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Is intolerance on the rise in India? Part 4/4
20/11/2015 - International report

Is intolerance on the rise in India? Part 4/4

Extreme right-wing groups in India have felt emboldened by the mandate won by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and believe they now have more freedom of ...
French and UN troops on the streets of Bangui
11/11/2015 - FRANCE - vatican - central african republic

France presses Pope to cancel Central African Republic visit

The French army is trying to persuade Pope Francis to scrap a visit to the Central African Republic (CAR) at the end of the month, just before a referendum and elections are due to take place, and is ...
Sounds from the French “suburbs”
22/10/2015 - World music matters

Sounds from the French “suburbs”

The “Villes des musiques du monde” festival runs in working-class towns (banlieues) north of Paris.
How social media is inflaming the Mideast war
18/10/2015 - International media

How social media is inflaming the Mideast war

The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians has been taken to the "social media front", with each side accusing the other of propaganda and disinformation.

Indonesia series, part 3
01/10/2015 - International report

Indonesia series, part 3

In the northern province of Aceh in Indonesia, cinemas have been closed following the imposition of Sharia law.
French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the Elysee Palace on Tuesday

Hollande calls for calm at Al Aqsa mosque after meeting Abbas in Paris

French President François Hollande called for calm at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque after meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris Tuesday.
François Hollande walks with King Mohammed VI on his arrival at the airport in Tangier, 19 September 2015.
20/09/2015 - France

French Muslim group welcomes training of imams in Morocco

The Union of Mosques in France (UMF) welcomed Sunday's Franco-Moroccan statement on the training of imams, which “must be at the heart of any prevention programme in the fight against ...
The Saint Ingnatius Cathedral choir
15/09/2015 - FRANCE - SYRIE

Syrian Christian choir denied visa to sing at French sacred music festival

A Syrian Christian choir has been refused visas to come to France to perform in a sacred music festival, leading organisers to denounce official "hypocrisy" in the wake of the refugee ...
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?