Women in Belgium risk a maximum fine of EUR 150 if they wear a full-face veil in public.
In April last year, France became the first European country to ban people from concealing their faces in public in any manner.
The Dutch PM says the government has drawn up legislation to ban face-covering veils such as the burqa worn by some Muslim women.
A draft law banning women from wearing veils was approved in Italy.
organization says jihadists are threatening Belgium for banning burqa.
The burqa ban in France has led to resentment among wealthy shoppers from the Middle East who are now flocking to London for their shopping needs.
France is the first country in Europe to apply a ban on the wearing of burqa.
Two veiled women were among several people arrested in Paris on Monday at a demonstration against France`s new ban on wearing full-face veils in public.
France threatens burqa-clad women with fines if they refuse to expose faces.
Osama threatens to kill French citizens in revenge for a law to ban veils.
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday demanded a ban on burqa, calling the Muslim veil a threat to security interests.
Shiv Sena, which is facing flak over pushing Mumbai University to withdraw Rohinton Mistry`s Booker prize-nominated book, Tuesday opened a new front by calling for a ban on burqa (veil) worn by Muslim women.
The 2 students who took to the Paris streets called themselves “Niqabitches”.
The protesters condemned burqa ban as part of the West`s "war on Islam".
A majority of Britons - around 67 percent - want to see the burqa banned in the country.
French lawmakers will on Tuesday debate
whether to ban the full-face Islamic veil in public, in the
country with Europe`s biggest Muslim community.
MP has moved private members bill called Face Coverings (Regulation) Bill.
Barcelona could be 1st large city in Spain to ban veil in public buildings.
French police fined a woman
for driving while wearing an Islamic veil, just weeks after a
similar incident sparked a major political row, officials said
Burqa is "a symbol of the domination of men over women”, says a Swiss lawmaker.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon