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11 Feb 2014 02:38 GMT | Human Rights, Football, US & Canada, United States
The biggest sports league in the US, the NFL, could be about to get its first openly gay player. Michael Sam, a star of college football, revealed his sexuality on Sunday. Sam is widely expected to be selected, but as Andy Gallacher explains, he will be entering unchartered territory.
Source: Al Jazeera
Move represents US "diversity", White House says, as Russia's anti-gay policies overshadow preparations for 2014 Games.
Politics, Human Rights, US & Canada, France, Germany
As Sochi prepares to open the Winter Games, activists call on sponsors to speak out about anti-gay legislation in Russia
Europe, US & Canada, Russia, United States
Poisoned waters and illegal fishing drove Somalis into sea piracy to feed families, according to relatives.
Human Rights, Poverty & Development, Environment
Italy's 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate is believed haul in more revenue than many Fortune 500 companies.
Italy, Crime, Europe
'Marg' vigilante group vows to safeguard northern Afghanistan from armed factions amid reports of ISIL infiltration.
War & Conflict, Asia, Afghanistan
Tens of thousands stranded after southern Africa country's record floods face rising risk of disease outbreak.
Humanitarian crises, Africa, Malawi
Palestinians across Gaza denounce ruling and reject Egypt's accusations that the group is aiding armed forces in Sinai.
Politics, Middle East, Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, Hamas
Detectives search for clues after killing in Moscow of Boris Nemtsov that has increased concern about Russia's future.
Politics, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Europe
The System examines two cases where prosecutorial misconduct may have led to wrongful imprisonment.
Crime, Law, United States
The FIFA presidential candidate explains why he is challenging Sepp Blatter and how he plans to reform the organisation.
Sport, Middle East, FIFA
The music of the Algerian Sahara, known as Ahalil, is a key part of a way of life that has survived for centuries.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Music
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption