JOHANNESBURG - With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colors and creeds remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as a symbol of freedom, forgiveness and hope for the nation and the world. | Video
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SINGAPORE - A crowd set fire to vehicles and clashed with police in the Indian district of Singapore late on Sunday, in a rare outbreak of rioting in the city state.
HAVANA - Colombia's main leftist guerrilla group, the FARC, said on Sunday it would implement a 30-day ceasefire from December 15 while the government said it would keep pursuing the rebels after they attacked a police station a day earlier, killing eight.
JERUSALEM - A British military helicopter made an unscheduled landing on Sunday in the Israeli-occupied West Bank because of a "technical malfunction", an Israeli military spokeswoman said.
ANKARA - Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants abducted four Turkish soldiers while they were on patrol in Turkey's southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Sunday, Turkish media reported.
CARACAS - Venezuelans voted in municipal elections on Sunday that are the biggest political test yet for President Nicolas Maduro as he tries to halt an economic slide and preserve the socialist legacy of his late mentor, Hugo Chavez.