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Pope Francis prays in Istanbul's Blue Mosque
Pope prays for stronger ties between Vatican and Islam during second leg of his three-day visit to Turkey.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2014 16:22 GMT
On Erdogan and Muslim mothers
Are Erdogan's remarks on women's nature and role as mothers reflected in Islamic scriptures?
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Last updated: 28 Nov 2014 21:27 GMT
Pope Francis begins Turkey visit
Plight of Christian communities throughout Middle East expected to figure prominently in talks in Ankara and Istanbul.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2014 19:15 GMT
War refugees caught in a no man's land
An estimated 30,000 people, mostly Syrian war refugees, are expected to cross into Greece this year.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2014 10:34 GMT
Women blast Erdogan over 'hate crime'
Turkish president's comments that sexes are not equal enrages some women, while others say he was merely 'confused'.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2014 09:38 GMT
ISIL launches fierce assault on Iraq's Ramadi
Major offensive under way in capital of Anbar, where only a few small areas of province remain under government control.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2014 23:14 GMT
Turkey to go ahead with Istanbul park plan
Governing party-led municipality to push forward with redevelopment project that set off protests in May last year.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2014 17:15 GMT
Erdogan says Muslims discovered Americas
Turkish leader says Muslims, not Christopher Columbus, discovered continent in 1178, offering to build a mosque in Cuba.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2014 20:00 GMT
Russia and reconciliation in Afghanistan
Every country in the world believes that a military victory against the Taliban is now impossible.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2014 13:16 GMT
Bangladeshi migrants eke out a living in Rome
Italy has second largest Bangladeshi community in Europe after Britain, many of whom have been smuggled or trafficked.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2014 14:06 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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