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Linking hijab controversy to fears of Islamic extremism may be counter-productive.
25 Nov 08
Legislation will make life tougher for Christian and Muslim groups operating outside the mainstream.
6 Nov 08
Past and present heads of state blamed for 2002 bloodshed which refuses to go away as a political issue.
27 Mar 08
In a region racked by poverty and discontent, modern technology offers extremists a way of making themselves heard.
18 Jan 08
Thousands earn an income picking wild capers, but this new industry has spawned debate about sustainability, fair pay and government regulation.
5 Nov 07
Little consensus on whether group claiming to want to improve Islamic education poses a danger.
5 Nov 07
Education ministry backtracks as Uzbek minority representatives voice angered at moves to cut schooling in their language.
7 Sep 07