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Germany to legally recognise third gender
Babies born without clear gender-determining characteristics can soon be registered without a sex on birth certificates.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2013 09:11 GMT
Boost for fight against antibiotic resistance
UK scientists isolate virus that can treat the highly infectious superbug C.diff, which killed almost 2,000 last year.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 10:15 GMT
Egypt listed as dangerous for journalists
Ongoing violence and political turmoil in the country has seen many journalists arrested on the front line.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 20:12 GMT
Costa Concordia salvage operation begins
Risky operation to pull shipwrecked cruise liner upright is under way off Italian island of Giglio.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 09:09 GMT
Play about US whistleblower wins awards
While Bradley Manning faces harsh sentence in the US, his story gets much attention across the ocean.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 18:50 GMT
Londoners in bicycling celebration
Two-day festival attracts thousands of cyclists to the UK's capital where number of commuting bikes has been growing.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 11:58 GMT
Italian minister fights for immigrant rights
Country's first black minister believes Italy needs to guarantee fundamental rights to all, including immigrants.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 16:35 GMT
Ireland passes controversial abortion law
Deep divisions in Ireland begin to show as MPs vote to pass a new abortion law that allows termination in limited cases.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2013 02:18 GMT
Tour riders try to clean up cycling's image
On the eve of the 100th Tour de France, teams hope to repair trust after string of doping scandals.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 18:23 GMT
Paris vows crackdown on Corsica crime
Tour de France could be overshadowed by rising organised crime on island, where cycling event is due.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 11:52 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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