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NELSON MANDELA: 1918-2013
Tributes have poured in from all over the world to Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95 at his home in Johannesburg.
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David Cameron led tributes to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, saying "a great light has gone out in the world".
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The Queen and the Prince of Wales are among those who have paid tribute to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela who has died at the age of 95.
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Nelson Mandela, whose victory against apartheid united his native South Africa and changed the course of modern history, has died following a long illness. Mr Mandela, who was 95, will get a state funeral and national flags will be lowered to half-mast. The anti-apartheid icon served as South…
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Morgan Freeman, who played Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-nominated film "Invictus" after being chosen by the icon himself as his favored actor, hailed the late South African leader Thursday as a "giant" of the 20th century.
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban to champion girls' rights to education, paid tribute to "my leader" Nelson Mandela on Friday following his death.
In 2008 just before his 90th birthday, the United States gave Nelson Mandela a special present, striking him from a decades-old terror watch list and ending what US officials called "a rather embarrassing matter."
F.W de Klerk, the former South African president who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela, on Friday paid tribute to his successor while recalling their "often stormy" relationship.
Queen Elizabeth II said Friday she was "deeply saddened" by the death of Nelson Mandela, adding that he had "worked tirelessly for the good of his country".
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson warns of continued flooding risks in parts of Britain, urging people to "pay very close attention" to advice from the Environment Agency and the emergency services. .
Residents of Soweto, the bedrock of black resistance against apartheid rule, sang and danced as they paid their respects to the late peace icon Nelson Mandela outside his former home on Friday.
Very few people become global icons whose passing can dominate all of the world's front pages, trigger non-stop TV coverage and invite worshipful plaudits from across the media landscape. Nelson Mandela was one.
The death of South Africa's liberation leader Nelson Mandela has unleashed a heartfelt chorus of awed respect from across the worlds of politics, religion, sport and culture.