A recent YouGov poll put British public support for a burqa ban at 57 percent.
Women protested at the French embassy this week following images of armed police forcing a woman on a beach in Nice to remove her clothing.
"We reject the full veil — not just the burka but the other forms of full veil where only the eyes are visible," said Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Friday.
A bombing at a crowded market in N'Djamena was the third attack on Chad’s capital in less than a month as the country steps up its fight against Boko Haram.
The Nigeria-based militant group carried out a pair of attacks on two separate villages in neighboring Niger just days after authorities blamed them for a pair of deadly suicide bombing in Chad.
Australia's Prime Minister reportedly moved to strike a rule that would segregate visitors wearing facial coverings at Parliament House to a glass-enclosed gallery.
Burka Avenger, a Pakistani superhero cartoon in which the main character dons a ninja-style burka to conceal her identity, has been bouncing around the media echo chamber as of late. Either the Burka Avenger is exactly what the Pakistani youth...
You can wage a war on war bonnets but we still have our lederhosen.