Erdogan calls French separatism bill ‘guillotine’ of democracy

Erdogan calls French separatism bill ‘guillotine’ of democracy

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday denounced a planned French law designed to counter "Islamist separatism" as a "guillotine" of democracy.

ANALYSIS: Why is France so often misrepresented abroad?
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ANALYSIS: Why is France so often misrepresented abroad?

Is France really planning to ban the Muslim headscarf?

Is France really planning to ban the Muslim headscarf?

Police probe opened after poster campaign against ‘Islamophobic’ lecturers at French university

Police probe opened after poster campaign against ‘Islamophobic’ lecturers at French university

OPINION: Want to start a quarrel in France? Mention Islam

OPINION: Want to start a quarrel in France? Mention Islam

Islamo-gauchisme – what does it mean and why is it controversial in France?

Islamo-gauchisme – what does it mean and why is it controversial in France?

French parliament to vote on anti-extremism bill

French parliament to vote on anti-extremism bill

French Muslim groups deal blow to Macron’s anti-extremism charter

French Muslim groups deal blow to Macron’s anti-extremism charter

ANALYSIS: Has Macron succeeded in creating an ‘Islam for France’?

ANALYSIS: Has Macron succeeded in creating an ‘Islam for France’?

Macron hails French Muslim charter against extremism

Macron hails French Muslim charter against extremism

French Muslim groups draw up charter to reject ‘political Islam’

French Muslim groups draw up charter to reject ‘political Islam’

Is the French government really proposing a complete ban on home-schooling?

Is the French government really proposing a complete ban on home-schooling?

ANALYSIS: What is actually contained in France’s new law against Islamic extremism?

ANALYSIS: What is actually contained in France’s new law against Islamic extremism?

OPINION: Why has France become so devoted to Prophet Mohammed cartoons and where will it end?

OPINION: Why has France become so devoted to Prophet Mohammed cartoons and where will it end?

What’s in France’s new law to crack down on Islamist extremism?

What’s in France’s new law to crack down on Islamist extremism?

French court backs closure of Muslim NGO for ‘inciting hatred’

French court backs closure of Muslim NGO for ‘inciting hatred’

Why does France want to appoint an ‘envoy’ to explain itself to Muslim countries?

Why does France want to appoint an ‘envoy’ to explain itself to Muslim countries?

Macron faces defining moment as he takes on two crises at once

Macron faces defining moment as he takes on two crises at once

Orthodox priest shot outside church in French city of  Lyon

Orthodox priest shot outside church in French city of Lyon

Three charged over death threats to French teen after anti-Islam online rant

Three charged over death threats to French teen after anti-Islam online rant

French suburbs turn away from state and towards Islam

French suburbs turn away from state and towards Islam

What is the ‘Affaire Mila’ and what does it say about France and Islam?

What is the ‘Affaire Mila’ and what does it say about France and Islam?

In pictures: Thousands march in Paris against Islamophobia

In pictures: Thousands march in Paris against Islamophobia

‘It’s not secularism, it’s racism’: Muslim mum at centre of French hijab row to sue politicians

‘It’s not secularism, it’s racism’: Muslim mum at centre of French hijab row to sue politicians

OPINION: Who’s to blame for Macron’s war of words with the Muslim world?

OPINION: Who’s to blame for Macron’s war of words with the Muslim world?

Macron’s comments on Mohammed cartoons spark backlash in Islamic world

Macron’s comments on Mohammed cartoons spark backlash in Islamic world

OPINION: 10 years after France banned the niqab, French governments are still stigmatising Muslims

OPINION: 10 years after France banned the niqab, French governments are still stigmatising Muslims

UN slams French ‘burqa ban’ for ‘violating’ rights

UN slams French ‘burqa ban’ for ‘violating’ rights

UN set to lambast France for its ‘discriminatory’ 2010 burqa ban

UN set to lambast France for its ‘discriminatory’ 2010 burqa ban

Halal tax and Arabic in French schools: New plan to stop Islamic fundamentalism in France

Halal tax and Arabic in French schools: New plan to stop Islamic fundamentalism in France

Uproar in France after provocative Muslim rapper booked to play Bataclan

Uproar in France after provocative Muslim rapper booked to play Bataclan

French Muslim community blasts anti-Semitism letter as attack on Islam

French Muslim community blasts anti-Semitism letter as attack on Islam

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

Was far-right French journalist the target of failed Paris gas canister bomb?

