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Israeli court grants first gay divorce

7 December 2012 Last updated at 09:35 GMT

An Israeli court has awarded the country's first divorce to a gay couple, even though same-sex marriages cannot be legally conducted in the Jewish state.

Legal experts say the move could set a precedent for Israeli heterosexual couples, who until now have had to have their divorces handled in rabbinical courts.

Monika Saha reports.