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Nelson Mandela 'at peace', says daughter

Nelson Mandela, the former South African president now critically ill in hospital with a lung infection, is “at peace” and his family are praying for a “smooth transition”, his daughter Makaziwe has said.<p>Mrs Mandela, 59, the sole surviving child from his first marriage to Evelyn, said the family …

Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono apologises for haze

<b>Indonesia's president has apologised to neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore for the thick haze caused by fires in Sumatra.</b><p>Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said firefighters were working hard to extinguish the blazes.<p>The smog caused record levels of air pollution in Singapore and forced hundreds of …

Angelina Jolie urges UN to punish rape in warzones

Angelina Jolie made her debut before the UN's most powerful body as a special envoy for refugees on Monday and urged the world's nations to make the …

Iraq violence: Dozens killed in Baghdad bombings

<b>A series of car bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has killed more than 30 people, local officials say.</b><p>They say that dozens of people were injured in the blasts that targeted mainly Shia areas of the city.<p>No group has so far said it carried out the attacks.<p>There has recently been a …

Berlusconi found guilty after case that cast spotlight on murky premiership

After more than 26 months, 50 court hearings and countless breathless column inches from journalists worldwide, it took just four minutes for the …

India floods: Bad weather delays rescue and mass cremations

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/989000/989393_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524618064_44bd5f82f99c73be5d770a7c9061de9e<p><b>Bad weather has halted rescue operations in flood-hit northern India and forced authorities to delay mass funerals for those killed.</b><p>Air force officials …

Border security amendment helps Obama's immigration reform bill pass key vote

Hopes of securing a landslide Senate vote in favour of immigration reform were hampered by summer storms on Monday night after several lawmakers were …

U.S. Mayors to Obama: Quit Cracking Down on Marijuana

Wimbledon 2013: Nadal's shock exit will see questions return

Few players handle defeat with the dignity or perspective Rafael Nadal brings to that morale-crushing experience. If there were triumph to be …