Poland has been rocked by huge demonstrations, most of them peaceful, since its top court ruled that abortion due to foetal abnormalities was not permissible under the constitution.
France has unleashed a broad crackdown on Muslims creating a climate of fear amongst its citizens, influential members of Muslim civil society say in a petition.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it is a matter of honour for Muslims to stand up against attacks targeting Islam and Prophet Muhammad.
Turkey has called on all countries, including France, to take steps against attacks on Islam. France’s anti-Muslim policies have resulted in recent calls for boycotting French products and massive protests across the Muslim world.
Ankara calls on European countries to fight back against "cultural racism, intellectual barrenness, and uncivilised discourse" as notorious magazine publishes a series of "loathsome" cartoons.
A joint investigation by several media outlets suggest that EU's border and coast guard agency Frontex is engaged in "pushbacks" to drive away refugees in the Aegean Sea to prevent them entering into EU via Greece.
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Emmanuel Macron, who emerged as a political alternative to France’s growing far-right, seems to be morphing into the far-right.
President Lukashenko defies an ultimatum to surrender power by midnight, challenging his opponents to make good on a threat to paralyse the country with strikes, nearly three months after his disputed election victory unleashed mass protests.
Turkish President Erdogan urges European leaders to end "hate campaign" against Muslims and Islam led by French President Macron.
Russian President Putin, who has praised President Donald Trump in the past for saying he wanted better ties with Moscow, has said Russia will work with any US leader, while noting what he called Joe Biden's "sharp anti-Russian rhetoric".
Officials call on Middle Eastern autocrats to stop a growing boycott movement in response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s comments targeting Islam and Muslims.
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