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AFGHANISTAN-CONFLICT/TURKEY-PROTEST
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August 22, 2021 
Activists leave a wreath with a slogan which reads: "Women will live with secularism" outside Afghanistan's... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Demonstration in support of Afghan women, in Istanbul 
Activists leave a wreath with a slogan which reads: "Women will live with secularism" outside Afghanistan's Consulate after a demonstration in support of Afghan women following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, in Istanbul, Turkey August 22, 2021. REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya 
AFGHANISTAN-CONFLICT/TURKEY-PROTEST
RTXFZWKE 
August 22, 2021 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration in support of Afghan women following the Taliban takeover... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Demonstration in support of Afghan women, in Istanbul 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration in support of Afghan women following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, in front of the Afghanistan's Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey August 22, 2021. Placards read: "Women will live with secularism" and "Resisting women are everywhere in the world". REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya 
AFGHANISTAN-CONFLICT/TURKEY-PROTEST
RTXFZWIS 
August 22, 2021 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration in support of Afghan women following the Taliban takeover... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Demonstration in support of Afghan women, in Istanbul 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration in support of Afghan women following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, in front of the Afghanistan's Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey August 22, 2021. Placards read: "Women will live with secularism" and "Resisting women are everywhere in the world". REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya 
AFGHANISTAN-CONFLICT/TURKEY-PROTEST
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August 22, 2021 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration in support of Afghan women following the Taliban takeover... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Demonstration in support of Afghan women, in Istanbul 
Activists hold placards during a demonstration in support of Afghan women following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, in front of the Afghanistan's Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey August 22, 2021. Placards read: "Women will live with secularism" and "Resisting women are everywhere in the world". REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya 
Wider Image
Wider Image 
In China's new Xinjiang: patriotic tourism, riot police and propaganda 
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WOMEN-ANTIVIOLENCE/ARGENTINA
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June 03, 2020 
A demonstrator wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)... 
Buenos Aires, Argentina 
Protest on the 5th anniversary of the "Ni Una Menos" movement, in Buenos Aires 
A demonstrator wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) holds a placard that reads "Secular State", outside the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral to protest against violence towards women, on the 5th anniversary of the "Ni Una Menos" movement, in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian 
BRAZIL-CARNIVAL/CORDAO DE BOITATA
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February 16, 2020 
Revellers in costumes depicting the devil and Jesus Christ take part in the annual block party known... 
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 
Annual block party "Cordao de Boitata" in Rio de Janeiro 
Revellers in costumes depicting the devil and Jesus Christ take part in the annual block party known as "Cordao de Boitata", during Carnival festivities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 16, 2020. The sign reads, "The state is secular". REUTERS/Pilar Olivares 
LEBANON-PROTESTS/YOUTH
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October 23, 2019 
Nina Sabbah, 25, leaves a note on a barbed wire reading "Secular state, no to religious cover" during... 
Beirut, Lebanon 
Nina Sabbah leaves a note on a barbed wire reading "Secular state, no to religious cover" during an anti-government... 
Nina Sabbah, 25, leaves a note on a barbed wire reading "Secular state, no to religious cover" during an anti-government protest next to the Government Palace in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 22, 2019. Picture taken October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis 
ISRAEL-ELECTION/
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September 15, 2019 
Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz is depicting on his party election campaign banner in Jerusalem... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz is depicting on his party election campaign banner in Jerusalem... 
Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz is depicting on his party election campaign banner in Jerusalem September 15, 2019. The Hebrew words read, " Secular unity government" REUTERS/Ammar Awad 
TUNISIA-ELECTION/
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August 09, 2019 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, speaks during a rally... 
Tunis, Tunisia 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, speaks during a rally... 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, speaks during a rally in Tunis, Tunisia August 8, 2019. Picture taken August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi 
TUNISIA-ELECTION/
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August 09, 2019 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, speaks during a rally... 
Tunis, Tunisia 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, speaks during a rally... 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, speaks during a rally in Tunis, Tunisia August 8, 2019. Picture taken August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi 
TUNISIA-ELECTION/
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August 09, 2019 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, attends a rally in... 
Tunis, Tunisia 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, attends a rally in... 
Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party, attends a rally in Tunis, Tunisia August 8, 2019. Picture taken August 8, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi 
INDIA-POLITICS/
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July 09, 2019 
Activists of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party shout slogans during a protest... 
