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When director Jonathan Demme was approached to show support for all victims of the conflict in Gaza, he didn't hesitate to sign on. Actor Wallace...

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Amid civil war and famine warnings, South Sudan's tough security forces have cracked down on journalists, suffocating debate on how to end the...

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The Eiffel Tower is one of the world's most famous monuments but it's also home to a TV and radio transmitter for 12 million Parisians. Duration:...

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The recent trial of a leading Burundian human rights activists has highlighted the growing use of security‑related laws in some East African states...

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Jailed children's entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of sex offences in Britain,...

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Pop sensation Lorde is pulling together the music for the next installment of "The Hunger Games," due out in November, the film's producer Lionsgate...

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The S&P 500 posted its worst daily decline since April and first monthly drop since January on Thursday as economic data sparked concern that the...