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Germany to recognise third gender

A high court in Germany ruled the state must create an option for a gender that is not male or female in the nation's birth register and certificates. The move makes Germany the first EU state that allows for parents to designate their children as intersex. "The assignment of gender is of paramount importance for individual identity," said Germany's Federal Constitutional Court, in a statement.

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EU and Japan wave light in Trump's 'darkness'

EU leaders and Japanese prime minister signed a series of agreements, including the EU's biggest trade deal ever, designed as an answer to the disruption of the world order by the US president.

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