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Dutch to ban Muslim face veils next year
Minority government set to prohibit niqabs and burqas and other forms of clothing that cover the face.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2012 21:38 GMT
Dutch coalition embraces Wilders
Ruling Christian Democrats in the Netherlands vote in favour of forming government with backing of anti-Islam party.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2010 21:09 GMT
'Burqa ban' key to Dutch coalition
Political deal to form minority government including anti-immigration party could result in ban on face-covering veil.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2010 15:37 GMT
Dutch coalition talks collapse
Talks to form government in the Netherlands with support from anti-Islam party end without agreement.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2010 19:33 GMT
Suriname elects former coup leader
Parliament backs convicted drug smuggler Desi Bouterse as president.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2010 12:59 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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