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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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