Hanover, Germany. 12th Nov, 2013. Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (SPD, 3rd L) awards brain surgeon Madjid Samii (2nd L), in attendance of news anchorman Jan Hofer (R) and Lower Saxony's Premier Stephan Weil (SPD, 2nd R), with the Leibniz-Ring 2013, issued by the Hanover Press Club, in Hanover, Germany, 12 November 2013. The Leibniz-Ring honours personalities for their outstanding achievements. Photo: Christoph Schmidt/dpa/Alamy Live News

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Hanover, Germany. 12th Nov, 2013. Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (SPD, 3rd L) awards brain surgeon Madjid Samii (2nd L), in attendance of news anchorman Jan Hofer (R) and Lower Saxony's Premier Stephan Weil (SPD, 2nd R), with the Leibniz-Ring 2013, issued by the Hanover Press Club, in Hanover, Germany, 12 November 2013. The Leibniz-Ring honours personalities for their outstanding achievements. Photo: Christoph Schmidt/dpa/Alamy Live News

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