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The week in photos: January 6-12, 2018

Jan 13, 2018 - 10:07 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Participants in the 17th Annual "No Pants Subway Ride" wait for a New York City subway train on January 7, 2018 in New York. The "No Pants Subway Ride" is an annual event started in 2002 by Improv Everywhere in New York, the goal of which is for riders ride the subway train dressed in normal winter clothes without pants while keeping a straight face. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

German MPs approve partial burka ban, security measures

Apr 28, 2017 - 9:12 AM

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says the social integration of immigrants requires that we make clear and communicate our values and the limits of our tolerance to other cultures

Dutch MPs approve partial ban on burqa wearing in public

Nov 30, 2016 - 12:48 AM

It follows similar bans imposed in France and Belgium and comes amid rising tensions in Europe with Islamic communities

Davao City to 'discourage' use of burqa, face coverings in public

Sep 15, 2016 - 5:36 PM

Citing the opinion of law enforcers Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio says The general welfare of the majority takes precedence over religious tradition

Mengapa Perancis larang pemakaian burkini di tempat umum?

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:56 PM

Perancang burkini warga negara Australia mengatakan pakaian renang dapat dipakai oleh orang yang miliki kanker kulit atau ibu yang baru hamil Burkini tidak menyimbolkan Islam

Seorang perempuan memakai burkini saat berenang di Berlin, Jerman, pada 20 Agustus 2010. Foto oleh Stephanie Pilick/EPA

Germany proposes burka ban in public places

Aug 19, 2016 - 5:11 PM

UPDATED German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere tells public television that the full face veil does not belong in our cosmopolitan country

PARTIAL BAN? German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says he is in favor of a partial burka ban amid a fierce national debate on integration. Maiziere photo by Wolfgang Kumm/EPA, Burka photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Capital of China's Xinjiang to ban burqas in public – report

Dec 11, 2014 - 9:55 PM

Hundreds have died in ethnic clashes across the restive far western region in recent months with Beijing vowing to strike hard against violence

This file picture taken on on May 23, 2014 shows fully armed Chinese paramilitary police patrol a street in Urumqi, the capital of farwest China's Muslim Uighur homeland of Xinjiang. Photo by Goh Chai Hin/ AFP PHOTO

#PugadBaboy: Palaban and taliban punchline 3

Jun 25, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Are Pinoys cowards?