New Delhi, India 
Activists of youth wing of Congress party shout slogans during a protest against what they say are attempts... 
Activists of the youth wing of India's main opposition Congress party shout slogans during a protest against what they say are attempts by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to topple the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition government in the southern state of Karnataka, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis 
ISRAEL-POLITICS/
RTX6X52R 
May 30, 2019 
Avigdor Lieberman, former Israeli Defence Minister and head of Yisrael Beitenu party prepares to hold... 
Tel Aviv, Israel 
Avigdor Lieberman, former Israeli Defence Minister and head of Yisrael Beitenu party prepares to hold... 
Avigdor Lieberman, former Israeli Defence Minister and head of Yisrael Beitenu party prepares to hold a news conference in Tel Aviv, Israel May 30, 2019. The banner reads in Hebrew: "Lieberman, also right, also secular!". REUTERS/Amir Cohen 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
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April 12, 2019 
Ekrem Imamoglu, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate with a poster of secular... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Ekrem Imamoglu, main opposition CHP mayoral candidate, greets his supporters during a gathering in Istanbul... 
Ekrem Imamoglu, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate with a poster of secular Turkey's founder Ataturk in the background, greets his supporters during a gathering in Istanbul, Turkey, April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
RTS2FKHR 
March 30, 2019 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish... 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
RTS2FKHI 
March 30, 2019 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party mayoral candidate Imamoglu wave Turkish flags... 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
RTS2FKHF 
March 30, 2019 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party mayoral candidate Imamoglu wave Turkish flags... 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
RTS2FKHB 
March 30, 2019 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party mayoral candidate Imamoglu wave Turkish flags... 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
RTS2FKHA 
March 30, 2019 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party mayoral candidate Imamoglu wave Turkish flags... 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
RTS2FKH6 
March 30, 2019 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party mayoral candidate Imamoglu wave Turkish flags... 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
TURKEY-ELECTION/
RTS2FKH5 
March 30, 2019 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party mayoral candidate Imamoglu wave Turkish flags... 
Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu wave Turkish flags and portraits of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, during a rally for the upcoming local elections in Istanbul, Turkey, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
INDIA-ELECTION/RALLY
RTS2BAM4 
January 19, 2019 
Shatrughan Sinha, Bollywood actor-turned-politician and leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party... 
Kolkata, India 
Shatrughan Sinha is hugged by Farooq Abdullah during the "United India" rally attended by the leaders... 
Shatrughan Sinha, Bollywood actor-turned-politician and leader of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is hugged by Farooq Abdullah (C), lawmaker and leader of National Conference, as H. D. Kumaraswamy (L), leader of Janata Dal (Secular) and Chief Minister of Karnataka, N. Chandrababu Naidu (2nd L), leader of Telugu Desam Party and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, and former prime minister H. D. Deve Gowda (R) look on during the "United India" rally attended by the leaders of India's main opposition parties ahead of the general election, in Kolkata, India, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri 
POPE-IRELAND/PREPARATIONS
RTS1YAKH 
August 22, 2018 
Pope Francis will pray at the shrine in the the western Irish village of Knock as part of his two-day... 
GLENCAIRN, Ireland 
The Wider Image: Ireland's Catholics prepare for a visit from the Pope 
Pope Francis will pray at the shrine in the the western Irish village of Knock as part of his two-day visit to Ireland this week, the first by a Pope in almost 40 years that have transformed the once staunchly Catholic country into a far more secular and liberal society. Religion is still deeply embedded in the face of the Irish countryside - roadside grottos with statues of the Virgin Mary are a feature of almost every Irish town and village, with most erected in 1954 when the Vatican called for a Marian year of celebration and devotion. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne SEARCH "POPE PREPARATIONS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: POPE-IRELAND/PREPARATIONS 
RUSSIA-NATIONALISTS/
RTS1WPWK 
August 09, 2018 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich, the head of the Union of Orthodox Banner-Bearers, returns home after meeting... 
Moscow, Russia 
The Wider Image: Russian Orthodox nationalists hope for tsar's return 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich, the head of the Union of Orthodox Banner-Bearers, returns home after meeting other members of the union in Moscow, Russia, December 24, 2017. The Union of Orthodox Banner Bearers is a small fringe group of Russian nationalists with no political power that is convinced Russia should be ruled by an autocratic monarch. "We are striving for the restoration of an autocratic monarchy. Like the one we had under our tsars," Simonovich-Nikshich said. "It is only possible through the church. In no way is this possible in a political secular way because that would be a dictator." REUTERS/Ekaterina Anchevskaya SEARCH "NATIONALISTS RUSSIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. 
