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Demonstrators covering their faces participate in a protest called The traditional clown's walk against the burqa ban in Vienna, Austria October 1, 2017. REUTERS-Leonhard Foeger

Denmark’s ‘burqa ban’ on full-face veils in public goes into effect

Denmark’s ban against the use of full-face veils in public spaces, called a “burqa ban,’’ went into effect on Wednesday.

Denmark moves to ban burqa, masks

Denmark on Tuesday proposed a ban on the use of full-face veils as well as face-covering ski masks in public spaces, commonly called a “burqa ban.”

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New Zealand offers permanent visas to those at mosques during attacks

New Zealand is offering permanent residency to all of those who were at two mosques in Christchurch last month when a terrorist killed 50 people, as well as to the survivors’ immediate relatives, the country’s immigration minister said on Tuesday.
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Duro Ladipo lauds Governor Fayemi for rejuvenating arts, culture in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has been lauded for rejuvenating arts, culture and good values in the state.

President Buhari, Emir of Qatar in closed-door meeting at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
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Minister: Kajuru Resort attack set back on tourism promotion

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the Friday attack on the Kajuru Castle Resort, a popular resort in Kaduna State, as “a setback to efforts to promote tourism in the country.”
Security forces inspect St. Anthony's Shrine. Three of the explosions took place in Catholic churches, while three others were reported in the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La hotels. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

UNICEF: At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

At least 45 children were among the more than 320 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday.