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French police station attacked after veil incident

Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 15:58

Authorities say a few hundred people attacked a police station west of Paris in apparent protest over enforcement of France`s ban on Islamic face veils.

UK MP attacks new rule on Muslim women veils

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 19:30

New curbs on Muslim veils in the House of Commons have been criticized by Respect Party MP George Galloway.

Swiss lawmakers reject plan to ban burqas

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 23:47

Swiss lawmakers have rejected a proposal to ban face-covering veils, such as the burqa worn by some Muslim women, in public spaces.

Drew Barrymore spotted trying on wedding veils

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 10:35

Actress Drew Barrymore might be hush-hush when it comes to her wedding plans with Will Kopelman, but pictures of her trying on wedding veils have surfaced online.

Now invisibility cloak closer to reality

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 18:43

Researchers have for the first time cloaked a three-dimensional object standing in free space, bringing the much-talked-about invisibility cloak one step closer to reality.

Yemeni women burn their veils to protest crackdown

Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 12:10

The women in Yemen have taken a key role in the uprising against President Ali Abdullah Saleh`s authoritarian rule.

Jail for refusal to remove burqa in Australia

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 11:39

Penalties for those who refuse would include a year in prison.

NZ Muslim women urged to ‘take off face veils’

Last Updated: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 15:40

The burqas-on-buses debate erupted when two veiled Muslim women wern`t allowed to enter buses.

New Australian law to make Muslims lift veils

Last Updated: Sunday, July 10, 2011, 20:50

Under the law proposed by the govt of New South Wales, a woman who defies police by refusing to remove her face veil could face a year in prison.

UK college bans the veil `for security reasons`

Last Updated: Saturday, September 25, 2010, 00:29

The ban covers anything concealing faces, including crash helmets.

French Senate passes ban on full Muslim veils

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 15, 2010, 12:34

The bill bans burqa-style Islamic veil on public streets and other places.

French bid to ban veils worries allies, tourists

Last Updated: Sunday, September 05, 2010, 13:20

France`s plan to do away with burqa-style veils is already reverberating far beyond its borders.