Throughout the month of Ramadan, Parisian Muslims get active once the sun goes down. Some sit down to a family meal, while others organise food distributions for the poor... and medical seminars open in luxury restaurants.
As hopes rise for a peaceful Ramadan month in the Muslim world, most Muslim shoppers have another issue on their mind: finding the right food at the right price. In France, more and more food businesses are eager to cash in on the halal market.
Muslims around the world celebrate the beginning of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Muslim calendar. Ramadan is determined by the sighting of a new moon, which often divides Islamic nations over the exact starting date.
Not conservative enough for evangelicals, Republican presidential hopeful John McCain is desperately seeking votes. For now, the senior pastor of the conservative "megachurch" in Lynchburg, Virginia is supporting the candidate.
The recent terrorist attack in Istanbul coincided with the ongoing constitutional court proceedings to ban the country's elected governing party. How will Turkey address terrorism while maintaining social cohesion?
Meeting in Madrid for a three-day inter-faith conference sponsored by Saudi Arabia, representatives of the world's main monotheistic religions called for an international agreement to combat terrorism and prevent "a clash of civilisations".