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By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - For someone so often called a saint, BobGeldof has an uncanny ability to irritate and offend.
By Mike Collett-White and Mark Egan LONDON/PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - After a galaxy of starsrocked the world in the largest live concert ever held,politicians said on Sunday people power could make a differenceas world leaders prepared to meet to relieve poverty.
By Paul Majendie and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - A galaxy of rock stars staged theworld's biggest live concert on Saturday to pressure richnations into doing more for the poor.
By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - A galaxy of rock and roll stars willgrace stages across the globe on Saturday for what is beingbilled as the greatest music show ever, in a bid to putpressure on world leaders to do more to help the poor.
By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Final preparations were under way onFriday for what organizers promised would be the greatest musicshow on Earth, with pop stars leaving their egos backstage toraise awareness of poverty in Africa.
By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Two exhausted men have worked behind thescenes, into the early hours, for eight weeks to pull off whatpromises to be the greatest music show on earth.
By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Many of Italy's biggest pop stars haveshaken off their initial skepticism about Live 8 and agreed toperform on the Rome stage of the international anti-povertyrock extravaganza on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Moscow has been added to the lineup ofLive 8 concerts on July 2 which aim to put pressure on worldleaders meeting the following week to do more to alleviateextreme poverty.
By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Wrinkly rockers never die, they just docharity gigs. Teenage pop fans hoping to hail their heroes at Saturday'sLive 8 concerts are in for a rude awakening when headline actshit the stage.
By Mark Egan and Claudia Parsons PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Americans at the Live 8 concert inPhiladelphia on Saturday were told a simple message -- Africansare created equal too.
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- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.