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Bayern Munich coach vows to win Club World Cup
Agadir, Morocco, Dec 16 (IANS) Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said he was determined to win the Club World Cup as his European champions prepare to face China's Guangzhou Evergrande in the semifinals Tuesday.

Monday, December 16, 2013 8:42:07 AM

Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela laid to rest (Roundup)
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) The world's anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first non-white president Nelson Mandela was Sunday laid to rest at his ancestral home in Qunu village in Eastern Cape province at a state funeral.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 6:22:16 PM

Mubarak retrial resumes in Egypt
Cairo, Dec 15 (IANS) Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak was brought to a criminal court, as former chief of staff of the armed forces Sami Anan will testify over charges against him, media reported Sunday.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 5:40:09 PM

Mandela laid to rest at ancestral home
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) South Africa's former president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's body was Sunday was buried at his ancestral home in Qunu village in Eastern Cape province.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 5:14:04 PM

South Africa will take Mandela's legacy forward: Zuma
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Sunday said the government and the country will take forward the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 3:52:18 PM

Indian business to the aid of Ethiopian returnees
Addis Ababa, Dec 15 (IANS) In a gesture well appreciated here, Indian businessmen and the Indian community here have come to the aid of hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian returnees from Saudi Arabia.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 3:04:07 PM

Indian-origin Kathrada pays moving tribute to Mandela
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) Ahmed Kathrada, the Indian-origin veteran anti-apartheid activist and aide of Nelson Mandela, moved many mourners to tears when he paid a poignant tribute to the late statesman during the state funeral at Qunu village in South Africa's Eastern Cape province Sunday.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 2:08:08 PM

Nelson Mandela's funeral under way
Pretoria, Dec 15 (IANS) The state funeral of the late South African president Nelson Mandela is under way in the village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province, ending the 10-day official mourning period since the global icon passed away Dec 5.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 12:34:04 PM

450 people allowed at Mandela's burial site
Cape Town, Dec 15 (IANS) Around 450 guests will be allowed at the burial site during former South African president Nelson Mandela's funeral, the government said Saturday.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 9:38:09 AM

Tutu not invited for Mandela's funeral: South Africa
Cape Town, Dec 15 (IANS) The South African government confirmed Saturday that it did not send any invitation to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu to attend former president Nelson Mandela's funeral, as it did not send any invitation to anybody.

Sunday, December 15, 2013 9:04:07 AM

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