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C. 2018-04-02 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81 Soweto, Johannesburg
3. 2018-02-16 Ramaphosa confirmed as South Africa's President South Africa
E. 2018-02-14 Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies Johannesburg
2018-02-14 Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party South Africa
6. 2018-02-12 South Africa: ANC 'decides Zuma must go' South Africa
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I. 2018-01-14 Tunisia protests: Reforms announced Tunisia
J. 2017-12-28 George Weah set to win Liberia presidency Liberia

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April 2018 ... more > Top ^
Today   Swaziland  
  Mswati III has announced he is renaming the country at celebrations for the 50th anniversary of independence
Apr. 2   Johannesburg   Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81   South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first lady and her former husband Nelson Mandela were both jailed

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Feb.16  South Africa  Ramaphosa confirmed as South Africa's President Feb.14   South Africa     Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party
  President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a TV statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect
Feb.12   South Africa South Africa: ANC 'decides Zuma must go'


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December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.28  Liberia  George Weah set to win Liberia presidency Dec.18   Johannesburg ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader
  South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party's leader Dec.9  Arab Countries  Trump's Jerusalem move: Arab allies attack decision

November 2017 ... more > Top ^
Nov.21   Zimbabwe     Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era
Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  He held power for 37 years and once said 'only God' could remove him. Mugabe ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin
Nov.19  Zimbabwe  Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline Nov.16  Zimbabwe  Mugabe 'resisting calls to resign'

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Aug.11   Kenya   Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga   Kenya's President, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%, officials say Aug.8  Kenya  Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted

May 2017 ... more > Top ^
May.26   Sicily   G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change   Leaders of the world's leading industrial nations, the G7, have agreed on new action to counter terrorism at a summit in Taormina, Sicily May.15  Damascus  Syria's Saydnaya prison crematorium hid killings, says US

January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.21   Gambia Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia


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Dec.14   Aleppo Aleppo battle: Evacuation agreement 'back on'
Dec.9   Gambia Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result Aug.6  South Africa  South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria Apr.30   Kenya   Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivory stockpile   President Uhuru Kenyatta has set fire to a huge stockpile of ivory in an effort to show his country's commitment to saving Africa's elephant...

year 2015 Top ^

Jul.25  Kenya  Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama Jun.14  South Africa  South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir May.13   Burundi Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted'   Pierre Nkurunziza's attempt to return home to tackle a coup has failed and he has returned to Tanzania where he was attending a summit Apr.18   South Africa Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants
Mar.31   Nigeria Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins

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Oct.31   Burkina Faso Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests   Blaise Compaore stepped down in the wake of demonstrations demanding his ouster. Army General Honore Traore staff assumed power May.9  Ethiopia  South Sudan rivals agree peace deal

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.27  Southern Sudan  South Sudan government agrees in principle to ceasefire Dec.15  South Africa  Mandela buried at ancestral home Dec.10  Johannesburg  Obama pays tribute at Mandela memorial Dec.5   Johannesburg     South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies
  South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.    He South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison f...
Oct.9   Libya Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men   Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons' Aug.3  Zimbabwe  President Mugabe re-elected amid fraud claims Jul.26   Egypt Huge rival rallies grip Egypt
Jul.17  South Africa  Nelson Mandela turns 95 in hospital Jun.23  South Africa  Mandela critically ill in hospital Jun.7  South Africa  Nelson Mandela back in hospital Mar.28  South Africa  Mandela 'responding positively' in hospital Mar.24   CAR CAR President Bozize flees capital Mar.9   Kenya Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidency Feb.6  Tunisia  Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia Jan.27  Egypt  Curfew issued as Egypt death toll rises

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.25   Egypt Voters back Egyptian constitution
Dec.15  Johannesburg  Mandela in hospital after surgery Nov.29  Egypt  Assembly adopts new constitution Nov.22   Egypt Egypt president takes new powers Sep.12   Eastern Libya Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya Map of Benghazi Libya
  Obama strongly condemned Wednesday the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, Washington's ambassador to Libya, in a mob attack at a U.S. Consulate.    The attack was fueled by anger over a film mocking Islam. An 'angry crowd' marched on the U.S. compound Tuesday, furious about an ...
Aug.12  Egypt  Egypt president 'retires' military figures Jun.14  Egypt  Egypt's highest court declares parliament invalid Apr.17  Egypt  Bans on Egypt candidates upheld Mar.17   Egypt Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
  Pope Shenouda III has died at the age of 88, state television has announced. Coptic Christians make up 10% of Egypt's 80 million population Feb.23  Tunisia  World powers seek Syria breakthrough Jan.2  Nigeria  Nigeria fury at fuel price rises

