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South Africa: Mandela remains in hospital – MiamiHerald.com

JOHANNESBURG – Nelson Mandela received visits from family members on Sunday at a hospital where the former president and anti-apartheid leader was being treated for a recurring lung infection, while South Africans expressed their appreciation for a man widely regarded…

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Nelson Mandela in hospital as South Africans pray – BBC News

8 June 2013 Last updated at 23:25 ET Nelson Mandela has suffered repeated bouts of pneumonia Former South African President Nelson Mandela is spending a second night in hospital where he is being treated for a lung infection. Doctors say…

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Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital in ‘serious condition’ – BBC News

8 June 2013 Last updated at 03:41 ET Nelson Mandela’s health has been a cause of concern for some time Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital with a lung infection. The former South African president is in a “serious…

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UN launches record appeal for victims of Syrian war – Reuters

1 of 5. An Israeli soldier watches as a tank is loaded onto a truck in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights near the Quneitra border crossing, close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria June 6, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Ammar…

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Turkey clashes: Thousands rally as PM Erdogan returns – BBC News

6 June 2013 Last updated at 15:36 ET Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described some of the protesters as “extremists” Continue reading the main story Erdogan’s support still strong Turkey’s financial fragility exposed Red dress of protest Bowen: Warning…

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Obama’s UN ambassador pick has history of controversial comments – Fox News

President Barack Obama stands with Samantha Power, his nominee to be the next UN Ambassador, left, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.AP WASHINGTON –  The former White House adviser and longtime Obama…

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Report: Turkish police detain 25 people for using social media to call for protest – Fox News

Published June 05, 2013 Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey –  Turkey’s state-run news agency says police have detained 25 people for “spreading untrue information” on social media and provoking protests. The Anadolu Agency says Wednesday the people were detained in the…

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Turkish deputy PM seeks to calm anti-government protests – Reuters

1 of 15. Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in Istanbul June 3, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Stoyan Nenov By Birsen Altayli and Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL | Tue Jun 4, 2013 3:00am EDT ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Pockets of protesters clashed with…

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The protests were originally sparked by plans to build on a park in Istanbul – BBC News

3 June 2013 Last updated at 11:29 ET The protests were originally sparked by plans to build on a park in Istanbul Turkey’s main share index closed 10.47% down following investor concerns over the escalation of anti-government protests over the…

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Syria’s Assad warns Israel on air strikes – BBC News

30 May 2013 Last updated at 19:04 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. President Bashar al-Assad said that Syria would respond to any future attacks on its territory by Israel Continue reading the main story Massacre…

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