Was far-right French journalist the target of failed Paris gas canister bomb?

Muslim workers at Paris airport sue after sacked for refusing to shave beards

Muslim workers at Paris airport sue after sacked for refusing to shave beards

Too many foreigners in France and Islam not compatible, majority of French say

Too many foreigners in France and Islam not compatible, majority of French say

French firms told they can ban staff from wearing Muslim headscarves at work

French firms told they can ban staff from wearing Muslim headscarves at work

Le Pen accused of ‘improper behaviour’ for refusing headscarf to meet Muslim leader

Le Pen accused of ‘improper behaviour’ for refusing headscarf to meet Muslim leader

French mayor to face trial for saying high number of Muslim pupils was ‘a problem’

French mayor to face trial for saying high number of Muslim pupils was ‘a problem’

France ‘worst in the world’ at guessing Muslim population

France ‘worst in the world’ at guessing Muslim population

Frenchman held in Dakar over ‘insulting’ Islam

Frenchman held in Dakar over ‘insulting’ Islam

Hollande: ‘Muslim women could be symbol of France’

Hollande: ‘Muslim women could be symbol of France’

Hollande: French Republic must make room for Islam

Hollande: French Republic must make room for Islam

Veiled Muslim mums accosted by parents at French school

Veiled Muslim mums accosted by parents at French school

‘Muslims in France must be considered ordinary citizens’

‘Muslims in France must be considered ordinary citizens’

Illegal Koranic ‘school’ found hidden in French mosque

Illegal Koranic ‘school’ found hidden in French mosque

French anti-burqini law would create ‘irreparable tension’

French anti-burqini law would create ‘irreparable tension’

Nice: The French capital of burqini fines

Nice: The French capital of burqini fines

A third French mayor is banning the burqini

A third French mayor is banning the burqini

French store risks closure for not selling booze or pork

French store risks closure for not selling booze or pork

France’s Muslims urged to attend mass in solidarity

France’s Muslims urged to attend mass in solidarity

Frenchwoman ‘wrongly fired for refusing to remove hijab’

Frenchwoman ‘wrongly fired for refusing to remove hijab’

Saudi-funded mosque opens in Nice after long struggle

Saudi-funded mosque opens in Nice after long struggle

French Muslim sent home from school over long skirt

French Muslim sent home from school over long skirt

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica

Marseille synagogue becomes mosque as Jews move out

Marseille synagogue becomes mosque as Jews move out

French Muslim shopowner fined for sexist opening hours

French Muslim shopowner fined for sexist opening hours

Extreme Islam ‘winning propaganda war’ in France

Extreme Islam ‘winning propaganda war’ in France

Veil row: Minister accused of ‘helping Isis recruiters’

Veil row: Minister accused of ‘helping Isis recruiters’

Could France fund new mosques by a ‘tax on halal’?

Could France fund new mosques by a ‘tax on halal’?

France bans anti-migrant Pegida march in Calais

France bans anti-migrant Pegida march in Calais

France bars teens from seeing documentary on radical islam

France bars teens from seeing documentary on radical islam

France bans three ‘radical’ Islamic groups

France bans three ‘radical’ Islamic groups

French mosques open their doors to the public

French mosques open their doors to the public

Bullets and Isis videos found after mosque raid

Bullets and Isis videos found after mosque raid

France’s Muslim men suffer CV discrimination

France’s Muslim men suffer CV discrimination

Tourists in Alps warned of French burqa ban

Tourists in Alps warned of French burqa ban

Don’t turn churches into mosques, says Sarkozy

Don’t turn churches into mosques, says Sarkozy

France says 40 imams deported for hate speech

France says 40 imams deported for hate speech

‘Turn France’s empty churches into mosques’

‘Turn France’s empty churches into mosques’

Sarko’s ‘Islam in France’ meeting kicks off storm

Sarko’s ‘Islam in France’ meeting kicks off storm

France more positive to Jews, Muslims than UK

France more positive to Jews, Muslims than UK

Does a long black skirt really flout French laws?

Does a long black skirt really flout French laws?

