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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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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