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A female student gang-raped on a bus in India’s capital Delhi has “taken a turn for the worse” at a Singapore hospital, doctors say. The 23-year-old arrived in Singapore on Thursday after undergoing three operations in a Delhi hospital. “Her vital signs are deteriorating with signs of severe organ failure,” hospital official Kelvin Loh said. […]

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Former President George H.W. Bush of the United State of America, 88, was moved to an intensive care unit at a Houston hospital on Sunday after a stubborn fever persisted and doctors were unable to control it. The elder Bush has been hospitalized since November, suffering from a bronchitis-like cough. His people, however, are saying […]

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The Hollywood detective has allegedly uncovered evidence – including CCTV footage – that points to her being the victim of an attack by two men who were sent to collect a debt for drugs. The troubled Bodyguard singer is said to have owed in excess of $1.5million to dangerous dealers before her shock death in […]

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Bloemfontein – President Jacob Zuma scored a thumping victory in the ANC leadership contest on Tuesday, opening the way for him to lead the country until 2019. Zuma won the backing of 75.1% of the 3 977 ANC voting delegates at the national elective conference in Mangaung, making him the odds-on favourite to retain the […]

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Journalists are camped outside 1 Military Hospital on the outskirts of Pretoria where South African First black president Nelson Mandela is hospitalized. And his wife Grace says it ‘pains her to see Mandela aging and his health deteriorating.’ On Tuesday 11th December 2012 that marked four days from the time Mandela was admitted the journalists […]

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Nigerian police were searching for the 82-year-old mother of the country’s finance minister on Monday after she was kidnapped from her home by unknown assailants. Authorities said Kamene Okonjo was seized in Delta state in the southeast late on Sunday morning. They said a rescue operation was under way. “The kidnappers have made their first […]

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Former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital on Saturday for medical tests, although the government said there was no cause for alarm. A statement from President Jacob Zuma’s office gave no details of the condition of the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader. “Former President Mandela will receive medical attention from time to time which […]

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Zimbabwe’s Vice President John Landa Nkomo has died quietly in a South African hospital, government, family and ruling ZANU-PF insiders have confirmed. Nkomo, a veteran politician and one of the two Vice Presidents in Robert Mugabe government according to local media has been sick for sometime. He was born in 1934 and has served in […]

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Eight years after Yasser Arafat’s mysterious death, his political heirs opened his grave Tuesday and let forensics experts take samples from his remains, defying strong cultural taboos in search of evidence that the icon of Palestinian nationalism was poisoned. Palestinians have claimed for years that Israel poisoned Arafat, who died in a French hospital. Israel […]

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Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo strengthened their positions around the eastern city of Goma, defying regional calls for them to leave by Monday even as their leader flew to Uganda for talks. Ugandan officials said they were hoping to persuade Colonel Sultani Makenga to withdraw and prevent a descent into all-out war in […]

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