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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings is in South Africa for Nelson Mandela's memorial, but that doesn't mean he's abandoned domestic policy.
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6 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
President Barack Obama's eulogy was for Nelson Mandela, but it laid out for a global audience the work that Obama himself would like to be remembered for: an unending fight against injustice and inequality.
10 hrs ago | Ynetnews
Nearly 100 heads of state are taking part in the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
15 hrs ago | IcNetwork
South Africans were praised for the "dignified" way in which they have commemorated the death of Nelson Mandela as the memorial service for the anti-apartheid hero got under way.
19 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
French President Francois Hollande is going to the Central African Republic just days into a tricky French military operation there to try to restore calm amid sectarian violence.
Barack Obama's election five years ago sparked audacious hopes in people around the globe - but nowhere did it stoke such outsize expectations as in Africa.
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.
File - Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011.
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 headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
FILE – In this July 14, 2013 file photo, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama seated in front of the posters of Mahatma Gandhi, right, the Buddha, center, and himself, left, addresses school children after inaugurating an auditorium at a Tibetan school in Gurupura 210 kilometers southwest of Bangalore, India.
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.
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.
Rain was falling when mourners converged on the South African Embassy in Northwest Washington on the evening of Dec. 6, but the mood wasn't solemn as they paid tribute to the man whose political activism took him from prison to the presidency of South Africa and earned him a world-wide reputation for spearheading the movement that led to the ... (more)
In this image from TV, Christo Brand the Robben Island jailer talks to The Associated Press Saturday Dec. 7, 2013, in his Cape Town home, about former South African President Nelson Mandela who was assigned to guard from 1978 until his release in 1990.
Mandela's passing has provoked a huge outpouring of emotion among NZ-based South Africans, an expat says.