He is an Islamic scholar who teaches at Oxford University and a former member of a working group on extremism set up by Tony Blair. Time magazine once described him as the “leading thinker” among Europe’s second and third-generation Muslim immigrants.
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Wednesday 04 May 2011
Hooligans clashed with police and damaged the stadium after Legia Warsaw won the Polish Cup final 5-4 on penalties against Lech Poznan in Bydgoszcz last night.
Monday 11 April 2011
Monday 28 March 2011
Conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy's party took a drubbing in local elections, seen as a test ahead of next year's presidential vote, and the far-right National Front left its first footprint in France's smallest administrative districts.
Monday 07 March 2011
Chancellor Angela Merkel's newly appointed Interior Minister has reignited an already-heated immigration debate by insisting that Islam "does not belong" in Germany – a country with a resident population of four million Muslims.
Thursday 03 March 2011
A Kosovan gunman shot dead two US Air Force personnel and seriously wounded two others when he opened fire in a bus at Frankfurt airport yesterday – one of the most serious attacks on the American military in Germany in decades.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
A gunman shot at US Air Force personnel on a bus outside Frankfurt airport today, killing two airmen and wounding two others before being taken into custody, authorities said.
Wednesday 02 March 2011
Police have arrested four suspected members of the Basque separatist group Eta they believe may have been behind several attacks in recent years.
Monday 21 February 2011
Morocco's interior minister says five charred bodies were found in a bank set aflame by troublemakers on the sidelines of one of many nationwide protests pushing for more democracy in the kingdom.
Friday 18 February 2011
Three former ministers were arrested yesterday by Egyptian security forces, including ex-security chief Habib el-Adly, who was widely blamed for the brutality displayed by police trying to quell protests. As the Interior Minister, Mr El-Adly had control of the 500,000-strong security forces, and was the most high-profile of the three to be arrested yesterday as part of an investigation into corruption.
Thursday 13 January 2011
Police and protesters clashed in the centre of Tunis yesterday, prompting the government to impose a night-time curfew in the region.
Monday 27 December 2010
Twin suicide bombings rocked a government compound in Iraq's western city of Ramadi on Monday, killing 17 people, a deputy interior minister said.
Monday 06 December 2010
Israel's hard-pressed emergency services appeared close to bringing the worst wildfire in the country's history under control last night as political leaders sought to fend off mounting criticism of the country's unpreparedness for such a disaster.
Sunday 05 December 2010
A military plane carrying riot police reinforcements landed on Easter Island yesterday, and Chile's Interior Minister said they will continue evicting Rapa Nui islanders who have been squatting in government buildings built on their ancestral properties. The Rapa Nui are the indigenous inhabitants of the island, which lies over 2,000 miles off the west coast of Chile.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Aviation industry leaders will meet Transport Secretary Philip Hammond later today to discuss security in the wake of the air cargo bomb plot.
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