‘Go Caster, go!’ S.Africa fans say after Semenya wins human rights challenge against World Athletics
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South Africans in Johannesburg praised Olympic champion Caster Semenya on Tuesday (July 11) after Europe's top human rights court ruled she should be given a new chance to fight a requirement that female athletes with high natural testosterone take drugs to lower it.
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UN Human Rights Council head Volker Turk has highlighted the scale of Russia's war in Ukraine and Moscow's crackdown on internal dissent. He also warned about the rights of minorities in China — and some Western nations.
Ten years ago, the UN formed a commission to investigate crimes against humanity in North Korea. However, little has changed, and the West seems to be more concerned about Pyongyang's militaristic ambitions.
Oxford-educated economist Jakov Milatovic has declared victory over incumbent Milo Djukanovic. His promise is to root out corruption and lead the country to European Union membership.
Paraguay's decades of relations with Taiwan look set to continue after a conservative and pro-Taipei candidate, Santiago Pena, was declared the winner in the South American country's presidential election.
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The Teachers' Lounge, a story of a teacher who gets caught between her own ideals and that of the school where she teaches, while trying to solve a case of theft, won the best film at the German Film Awards.
With most votes counted, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his conservative New Democracy party is far ahead of left-leaning Syriza, led by ex-PM Alexis Tsipras, but still fall short of forming a government.
Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov has won the prestigious award for his novel "Time Shelter," a story of patriotic nostalgia also driving Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Justine Triet's “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d'Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that bestowed the festival's prestigious top prize on an engrossing, rigorously plotted French courtroom drama that puts a marriage on trial.
The celebrated British-Indian author of "Midnight's Children" and "The Satanic Verses" has been recognized with the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
The populist AfD party has won a district council election for the first time with Robert Sesselmann elected in Sonneberg. This was despite all other parties urging their supporters to vote for the other candidate.
Writer Lutz Seiler is this year's winner of the German language's most esteemed literary award, the Georg Büchner Prize. While he began his career as a poet, Seiler found a new level of fame with his debut novel, Kruso.
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