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Five more found guilty of attempt to murder Mandela


August 18th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) Five more people of a white supremacist group were found guilty of conspiring to murder former president Nelson Mandela, bringing to 19 the total number of ... Read more...

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Dlamini-Zuma: AU’s first woman boss wears victory lightly (Profile)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) Sporting maroon headgear and an embroidered traditional African kitenge (gown), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union's first woman executive head and an anti-apartheid icon, wears her ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Zuma


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela is in good health, incumbent Jacob Zuma said after paying a visit to Mandela's rural home in Qunu village in ... Read more...

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South Africa to celebrate Mandela’s 94th birthday in style


June 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) South Africa will this year celebrate the birthday of the country's first black president and and Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela in great style with a birthday ... Read more...

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Mandela looks healthy on TV


May 31st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 31 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has appeared on TV at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, looking healthy.The footage Wednesday shows Mandela receiving a ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital Sunday after doctors declared nothing was "seriously wrong" with his health, the government said in a ... Read more...

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Mandela discharged from hospital


February 26th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was Sunday discharged from hospital after doctors declared nothing was "seriously wrong" with his health, the government said in a ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela hospitalised after stomach complaint (Lead)


February 25th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela, 93, was hospitalised Saturday after doctors advised specialist medical attention for a long-standing abdominal complaint."Former president Nelson Mandela was admitted ... Read more...

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First Lady Rejects ‘Angry Black Woman’ Image


January 13th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US First Lady Michelle Obama says America should judge her for who she is. Michelle was on CBS’ This Morning show on Thursday where she also spoke ... Read more...

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Today is the 43rd death anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.


April 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Memphis, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the 43rd anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., new images has appeared on the Internet of his killer. James Earl Ray, who was ... Read more...

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Obama’s Democrats lose House, hold on to Senate (Third Lead)


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3(IANS) Days ahead of his visit to India, America's first black president Barack Obama saw his Democratic party suffer a near rout in the face of voter ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc questions Left’s plan to attend Obama speech (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Communist Party of India (CPI) Saturday said they will not boycott US President Barack Obama's address to MPs ... Read more...

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CPI-M not to boycott Obama speech


October 30th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said it will not boycott US President Barack Obama's address to MPs Nov 8 as he is the first ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama to rally voters in Philadelphia


October 11th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama is trying to rally the kind of support that saw him become the first black President of the United States.On Sunday, the president will ... Read more...

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India, US to iron out irritants before Obama visit


September 12th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With irritants like a row over outsourcing and visa fees erupting barely two months before US President Barack Obama touches down here, India and ... Read more...

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I’m an Obama fan, says Sir Paul McCartney


July 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Legendary singer Sir Paul McCartney has admitted that he's a fan of President Barack Obama and said that performing at the White House was 'very exciting'.The former ... Read more...

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President Obama makes View history


July 30th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Never in the history of The View or any talk show to date has a President made an appearance on a talk show while still active as President. ... Read more...

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Thousands to honour Mandela on 92nd birthday by doing good


July 16th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 16 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people in South Africa and around the world were preparing Friday to honour former president Nelson Mandela on his 92nd birthday at the weekend ... Read more...

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South Africa outraged over Mandela autopsy painting


July 10th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) A painting which shows former president Nelson Mandela as a corpse undergoing an autopsy has evoked outrage in South Africa. The country's ruling party has termed it "witchcraft" ... Read more...

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No news on World Cup trophy presenter


July 7th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) Tournament organisers have still not decided who will present the trophy to the winners of the World Cup final Sunday in Soccer City. National icon Nelson Mandela would be ... Read more...

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No word still on Mandela’s presence during World Cup final


July 5th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jul 5 (ANI): Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's presence at the final on July 11 at Soccer City is uncertain, according to World Cup organizers.The 91-year-old South African leader had been expected ... Read more...

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Mandela’s presence at World Cup finals uncertain


June 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jun 27 (ANI): Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's presence at the final of the World Cup on July 11 is uncertain.The 91-year-old South African leader had been expected to attend part of ... Read more...

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Football World Cup begins officially


June 11th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jun 11 (ANI): The first World Cup on African soil began on June 11, with South Africa facing Mexico in the opening match.A colourfully dressed group of African dancers paraded onto ... Read more...

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Obamas’ 2009 Income: $ 5.5 Million, 2009 Tax Bill: $ 1.8 Million


April 16th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): As a result of re-energized book sales after he became the American president, Barack Obama, and his wife, Michelle, earned $5.5 million as income ... Read more...

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Angela McGlowan Faces The Heat For Being Black And Conservative


April 7th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Albany, New York, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angela McGlowan, the former commentator with Fox News and currently a member of the Tea Party movement has been recently facing quite an ... Read more...

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President Of United States Barack Obama Fills Up Census Form


April 4th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For United States' first black President, it only needs minutes to decide and tick his racial identity on the census form. The President of United ... Read more...

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Mandela,ex-wife Winnie celebrate 20 years of his freedom from jail


February 6th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg (S. Africa), Feb.6 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela celebrated the 20th anniversary of his release from prison, and invited his ex-wife Winnie and others to an intimate dinner here ... Read more...

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A year after, Americans less hopeful about Obama


January 20th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) A year after Barack Obama made history as America' s first black president, US voters are less optimistic about his ability to succeed and no ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton allegedly told Ted Kennedy: Obama would be getting us coffee


January 11th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 11 (ANI): Bill Clinton reportedly belittled Barack Obama during the Democratic run up to the presidency, resulting in Ted Kennedy endorsing the first Black US President, according to ... Read more...

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Diddy wants to be adopted by Obama!


December 18th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Music mogul Puff Diddy wants to be adopted by US President Barack Obama. The 40-year-old rapper thinks America's first black president is a great father and ... Read more...

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Latest Death Rumor: Nelson Mandela Dead


December 17th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest celebrity who has died is Nelson Mandela, according to the rumormongers. The legendary political leader who is the supreme anti-apartheid activist and Nobel ... Read more...

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Top 10 news stories from US (Flashback 2009)


December 17th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) The inauguration of America's first black president Barack Obama, the economic slump that led to the collapse of the global financial system, the healthcare debate ... Read more...

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Glittering World Cup draw ceremony held in Cape Town


December 5th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
By Clare Byrne Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) The nail-biting final draw for the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa got underway Friday evening at a glittering African-themed ceremony in Cape ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson to perform at White House


November 25th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): Jennifer Hudson is set to woo the crowd at a state dinner being hosted at the White House.The 28-year-old singer will perform for US President Barack Obama, ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson set to play Winnie Mandela in her biopic


November 20th, 2009 - 1:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gorgeous Oscar-winning actress/singer Jennifer Hudson is all set to play the role of Winnie Mandela, the controversy-plagued ex- wife of South Africa's first black president ... Read more...

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