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Egypt’s elections: ‘The revolution is rebuilding Mubarak’

by Jenny Taylor - 6th December 2011

The priest who was protected by Muslims during October’s violent protests discusses his misgivings.

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Zakir Naik: A danger to India and its Muslims

by Irfan Al-Alawi - 1st December 2011

More evidence that India’s irenic brand of Islam is increasingly under pressure.

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Song, dance and adoration. Yes – it’s English football

by David Sseppuuya - 15th November 2011

An African journalist finds the spirit alive and kicking – but not where he expected.

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