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Pistorius sells house where he killed girlfriend
Oscar Pistorius is selling the house where he killed Reeva Steenkamp to raise money for his legal bills. The athelete known as the Blade Runner has not returned to the upscale Pretoria villa since the... (photo: Creative Commons / Karva Javi)
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Ruling party African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma looks back over his shoulder, during the nominations for the new leadership of their elective conference at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. South Africa's African National Congress, the nation's governing party, has begun accepting nominations for its top officials. At their meeting Monday, officials announced that there would be only two candidates contesting to be the party's president: Current President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.  The Guardian 
Jacob Zuma told to repay cash spent on private home
President used £13.7m of state funds for upgrade, watchdog's report says, as findings lead to calls for resignation Jacob Zuma must repay the costs of a pool, amphitheatre and chicken coop added to... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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Sportsmen from Jammu and Kashmir compete in a kayaking and canoeing championship on September 29, 2012 in Sonamarg, Kashmir, India. For the first time in the valley of Kashmir the three-day Indian National White Water Slalom Kayaking and Canoeing Championship began today at the hilly resort of Sonamarg. The Kashmir government has been focusing on adventure tourism, particularly since the mass uprising in 2010. The government is hoping the initiative will help bring peace to the region and has been promoting the tourism industry, which has included inviting film directors and actors from the Indian film industry.  Business Day 
SA needs to ‘capitalise on growth in travel demand’
Related articles SA must not ‘rest on business travel laurels’ SA’s tourism industry ‘in much better space now’ TO CAPITALISE on global growth in first-time travellers, South Africa must make it... (photo: WN / Imran Nissar)
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir speaks to the media at a press conference in Juba, South Sudan Monday, Jan 20, 2014. Negotiators for Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar told reporters over the weekend that a cease-fire was close at hand, but a Twitter feed believed controlled by Machar said Monday there won't be a cease-fire until Ugandan troops leave the country and political detainees are released. Al Jazeera
UN: Thousands killed and abused in S Sudan
Politically-fueled ethnic violence in South Sudan since mid-December has led to the brutal killing and abuse of thousands of civilians and sparked a government... (photo: AP / Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin)
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Ukraine crisis not seen hurting Iran nuclear talks - EU Swissinfo
Ukraine crisis not seen hurting Iran nuclear talks - EU
Ariel Sharon Energy Reuters Image Caption: European Union foreign policy chief Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif smile at the begin of a conference in Vienna... (photo: EC / © European Union 2014)
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So Se Pyong, Permanent Representative of the DPRK UN Office at Geneva, addresses the Council, 17 March, 2014, the report of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. CNN
China, North Korea slam U.N. human rights report as 'divorced from reality'
March 18, 2014 -- Updated 0659 GMT (1459 HKT) Warning: Graphic. In these chilling drawings released to the United Nations, former North Korean prisoner Kim Kwang-Il... (photo: UN / Jean-Marc Ferre)
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UN: North Korea Is As Bad As The Nazis; 'No Excuse' For Refusing To Act Business Insider
UN: North Korea Is As Bad As The Nazis; 'No Excuse' For Refusing To Act
North Korea's regime has committed crimes as chilling as those of the Nazis, South Africa's apartheid regime or Cambodia's Khmer Rouge and must be stopped, the head of a... (photo: UN / JC McIlwaine)
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President Barack Obama speaks about the "Community College to Career Fund" and his 2013 budget at Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. CNN
Crimea: Obama can't have it both ways
March 17, 2014 -- Updated 1323 GMT (2123 HKT) A Crimean man holds a Soviet Union flag in Lenin Square in Simferopol, Ukraine, on March 16. Editor's note: Simon Tisdall is... (photo: AP / Susan Walsh)
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Australia's Michael Clarke bats against India during their One Day International series cricket match in Adelaide, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. The Times of India
Michael Clarke suffered fractured shoulder in South Africa barrage
SYDNEY: Australian captain Michael Clarke's courageous century in the decisive Third Test against South Africa took on added significance on Monday when it was revealed... (photo: AP / David Mariuz)
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Investigating officer Hilton Botha, sits inside the court witness box during the Oscar Pistorius bail hearing at the magistrate court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Canoe
Oscar Pistorius watch vanished while police combed house, court told
PRETORIA - South African police faced further embarrassment at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Friday when it emerged that a valuable watch had vanished from the... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
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This is an undated portfolio photo supplied by Ice Model Management in Johannesburg of Reeva Steenkamp, during a photo shoot. Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa, a stunning development in the life of a national hero known as the Blade Runner for his high-tech artificial legs. Reeva Steenkamp, a model who spoke out on Twitter against rape and abuse of women, was shot four times in the predawn hours in the home, in a gated community in the capital, Pretoria, police said. Independent online (SA)
Satan killed Reeva - Pastor
Pretoria - Murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius was not to blame for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and needs prayer, a pastor said on Friday.... (photo: AP / Ice Model Management)
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