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In the absence of firm UN action, the Committee against Apartheid mobilized global publicity against the regime.
The UN Committee against Apartheid mobilized global publicity against the then apartheid regime.

Former UN employee talks about his role in fight against SA apartheid

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:50

The United Nations (UN) has often received plaudits for its role in the fight against Apartheid and the country’s subsequent transition to democratic rule in 1994.

Former UN employee talks about his role in fight against SA apartheid

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:50

The United Nations (UN) has often received plaudits for its role in the fight against Apartheid and the country’s subsequent transition to democratic rule in 1994.

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SA woman arrested for killing her three kids in UK

Wednesday 23 April 2014 18:43

British police have confirmed that the South African woman arrested earlier on Wednesday, for an alleged triple murder is the mother of the three children whose bodies were found at a home in London.

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Nepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disaster

Wednesday 23 April 2014 15:15

Nepal's government decided on Wednesday to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas.

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Submarine drone search for Malaysian plane to continue

Tuesday 22 April 2014 16:07

A US submarine drone will keep scouring the Indian Ocean floor for traces of a missing Malaysian jetliner after it finishes its current targeted search.

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World Book Day highlights importance of literacy

Tuesday 22 April 2014 12:15

The importance of literacy will be highlighted on Tuesday and Wednesday at Kuruman in the Northern Cape during the celebration of World Book Day.

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Hundreds of civilians killed in South Sudan ethnic massacre: UN

Tuesday 22 April 2014 06:11

The United Nations says Rebels slaughtered hundreds of civilians when they seized the South Sudan oil hub of Bentiu.

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Talk of another avalanche at Everest

Monday 21 April 2014 19:47

Two South African climbers were heading back to base camp after talk of a possible second avalanche on Mount Everest, an update on the Facebook page for the mountaineers read on Monday.

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French journalist tells of Syria detention ordeal

Monday 21 April 2014 14:39

 A French journalist, back home in Paris after spending more than 10 months in captivity in Syria, says his captors carried out "mock executions" on him and his fellow detainees.

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UN peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security in Jerusalem

Monday 21 April 2014 11:44

Israeli police refused to let the UN's peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem.

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S Korea recovers first bodies from inside sunken ferry

Monday 21 April 2014 09:58

South Korean divers retrieved three bodies from inside a sunken ferry overnight, officials said on Sunday, the first time they have been able to gain entry to the passenger section of the ship.

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