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2005-07-02 18:51:29

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandelacalled on the world's most powerful leaders to prevent genocideby tackling poverty in Africa, saying failure to do so would bea crime against humanity.

2005-07-02 02:58:58

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.

2005-06-28 20:29:03

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The Live 8 rock concertshighlighting Africa's woes should have been staged in theworld's poorest continent with global stars performingalongside local acts, organizers of the Johannesburg gig saidTuesday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.