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An image of former South African president Nelson Mandela is projected on a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, ahead of his memorial service Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013.  The Guardian 
Nelson Mandela's Rivonia speech anniversary aims to keep history alive
Fifty years on from 'I am prepared to die' declamation, South Africa allows famous holding cell graffiti to disintegrate | Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 during the famous R... (photo: AP / Peter Dejong)
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Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius stands inside the court as a police officer looks on during his bail hearing at the magistrate court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.  Independent online 
Oscar: I did not fire at Reeva
Pretoria - Oscar Pistorius has broken down on the stand for a second time today, as the prosecution continues its attempts to slowly tear apart his version of the night he shot and killed Reeva Steenk... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a press conference with Jordans Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in Amman, Jordan, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Kerry warned Thursday of a return to violence if faltering peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians ultimately fail. He also rejected suggestions that he scale back his ambition to salvage the talks and forge a final settlement and interim agreement. Reuters
Kerry urges end to South Sudan fighting in meeting with senior official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a senior South Sudan official on Thursday that the Juba government needed to end the fighting in the Africa... (photo: AP / Jason Reed)
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Oscar Pistorius, right, accompanied by a relative, arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. The Guardian
Prosecutor mocks Pistorius' version of events
GERALD IMRAY | Associated Press= PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius appears in court during his bail hearing in Pretoria, South Africa, for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A spokeswoman for Oscar Pistorius says he has reported to authorities under the bail terms in the murder case against him in Preoria, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Fresno Bee
Prosecutor: Pistorius is untruthful, an egotist
PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius' credibility was consistently questioned at his murder trial Thursday as the chief prosecutor argued that the star athlete ... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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People react as a rare snow fall hits Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. The Australian
Whites still on top in South Africa workplaces: report
SOUTH Africa's workplaces are still heavily racially skewed 20 years after the fall of apartheid, with only one fifth of top executive positions held by blacks, says a ne... (photo: AP / Jon Gambrell)
Africa   Photos   Post-apartheid South Africa   Racism in South Africa   South Africa   Wikipedia: Inequality in post-apartheid South Africa  
Oscar Pistorius leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for shooting dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. The Independent
Oscar Pistorius trial: 'Pit bull' prosecutor grills athlete in dramatic cross-examination
Oscar Pistorius was left shaken after an extremely graphic photograph of Reeva Steenkamp's head wound was shown in court as State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel began his cross-ex... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
Murder Trial   Oscar Pistorius   Photos   SA Crime   Wikipedia: Trial of Oscar Pistorius  
Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day 2013. San Francisco Chronicle
Pistorius wails while recalling shooting
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A subdued Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday described dinner at home, chatting and looking at cell phone photos with Reeva Steenkamp on the last ... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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XIV. Paralympische Sommerspiele, Leichtathletik, Maenner, 200 Meter, Finale T44, Sonntag (02.09.12), Olympiastadion, London, Grossbritannien: Oscar Pistorius (Suedafrika, r.) steht nach dem Lauf neben David Behre im Zielbereich. London Evening Standard
Oscar Pistorius trial: 'I was besotted with Reeva Steenkamp … I saw my future with her'
The Olympic athlete, who denies her pre-meditated murder, said he saw his future with the 29-year-old model and told of their “ amazing” first date. | The couple met ... (photo: AP / Sebastian Widmann)
Photos   Reeva Steenkamp   South Africa   Trial of Oscar Pistorius   Wikipedia: Trial of Oscar Pistorius  
Oscar Pistorius reacts as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014. CNN
Oscar Pistorius opens defense with tearful apology to Steenkamp family
April 8, 2014 -- Updated 0235 GMT (1035 HKT) | Pretoria, South Africa (CNN) -- An emotional Oscar Pistorius apologized Monday to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfr... (photo: AP / Deaan Vivier)
Oscar Pistorius reacts as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014. The Los Angeles Times
Oscar Pistorius on faith: 'My God's my God of refuge'
PRETORIA, South Africa -- South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius told Pretoria’s high court Monday that his religious faith had gotten him through the past y... (photo: AP / Deaan Vivier)
Murder Trial   Oscar Pistorius   Photos   SA Crime   Wikipedia: Trial of Oscar Pistorius  
Jerome Valcke, FIFA Secretary General, looks on during a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. San Francisco Chronicle
FIFA Head Issues Ominous Warning About The Brazil World Cup: 'We're Not Ready'
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke made a brutally honest assessment of Brazil's World Cup preparations 70 days before the tournament is scheduled to begin. | "If you w... (photo: AP / Anja Niedringhaus)
2014 FIFA World Cup   Jerome Valcke   Photos   Rio de Janeiro   Wikipedia: 2014 FIFA World Cup  
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An image of former South African president Nelson Mandela is projected on a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, ahead of his memorial service Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013.
Nelson Mandela's Rivonia speech anniversary aims to keep history alive
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Oscar Pistorius, talks with his uncle Arnold Pistorius, right, inside court on the second day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013.
As the world watches, Oscar Pistorius gives the performance of a lifetime
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 Visitors at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo stand by the stock price board Friday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2007 as the Nikkei 225 closed down 874.81 points, or 5.42 percent, at 15,273.68 points. Japanese stocks fell more than 5 percent to a one-year low, hittin
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Oscar Pistorius leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for shooting dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013.
Oscar Pistorius trial: 'Pit bull' prosecutor grills athlete in dramatic cross-examination
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