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  • The Superland park near Tel Aviv came under fire after reports emerged this week that it designated separate visiting times for groups of Jewish and Arab children.

    LAST UPDATE : May 31, 2013, 11:36 AM EDT
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  • FILE - In this March 28, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, after a meeting with, from left, Senegal President Macky Sall; Malawi President Joyce Banda; Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma; and Cape Verde Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves. Obama’s trip to Africa in June 2013 may result in a stark juxtaposition between the growing power of the gay rights movement in the U.S. and the criminalization of homosexuality throughout the A

    Trip will juxtapose the growing power of the gay rights movement in the U.S. and the criminalization of homosexuality throughout the African continent.

    LAST UPDATE : May 31, 2013, 11:23 AM EDT
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  • Members and supporters of the extreme right party Golden Dawn march in central Athens on Wednesday May 29, 2013, during a rally marking the anniversary of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire in 1453.

    Conservative government's center-left coalition partners, human rights groups urge response to the surging, xenophobic Golden Dawn party.

    LAST UPDATE : May 30, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT
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  • The law bans gay marriage and outlaws anyone from forming organizations supporting gay rights, setting prison terms of up to 14 years for offenders.

    LAST UPDATE : May 30, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT
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  • A 24-hour strike by Lisbon subway staff has snarled rush-hour traffic in the Portuguese capital in the latest protest against the bailed-out country's austerity policies.

    LAST UPDATE : May 30, 2013, 6:39 AM EDT
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