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Union Minister Manoj Sinha offers his obeisance at Kal Bhairav temple, in Varanasi.

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New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, center, speaks during an interfaith rally at New York's City Hall in response to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call to block Muslims from entering the United States.

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Sri Venkateswara Vaibhavotsavams 2015 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in New Delhi.

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A man, wearing a monk outfit speaks during a protest against sheltering Muslim migrants and the planned building of a mosque in the Romanian capital in Bucharest. People, mostly associated with a right wing organization, joined the anti-migration protest singing religious songs and expressing anti-Islamic views. Banners read: "We don't want a mega-mosque in Bucharest."

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Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) including 11 other organizations protesting against Centre’s decision to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants, at Margherita in Tinsukia, Assam.

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Dr Reem Shamsudeen, who made an appeal to CM Kejriwal after being rejected a house in Delhi.

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A 25-year-old woman professional was allegedly refused a flat by a builder as she belongs to the minority community, days after an MBA graduate was denied job by a diamond export firm on similar ground, in Mumbai.

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Rohingya migrants have their breakfast at a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia. Thousands of migrants - about half of them Bangladeshi and the others minority Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar - have landed ashore in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Thousands more are believed to be trapped at sea, and the United Nations has warned that time is running out.

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Vandalised St. Mary's Church in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

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Women mourn over Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured in Libya and killed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group, in the village of el-Aour, near Minya, Egypt.

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A Palestinian pushes a tire during clashes with Israeli forces following a protest against Israeli restrictions to Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, at the Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah. In recent weeks, police had barred Muslim men younger than 35 to try and quell violent protests by Palestinians, who have clashed with police in response to visits to the holy site by Jewish worshippers.

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A Palestinian boy holds a toy gun as he participates at a Hamas rally in Gaza City

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Activists showing a banner during a protest in Mumbai against the Shiv Sena MP who force-fed a fasting Muslim employee in the Maharashtra Sadan.

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A shocking incident of misuse of power has come to light in national capital New Delhi where 11 Shiv Sena Members of Parliament are reported to have forced a Muslim worker to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati, at the Maharashtra Sadan.

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People leave the Great Prophet Shiite mosque after a suicide car bomb attack in Kirkuk near Baghdad, Iraq. A suicide bomber drove his explosive-laden car into a group of worshippers as they were leaving a mosque after Friday prayers killing at least 23 people.

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A Pakistani Christian woman reacts after her home was damaged by an angry Muslim mob in Lahore, Pakistan

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Pakistani children hold candles at the site of Saturday's bombing, in Quetta, Pakistan.

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Pakistani Shiite families block a main highway of Islamabad, to protest against Shiites' killings in Quetta in Pakistan.

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A Pakistani woman is comforted by other relatives while grieving over the body of her brother Mohammed Ali, who was killed in Saturday's bombing, in Quetta, Pakistan.

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A little girl holds a placard against the killings of Shiite Muslims in deadly bombings last week in Quetta, Pakistan, during a protest rally in Bangalore.

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Shiite Muslim women hold placards as they protest against the killings of Shiite Muslims in deadly bombings last week in Quetta, Pakistan, during a protest rally in Bangalore.

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Shiite Muslim women hold placards as they protest against the killings of Shiite Muslims in deadly bombings last week in Quetta, Pakistan, during a protest rally in Bangalore.

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Pakistani Shiite Muslims get ready to offer funeral prayers for victims of Thursday's twin bombing at a billiards hall in Quetta, Pakistan.

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Pakistani Shiite Muslims chant slogans next to the bodies of their relatives awaiting burial, who were killed in Thursday's deadly bombings, at a protest rally in Quetta, Pakistan. Shiites in a southwestern Pakistani city hit by a brutal terror attack refused to bury their dead in protest, demanding that the government do something to protect them from what has become a barrage of bombings and shootings against the minority Muslim sect.