RUSSIA-NATIONALISTS/
RTS1WPWH 
August 09, 2018 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich, the head of Orthodox Banner Bearers, works on an article in his office at... 
Moscow, Russia 
The Wider Image: Russian Orthodox nationalists hope for tsar's return 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich, the head of Orthodox Banner Bearers, works on an article in his office at his home in Moscow, Russia, July 19, 2018. The Union of Orthodox Banner Bearers is a small fringe group of Russian nationalists with no political power that is convinced Russia should be ruled by an autocratic monarch. "We are striving for the restoration of an autocratic monarchy. Like the one we had under our tsars," Simonovich-Nikshich said. "It is only possible through the church. In no way is this possible in a political secular way because that would be a dictator." REUTERS/Ekaterina Anchevskaya SEARCH "NATIONALISTS RUSSIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. 
RUSSIA-NATIONALISTS/
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August 09, 2018 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich (R), head of the Union of Orthodox Banner-Bearers and Igor Miroshnichenko,... 
Moscow, Russia 
The Wider Image: Russian Orthodox nationalists hope for tsar's return 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich (R), head of the Union of Orthodox Banner-Bearers and Igor Miroshnichenko, his deputy, prepare for award ceremony at their headquarter in Moscow, Russia, July 12, 2018. Military Orthodox Mission, a group that espouses socially conservative Orthodox values, awarded some union members for their work to commemorate Tsar Nicholas II. "We are striving for the restoration of an autocratic monarchy. Like the one we had under our tsars," Simonovich-Nikshich said. "It is only possible through the church. In no way is this possible in a political secular way because that would be a dictator." REUTERS/ Ekaterina Anchevskaya SEARCH "NATIONALISTS RUSSIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
RUSSIA-NATIONALISTS/
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August 09, 2018 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich, the head of the Union of Orthodox Banner-Bearers, poses for a photograph... 
Moscow, Russia 
The Wider Image: Russian Orthodox nationalists hope for tsar's return 
Leonid Simonovich-Nikshich, the head of the Union of Orthodox Banner-Bearers, poses for a photograph at his home in Moscow, Russia, July 19, 2018. The Union of Orthodox Banner Bearers is a small fringe group of Russian nationalists with no political power that is convinced Russia should be ruled by an autocratic monarch. "We are striving for the restoration of an autocratic monarchy. Like the one we had under our tsars," Simonovich-Nikshich said. "It is only possible through the church. In no way is this possible in a political secular way because that would be a dictator." REUTERS/Ekaterina Anchevskaya SEARCH "NATIONALISTS RUSSIA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. 
DENMARK-RELIGION/
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August 01, 2018 
When a ban on the wearing of face veils in public took effect in Denmark on Wednesday, Sabina (not pictured)... 
Copenhagen, Denmark 
The Wider Image: Crime or right? Some Danish Muslims to defy face veil ban 
When a ban on the wearing of face veils in public took effect in Denmark on Wednesday, Sabina (not pictured) did not leave her niqab at home. Instead, she joined around 1,300 Muslims and non-Muslims alike in a march through the capital Copenhagen to protest at what they saw as an infringement on freedom of religion and expression. The Danish parliament enacted the face ban in May, joining France and some other European countries to uphold what some politicians say are secular and democratic values. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly SEARCH "DENMARK VEIL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY THE IMAGES SHOULD ONLY BE USED TOGETHER WITH THE STORY - NO STAND-ALONE USES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
DENMARK-RELIGION/VEIL
RTX6DCOJ 
July 30, 2018 
On Aug. 1, when face veils are banned in Denmark, Sabina will not be leaving her niqab at home. Instead,... 
