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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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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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.
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