In the event that Denmark adopts the ban on wearing the full face veil or niqab, it will become the second European country to have such a restriction. France was the first country to impose this ban in 2011.
Refugees in Germany often plan to bring their families from dangerous war zones or refugee camps to a safe home but a controversial law introduced in 2015 prevents them from doing so.
The Justice First, Democratic Action and Popular Will parties did not run candidates in this month's mayoral polls in protest against what they said was a biased election system designed to perpetuate President Nicolas Maduro's "dictatorship."
Football’s governing body FIFA has warned the Spanish football federation that the Spanish government’s involvement in the election for the federation’s new president could lead to them to being expelled from next year’s World Cup in Russia.
US places full travel ban on the nationals of North Korea and Chad, while the restrictions for Venezuela are limited to government officials and their families.
Marine General Joseph Dunford says that the US military will "treat all of our personnel with respect," and there are no changes on the policy towards transgender personnel.
Officials say the Trump administration is planning to ban American citizens from travelling to North Korea after the death of Otto Warmbrier, who died after falling into coma in a North Korean prison.
Turkish diplomatic sources said that Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson informed his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu about the new regulation over the phone.
May 31 is the World Health Organization's annual World No Tobacco Day. This year the UN agency called for tougher measures to reduce risks associated with tobacco use.
Petitioners from India's Tamil Nadu state objected to the ban, saying it infringed on their right to eat what they choose.
A nationwide ban on the sale of cows and buffaloes is threatening the existence of India's meat and leather industries. Some state governments say the national government has exceeded its powers in the Hindu-majority nation, which reveres cows.
Trump is seeking to overturn a federal court ruling that stopped the second version of his so-called Muslim ban in its tracks.
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