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Turkey lifts ban on headscarves in public institutions

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 20:47

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his government would lift a ban on wearing headscarves in public institutions as part of reforms to boost rights.

Protests in Montreal over proposed religious garb ban

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 12:16

The prohibition of headscarves, turbans and other religious garments is part of a proposed overhaul of the Canadian province`s "Charter of Values."

Protests in Montreal over proposed religious garb ban

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 12:16

The prohibition of headscarves, turbans and other religious garments is part of a proposed overhaul of the Canadian province`s "Charter of Values."

Egypt`s national carrier allows hostesses to wear

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 18:01

For the first time since its establishment in 1932, Egypt`s national carrier has allowed its hostesses to wear headscarves on duty after the Muslim Brotherhood government approved the wardrobe change.

Putin opposes wearing headscarves at schools

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 22:58

President Vladimir Putin has spoken out against the wearing of headscarves in Russian schools in his first public comment on a potentially explosive issue.

‘Turbans, headscarves’ to be part of official staff uniforms for London Olympics

Last Updated: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 12:47

London 2012 Olympic organizers are planning to introduce turbans and headscarves as part of their official staff uniforms.

Headscarves issued to policewomen in UK

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 18:14

Though the French are proposing to ban Muslim veils the British with a longer history of dealing with minorities have issued headscarves to women cops.