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Hijab row: The India woman who is the face of the fight to wear headscarf

Muskaan Khan has inadvertently become the face of resistance for young Indian Muslim women amid an escalating row over hijabs, or headscarves. In a video that has gone viral, the 19-year-old student can be seen entering her college as a mob of men approach her. Wearing saffron shawls – a colour associated with Hinduism and Hindu nationalist groups – they …

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Macron refused to take Russian Covid test

French President Emmanuel Macron refused a Russian Covid test ahead of his meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin has confirmed. The test required a health protocol that was unacceptable and did not fit with the French leader’s schedule, a French source told the BBC. It follows reports that Mr Macron refused the PCR test over fears the Russians would …

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Ukraine tensions: Russia invasion could begin any day, US warns

Russia is in a position to “mount a major military action” says US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan Russia could invade Ukraine “at any time” and American citizens should leave immediately, the US has warned. An invasion could start with aerial bombing that would make departures difficult and endanger civilians, the White House said on Friday. Moscow has repeatedly denied …

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