French Muslim leader calls for more mosques

French Muslim leader calls for more mosques

Sales of books on Islam rocket in France

Sales of books on Islam rocket in France

Pensioner jailed for mosque grenade attack

Pensioner jailed for mosque grenade attack

France reveals plan to fight Muslim extremism

France reveals plan to fight Muslim extremism

‘Increase of radical imams’ worries France

‘Increase of radical imams’ worries France

Muhammad is ‘Charlie’ in new Hebdo front page

Muhammad is ‘Charlie’ in new Hebdo front page

French caricaturists target Pegida marchers

French caricaturists target Pegida marchers

Fear and paranoia reigns as killers remain at large

Fear and paranoia reigns as killers remain at large

France unites over Charlie Hebdo massacre

France unites over Charlie Hebdo massacre

Charlie Hebdo: a timeline of controversy

Charlie Hebdo: a timeline of controversy

Will anti-Islam protests take off in France?

Will anti-Islam protests take off in France?

‘Islamophobic’ novel hits the shelves in France

‘Islamophobic’ novel hits the shelves in France

French driver’s rampage ‘not an act of terrorism’

French driver’s rampage ‘not an act of terrorism’

‘It’s pork or nothing’, French mayor tells pupils

‘It’s pork or nothing’, French mayor tells pupils

Converts from all corners of France lured into jihad

Converts from all corners of France lured into jihad

Paris Opera lays down rules over Muslim veils

Paris Opera lays down rules over Muslim veils

‘French Isis fighters’ freed in prisoner swap

‘French Isis fighters’ freed in prisoner swap

Paris university sorry for Muslim veil ‘gaffe’

Paris university sorry for Muslim veil ‘gaffe’

French Muslims to protest extremist killings

French Muslims to protest extremist killings

France’s Muslims decry beheading of tourist

France’s Muslims decry beheading of tourist

France welcomes 40 Iraqi Christian refugees

France welcomes 40 Iraqi Christian refugees

Uproar over sale of ‘jihadist book’ in France

Uproar over sale of ‘jihadist book’ in France

France offers asylum to Iraqi Christians

France offers asylum to Iraqi Christians

French police hold six in anti-jihadist raids

French police hold six in anti-jihadist raids

French firm bans Muslim headscarves at work

French firm bans Muslim headscarves at work

‘Jihadist’ schoolboys return home to families

‘Jihadist’ schoolboys return home to families

Paris mosque sparks fury over separation of sexes

Paris mosque sparks fury over separation of sexes

French smartphone app targets Islamophobia

French smartphone app targets Islamophobia

French imams to meet Pope

French imams to meet Pope

French teen ‘attacked for wearing Muslim veil’

French teen ‘attacked for wearing Muslim veil’

Far right’s Le Pen faces prospect of prosecution

Far right’s Le Pen faces prospect of prosecution

Muslim woman loses baby after veil attack

Muslim woman loses baby after veil attack

Paris auction withdraws sale of Napoleon’s Quran

Paris auction withdraws sale of Napoleon’s Quran

Hollande scolds spooks over soldier stabbing

Hollande scolds spooks over soldier stabbing

French feminists held after baring all in Tunisia

French feminists held after baring all in Tunisia

Muslim men ‘wed teen converts by phone’

Muslim men ‘wed teen converts by phone’

French ministers boycott talks with Muslim scholar

French ministers boycott talks with Muslim scholar

Islamophobia: Vandals desecrate Muslim graves

Islamophobia: Vandals desecrate Muslim graves

Nazi graffiti and pig’s head left at mosque site

Nazi graffiti and pig’s head left at mosque site

French back a ban on religious symbols at work

French back a ban on religious symbols at work

Veil verdict: ‘A dark day for secularism in France’

Veil verdict: ‘A dark day for secularism in France’

Nursery assistant wins reprieve over veil sacking

Nursery assistant wins reprieve over veil sacking

Fine for ‘vigilante’ who tore veil off Muslim

Fine for ‘vigilante’ who tore veil off Muslim

Mother faces court over boy’s ‘I am a bomb’ top

Mother faces court over boy’s ‘I am a bomb’ top

Pupils at French school told: ‘It’s pork or no meat’

Pupils at French school told: ‘It’s pork or no meat’

