A year ago Germany, after a long and heated debate, passed a controversial new circumcision law. It was meant to be a Solomonic solution, but critics say that the new rules do not guarantee children's well-being.
Peter Schaar, Germany's federal data protection commissioner, has barely dodged a debate when it comes to citizens' private data. He ends his ten-year tenure on December 17.
French and AU troops have been reinforced in the Central African Republic. Although it is a positive development, the killing of civilians continues.
India's Supreme Court has ruled consensual sex between adults of the same gender an offense, leaving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community dejected and angry. Gay rights activists now seek a review.
A new museum has opened in Berlin with an exhibition on everyday life in East Germany. It's not the first of its kind - and that's cause for heated discussion in the once divided capital.