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Peers, MPs and invited guests will take part in a commemorative service being staged in Westminster Hall to mark Nelson Mandela's death Politicians in Westminster will celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela today as a music-filled service to remember the anti-apartheid hero is held in Parliament.
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A man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake," the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said on Tuesday.
8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
An advocacy group says 19 members of the Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, have defected in the Central African Republic where the rebels are being pursued by African Union forces backed by American advisers.
13 hrs ago | Canada.com
Global efforts to curb malaria are stalling after a drop in funds to buy bed nets, according to the latest report Wednesday from the World Health Organization.
13 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
The photographer who took the viral picture of President Obama's "selfie" with two other world leaders says Michelle Obama's expression has been distorted The photographer who took the viral picture of President Obama's "selfie" with two other world leaders says Michelle Obama's expression has been distorted.
16 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal
The former Spice Girl is friends with the African leader's adult children and has been invited to spend the holidays with them there, reported the Daily Mirror.
Chris Montes and his fellow volunteer rescuers first saw what looked to be children's footprints in the snow.
Pictures taken inside the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, showed the two leaders smiling as they leaned in for a photo with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Aid workers have collected 461 bodies across Bangui, the capital, since Thursday, said Antoine Mbao Bogo of the local Red Cross.
Samuel Arachi , deputy inspector general of police, said Tuesday the eight died when a police car was sprayed with bullets 9 kilometers from the Kenya-Somalia border.
"To Graca Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of state and government, past and present; distinguished guests - it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate a life unlike any other.
By The Associated Press Another round of snow is in the forecast for the mid-Atlantic region, just in time for the morning commute.
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.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering the U.S. military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there.
This undated photo courtesy of Pillay Family, shows Ethel Pillay, with daughter left to right, Carole, Danette and Michelle.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering the military to transport troops into the Central African Republic to help quell violence.
A man who cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon is in jail after being arrested in Denver over allegations of domestic violence.