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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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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