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The Fresno Bee
Carter, Annan: Mandela group will continue work
Former UN Secretary-General and Chair of The Elders Kofi Annan, left, and former US President Jimmy Carter, right, speak to The Associated Press during an interview at a hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
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Israeli leader backs out of Mandela funeral
Benjamin Netanyahu's decision stood in contrast to the mad rush by world leaders to attend the event, and seemed to underscore the embattled Israeli leader's isolation on the world stage.
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10 Things to Know for Today
Palestinians light candles as hold pictures of late South African leader Nelson Mandela, during an honor ceremony at the Unknown Soldier Square in Gaza City, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.
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South African police prepare for Mandela ceremony
Thousands of South African police officers will be on hand at a ceremony honoring Nelson Mandela in a Soweto soccer stadium, and authorities will block access to the site if crowds become too large, officials said Monday.
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91 world leaders go to honor Mandela
More than 90 heads of state are on their way to South Africa for what is expected to be the largest gathering of world leaders in Africa's history.
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Dalai Lama will not attend Madiba funeral
The Dalai Lama, who has twice since 2009 been denied a visa for South Africa, is not planning to attend his fellow Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela's funeral, his spokesman said on Sunday.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
South Africans of all faiths pray for Mandela
Mandela was remembered in old bedrocks of resistance to white domination as well as former bastions of loyalty to apartheid.
The Daily Times
Thousands gather in Soweto to celebrate Mandela
The Molefo family came from Pretoria to Soweto, the black township where they once lived, to honor Nelson Mandela outside the home on Vilakazi Street where he lived before going to prison in 1963.
South Wales Argus
the Newsdesk: The best tribute to Nelson Mandela is to question vested interests
And none more interesting to me than this: "A critical, independent and investigative Press is the lifeblood of any democracy.
Nelson Mandela death: Giving thanks for 'Madiba'
Bishop Mosa Sono summed up the mood in this extremely religious nation when he told thousands of worshippers at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto: "Thank God for Madiba."
South Africans hold day of prayer for Mandela
For the first time since the war, Alvis Taylor returned to Pearl Harbor and recalled the surprise Japanese air attack that plunged America into World War II.
The ties that bound Nelson Mandela and Scotland
IT'S a long way from the confines of a South African apartheid-era jail to Glasgow's comfortable west end.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Obama to attend Mandela memorial Tuesday: official
Children stand by a wall of flowers laid by mourners outside South African former president Nelson Mandela's home in Houghton, Johannesburg, on December 7, 2013 US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will attend a South African national memorial service Tuesday in honor of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, a White House official said.
Mandela remembered with singing, dancing
People have been paying tribute to Nelson Mandela outside his home, singing and dancing as they remember the South African leader.
Chabane: Mandela's body being prepared
The remains of former president Nelson Mandela are being prepared to lie in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria next week, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane said on Saturday.
Sites identified for Mandela tribute
People can pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela in Thokoza Park, in Soweto, and at Zoo Lake, Johannesburg City Parks and Lead SA said on Saturday.
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A man wears keyrings showing the face of Nelson Mandela taped to his ears to mimic earrings as he and others celebrate his life, in the street outside his old house in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Nelson Mandela dead: We begged Madiba NOT to say he'd 'die...
British lawyer Joel Joffe reveals the drama behind a young Mandela's speech which came to define him as the world's greatest freedom fighter On April 20, 1964, 44-year-old Mandela stood up in the Supreme Court of South Africa in Pretoria, accused of sabotage and conspiracy to violently overthrow the government - and facing the death penalty.