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27th Jun 2017

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France's highest court suspends burkini ban

France's highest administrative court on Friday suspended a burkini ban in the commune of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice. The seaside resort had banned the full-body swimwear, used by Muslims, after the terrorist attack in Nice. Other towns had also banned the burkini, triggering a country-wide debate. The ruling came shortly after presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy announced he would ban burkini's nationwide if elected president in 2017.

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Duda project could trump Visegrad Group

The US president’s visit to Warsaw, ahead of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, puts a spotlight on a new EU eastern region initiative.

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