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Belgium court allows students to wear headscarf

Belgium court allows students to wear headscarf

By Serife Cetin, Brussels: A local court in Belgium ruled on Friday that a headscarf ban at local schools was against religious freedom. Parents of 11 students took action against a ban on the headscarf at Flemish schools in the ...

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44 killed in Peru bus accident

44 killed in Peru bus accident

Lima : At least 44 people were killed and 24 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and plunged into a river in Peru’s Arequipa region, authorities said. Seven of the injured are in serious condition, including three ...

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Japan bank keen to work with Turkey in third countries

Japan bank keen to work with Turkey in third countries

By Tuba Sahin, Istanbul: Collaboration between Japanese and Turkish firms in other third countries, especially in Africa could bring success since they complement each other, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) senior official said on Tuesday. “Especially in Africa region ...

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France: Grape, celery top contaminated fruit, vegetable

France: Grape, celery top contaminated fruit, vegetable

By Hajer M’tiri, Paris: Nearly three quarters of fruits and 41 percent of non-organic vegetables consumed in France bear traces of pesticide residues, with grape and celery having the highest amounts, a report said on Tuesday. The report is published ...

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I should pay significantly higher taxes: Bill Gates

I should pay significantly higher taxes: Bill Gates

New York : Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates has said that he should paymore in taxes and that the government should require other super-wealthy people like him to contribute “significantly higher” amounts. “I need to pay higher taxes,” Gates, ...

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