‘Islamophobia has been trivialized in France’

‘Islamophobia has been trivialized in France’

Swastikas daubed on mosque in latest attack

Swastikas daubed on mosque in latest attack

Suspected jihadists arrested as tensions rise

Suspected jihadists arrested as tensions rise

Anti-Islam graffiti attack on French mosques

Anti-Islam graffiti attack on French mosques

Headteacher abused over lesson on Islam

Headteacher abused over lesson on Islam

Student falsely ejected for wearing Muslim veil

Student falsely ejected for wearing Muslim veil

‘Comic bio’ of Muhammad risks Muslim ire

‘Comic bio’ of Muhammad risks Muslim ire

Louvre still world’s most popular museum

Louvre still world’s most popular museum

Mohamed Merah sister ‘condemns’ brother’s actions

Mohamed Merah sister ‘condemns’ brother’s actions

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Bishop warns of ‘Catholic Islamophobia’

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France kicks out ‘extreme’ Muslim cleric

Islam ‘too prominent’, French think

Islam ‘too prominent’, French think

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Far-right activists occupy French mosque site

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French prisons to hire imams to curb radicals

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Bomb parts found in French terror probe

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Video of suspected terrorist rapping about 9/11 emerges

Valls pledges hard line against Islamists

Valls pledges hard line against Islamists

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Kosher butcher hurt in veiled woman photo fight

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Death threats and new editions stoke mag row

Two arrested over threats to French cartoonists

Two arrested over threats to French cartoonists

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10,000 Bangladeshis in French cartoon march

Massive protests over Muhammad cartoons

Massive protests over Muhammad cartoons

Clashes in Pakistan over French cartoons

Clashes in Pakistan over French cartoons

Paris police ban Grand Mosque protest

Paris police ban Grand Mosque protest

Anti-France protests spread to Iran

Anti-France protests spread to Iran

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Afghans protest over French cartoons

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US criticizes French magazine over cartoons

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Jewish shop firebombed in Paris suburb

France closes embassies amid cartoon fears

France closes embassies amid cartoon fears

Naked prophet cartoons in French magazine

Naked prophet cartoons in French magazine

Valls: These protests are forbidden

Valls: These protests are forbidden

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French Muslim leaders call for calm

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Websites hit by Islamist hackers

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Body of Christian man given a Muslim burial

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Veiled woman ‘incited riot’ after ID check

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Pigs’ heads dumped outside French mosque

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French Muslim summer camp leaders fired for fasting

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Young woman beaten for being a ‘bad Muslim’

Girl sent home from school – skirt too long

Girl sent home from school – skirt too long

Couple to take burqa ban to Euro court

Couple to take burqa ban to Euro court

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Sexist views block man’s bid to be French

Protestors rename Nice road ‘Burqa street’

Protestors rename Nice road ‘Burqa street’

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French police probe Facebook call to cut Muslim throats

French court issues first Muslim veil fines

French court issues first Muslim veil fines

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Veil fines a ‘travesty of justice:’ Amnesty

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No reprisals for Frenchman who burned Koran

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French court cancels permit for Marseille mega-mosque

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Satirical French weekly names ‘Muhammad’ as top editor

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‘Islam compatible with democracy’ – Juppé

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Muslim war graves attacked

Louvre readies to open new Islamic wing

Louvre readies to open new Islamic wing

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Muslim bride sues after order to remove veil

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Aga Khan appeals wife’s bumper divorce payout

Sarkozy in mosque visit after halal row

Sarkozy in mosque visit after halal row

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Gunman ‘could not have been arrested’ – PM

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Facebook removes Merah tribute page

Sarkozy bans controversial cleric

Sarkozy bans controversial cleric

Al-Jazeera ‘won’t air’ French killer’s videos

Al-Jazeera ‘won’t air’ French killer’s videos

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French police swoop on ‘Islamic extremists’

French gay Muslims: Muhammad would approve of our marriage

French gay Muslims: Muhammad would approve of our marriage

French Mosques accused of backing Hollande

French Mosques accused of backing Hollande

France to deport radical Muslim clerics

France to deport radical Muslim clerics

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Toulouse gunman divorces wife hours before assault

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Anti-Jewish killer posts videos from jail