People enjoy an afternoon at Eminonu Square in Istanbul in January. A recent survey of personal beliefs and lifestyles in majority-Muslim Turkey has found a smaller portion of people describing themselves as religious.
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Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun walks by Thai Chief of Immigration Police Maj. Gen. Surachate Hakparn (right) before leaving the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Australia says it is considering granting refugee resettlement to the Saudi, who fled from her family, based on referral by the U.N.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (center), wearing a traditional Palestinian robe, takes the oath of office on a Quran at the start of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday.
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Kalida Akytkhan, pictured with her son Parkhat Rakhymbergen, has two sons and two daughter-in-laws who have been detained in re-education camps in Xinjiang. She brought photos of her family to the offices of rights organization Atazhurt in Almaty.
A person tries to open the door of a closed mosque in Vienna. The Austrian government said it's closing seven mosques as part of a crackdown on foreign financing of religious groups.
Scholars from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia attended a conference on Friday to discuss stability in Afghanistan. Indonesian President Joko Widodo (center) shakes hands with Qibla Ayaz, chairman of Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology.
Former Central Intelligence Agency Director Gen. Michael Hayden, who served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, has come out against the Trump travel ban.
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Tourists stay at a halal-friendly hotel in Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia. Three Indonesian provinces have been officially listed as halal tourist destinations by Indonesia's Tourism Ministry, in a bid to increase the number of Muslim travelers from Asian and Middle Eastern countries.
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A young woman wears the niqab, or full face veil, as she sits in a park in Brussels in 2010. On Tuesday, the European Court of Human Rights upheld Belgium's 2011 ban on wearing partial or full face veils in public.