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# Sharia

All time
# long walk to freedom
Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan arrives safely in the US
Who doesn’t love a happy ending?
# Mali
Malian couple subjected to 100 lashes 'for having child out of wedlock'
Islamists in northern Mali have been forcing the imposition of sharia law since the coup earlier this year.
# Explainer
Ireland is becoming a hub for Islamic finance - but what exactly is it?
Ireland has seen a massive growth in Islamic finance in recent years – but Irish banks still don’t offer Islamic banking to Ireland’s Muslims.
# Petrol Bomb
French newspaper firebombed ahead of Arab Spring issue
A special issue of the satirical magazine which featured a cartoon depiction of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover was due out today.
# Islamic Finance
Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion
Speaking at a conference today in Dublin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Central Bank has already “authorised a number of Sharia-compliant funds”.