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Turkey lifts ban on headscarves in public institutions

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his government would lift a ban on wearing headscarves in public institutions as part of reforms to boost rights.

world Updated: Sep 30, 2013 15:00 IST

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced that his government would lift a ban on wearing headscarves in public institutions as part of reforms to boost rights.

"We are lifting the ban in public institutions," said the prime minister.