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Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the 21st anniversary commemoration of the genocide in Kigali this year
19/08/2015 - FRANCE - RWANDA

French prosecutors fail to prove genocide charges against Rwandan priest

French public prosecutors have called for charges to be dismissed in the case of a Catholic priest accused of taking part in Rwanda's 1994 genocide, 21 years after they started investigating the ...
20/07/2015 - France - climate change

Religious leaders, philosophers debate climate change in Paris

What does Arnold Schwarzenagger have in common with photographer Sebastião Salgado, anti-globalisation advocate Vandana Shiva and the president of the Confucian academy, Dr Yun Kai Tong?

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Washington DC shaking hand with spokesman Shehu Garba
20/07/2015 - Nigeria - United States

Nigerian anti-gay activists fear Obama pressure on Buhari during US visit

Nigerian opponents of gay rights vowed to defend the country’s anti-gay laws as President Muhammadu Buhari met his United States counterpart Barack Obama in Washington DC on Monday.
Iranian demonstrators burn an Israeli flag on al-Quds Day in Tehran
10/07/2015 - Israel - Palestine - Iran

Iran's annual Jerusalem Day rallies take on Saudi policy in Yemen

International al-Quds Day (Jerusalem Day) saw several thousand Iranians taking part in annual anti-Israel rallies throughout the country.
Suspected Uighurs from China's troubled far-western region of Xinjiang sit inside a temporary shelter after they were detained at the immigration regional headquarters near the Thailand-Malaysia border in Hat Yai, Songkla, 14 March 2014.
09/07/2015 - Turkey

Uighur deportation sparks anger in Turkey

Hundreds of Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking, largely Muslim minority, have been deported to China by the Thai authorities — despite calls for their protection.
Indian Devadasis part 2/2
23/06/2015 - International report

Indian Devadasis part 2/2

The Devadasi system is a religious practice in south India mostly prevalent in Karnataka and Telangana, and partly in Andhra Pradesh.
Indian Devadasis  part 1/2
22/06/2015 - International report

Indian Devadasis part 1/2

The Devadasi system is a religious practice in south India mostly prevalent in Karnataka and Telangana, and partly in Andhra Pradesh.
Social transformation in Brazil series part 2/5
02/06/2015 - International report

Social transformation in Brazil series part 2/5

Brazil has the world's largest population of Catholics, but the Church is losing followers fast. In 1994, three quarters of Brazilians described themselves as Catholic; now a little over half do.
Luz on the march in Paris after the Charlie Hebdo killings
19/05/2015 - FRANCE

Top cartoonist Luz quits Charlie Hebdo

The cartoonist who drew the front-page cartoon of the prophet Mohammed for Charlie Hebdo after the massacre of its editorial team is to leave the French satirical paper.
The mummy of Ta-Iset found in Rueil-Malmaison in 2001
18/05/2015 - EGYPT - FRANCE

Egyptian mummy found in trash to go on show in Paris suburb museum

A museum in a Paris suburb is to exhibit the mummy of a five-year-old ancient Egyptian girl that was found by refuse collectors after a local resident threw out with the garbage.