Ten memorable moments on Wimbledon Centre Court

Ten memorable moments on Wimbledon Centre Court

Wimbledon marks the 100th anniversary of its famed Centre Court at this year's tournament which gets underway at the All England Club on Monday. Australia's Gerald Patterson and France's Suzanne Lenglen were the first champions to lift the trophies on the world's most...

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US Supreme Court divided over church-state separation

US Supreme Court divided over church-state separation

By Chris Lefkow The wall separating church and state is one of the foundational principles of the United States. Sonia Sotomayor, one of three liberal justices on the Supreme Court, is accusing her conservative majority colleagues of tearing it down. Sotomayor did not...

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The EU: 65 years of pushing boundaries

The EU: 65 years of pushing boundaries

By Janet MCEVOY The European Union, which at a summit on Thursday and Friday will discuss whether to make Ukraine a membership candidate, has admitted over 15 countries in the past three decades. Others are on the first rungs of the ladder or have applied to join. The...

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Five things to know about Rwanda

Five things to know about Rwanda

A tiny nation with a tumultuous history indelibly marked by a gruesome genocide, Rwanda has undergone a dramatic turnaround in recent decades but is dogged by criticism over rights abuses and lack of political freedoms. The former German and Belgian colony is hosting...

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NGOs urge UN to pick a ‘courageous’ rights chief

NGOs urge UN to pick a ‘courageous’ rights chief

Rights groups appealed Wednesday for the next UN rights chief to be appointed through a swift, open process, calling for a "courageous" nominee to stand up to powerful countries. More than 60 non-governmental organisations, including Amnesty International and Human...

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