Tuesday, 19 October 2021

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French Senate approves controversial headscarf ban bill

PARIS: French Senate approved a controversial bill banning mothers of children from wearing Muslim headscarf during school trips. A total of 163 senators voted in favor of the bill while 114 voted against. The bill also needs to be approved by the National Assembly, to enter into effect. But as ...

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Clashes break out as Hong Kong protesters escalate fight in suburbs

HONG KONG: Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over the former British colony and eroding its freedoms. Clashes broke out as protesters hurled ...

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