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"Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is? The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies."

—Romare Beardon


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  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:07:16 GMT 
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  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:23:59 GMT 
    Key questions the Pistorius defence needs to answer

Analysis: Putin's hopes and fears 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:59:29 GMT 
    Amid talk of de-escalation, Putin takes hard line on Ukraine
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