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The world's most famous political prisoner
How the UK-based Anti-Apartheid Movement made Mandela a household name and struck a blow at South African segregation.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 08:47 GMT
Russia's Pussy Riot activist pleas for parole
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, convicted in 2012 for hooliganism, says she has spent "enough time in the prison camp".
Last updated: 26 Apr 2013 10:25 GMT
Two members of Pussy Riot flee Russia
Women flee country to avoid prosecution for staging protest against President Putin at a cathedral altar.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2012 00:03 GMT
Brazil court approves building of Amazon dam
Contentious Belo Monte dam project in the north to proceed without additional consulation with indigenous communities.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2011 10:32 GMT
Court approves disputed Amazon dam
Brazilian judge overturns decision to halt dam despite protests from environmentalists.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2010 09:14 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Jewish state bill' doesn't matter to us, Palestinians
South Sudan: A 'thankless kid'?
Why is Nigeria's Jonathan worried?
'One black, one white, separate and unequal'
Michael Brown was not a boy, he was a 'demon'
Does Uhuru Kenyatta know Kenya is burning?
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