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The rock concert that helped spring Mandela
Star-studded 70th birthday tribute in 1988 helped end Mandela's imprisonment.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 09:20 GMT
Francis Bacon painting sells for record $142m
Three Studies of Lucian Freud painting eclipses Edvard Munch's The Scream, setting new world auction record.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 15:53 GMT
Diplomats urge caution on N Korea nuke tests
Former diplomats say Pyongyang is using planned nuclear tests to wring concessions and aid from the US.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 14:41 GMT
Midterms: money changes everything
Political donations from nefarious groups are strangling US democracy, and a former Bush adviser is cashing in.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 20:40 GMT
Iran bans Western music on radio
George Michael, Eric Clapton and Kenny G will no longer be heard on Iranian airwaves after the president issued a decree banning Western music from the country's radio and TV stations.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2005 07:11 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.
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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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