French Muslims look to science to determine start of Ramadan
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Muslim leaders have agreed to end almost 1,400 years of Islamic tradition and use modern astronomy to determine the start of the holy month of Ramadan and other Islamic...
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Europe: France: Court Says Head Scarf Is No Grounds for Firing
France’s highest court ruled Tuesday that a French Muslim woman was unjustly fired in 2008 for wearing a head scarf at work in a private child-care center in a Paris suburb.
Mali Islamists warn French citizens at risk in the Muslim world
French military intervention in northern Mali has provoked threats from Islamic extremists that French citizens are at risk "wherever they find themselves in the Muslim world."
French magazine publishes comic book 'The Life of Mohammed'
Satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo published a comic book biography of the Prophet Mohammed titled "The Life of Mohammed" on Wednesday. The magazines editor said "I don't think higher Muslim minds could find anything inappropriate."
German satirical magazine 'Titanic' to publish Mohammed issue
As protests rage across the Muslim world and Europe in reaction to the film "Innocence of Muslims" and the Mohammed cartoons published by French magazine "Charlie Hebdo", German magazine "Titanic" plans an issue with cartoons of Muslims on its cover.