Copenhagen, Denmark 
The Wider Image: Crime or right? Some Danish Muslims to defy face veil ban 
On Aug. 1, when face veils are banned in Denmark, Sabina will not be leaving her niqab at home. Instead, she will be defying the law and taking to the street in protest. In May, the Danish parliament banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and some other European countries to uphold what some politicians say are secular and democratic values. But Sabina, 21, who is studying to be a teacher, has joined forces with other Muslim women who wear the veil to form Kvinder I Dialog (Women In Dialogue) to protest and raise awareness about why women should be allowed to express their identity in that way. "I won't take my niqab off. If I must take it off I want to do it because it is a reflection of my own choice," she said. The niqab wearers who plan to protest on Aug. 1 will be joined by non niqab wearing Muslim women and also non-Muslim Danes, most of whom plan to wear face coverings at the rally. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly SEARCH "DENMARK VEIL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. THE IMAGES SHOULD ONLY BE USED TOGETHER WITH THE STORY - NO STAND-ALONE USES 
TURKEY-ELECTION/YOUTH
RTX6A271 
June 20, 2018 
Sena Su Baysal poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters in Ankara, June 9, 2018. Eighteen-year-old... 
Ankara, Turkey 
Sena Su Baysal poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters in Ankara 
Sena Su Baysal poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters in Ankara, June 9, 2018. Eighteen-year-old student Sena Su Baysal, a first-time voter in Turkey's elections on Sunday, can't remember life before President Tayyip Erdogan took power but she wishes she had grown up in those earlier times. "Turkey used to be a more modern and secular country," she says at home in the capital Ankara, where she lives with her parents. "I would have liked to have lived then". Picture taken June 9, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
TURKEY-ELECTION/YOUTH
RTX6A26S 
June 20, 2018 
Derin Kaleli poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters in Istanbul, June 2, 2018. In the secular... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Derin Kaleli poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters in Istanbul 
Derin Kaleli poses for a picture during an interview with Reuters in Istanbul, June 2, 2018. In the secular Istanbul district of Kadikoy, Derin Kaleli says she is losing the freedom to choose how to dress. "I cannot wear the clothes I like. People in Europe live as they wish. Here I am not as free as I would like to be. We are becoming more and more conservative. We are worried for the future," she said. Picture taken June 2, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
WOMENS-DAY/TURKEY
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March 08, 2018 
Demonstrators hold banners and shout slogans during a rally to mark International Women's Day in Ankara,... 
Ankara, Turkey 
Demonstrators hold banners and shout slogans during a rally to mark International Women's Day in Ankara... 
Demonstrators hold banners and shout slogans during a rally to mark International Women's Day in Ankara, Turkey, March 8, 2018. Banner reads "long live secularism". REUTERS/Umit Bektas 
USA-TRUMP/ISRAEL-STRIKE
RTX3MH0J 
December 07, 2017 
A Palestinian man (C) sells vegetables as he sits next to closed shops after Palestinian secular and... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
A Palestinian man sells vegetables as he sits next to closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist... 
A Palestinian man (C) sells vegetables as he sits next to closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general strike to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Jerusalem's Old City December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad 
USA-TRUMP/ISRAEL-STRIKE
RTX3MGVM 
December 07, 2017 
A closed shop is seen after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general strike to protest... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
A closed shop is seen after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general strike to protest... 
A closed shop is seen after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general strike to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Jerusalem's Old City December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad 
USA-TRUMP/ISRAEL-STRIKE
RTX3MGT6 
December 07, 2017 
A woman stands next to closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
A woman stands next to closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general... 
A woman stands next to closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general strike to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Jerusalem's Old City December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad 
USA-TRUMP/ISRAEL-STRIKE
RTX3MGT3 
December 07, 2017 
A man pushes a cart past closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
A man pushes a cart past closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general... 
A man pushes a cart past closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general strike to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Jerusalem's Old City December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad 
USA-TRUMP/ISRAEL-STRIKE
RTX3MGRT 
December 07, 2017 
A Palestinian man walks past closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
A Palestinian man walks past closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general... 
A Palestinian man walks past closed shops after Palestinian secular and Islamist factions called a general strike to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Jerusalem's Old City December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad 
INDONESIA-ISLAMISTS/
RTX3DA3U 
July 28, 2017 
Islamic group members shout slogans during a protest against the decree allowing the government to disband... 
Jakarta, Indonesia 
Islamic group members shout slogans during a protest against the decree allowing the government to disband... 
Islamic group members shout slogans during a protest against the decree allowing the government to disband organisations deemed to run counter to the secular state, in Jakarta, Indonesia July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Beawiharta 
INDONESIA-ISLAMISTS/
RTX3DA3T 
July 28, 2017 
An Islamic group member covers his face with Hizbut Tahrir flag during a protest against the decree allowing... 
