The Putin Perspective

Feb 1, 2006
Russia's leader answers mostly tough questions for three and a half hours without the aid of notes or alcohol--a new personal record. | storyOf interest: He doesn't regard Hamas as a terrorist organization and won't support cutting off its funding.
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Holland To Vote on Burqa Ban

Jan 17, 2006
One of the most socially progressive European states debates whether or not to allow women to wear the garments in public Can a fatwa be far off? | storyAlso, The Guardian probes an Islamic debate over the place of nudity in, heaven forbid, marriage | story.