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Nobel laureate Tutu likens Mid-East crisis to apartheid

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 03:41

Two South African winners of the Nobel Peace Prize today urged Israel and the Palestinians to negotiate peace, with former archbishop Desmond Tutu comparing the regional crisis to apartheid.

Nobel prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 19:58

The South African Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, one of the literary world`s most strongest person who raised her voice against apartheid, has died at the age of 90.

Family marks end of mourning for Mandela, six months on

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 02:12

The family of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela marked six months since his death on Sunday with a traditional cleansing ceremony at the family home in Qunu.

Iran won`t accept `nuclear apartheid`: Rouhani

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 16:50

Iran will not accept "nuclear apartheid" but is willing to offer more transparency over its atomic activities, President Hassan Rouhani said today ahead of new talks with world powers.

Pak nuclear experts seek end to nuclear `apartheid`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 22:19

Pakistani nuclear experts today called for an end to what they termed as nuclear "apartheid" and sought a civil nuclear deal with the US similar to the one it struck with India.

South Africans vote in first `Born Free` election

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 09:30

South Africans voted in the first "Born Free" election on Wednesday, although polls suggest the allure of the ruling African National Congress as the conqueror of apartheid will prevail even among those with no memory of white-minority rule.

Mideast talks in tatters as peace deadline expires

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 16:56

Washington`s deadline for reaching a peace deal expired Tuesday with the sides bitterly divided and warnings that Israel risked becoming an "apartheid state" if it failed to make peace with the Palestinians.

Kerry says Israel risks becoming `apartheid` state: Report

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 13:08

US Secretary of State John Kerry told a group of senior international officials that Israel risks becoming an "apartheid" state if it does not make peace soon, a US news website reported.

South Africa marks the 20th anniversary of post-apartheid democracy

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 20:50

President Jacob Zuma led celebrations Sunday to mark the 20th anniversary of post-apartheid democracy in South Africa, saying it was closer to achieving the dream of a united multi-racial nation.

Nelson Mandela`s will to be made public Monday

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 02:13

The dying wishes of South Africa`s anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela will be revealed on Monday, the Constitutional Court announced.

South African police of Marikana massacre in new crackdown: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 23:41

At least two police officers who took part in the deadly crackdown on Marikana miners in 2012 were implicated in the killing of three protesters this week, a press report said on Sunday.

Mandela`s native village becomes pilgrimage site

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 00:19

Late former South African president Nelson Mandela`s village is becoming a pilgrimage site, authorities said Wednesday.