A town in the Canadian province of Quebec rejected plans for a mosque after numerous residents expressed "fear" about Islam.
US President Barack Obama condemned the "brutal and outrageous" execution-style murders of three Muslim students in North Carolina.
The families of three Muslim students shot dead by a white neighbor in the US said an emotional farewell to their loved ones.
Thousands of British Muslims protested against cartoons of Mohammed in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The West's defence of Charlie Hebdo's right to offend is testing the patience of Muslims even in moderate Indonesia and Malaysia.
The furious backlash against French magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed rumbled on with a huge rally in Chechnya.
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe.
US President Barack Obama urged European governments to try to better assimilate their Muslim minority populations.
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo published its first edition since Islamist gunmen killed 12 people in an attack on its offices.
A record 25,000 people joined an anti-Islamic march in Germany, claiming their stance was vindicated by last week's Paris jihadist attacks.
Millions marched against terrorism in the largest protests France has ever seen, led by world leaders in Paris uniting in tribute to the victims of Islamist attacks.
The weapons wielded by gunmen sowing mayhem at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish supermarket in Paris this week were powerful but available in France.
France "faced down" Islamists who were behind the deaths of 17 people in three days of attacks but still remains threatened.
A man taken hostage by the two gunmen who carried out the Charlie Hebdo massacre gave them the slip as commandos launched an assault that killed the Islamist brothers
British Prime Ministe said he would join in the mass rally being staged in Paris in the wake of the massacre at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Long before being targeted in massacre in Paris, satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo had been considered high on the potential hit-list for jihadists.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott condemned the "barbaric act" in Paris, in which an attack on a satirical weekly magazine left 12 people dead.
Grieving Australians eulogised the victims of the Sydney cafe siege as authorities investigated why its Iranian-born perpetrator had remained at large despite a history of violence.
It ended with gunfire and bloodshed.
Australians came out in solidarity with the Muslim community following a siege at a Sydney cafe, as tens of thousands tweeted the hashtag #illridewithyou.