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Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Honoring one of the world’s greatest leaders.<p>Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and the transformational civil rights leader largely responsible for the dismantling of apartheid, died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela was one of the world’s most celebrated …

Nelson Mandela: Early Life

Credits: Story<p>Photographer — <b>Ardon Bar Hama</b><br>Photographer — <b>Matthew Willman</b><br>Reasearch & Curation — <b>Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Staff</b><p>Credits: All …

Barack Obama: Nelson Mandela was a symbol for justice, equality and dignity

Like many people around the world, I came to know of Nelson Mandela from a distance, when he was imprisoned on Robben Island. To so many of us, he was more than just a man – he was a symbol of the struggle for justice, equality, and dignity in South Africa and around the globe. His sacrifice was so …

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95

Nelson Mandela, the towering figure of Africa's struggle for freedom and a hero to millions around the world, has died at the age of 95.<p>South Africa's first black president died in the company of his family at home in Johannesburg after years of declining health that had caused him to withdraw from …

Five Unexpected Facts About Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's remarkable life and accomplishments are being celebrated this week and will be long remembered in the months and years ahead.<p>The …

Nelson Mandela in Pictures

Will the World See Another Mandela?

The South African's distinctive model of transformative leadership<p>The great ones, it often seems, hand off the mantle of greatness to each other. Nelson Mandela, in his 1994 autobiography <i>Long Walk to Freedom</i>, described how Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in 1941 helped change his life and …

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

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Downtown Vancouver hidden under a beautiful blanket of fog. Wow! Via Reddit.

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Bahamas deports Cuban refugees despite protests

<b>The government of the Bahamas has deported back to Cuba 24 refugees who had applied for asylum in the United States and other countries.</b><p>Campaigners in the US have accused the Bahamas of putting the lives of the refugees in danger by sending them back to the communist-run island.<p>The Bahamas has …

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The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

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Oprah Winfrey 'was victim of racism' in Switzerland

<b>US talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she was the victim of racism during a recent visit to Switzerland.</b><p>She said an assistant refused to serve her in an upmarket handbag shop in Zurich.<p>Winfrey, one of the world's richest women, was apparently told one of the bags was "too expensive" for her.<p>Her …

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Snowden has 'no regrets,' seeks asylum in Russia

NSA leaker wants to stay temporarily in Russia until he can travel to Latin America.<p>MOSCOW — Edward Snowden said Friday that he has no regrets over leaking details about U.S. electronic spying networks and is seeking temporary asylum in Russia until he can reach one of the Latin American countries …

Brazil referee decapitated after stabbing player

<b>Football spectators in northern Brazil decapitated a referee after he fatally stabbed a player for refusing to leave the pitch, officials say.</b><p>An angry mob stormed the field during the amateur game in the state of Maranhao and stoned Otavio da Silva to death before severing his head.<p>Police said the …

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