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Germany says Muslim teachers can wear headscarf unless disruptive

Berlin - Germany's top court said Friday that Muslim teachers can wear the Islamic headscarf in class as long as it doesn't disrupt school activities, in a ruling likely to revive emotional debate.

Turkey will lift its ban on Islamic headscarves in public offices

Ankara - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the ban on Islamic headscarves in public buildings and offices will be lifted as part of the reforms his government is introducing.

Muslim dentist sent away patients for not wearing headscarf

A British Muslim dentist allegedly refused to treat some female patients in his National Health Service (NHS) funded clinic unless they wore a traditional Islamic dress to cover up their hair.

Turkey’s Parliament Lifts Ban on Headscarves at Universities

Turkey’s parliament has passed two constitutional amendments easing the ban on Islamic headscarves at colleges. The issue is a heated one in the country, where the government is secular. Protests are expected.

Muslim dentist made patient wear a headscarf in Britain

A Muslim dentist made a young woman wear an Islamic headscarf before treating her for toothache. A hearing with the General Dental Council will determine whether he can continue his job with the National Health Service.

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