Jakarta, Indonesia 
An Islamic group member covers his face with Hizbut Tahrir flag during a protest against the decree allowing... 
An Islamic group member covers his face with Hizbut Tahrir flag during a protest against the decree allowing the government to disband organisations deemed to run counter to the secular state, in Jakarta, Indonesia July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Beawiharta 
INDONESIA-ISLAMISTS/
RTX3DA3R 
July 28, 2017 
Islamic group members shout slogans during a protest against the decree allowing the government to disband... 
Jakarta, Indonesia 
Islamic group members shout slogans during a protest against the decree allowing the government to disband... 
Islamic group members shout slogans during a protest against the decree allowing the government to disband organisations deemed to run counter to the secular state, in Jakarta, Indonesia July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Beawiharta 
TURKEY-REFERENDUM/VOTERS
RTX3596N 
April 12, 2017 
A retired manufacturer and head of an Alevi association Muzaffer Aksakal, 65, poses in his association's... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
The Wider Image: Turkey's referendum: myriad views, only two options 
A retired manufacturer and head of an Alevi association Muzaffer Aksakal, 65, poses in his association's cafe in Istanbul, Turkey April 10, 2017. Aksakal describes himself as being "socialist and secular". He says he will vote 'No' in the referendum. "If the 'Yes' wins, parliament will be useless and the right to declare war or peace will be in the hands of a single man." Aksakal belongs to the Alevi religious minority, which make up about 15-20 percent of Turkey's 80 million people. Alevis draw from Shi'ite, Sufi and Anatolian folk traditions and practice distinct rituals which can put them at odds with their Sunni Muslim counterparts, many of whom accuse them of heresy. "Erdogan government always follows racist politics. Alevis are under pressure. The system ignores the Alevis." REUTERS/Umit Bektas SEARCH "VOXPOPS UMIT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.? 
TURKEY-SECURITY/
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November 01, 2016 
Support messages by secular and left-wing groups are seen in front of the Cumhuriyet newspaper, an opposition... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Support messages by secular and left-wing groups are seen in front of the Cumhuriyet newspaper, an opposition... 
Support messages by secular and left-wing groups are seen in front of the Cumhuriyet newspaper, an opposition secularist daily, in Istanbul, Turkey, November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer 
BAHRAIN-OPPOSITION/
RTSHML1 
July 12, 2016 
Head of National Democratic Action Society (WAAD), a secular party, Ebrahim Shareef (L) is greeted by... 
Manama, Bahrain 
Head of National Democratic Action Society Ebrahim Shareef is greeted by a well-wisher after his release... 
Head of National Democratic Action Society (WAAD), a secular party, Ebrahim Shareef (L) is greeted by a well-wisher after his release from prison after completing one year sentence, at party's headquarters in Manama, Bahrain July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed 
BAHRAIN-OPPOSITION/
RTSHML0 
July 12, 2016 
Head of National Democratic Action Society (WAAD), a secular party, Ebrahim Shareef (L) is greeted by... 
Manama, Bahrain 
Head of National Democratic Action Society Ebrahim Shareef is greeted by a well-wisher after his release... 
Head of National Democratic Action Society (WAAD), a secular party, Ebrahim Shareef (L) is greeted by a well-wisher after his release from prison after completing one year sentence, at party's headquarters in Manama, Bahrain July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed 
BAHRAIN-OPPOSITION/
RTSHMKZ 
July 12, 2016 
Head of National Democratic Action Society (WAAD), a secular party, Ebrahim Shareef (L) is greeted by... 
Manama, Bahrain 
Head of National Democratic Action Society Ebrahim Shareef is greeted by a well-wisher after his release... 
