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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.

Glad that Mandela not alive to see today`s South Africa : Desmond Tutu

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 19:08

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu said in an interview published Sunday that he was glad Nelson Mandela was not alive to witness the current state of South Africa.

Tutu urges US to shelve `carbon bomb` Keystone

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 00:14

South Africa`s peace icon Desmond Tutu today urged the United States to reject Canada`s Keystone XL pipeline, saying the "carbon bomb" would upend the US role fighting climate change.

Nelson Mandela laid to rest at state funeral

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 10:49

A 21-gun salute and full honour guard escorted the coffin of Nelson Mandela as his state funeral got underway Sunday in the rolling hills of his rural boyhood home.

Nelson Mandela `returns home` to final resting place

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 03:32

Nelson Mandela`s remains were returned to his beloved rural childhood village on the eve of a traditional burial on Sunday, the final leg of his exceptional 95-year journey.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to attend Nelson Mandela burial

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 02:23

Nelson Mandela`s close friend retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu would attend anti-apartheid icon`s funeral, after earlier saying he had cancelled his trip because he was not invited to his old friend`s burial.

Tutu says not invited to Mandela burial

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 21:12

Nelson Mandela`s close friend retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Saturday said he will not attend the anti-apartheid icon`s funeral because he has not been invited, even as the South African government insisted that an invitation was sent to him.

Tutu home burgled during visit to Mandela memorial

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 20:23

Burglars broke into the Cape Town home of South African peace icon Desmond Tutu when he was away speaking at Nelson Mandela`s memorial, an aide said on Wednesday.

Twitter blocks Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu`s account

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 21:24

Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu had his Twitter account suspended today for "aggressively following" other users, just hours after it was launched.

Twitter blocks Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 19:10

Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu had his Twitter account suspended on Thursday for "aggressively following" other users, just hours after it was launched.

Skating with Gandhi, Mandela, Tutu

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 22:37

Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu are names one would associate with peace ... Less so skateboarding.

Archbishop Desmond likens Mandela`s family feud to `spitting on his face`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 12:30

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged ailing Nelson Mandela`s family members to end their squabble over the reburial of three of his children.