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.3  Egypt  Egypt Islamists widen poll lead Nov.27  Egypt  Arab League imposed sanctions on Syria Nov.24  Egypt  Egypt military 'appoints new PM' Oct.27   Tunisia Islamists win Tunisia's elections
Oct.25  Libya  Gadhafi buried along with son Oct.23   Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation Sep.15  Libya  Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya Sep.9   Egypt Protesters break into Israeli embassy Sep.5  Niger  Libya army convoy reaches Niger Jul.9   Southern Sudan   South Sudan raises national flag Map of Juba Southern Sudan
  Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have watched the raising of the new country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital.    Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-...
Apr.17  Nigeria  Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win' Apr.11   Ivory Coast   Laurent Gbagbo captured
Map of Abidjan Ivory Coast  Ivory Coast's UN-recognised President, Alassane Ouattara, has urged restraint after the dramatic capture of his bitter rival Mar.20  Egypt  Egyptians approve constitutional changes Feb.22  Libya  Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit Feb.20   Eastern Libya   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre
Map of Benghazi Libya  Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession Feb.14  Algeria  Unrest spread across M East and N Africa Feb.12  Egypt  Egypt moves to reassure allies Feb.4  Egypt  Tens of thousands demand change Jan.30   Southern Sudan   99% vote to split in Southern Sudan  98.83% of Southern Sudanese voted to split from the north, organizers reported, marking the first complete preliminary results Jan.29  Egypt  Embattled Mubarak appoints deputy Jan.25  Egypt  3 dead after thousands protest Jan.17  Tunisia  N. Africa hit by wave of self-immolation Jan.14   Tunisia     Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins   Army tanks and armored personnel carriers patrolled Tunis, a day after Ghannouchi announced that he is the interim president

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.23  Ivory Coast  Post-election violence claimed 173 lives Dec.4  Ivory Coast  Ivorian crisis as rivals sworn in Feb.23   Sudan Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels


year 2009 Top ^

Jul.10  Ghana  Obama's trip sends message to Africa Jun.4   Egypt Obama speaks of tensions with Muslims
Apr.24   South Africa ANC wins 'outright poll majority' Mar.21   Madagascar Opposition leader becomes president Mar.17   Cameroon   Pope visits Africa, reaffirms condom ban  Benedict XVI refused to soften the Vatican's ban on condom use as he arrived in Africa for his first visit to the continent as pope Mar.6  Zimbabwe  PM's wife killed in car crash Feb.11  Zimbabwe  Tsvangirai sworn in as PM

year 2008 Top ^

Sep.21   South Africa Mbeki resigns as president
Sep.15   Zimbabwe Rivals sign power-share deal Sep.5  Libya  Rice meets with Libya leader Jul.21  Zimbabwe  Rivals sign deal on talks Jul.18  South Africa  Mandela at 90 issues call for poor Jun.29  Zimbabwe  Mugabe sworn in after disputed election Jun.22   Zimbabwe Opposition pulls out of election Jun.9  Somalia  Factions sign peace deal Apr.26  Zimbabwe  Recount shows opposition ahead Apr.12  Zambia  Summit opens to end Zimbabwe vote crisis Apr.2   Zimbabwe Mugabe's Zanu-PF loses majority Feb.28  Kenya  Rivals sign power-sharing deal

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.30   Kenya Riots erupt after president re-elected   Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row
Nov.2   Chad 'Kidnap' children may not get home Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria   6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria Apr.23  Nigeria  Yar'Adua wins flawed vote Mar.12   Zimbabwe Opposition tortured by police

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.19  Libya  HIV medics condemned to death Nov.16  Sudan  Sudan 'backs' Darfur force plan Nov.15  Congo  Kabila named winner of vote Oct.31  South Africa  Botha, bastion of white rule, dies Oct.22  Sudan  Sudan expels U.N. envoy for blog Sep.14   Arab Countries   Muslims blast pope's Islam speech  Muslim leaders have condemned Benedict over comments he made about Islam in Germany and demanded he apologize Jul.29  Congo  Congo goes to polls first time in decades May.5   Nigeria Main parties sign Darfur accord
Mar.29   Nigeria Taylor on flight back to Liberia

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.29  Arab Countries  Row deepens over Danish cartoons Dec.24  Egypt  Nour jailed for 5 years Nov.27  Egypt  Muslim Brotherhood's poll success Nov.10  Liberia  Johnson-Sirleaf claims presidential win Sep.9  Egypt  Mubarak wins vote Jun.22  Zimbabwe  Evicted moved to 'transit camp' Feb.8  Egypt  Palestinians, Israel announce cease-fire


Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga   Kenya's President, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%, officials say Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidency Voters back Egyptian constitution Islamists win Tunisia's elections 99% vote to split in Southern Sudan  98.83% of Southern Sudanese voted to split from the north, organizers reported, marking the first complete preliminary results ANC wins 'outright poll majority' Opposition pulls out of election Mugabe's Zanu-PF loses majority Riots erupt after president re-elected   Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki Libya's new leaders declare liberation South Sudan raises national flag Map of Juba Southern Sudan




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Sep.15  Libya  Sarkozy, Cameron pledge aid to Libya




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Dec.28  Liberia  George Weah set to win Liberia presidency
Aug.11   Kenya
Aug.8  Kenya  Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted
2016
Dec.9   Gambia
Aug.6  South Africa  South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria
2015
Mar.31   Nigeria
2013
Aug.3  Zimbabwe  President Mugabe re-elected amid fraud claims
Mar.9   Kenya
2012
Dec.25   Egypt
Apr.17  Egypt  Bans on Egypt candidates upheld
2011
Dec.3  Egypt  Egypt Islamists widen poll lead
Oct.27   Tunisia
Apr.17  Nigeria  Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win'
Mar.20  Egypt  Egyptians approve constitutional changes
Jan.30   Southern Sudan
2010
Dec.23  Ivory Coast  Post-election violence claimed 173 lives
2009
Apr.24   South Africa
2008
Jun.22   Zimbabwe
Apr.26  Zimbabwe  Recount shows opposition ahead
Apr.2   Zimbabwe
2007
Dec.30   Kenya
Apr.23  Nigeria  Yar'Adua wins flawed vote
2006
Nov.15  Congo  Kabila named winner of vote
Jul.29  Congo  Congo goes to polls first time in decades
2005
Nov.27  Egypt  Muslim Brotherhood's poll success
Nov.10  Liberia  Johnson-Sirleaf claims presidential win
Sep.9  Egypt  Mubarak wins vote




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Oct.23   Eastern Libya
Jul.9   Southern Sudan
  Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have watched the raising of the new country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital.    Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-...




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2012 Mar.17   Egypt Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
  Pope Shenouda III has died at the age of 88, state television has announced. Coptic Christians make up 10% of Egypt's 80 million population 2009 Jun.4   Egypt Obama speaks of tensions with Muslims Mar.17   Cameroon   Pope visits Africa, reaffirms condom ban  Benedict XVI refused to soften the Vatican's ban on condom use as he arrived in Africa for his first visit to the continent as pope 2006 Sep.14   Arab Countries   Muslims blast pope's Islam speech  Muslim leaders have condemned Benedict over comments he made about Islam in Germany and demanded he apologize 2005 Dec.29  Arab Countries  Row deepens over Danish cartoons



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2012 Nov.29  Egypt  Assembly adopts new constitution Nov.22   Egypt Egypt president takes new powers




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2008 Jul.18  South Africa  Mandela at 90 issues call for poor



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2017 May.26   Sicily   G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change   Leaders of the world's leading industrial nations, the G7, have agreed on new action to counter terrorism at a summit in Taormina, Sicily 2016 Apr.30   Kenya   Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivory stockpile   President Uhuru Kenyatta has set fire to a huge stockpile of ivory in an effort to show his country's commitment to saving Africa's elephant... 2008 Apr.12  Zambia  Summit opens to end Zimbabwe vote crisis



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2009 Jul.10  Ghana  Obama's trip sends message to Africa 2008 Sep.5  Libya  Rice meets with Libya leader



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2016 Dec.14   Aleppo Aleppo battle: Evacuation agreement 'back on'
2014 May.9  Ethiopia  South Sudan rivals agree peace deal 2013 Dec.27  Southern Sudan  South Sudan government agrees in principle to ceasefire 2010 Feb.23   Sudan Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels 2008 Sep.15   Zimbabwe Rivals sign power-share deal Jul.21  Zimbabwe  Rivals sign deal on talks Jun.9  Somalia  Factions sign peace deal Feb.28  Kenya  Rivals sign power-sharing deal 2006 Nov.16  Sudan  Sudan 'backs' Darfur force plan May.5   Nigeria Main parties sign Darfur accord 2005 Feb.8  Egypt  Palestinians, Israel announce cease-fire



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2017 May.15  Damascus  Syria's Saydnaya prison crematorium hid killings, says US 2015 Jul.25  Kenya  Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama 2007 Nov.29   Sudan UK teacher jailed over teddy row
Jul.23   Libya HIV medics released to Bulgaria   6 Bulgarian medics who were serving life sentences have been freed and are now on a plane to Bulgaria Mar.12   Zimbabwe Opposition tortured by police 2006 Dec.19  Libya  HIV medics condemned to death 2005 Dec.24  Egypt  Nour jailed for 5 years Jun.22  Zimbabwe  Evicted moved to 'transit camp'



