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19 Feb 2013 20:54 GMT | Europe, Germany
Adoption rights for homosexual couples in Germany have just been strengthened.
Until now, both members of a gay couple could not adopt the same child together.
Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.
Source: Al Jazeera
The 320-299 vote follows months of debate and controversy that provoked mass rallies across France both for and against.
Politics, Europe, US & Canada, Argentina, Belgium
<P>After legalising gay marriages earlier this year, Belgium is moving closer to granting homosexual couples the controversial right to adopt children.</P>
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