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Qatar may not be lifeline Europe hoped

Qatar may not be lifeline Europe hoped

It bought into a Greek bank and some German brands but Qatar may be more interested in Asia, after all. And Europe can't turn to Abu Dhabi either.

October 10, 2011 11:13
 

Amnesty International condemns burqa ban

Rights group says Belgium's proposed ban on wearing face-covering Islamic dress in public is 'an act of discrimination in itself'.

May 1, 2010 4:18
 

Belgian lower parliament endorsed Burqa ban

New legislation makes it illegal to wear clothing that obscures an individual’s identity, including the full face Islamic veil.

April 30, 2010 9:32
 
Burqa bans conceal some far more difficult problems

Burqa bans conceal some far more difficult problems

Is European legislation against the Islamic face covering merely a way of sidestepping some far more complex – and perhaps unsolvable – issues?

April 26, 2010 7:31
 

Violators of Belgium’s burqa ban law face jail time

Belgium’s federal parliament committee will make wearing of Islamic face covering punishable by fines and up to seven days in prison.

April 22, 2010 8:16