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'Iron Lady' emerged as conservative icon
Daughter of a grocer, Thatcher studied chemistry at Oxford before becoming the first woman to be elected as PM.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2013 22:24 GMT
How Thatcher began life and rose to the top
Timeline on the life of former British prime minister, who died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke.
Hasan Salim Patel
Last updated: 08 Apr 2013 14:44 GMT
Australia seeks to rebuild after floods
Many homes remain abandoned a year after floods ravaged the state of Queensland.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 10:08 GMT
Brisbane braces for massive floods
Streets of Australia's third-largest city largely deserted as thousands of people flee rising flood waters.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2011 04:23 GMT
More floods ravage Australia
At least 10 people die and 78 others missing in the flood-wrecked Queensland state as further downpours are forecast.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2011 16:48 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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Russia's Arctic opportunity
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