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Dutch government seeks ban on Muslim niqab in public over security fears.
Dutch government cites 'security reasons' for seeking to ban the burqa in public.
The Dutch government has said it will seek a way of banning the wearing of burqas and other Muslim face veils in public places, possibly becoming the first European country to impose such a ruling.
The Dutch prime minister will tender his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix after a party quit the ruling coalition in a row over the immigration minister.
The Dutch immigration minister survived a no-confidence vote but one of the governing coalition's own members voted against her, bringing the continuation of the Cabinet in its current form in doubt.
 A Somali-born Dutch politician can keep her Dutch citizenship despite admitting that she lied in her asylum application, the Dutch government has said.
The Dutch parliament has demanded the country's immigration minister reverse her decision to strip a controversial Somali-born MP of citizenship.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the controversial Somali-born member of the Dutch parliament, has said she will resign and leave the country after admitting lying in her asylum application.

The Dutch government has announced plans to force 755,000 people to take a citizenship exam and language test or risk a fine and possibly lose their right to live in the Netherlands.

Comments by a Muslim spokesman that he hoped for the death of a populist Dutch politician accused of being Islamophobic have inflamed passions in a country divided by the recent killing of a filmmaker.

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