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German court overturns ban on headscarves for Muslim women teachers

German court overturns ban on headscarves for Muslim women teachers

Mar 13, – The Constitutional Court struck down its own 2003 ban on headscarves for teachers, which had led some German states to forbid Muslim headscarves in schools while permitting the use of Christian symbols such as crucifixes and nuns’ habits. Muslim women teachers can wear headscarves as long as it does not cause disruption […]

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German minister reacts on flood-protection measures

German minister reacts on flood-protection measures

June 11, AP – Germany record floods along the Elbe and Danube – just over a decade after its Elbe flood disaster in 2002 – were described by Environment Minister Peter Altmaier on Tuesday as “alarming” evidence that “extreme weather events” had become more frequent and required drastic hydrological remedies. Environment minister Peter Altmaier has […]

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