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Nelson Mandela, the icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle and a colossus of 20th century politics. ©REUTERS/Handout Mandela's ex-wife files suit disputing his will Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela Mandela Tuesday filed court papers challenging the late statesman's will.
15 октября 2014
Tributes to former South African President Nelson Mandela. ©Reuters/Akintunde Akinleye World to celebrate 1st Mandela Day since icon's death People around the world will celebrate "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday.
18 июля 2014
President Jacob Zuma (C) cuts a cake as crowds gather to celebrate Freedom Day. ©Reuters/Skyler Reid South Africa celebrates 20 years since apartheid President Jacob Zuma led celebrations Sunday on the 20th anniversary of post-apartheid democracy in South Africa, insisting it is closer to its dream of a multi-racial nation despite stubborn inequality, poverty and corruption.
28 апреля 2014
Mayor Rob Ford. ©Reuters/Mark Blinch Toronto mayor votes against Mandela street honor Scandal-plagued Toronto mayor Rob Ford voted against naming a street in honor of Nelson Mandela on Wednesday before later claiming he had cast his ballot in error.
04 апреля 2014
U2 to play Mandela song at Oscars Irish rock veterans U2 will play their Oscar-nominated song "Ordinary Love" from the movie "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at this year's Academy Awards.
13 февраля 2014
S. Africa's right still fears post-Mandela apocalypse In South Africa, right-wing prophesies that Nelson Mandela's death will be followed by a racial apocalypse refuse to be quashed by events.
27 декабря 2013
Winnie Mandela blasts family feud reports Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie denied Wednesday there was a dynastic battle within his extensive family, amid reports of a renewed feud shortly after the peace icon's death.
19 декабря 2013
Mandela tops 2013 Google searches Nelson Mandela topped Google's list of the hottest searches for 2013 as the Internet giant on Tuesday provided a look at the "spirit of the times" online.
19 декабря 2013
Scandal over 'schizophrenic' Mandela signer The South African government admitted Thursday it made a "mistake" in choosing a sign language interpreter for Nelson Mandela's memorial who was later exposed as a fake by experts, and who claimed to be schizophrenic.
13 декабря 2013
Mandela's funeral cortege proceeds through Pretoria Nelson Mandela's funeral cortege has begun its solemn journey to the seat of South African government in Pretoria, where it will lie in state for three days.
11 декабря 2013
Nelson Mandela. ©RIA Novosti Kazakhstan's delegation attends farewell ceremony to Nelson Mandela Kazakhstan's delegation is attending the farewell ceremony dedicated to Nelson Mandela.
11 декабря 2013
Thousands take to Cambodia's streets on Human Rights Day Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters and activists, including Buddhist monks, took to the streets Tuesday to mark Human Rights Day and call for improvements in the kingdom's rights record.
10 декабря 2013
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©RIA Novosti Nursultan Nazarbayev condoles death of Nelson Mandela Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to South African President Jacob Zuma over Nelson Mandela's death.
09 декабря 2013
World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela Presidents past and present, global figures and A-list celebrities made their way to South Africa on Monday to pay the world's respects at a memorial service and state funeral for freedom icon Nelson Mandela.
09 декабря 2013
No fear of 'Mandela crash' for Africa's largest economy Economists slapped down speculation that Nelson Mandela's death could prompt an economic and financial slump in South Africa, but warned the gains he inspired remain fragile.
07 декабря 2013
The Dalai Lama. ©Reuters/Darren Ornitz Dalai Lama says will miss 'dear friend' Mandela The Dalai Lama said Friday he would miss his "dear friend" Nelson Mandela, who he hailed as "a man of courage, principle and unquestionable integrity" in a letter sent to the South African icon's family.
06 декабря 2013
Obama: Mandela bent history towards justice America's first black president Barack Obama Thursday mourned Nelson Mandela as a "profoundly good" man who "took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice."
06 декабря 2013
Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela dies aged 95 Nelson Mandela, the icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle and a colossus of 20th century politics, died late Thursday aged 95, prompting mass mourning and a global celebration of his astonishing life.
06 декабря 2013
Strike leaves parts of Johannesburg without power Large parts of Johannesburg -- including the suburb where Nelson Mandela is recuperating following his hospital release -- were without electricity.
05 сентября 2013
Mandela back home after long hosital stay Nelson Mandela spent a first night back home after being discharged from hospital Sunday, but the South African government said the anti-apartheid hero remains critically ill and under intensive care.
02 сентября 2013

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