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Somali athletes Mohamed Hassan Mohamed (R) and Zamzam Mohamed Farah pose for pictures with a London 2012 Olympic Torch during a visit to to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, on 10 August 2012
One of two Somali athletes competing at the Olympic Games denies they are seeking asylum in the UK, but tells the BBC they are worried about threats.

Its success in Germany’s biggest state election last month has cemented the Pirate Party’s status as the coming force in German politics.
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan says abortion amounts to "murder", angering women's rights groups and sparking a heated debate.
Ukraine's media highlight "psychic" animals and beautiful women in a backlash against negative publicity ahead of Euro 2012.


The detention of prominent Mauritanian activist Biram Ould Obeidi has sparked widespread controversy within the country.



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