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Across South Africa and around the world today, people are mourning the death of Nelson Mandela .
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A Royal Marine convicted of murdering a wounded Taliban insurgent has been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in prison.
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Prime Minister of the Central African Republic Nicolas Tiangaye speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Paris, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Raphael Lemkin coined the word genocide and wrote the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
Since early this morning there have been violent clashes, shooting and explosions in a number of areas of Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic.
French President Francois Hollande says the country could double the number of troops on the ground in the Central African Republic within hours.
President Francois Hollande said Thursday that French troops would be deployed immediately to the Central African Republic after the UN authorised intervention in the troubled country.
France has long served as Africa's policeman, sending troops in regularly -- and often meddling behind the scenes -- to keep the peace and secure its interests on a continent where it was once a major colonial power.
The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won't support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
Chaos and violence have gripped the Central African Republic since March when a coup by Muslim rebels and former mercenaries installed the country's first Muslim leader and then went on a rampage.
Heavy and small arms fire rang out in the capital of Central African Republic on Thursday morning, a Reuters correspondent in Bangui said.
The United Nations Children's Fund is urgently calling for greater international awareness to help deal with what Souleymane Diabate is calling the "forgotten crisis" in the Central African Republic .
The African Union is gravely concerned about the deteriorating security situation in the Central African Republic following violence that has forced thousands to flee after the overthrow of President Francois Bozize last March, says Erastus Mwencha, deputy AU chairman.
Since a coup last spring, the Central African Republic has spiraled towards chaos.
Swazi MPs have reportedly been banned from divorcing and those who are currently in the process of getting a divorce have been urged to hold off until their term of office ends.
In this Friday photo released by the National Park Service, visitors to Mather Point at Grand Canyon National Park look out over a rare total cloud inversion.