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"There is divine beauty in learning, just as there is human beauty in tolerance. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel


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The Rumble in the Jungle revisited 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:06:51 GMT 
    Forty years since Ali took on Foreman in Kinshasa

Russian planes test Nato defences 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:00:40 GMT 
    Why Russian planes are keeping Nato pilots busy

Day in pictures: 30 October 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:25:12 GMT 
    A selection of news photos from around the world

Russian group Memorial under threat 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:02:10 GMT 
    Threat to group remembering victims of Soviet-era repression

How will future city signs look? 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:29:06 GMT 
    Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads

In pictures: Relics found in Mexico 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:18:15 GMT 
    Mexican archaeologists uncover treasures from Teotihuacan

Australia's flexible small firms 
  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:19:12 GMT 
    The Aussie firms offering unusual job perks and flexible working

VIDEO: Arab Spring rapper says Tunisia now worse off 
  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:17:19 GMT 
    Angry political hip-hop in the birthplace of the Arab Spring

High Australian real estate prices lead to bubble fears 
  Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:30:46 GMT 
    Why owning a home may be out of reach
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