Ramadan

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Indonesian president Joko Widodo and first lady Iriana Joko Widodo show their ink-stained fingers after casting their ballots  in Jakarta on Wednesday. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Indonesian president Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as “quick count” results from Wednesday’s election rolled in, but his challenger clai(...)

The al-Hadba minaret of  the Grand al-Nuri Mosque is seen through a  window in the Old City of Mosul on June 1st. Photograph: Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters

The leaning al-Habda minaret that has towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, bu(...)

People stand in front of  a makeshift memorial in Nice four days after the attack on July 14th by Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel that left 84 people dead. Photograph: Valery Hache//AFP/Getty Images

His own parents were so frightened by his violence that they kicked him out when he was 16. Desperate, by the time he was 19, they dragged him to a ps(...)

A Malaysian Islamic religious officer looks at a telescope to determine the sighting of the new moon to mark the start of the fasting month of Ramadan in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur this week. Photograph: Fazry Ismail/EPA

The chairman of the Qasim Ali Khan mosque in Peshawar has little doubt why it regularly throws a spanner into the timings of Pakistan’s most important(...)

A Liberian money exchanger washes hands between customers as a precaution to prevent infection with the deadly Ebola virus. The deadly tropical virus was first detected in Guinea where at least 34 people were reportedly killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

At least 34 people, including several children, were killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea‘s capita(...)