Two Charlie Hebdo journalists have rejected any suggestion of similarities between a deadly attack on the French satirical magazine and a failed armed assault on a Mohammed cartoon event in Texas.
Afghanistan and Iran announced plans for enhanced security cooperation to combat threats from the Islamic State group, including possible joint military operations.
President Barack Obama hosted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the White House and hailed the US-backed Iraqi forces' progress against the IS group.
Books on Islam are selling out in France after deadly extremist attacks in the capital raised uncomfortable questions about Europe's fastest-growing religion.
Protesters waving Australian flags and carrying signs such as "Yes Australia. No Sharia" rallied around the country.
The King of Jordan Abdullah II has been invited to the 5th Congress of World and Traditional Religions in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has spoken about Islam, Orthodoxy and Protestantism during the XVI Congress of Kazakhstan’s Nur Otan party in Astana on March 11.
Prime Minister David Cameron has defended Britain's security services after Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" was unmasked as London graduate Mohammed Emwaziю
A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.
Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders nixed visas for three controversial imams planning to visit the Netherlands next month.
Kazakhstan's leader Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged not to associate terrorism with peace-loving Islam or with religion in general.
US President Barack Obama expressed solidarity with Denmark after two shootings that shocked the Nordic nation.
Pope Francis expressed "profound sadness" over the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by Islamic militants in Libya, saying they had been killed for their faith.
Saturday's twin attacks on a cultural centre and synagogue in Copenhagen left two people dead and five police officers wounded before the assailant himself was gunned down.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the deadly attacks in Copenhagen and called on society to stand up for tolerance and free expression.
The first protest in the Austrian city of Linz by Germany's "anti-Islamisation" movement PEGIDA drew just 150 supporters.
The UN Security Council plans to adopt a resolution next week aimed at halting funding to Islamic State militants from oil, antique trafficking and ransoms.
Russia is making a push at the United Nations for a new resolution to choke off funding from oil sales to the Islamic State group.
The UN Security Council demanded the immediate release of all hostages held by the Islamic State group.
A march by an emergent anti-Islamisation group in the German city of Leipzig failed to drum up much support, with first estimates showing turnout at below 1,000.
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