called "sharia patrols" who pressure Muslim women to wear veils,...

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2014-09-29 Egypt

Egypt's push against atheism and 'non-believers'

In Egypt a growing number of young people are identifying as atheists. On paper, Egypt protects freedom of religious beliefs, but this does not extend to those who reject...

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2014-09-26 France

Americans in Paris!

Last report in our series celebrating Paris's rich cultural diversity: natives of both the North and South of the American Continent now call Paris home. They've brought with...

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