Germany: Amidst refugee influx, child brides as young as thirteen

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Lawmakers in Germany are under increased pressure to tackle the country’s growing trend of child marriages, renewing the debate over whether to allow Islamic Sharia law to supersede the country’s legal system when applied to its refugee population. With the wave of more than 1.2 million migrants, mostly of the Islamic faith, coming in from…

Hagia Sophia: Protests over Ramadan prayers held at Turkey's historic cathedral

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An angry war of words has erupted between Greece and Turkey after Turkish authorities permitted a daily Koran reading to be broadcast from Turkey’s famous Hagia Sophia, a former Byzantine cathedral. Turkish national broadcaster TRT Diyanet will broadcast the sahur or Islamic predawn meal along with daily readings from the Koran during the Islamic holy month…

Brexit: Calls for a U.K exit from the E.U. increase following terror attacks

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In light of the Brussels attacks which revealed a serious lapse in Belgium’s counterterrorism measures, the former head of Britain’s intelligence agency has suggested that the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union would improve British security. A British exit, or ‘Brexit’ from the E.U. would give the U.K. more autonomy vis-à-vis the European Convention…