James Willsher celebrates the talent that links musical icons past and present, from Queen to Lady Gaga.
Myriam Volk highlights the crucial role of women in the fight against malaria.
Athena Kugblenu responds to commentators stoking pre-election fear.
Check out our countdown of the people and things we like, and join in by telling us who you admire.
Finally, visit the archive and take a trip with Paul Knipe as he journeys through Mongolia.
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