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2012 Sep.12   Eastern Libya Attack kills U.S. ambassador to Libya
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Obama strongly condemned Wednesday the killing of J. Christopher Stevens, Washington's ambassador to Libya, in a mob attack at a U.S. Consulate.    The attack was fueled by anger over a film mocking Islam. An 'angry crowd' marched on the U.S. compound Tuesday, furious about an ...
2006 Oct.22  Sudan  Sudan expels U.N. envoy for blog



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2011 Nov.27  Egypt  Arab League imposed sanctions on Syria



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2012 Feb.23  Tunisia  World powers seek Syria breakthrough



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2018 Today   Swaziland Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini'
  Mswati III has announced he is renaming the country at celebrations for the 50th anniversary of independence




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2018 Feb.16  South Africa  Ramaphosa confirmed as South Africa's President Feb.14   South Africa   Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party
  President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a TV statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect
Feb.12   South Africa South Africa: ANC 'decides Zuma must go'
2017 Nov.21   Zimbabwe   Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era
Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  He held power for 37 years and once said 'only God' could remove him. Mugabe ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin
Nov.19  Zimbabwe  Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline Nov.16  Zimbabwe  Mugabe 'resisting calls to resign' Jan.21   Gambia Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia 2015 Jun.14  South Africa  South Africa court bid to arrest Sudan's Omar al-Bashir May.13   Burundi Burundi coup bid: President Nkurunziza's return 'thwarted'   Pierre Nkurunziza's attempt to return home to tackle a coup has failed and he has returned to Tanzania where he was attending a summit Apr.18   South Africa Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants 2014 Oct.31   Burkina Faso Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests   Blaise Compaore stepped down in the wake of demonstrations demanding his ouster. Army General Honore Traore staff assumed power 2013 Oct.9   Libya Libyan PM Zeidan seized by armed men   Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has been seized by armed men from a hotel in the capital, Tripoli 'to an unknown place for unknown reasons' Jul.17  South Africa  Nelson Mandela turns 95 in hospital Jun.23  South Africa  Mandela critically ill in hospital Jun.7  South Africa  Nelson Mandela back in hospital Mar.28  South Africa  Mandela 'responding positively' in hospital Mar.24   CAR CAR President Bozize flees capital Feb.6  Tunisia  Politician's slaying shocks Tunisia 2012 Dec.15  Johannesburg  Mandela in hospital after surgery Aug.12  Egypt  Egypt president 'retires' military figures 2011 Nov.24  Egypt  Egypt military 'appoints new PM' Sep.5  Niger  Libya army convoy reaches Niger Apr.11   Ivory Coast Laurent Gbagbo captured
Map of Abidjan Ivory Coast  Ivory Coast's UN-recognised President, Alassane Ouattara, has urged restraint after the dramatic capture of his bitter rival Feb.22  Libya  Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit Jan.29  Egypt  Embattled Mubarak appoints deputy Jan.14   Tunisia   Tunisian president flees; PM takes reins   Army tanks and armored personnel carriers patrolled Tunis, a day after Ghannouchi announced that he is the interim president 2010 Dec.4  Ivory Coast  Ivorian crisis as rivals sworn in 2009 Mar.21   Madagascar Opposition leader becomes president Mar.6  Zimbabwe  PM's wife killed in car crash Feb.11  Zimbabwe  Tsvangirai sworn in as PM 2008 Sep.21   South Africa Mbeki resigns as president Jun.29  Zimbabwe  Mugabe sworn in after disputed election 2006 Mar.29   Nigeria Taylor on flight back to Liberia



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2013 Jul.26   Egypt Huge rival rallies grip Egypt
2011 Sep.9   Egypt Protesters break into Israeli embassy Feb.20   Eastern Libya   More than 200 killed in Benghazi massacre Map of Benghazi Libya  Protesters used an explosives-laden car in an attempt to gain entry into a military camp and clashes were reported in a funeral procession Feb.14  Algeria  Unrest spread across M East and N Africa Feb.4  Egypt  Tens of thousands demand change Jan.25  Egypt  3 dead after thousands protest Jan.17  Tunisia  N. Africa hit by wave of self-immolation



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2013 Jan.27  Egypt  Curfew issued as Egypt death toll rises



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2018 Apr. 2   Johannesburg   Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81   South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first lady and her former husband Nelson Mandela were both jailed 2013 Dec.15  South Africa  Mandela buried at ancestral home Dec.10  Johannesburg  Obama pays tribute at Mandela memorial Dec.5   Johannesburg   South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies
  South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.    He South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison f...
2011 Oct.25  Libya  Gadhafi buried along with son 2006 Oct.31  South Africa  Botha, bastion of white rule, dies



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2012 Jun.14  Egypt  Egypt's highest court declares parliament invalid