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Leonardo DiCaprio arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Demands Signed Nelson Mandela Photo From Auction House
Leonardo DiCaprio wants an autographed picture with�Nelson Mandela back from auction site Moments in Time and is threatening legal action. DiCaprio's legal team sent a letter to the online auction... (photo: AP / Jordan Strauss)
Honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy, UN pledges acts of kindness and goodwill
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Honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy, UN pledges acts of kindness and goodwill
Print 18 July 2014 – On Nelson Mandela International Day, the United Nations pledged today to promote “desperately needed” acts of kindness and goodwill and uplift poor and underdeveloped... (photo: UN / Loey Felipe)
Former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela poses with his grandchildren, at his home in Qunu, South Africa, Friday, July 18, 2008.  The Independent 
Nelson Mandela: Google Doodle honours former South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionary on the 96 ...
It is 96 years ago today that Nelson Mandela was born; a revolutionary who would become the face of magnanimity, compassion and wisdom, and “father of the nation” for South Africa. Google is... (photo: AP Photo / Themba Hadebe, POOL)
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Andrew Talansky of the U.S. strains as he rides alone with more than 20 minutes delay on the pack because of back pain during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.5 kilometers (116.5 miles) with start in Besancon and finish in Oyonnax, France, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Talansky crashed twice in the first week of the Tour.  CNN 
Tour de France: American Andrew Talansky shows true grit
July 16, 2014 -- Updated 1723 GMT (0123 HKT) Andrew Talansky finishes the 11th stage of the Tour de France with the 'broom wagon' behind him after bravely struggling because of previous injuries. A... (photo: AP / Laurent Cipriani)
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Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, left, stands as the judges leaves the court, during his bail application at the magistrate court, in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Pistorius fired into the door of a small bathroom where his girlfriend was cowering after a shouting match on Valentine's Day, hitting her three times, a South African prosecutor said Tuesday as he charged the sports icon with premeditated murder. The magistrate ruled that Pistorius faces the harshest bail requirements available in South African law. He did not elaborate before a break was called in the session. Canberra Times
Oscar Pistorius drunk before nightclub fight, partygoers claim
Oscar Pistorius in court during his trial. Photo: Reuters Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympian on trial for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, drank tequila... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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South African athlete Oscar Pistorius at the end of court proceedings, in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb 15, 2013. Pistorius was formally charged at Pretoria Magistrate's Court with one count of murder after his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a model and budding reality TV show participant, was shot multiple times and killed at Pistorius' upmarket home in the predawn hours of Thursday. Canberra Times
Oscar Pistorius gets into fight in Johannesburg nightclub
Oscar PIstorius leaves court in Pretoria. Photo: AP Full coverage of the Pistorius trial Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete on trial in South Africa... (photo: AP / Antione de Ras)
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BRICS' heads of state, from left, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, China's President Hu Jintao and South Africa's President Jacob Zuma pose for photos at the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, June 18, 2012. Voa News
BRICS Neutrality on Ukraine a Diplomatic Win for Putin
Reuters FORTALEZA, BRAZIL — A summit of the BRICS group of emerging market countries will abstain from criticizing Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, Brazilian... (photo: AP / Andres Leighton)
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In this photo taken Nov. 10, 2008, South African writer and Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, delivers a speech in Calcutta, India. Gordimer is leading South African writers in speaking out against proposed laws she fears will muzzle freedom of speech in her homeland. Independent online (SA)
Nadine Gordimer dies in her sleep
Nadine Gordimer, the South African author who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 for her extraordinary literary works, died... (photo: AP / Bikas Das)
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File - Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks at the launch of “Free & Equal”, a global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, 26 July, 2013. BBC News
Assisted dying: Desmond Tutu signals support
Desmond Tutu has said he would support assisted dying for the terminally ill. Writing in The Observer he said he reveres "the sanctity of life but not at any... (photo: UN / Casey Crafford)
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his part in fighting apartheid, speaks during a felicitation event for him in Dharmsala, India, Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. Belfast Telegraph
Tutu backs right to die law reform
Desmond Tutu has become the latest high-profile figure to come out in favour of a change in the law on the right to die, days before a House of Lords debate on the issue.... (photo: AP / Ashwini Bhatia)
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