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The ban had been imposed on the grounds that it contravened French laws on secularism. Far from cooling down tensions, the ruling has created even more controversy.
France’s highest administrative court has suspended the ban on women wearing burkini swimsuits that had been in force in the southern seaside town of Villeneuve…
Protests against France’s ‘burkini ban’ Dozens of women, Muslim and non-Muslim, held a beach party outside the French embassy in London on Thursday (August 25) to protest against the ‘burkini ban’ be
The traditional festival marks the anniversary of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna and is based on the legend that Krishna as a child used to steal butter and curd from a pot while tied and suspen
A beach-party-themed sit-in has taken place in front of the French Embassy in London to protest against the burkini ban in some parts of France.
Tremors along France’s most fragile social fault-line running between its identity as a secular state and the rights of its sizeable Muslim population are…
The CDU proposals stop short of an outright ban and must be adopted by the government before they can become law. They have divided Angela Merkel's governing coalition.
Hundreds of dog owners have had their pets blessed in the Bolivian city of El Alto as part of Saint Roch’s Day – named after the patron saint of dogs.
Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious processionBolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Tight security was in place in the French town of Lourdes on Monday as thousands of worshippers flocked for the annual Catholic pilgrimage.