Post Tagged with: "Quebec"

Canadian judge suspends Quebec niqab ban

December 2, 2017 11:00 pm
Canadian judge suspends Quebec niqab ban

This file photo taken on January 15, 2017 shows a woman wearing a niqab walking along a street in the Moroccan capital, Rabat. (By AFP) A Canadian judge on Friday suspended part of a Quebec law banning people from wearing full-face veils when giving or receiving public services, handing a […]

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Muslim women in Quebec banned from wearing full-face veils

October 19, 2017 2:50 am
Muslim women in Quebec banned from wearing full-face veils

File photo shows a Muslim woman wearing a full-face veil. Quebec has passed legislation banning Muslim women from covering their faces while receiving public services such as public transport. On Wednesday, members of the provincial legislature voted 65-51 in favor of the legislation on religious neutrality, known as Bill 62, […]

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Muslim women in Quebec banned from wearing full-face veils

2:50 am
Muslim women in Quebec banned from wearing full-face veils

File photo shows a Muslim woman wearing a full-face veil. Quebec has passed legislation banning Muslim women from covering their faces while receiving public services such as public transport. On Wednesday, members of the provincial legislature voted 65-51 in favor of the legislation on religious neutrality, known as Bill 62, […]

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Oldest fossil ever found on Earth dates back 4.2 billion years

March 2, 2017 4:00 am
Oldest fossil ever found on Earth dates back 4.2 billion years

This microscope image made available by Matthew Dodd shows tiny tubes in rock found in Quebec, Canada. Photo / AP It’s life, but not as we know it. The oldest fossil ever discovered on Earth shows that organisms were thriving 4.2 billion years ago, hundreds of millions of years earlier […]

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Muslim community members return to blood-spattered Quebec mosque

February 2, 2017 2:30 am
Muslim community members return to blood-spattered Quebec mosque

A woman joins others as they gather in remembrance of the victims of Sunday’s shooting at a Quebec City mosque, during a vigil in Edmonton, Alberta. Photo / AP Members of Quebec city’s Muslim community walked over thick, crusted blood dried into the carpet of their mosque yesterday, as they […]

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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau official rips Fox News over ‘false’ tweet on shooting

February 1, 2017 4:25 pm
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau official rips Fox News over ‘false’ tweet on shooting

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau (C) speaks during a rally near the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City, Canada on January 30, 2017. Gunmen stormed into a Quebec mosque during evening prayers January 29 and opened fire on dozens of worshippers, killing six and wounding eight in what Canadian Prime […]

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Quebec mosque shooting suspect charged with murder

January 31, 2017 3:00 pm
Quebec mosque shooting suspect charged with murder

Alexandre Bissonnette, the suspect in a recent shooting at a Quebec City mosque, which killed six people (File photo) Police in Canada have charged the sole suspect in a recent terrorist attack against Quebec City’s grand mosque with 11 charges of murder and attempted murder. Alexandre Bissonnete, a 27-year-old student […]

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Dutch mosques shut doors after Quebec attack

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Dutch mosques shut doors after Quebec attack

Four large mosques in the Netherlands will be locking their doors during all prayer sessions following an attack on a mosque in the Canadian city of Quebec. (File photo) Four of the largest mosques in The Netherlands say they will shut their doors during major prayer meetings after six people […]

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Attack on Canada’s Quebec mosque kills six, two suspects arrested

January 30, 2017 10:33 am
Attack on Canada’s Quebec mosque kills six, two suspects arrested

Six people have been killed in a shooting attack on a mosque in Canada’s Quebec, according to police, who have arrested two suspects in the case. Assailants opened fire at people inside the mosque, known as the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec, during evening prayers at 20:00 local time on Sunday (0100 GMT Monday). […]

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