Archive for May 7th, 2010

A Muslim woman has been fined in Italy for wearing a face-covering veil in public, officials in the northern city of Novara said.

The $650 fine, thought to be the first in Italy, comes under a rule that bans people from wearing clothes that obscure their identity. (photo from abc.net.au) (more…)

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The National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, has been disbanded at midnight on Thursday after it refused to register with election authorities. (photo, from bbc.co.uk) (more…)

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