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Gap campaign featuring girl in hijab causes mixed reactions in France

An American advertisement featuring a Muslim girl in a hijab has prompted an outcry in France. The campaign was shot in New York but...

Denmark’s burqa ban is a repeat of so many before it....

The recent burqa ban introduced in Denmark is the latest manifestation of a recurring pattern of burqa bans in Europe. These bans tend to end up backfiring, so will Denmark’s end up doing the same?

Criticism over France’s revised asylum-immigration law

On June 26, the French Senate adopted the asylum-immigration bill following the Law Commission's recommendations, which had called for a toughened bill on several...

Erdoğan’s electoral victory aggravates tensions and recriminations in Germany

The Turkish presidential and parliamentary elections have, on balance, handed President Erdoğan the victory he had hoped for – a victory that had looked...