Thousands of people queued today to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela, whose body is lying in state in Pretoria in the building where he was inaugurated in 1994 as South Africa's first black president.
Obama causes controversy at Mandela commemoration
Nelson Mandela lies in state in Pretoria
Anti-apartheid leader and former South African president Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
South African President Jacob Zuma addressed the nation last night to announce the death of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela.
Tributes from around the world have been pouring in for former South African president Nelson Mandela, who "achieved more than could be expected of any man".
Some key dates and events in the life of former South African president and anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, who has died at the age of 95.
Scores of Ukrainian riot police withdrew from a protest camp in Kiev after moving against demonstrators overnight in the authorities' biggest attempt yet to reclaim streets after weeks of protests.
Ukrainian police abandon Kiev stand-off
Time Magazine has named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year for 2013.
Pope Francis named as Person of the Year by Time Magazine
The United States has suspended all further deliveries of non-lethal assistance into northern Syria, the White House confirmed this evening.
Uruguay has become the first country to legalise the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana.
India's Supreme Court has reinstated a ban on gay sex after a four-year period of decriminalisation.
Fog has swept over the south east of England, causing delays and cancellations at London airports.
Fog disrupts travel in southeast England
A couple who want to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel are planning their wedding after winning a "human rights" fight in the UK's highest court.
Burma has freed 41 political detainees bringing the country close to fulfilling a pledge by President Thein Sein to release all prisoners of conscience by the end of the year.
French President Francois Hollande today flew into Central African Republic, hours after two French soldiers were killed in fighting.
US President Barack Obama speaks to the people of the Central African Republic
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich conceded no ground today to protesters who want their government to move closer to the European Union.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has pleaded for anti-government protesters to clear the streets after she called a snap election.
Financial journalist Ian Kehoe meets the overseas investors who have acquired significant chunks of the Irish property and business sectors
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