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Rick Clark , the sheriff of Pickens County, South Carolina, is refusing to lower the flag to half-staff to honor the life of Nelson Mandela , publicly defying the orders of President Barack Obama .
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7 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency
British PM David Cameron , Australian PM Tony Abbott and French President Francoise Hollande are among leaders gathered at the official memorial ceremony for late South African president Nelson Mandela.
11 hrs ago | The Indian Express
Former Beauty Queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had the honour of meeting South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela in 1994, during the Miss World pageant, which was held at South Africa that year.
Construction of a new headquarters for the U.S. Strategic Command could run into problems if Congress does not act quickly on a stalled defense policy bill, Sen. Jim Inhofe, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, warned Monday.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not attend a memorial service in South Africa for Nelson Mandela due to the high cost of transportation and security.
File - Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011.
NBC's Brian Williams is anchoring his nightly newscast from South Africa early this week, covering the world's mourning for Nelson Mandela, but he won't have some of his usual company.
Cultural traditions are important, but can holding on to them too tightly keep people from progress? In his novel "When Cultures Intertwine - The African Way," Francois van Wyk outlines the problems between the deep cultural divides in South Africa through the narrative of an African farm girl in love with her master's son.
President Barack Obama embarked on a three-day trip on Monday with former President George W. Bush, leading a U.S. contingent to attend a memorial service in South Africa for the late Nelson Mandela.
The Dalai Lama will not attend memorial services for fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela in South Africa, where the Buddhist spiritual leader has twice been unable to obtain a visa, a spokesman said Monday.
The most senior foreign ambassador in the U. S . had just returned to Washington from a trip when a reporter informed him that "Oh! What a tragedy! What a tragedy! What a tragedy!' exclaimed Ambassador Roble Olhaye of the African nation of Djibouti .
South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela as a large contingent of foreign dignitaries, including royalty, begin arriving in the country to pay their final respects to the liberation struggle icon.
National Carrier South African Airways will operate a special air transport service to attend the funeral of the late former President Nelson Mandela in Qunu in the Eastern Cape.
South African Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma hug next to a portrait of late South African President Nelson Mandela during the Elysee Summit for Peace and Security in Africa at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, December 6, 2013.
It is public art made of private wishes. In a phenomenon spreading across the globe, oversized blackboards, painted on buildings and freestanding displays, invite passers-by to complete the sentence: "Before I die I want to ..." Answers, some profound, some profane, are written on stenciled lines with pieces of sidewalk chalk picked from the ... (more)
Blake Shelton exercised his oral skills on his way out of a West Hollywood nightclub, urging the Westboro Baptist Church to wrap its head around his.