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Chronic violence against European women
Although women enjoy unprecedented rights, a new report reveals a massive human rights crisis in the European Union.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2014 11:32 GMT
Hungary revamps its refugee support system
After criticism over treatment of asylum seekers, the country will now provide stipends and integration schemes.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 21:07 GMT
Italy's strict drug law goes up in smoke
A court ruling ended harsh sanctions on marijuana users, but prospects for legalisation seem unlikely.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 12:17 GMT
Landmark Rwanda genocide trial opens in Paris
Former intelligence chief faces charges of complicity in 1994 genocide that killed more than half a million people.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 16:29 GMT
France to open Rwanda genocide trial
Former Rwandan intelligence chief to face charges of complicity in genocide before a court in Paris.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 01:56 GMT
German court rejects Afghan airstrike case
Case of German-ordered US strike that resulted in death of more than 90 civilians dismissed over lack of evidence.
Ali M Latifi
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 14:14 GMT
Europe rights court hears of CIA prisons
Lawyers say a Saudi national and a Palestinian were tortured in a secret US facility in a remote part of Poland.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 16:23 GMT
French court upholds nursery headscarf ban
Ruling is the latest in an extended legal battle between the secular state and Muslim minority since ban on headscarf.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 15:43 GMT
Spain frees ETA prisoners after rights ruling
Court orders release of nine imprisoned members of armed Basque separatist movement after ruling from European court.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 23:34 GMT
Lampedusa: A wake-up call for the EU?
Will the latest migration tragedy off the Italian coast trigger any change in the EU's migration and refugee policies?
Last updated: 05 Oct 2013 14:52 GMT
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Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
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Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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