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Amelia Earhart: Does photo show she died a Japanese prisoner?

A newly-discovered photo suggests legendary US pilot Amelia Earhart might have died in Japanese custody – and not in a plane crash in the Pacific. If true, it would solve one of aviation history’s biggest mysteries. Earhart vanished during a 1937 flight over the Pacific – and her disappearance has …

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Rivonia Trial tapes: Mandela case heard after six decades

South Africa’s Rivonia Trial, which saw the imprisonment of anti-apartheid activists including Nelson Mandela, has taken on huge significance in the story of the country’s struggle for freedom. Now, more than 60 years later, all of the roughly 300 hours of proceedings are available to listen to for the first …

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