Nelson Mandela spent nearly a third of his life as a prisoner of apartheid before leading South Africa in a relatively peaceful transition of power that inspired the world. The iconic figure died Thursday at the age of 95. (Dec. 5)
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As word of Nelson Mandela's death spread Thursday, Prince William and his wife, Kate, were attending the London film premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." Prince William offered comments on Mandela. (Dec. 5)
South Africans gathered outside the home of Nelson Mandela to mourn and celebrate the life of the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader. Mandela died Thursday night at the age of 95. (Dec. 5)
Violence erupted in the Central African Republic Thursday, leaving nearly 100 people dead and scores more wounded. The U.N. Security Council authorized an intervention force to prevent a bloodbath between Christians and Muslims. (Dec. 5)
Anti-apartheid leader and former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. Jacob Zuma says "we've lost our greatest son." (Dec. 5)
South African President Jacob Zuma says anti-Apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has died. He was 95. (Dec. 5)
Human rights icon Nelson Mandela has died at his home at the age of 95. The anti-apartheid leader and former South African president had been receiving treatment at home following three hospitalizations in the first half of 2013. (Via Euronews) South African President Jacob Zuma delivered the sad news in a televised ...
Two people were killed in Britain on Thursday as a major storm hit much of Northern Europe, causing traffic chaos, disrupting air travel and leaving tens of thousands without electricity. (Dec. 5)