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Pope Benedict resigns due to advancing age
Head of Roman Catholic Church will step down on February 28, the first pope to resign from the position in 598 years.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 04:02 GMT
Merkel meets Netanyahu amid tense relations
Israeli prime minister "disappointed" that Germany did not vote against status upgrade for Palestine at UN vote.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2012 17:06 GMT
Germany firm on Greece despite IMF pressure
Merkel rebuffs call by the International Monetary Fund to give Greece more time to clean up finances.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2012 15:30 GMT
Germany approves circumcision on boys
New legislation ends legal row over the religious tradition of circumcision after a local court banned the practice.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 17:54 GMT
Germany's Merkel reassures Greece
Police disperse protesters trying to storm barricade as the chancellor holds talks with Greek PM in Athens.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 21:10 GMT
Merkel arrives in Greece amid tight security
Protests expected against German chancellor, seen by many Greeks as key architect behind country's austerity measures.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 11:26 GMT
Romanian court approves president's dismissal
Parliament's decision to suspend president has alarmed regional neighbours and will go to popular referendum.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 21:59 GMT
Romania parliament votes to impeach president
Move over Traian Basescu's alleged misuse of powers raises fears that ruling coalition is monopolising state control.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2012 19:55 GMT
Russia continues to oppose Syria intervention
Russian president Vladimir Putin reiterates position after talks with German chancellor and French president.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2012 20:52 GMT
Euro leaders stand by single currency
Merkel says Berlin committed to single currency as French and German officials deny talks on breaking up eurozone.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2011 20:38 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
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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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Neoliberal rape in Spain
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In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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