Head of National Democratic Action Society (WAAD), a secular party, Ebrahim Shareef (L) is greeted by a well-wisher after his release from prison after completing one year sentence, at party's headquarters in Manama, Bahrain July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed 
TUNISIA-SECURITY/LIBYA
RTSFOP7 
May 24, 2016 
People inspect a burnt room inside their house, which was damaged by fighting between Islamic State jihadists... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
People inspect a burnt room inside their house, which was damaged by fighting between Islamic State jihadists and government forces in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 12, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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May 24, 2016 
A woman sits outside her house, which was damaged in fighting between Islamic State jihadists and government... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
A woman sits outside her house, which was damaged in fighting between Islamic State jihadists and government forces, in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 12, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
TUNISIA-SECURITY/LIBYA
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May 24, 2016 
People are seen at a Radio Web studio during training at a youth centre in Ben Guerdane, Tunisia April... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
People are seen at a Radio Web studio during training at a youth centre in Ben Guerdane, Tunisia April 12, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
TUNISIA-SECURITY/LIBYA
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May 24, 2016 
Hamid Ishi stands in his house, which was squatted by Islamic State jihadists and damaged during fighting... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
Hamid Ishi stands in his house, which was squatted by Islamic State jihadists and damaged during fighting with government forces, in Ben Guerdane, Tunisia April 10, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
TUNISIA-SECURITY/LIBYA
RTSFOO8 
May 24, 2016 
A municipal worker adds the finishing touches in Martyr's Square to a memorial to those recently killed... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
A municipal worker adds the finishing touches in Martyr's Square to a memorial to those recently killed by Islamic State's fighters in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 12, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
TUNISIA-SECURITY/LIBYA
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May 24, 2016 
The father and son of Abdel Atti Abdelkabir, a policeman who was killed by Islamic State jihadists, pose... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
The father and son of Abdel Atti Abdelkabir, a policeman who was killed by Islamic State jihadists, pose for a picture in Ben Guerdane, Tunisia April 10, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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May 24, 2016 
A house which was damaged during fighting with government forces stands in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
A house which was damaged during fighting with government forces stands in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 10, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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May 24, 2016 
People stand where their neighbour Abdel Atti Abdelkabir, a policeman, was killed by Islamic State jihadists... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
People stand where their neighbour Abdel Atti Abdelkabir, a policeman, was killed by Islamic State jihadists in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 10, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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May 24, 2016 
Household items lie on the ground at a house that was squatted by Islamic State jihadists and damaged... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
Household items lie on the ground at a house that was squatted by Islamic State jihadists and damaged during fighting with government forces in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 10, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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May 24, 2016 
A minaret, that was damaged during fighting between Islamic State jihadists and government forces, is... 
BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia 
The Wider Image: As fighters return, Tunisia faces growing challenge 
A minaret, that was damaged during fighting between Islamic State jihadists and government forces, is seen in Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, Tunisia April 10, 2016. After a U.S. air strike killed a Tunisian jihadist commander in western Libya in late February, dozens of Islamic State fighters sneaked across the border into Tunisia and attacked an army barracks and police bases in the town of Ben Guerdane. In the battle that followed, Islamic State militants shot dead local Tunisian anti-terrorism chief Colonel Abdel Atti Abdelkabir metres from his home. Residents including the colonel's brother say they recognised some of the attackers as former neighbours and classmates who had left to train with Islamic State in Libya. In all, more than 50 militants died in the assault. The battle was further evidence of how Libya’s chaos has spilled over into its more stable neighbour. Tunisia, one of the most secular countries in the Arab world, is trying to nurture the nascent democracy that grew out of its 2011 uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. But it also faces an intensifying battle against Islamist militants – not least Tunisian fighters now based just across the border. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "ZOHRA REMADA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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May 19, 2016 
Men, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, shout from a building as pro-secular demonstrators march... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Men, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, shout from a building as pro-secular demonstrators march... 
Men, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, shout from a building as pro-secular demonstrators march during Youth and Sports Day celebration in Istanbul, Turkey May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
TURKEY-ANNIVERSARY/
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May 19, 2016 
Men, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, shout from a building as pro-secular demonstrators march... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Men, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, shout from a building as pro-secular demonstrators march... 
Men, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, shout from a building as pro-secular demonstrators march during Youth and Sports Day celebration in Istanbul, Turkey May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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May 19, 2016 
A woman, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, looks out from a building as pro-secular demonstrators... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
A woman, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, looks out from a building as pro-secular demonstrators... 
A woman, with a huge Turkish flag in the background, looks out from a building as pro-secular demonstrators march during a Youth and Sports Day celebration in Istanbul, Turkey May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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May 19, 2016 
Pro-secular demonstrators march with cutouts of modern Turkey's founder Ataturk during a Youth and Sports... 
Istanbul, Turkey 
Pro-secular demonstrators march with cutouts of modern Turkey's founder Ataturk during a Youth and Sports... 
Pro-secular demonstrators march with cutouts of modern Turkey's founder Ataturk during a Youth and Sports Day celebration in Istanbul, Turkey May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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