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Police lathi charge against CPI (M) workers who were protesting in front of Srikrishna temple in Udupi, Mangalore. There were protesting discrimination against devotees and continuance of the madesnana ritual in which people, mostly Dalits roll over plantain leaves on which Brahmins have partaken meals.

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Pakistani police officers escort blindfolded Muslim cleric Khalid Chishti to appear in court in Islamabad, Pakistan. In the latest twist in a religiously charged case that has focused attention on the country's harsh blasphemy laws, Pakistani police arrested Chishti who they say planted evidence in the case of a Christian girl accused of blasphemy.

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A Hindu family from Pakistan arrives at Wagah border near Amritsar. About 150 Hindus Pakistan crossed over to India in fear of persecution, after promising the Pak govt that they would not ask the Indian govt for asylum and would return after 30 days.

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A Hungarian Krishna monk stands with a cow in front of the Parliament building while members of Hungary's Hare Krishna community hold a protest against the country's new religious law in Budapest, Hungary. The new religious law, due to take effect in 2012, will strip them of their status as a recognized church.

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Hungarian born Canadian Krishna monk Sivarama Svami stands in front of the Parliament building while members of Hungary's Hare Krishna community hold a protest against the country's new religious law in Budapest, Hungary. The new religious law, due to take effect in 2012, will strip them of their status as a recognized church.

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Supporters of Pakistani religious parties, one of them holding a flag bearing the names of Prophet Muhammad, attend a rally to protest against any attempts to modify blasphemy laws, Islamabad, Pakistan. A strike in favor of Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws has led businesses to shut down and buses to stay off the streets in many parts of this Muslim country. Banner at bottom reads 'Changes in the blasphemy laws are unacceptable'.

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An Indian Muslim shouts slogans against Israel during a protest outside the Israeli Consulate in Mumbai. The protest was against an incident earlier in the week where a bearded Indian Muslim was allegedly restrained for moving suspiciously around the vicinity of the consulate and later detained by the police, according to protesters.

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan gestures upon his arrival at the international airport in Mumbai. Addressing mediapersons after his return, Khan said, "I was asked bizarre questions by the airport officials. It wasn't a drama. I don't want publicity. But, I feel routine procedure was not followed there. We should not be treated on the basis of our colour or nationality."

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's fans hold his posters, shout anti-American slogans and burn the American flag during a protest in Allahabad. India reacted with outrage after Khan said he was detained for questioning at a U.S. airport, though immigration officials denied he was formally held.

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Pakistani girls from a Christian community wear black bands during a special service for their fellow brethren who were killed in a weekend attack, in Hyderabad, Pakistan. Police are questioning more than 200 people to determine if the rioting that killed eight Christians was spontaneous or planned ahead of time by a militant group.

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Pakistani Christians light candles to pay tribute to people in their community who were killed in an attack in Gojra, 360 kilometers from Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 3, 2009. Hundreds of Muslims, allegedly spurred on by a radical Islamist group, stormed a Christian neighborhood in the eastern city of Gojra on Saturday, burning dozens of houses after reports surfaced that some Christians had desecrated a Quran. Six Christians died in the flames, while two were killed by gunshots, as police did little to stop the attackers.

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Pakistani Christians gathering to pay tribute to people in their community who were killed in an attack in Gojra, 360 kilometres from Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 3, 2009. Hundreds of Muslims, allegedly spurred on by a radical Islamist group, stormed a Christian neighbourhood in the eastern city of Gojra on Saturday, burning dozens of houses after reports surfaced that some Christians had desecrated a Quran. Six Christians died in the flames, while two were killed by gunshots, as police did little to stop the attackers.

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Actor Emraan Hashmi and film-director Mahesh Bhatt speaking at a press conference. Emraan Hashmi accused a housing society in the posh Bandra area of “religious discrimination”. He said he was refused a no objection certificate (NOC) to purchase a flat in the building because he is Muslim, a claim denied by the society.

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