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Germany proposes burqa ban in public spaces

Germany proposes burqa ban in public spaces

BERLIN — Germany’s interior minister on Friday (Aug 19) proposed partially banning the full-face burqa Islamic veil, as a debate on integration rages after two jihadist attacks...

Volvo and Uber form driverless car venture

Volvo and Uber form driverless car venture

STOCKHOLM — Sweden-based manufacturer Volvo Cars said on Thursday (Aug 18) it would team up with ride-sharing service Uber in a US$300 million (S$400 million) joint venture to...

Three more towns in France to join burkini ban

Three more towns in France to join burkini ban

NARBONNE (France) — Three resorts in France were poised on Tuesday (Aug 17) to join three other seaside towns in banning the burkini, the full-body Islamic swimming garment that...