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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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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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