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US names gay athletes for Olympics delegation
Move represents US "diversity", White House says, as Russia's anti-gay policies overshadow preparations for 2014 Games.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 22:45 GMT
World leaders pay tribute to Mandela
US President Obama calls anti-apartheid icon a "giant of history" as thousands gather for memorial in Johannesburg.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 02:54 GMT
Germany unveils Roma Holocaust memorial
Memorial commemorates the 500,000 Roma victims of the Nazi Holocaust during World War II.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2012 16:00 GMT
German parliament backs Merkel's fiscal pact
Budestag lower house approves permanent EU bailout fund in show of Berlin's commitment to single eurozone currency.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2012 23:35 GMT
Germany elects rights activist as president
Joachim Gauck wins vote by large majority in first round, bagging 991 votes against 126 for his main rival.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 15:26 GMT
German parties agree on new president
German government and opposition agree on backing Joachim Gauck for post, after incumbent quit amidst scandal.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 21:55 GMT
German vote shows Merkel weakness
Chancellor's candidate for president wins narrow victory in vote called a "debacle".
Last updated: 01 Jul 2010 07:44 GMT
Germany holds presidential election
Vote goes to third round in severe test for Angela Merkel's troubled government.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2010 15:34 GMT
Vote set to test Merkel's coalition
Failure for chancellor's pick in presidential poll may precipitate early election.
Alan Fisher in Berlin
Last updated: 29 Jun 2010 20:36 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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