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"Winnie!" South Africa offers farewell to Madikizela-Mandela

JOHANNESBURG – Million South Africans said an emotional farewell to the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela anti-apartheid icon on Saturday during her official funeral, with supporters defending their complex legacy. Thousands of sorors packed a stadium of 40,000 seats celebrating the powerful figure that will be buried as a national hero after lively debate on how she should remember after her death on …

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AP Analysis: Gaza Flare-up has been a year to come

by Josef Federman and Dan Perry | AP of Josef Federman and Dan Perry | AP 14 April at 06:02 COUNTRIES ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER – The inflow of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive invaders of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shoot at Palestinian protesters who burn tires and throw firebombs over what looks like …

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S.Africa lies to rest & Mama & # 39; Winnie Mandela

Soweto (South Africa) (AFP) – South Africa is resting on the apartheid symbol and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state hero at a funeral stadium in Soweto on Saturday. Thousands of sorors burst into a loud bowl when the coffin carrying her remains was rolled into the arena less than two kilometers from her home. The coffin …

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Syria flight strikes: Britain is convinced of Syria flight strike success

Media Playback Not Supported on Your Device Mediaskrift The RAF plan took off from their flight bases in Cyprus before the strikes in Syria The United Kingdom is "convinced" that air attacks are conducted by Britain, the United States and France on suspected chemical weapons facilities in Syria have been successful, said PM. Theresa May also said it had been …

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The latest: Cheers, screaming of "Winnie!" At the funeral of the icon

Mourners attend funeral service of the anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Madikizela-Mandela died April 2 at the age of 81. (Themba Hadebe / Associated Press) By Associated Press By Associated Press April 14 at 03:36 JOHANNESBURG – The latest at the funeral of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela – Mandela …

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Winnie Mandela is added to rest at the funeral in South Africa

Crowds packed the Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg's Soweto Township before the ceremony, following a private family service in his home. As one of the country's most prominent and polarizing figures, she remained politically cleverly far behind her divorce from Mandela, the nation's first black president. Since the end of apartheid in the 1990s, she served in several government roles, including …

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Thousands of Palestinians protest against Gaza-Israel border, a death

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA BORDER (Reuters) – A Palestinian was killed and more than 200 others were injured during conflicts with Israeli troops gathered in protest on Gaza-Israel border on Friday, Gaza officials said. Palestinians threw rocks and burning tires near the border barrier, where Israeli army shakers were thrown in. Some in the crowd threw firebombs and an explosive …

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The latest: Hundreds of celebrations in Syria's capital

WASHINGTON (AP) – The latest US-led missile attacks in Syria (all time locally): 1:10 am Hundreds of Syria demonstrate a milestone in the Syrian capital, waving victory signs and honking their car horn in a show of defiance. Demonstration broke out early on Saturday after a wave of US, British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for …

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Why does the trumpet become soft on Hezbollah? – Foreign policy

On Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with regional leaders at the summit in America where he should tell those gathered that it is time to launch a coordinated battle against Hezbollah's illegal empire in Latin America. (The vice president goes for President Donald Trump, who suddenly discontinued his trip in Latin America to monitor the United States response …

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