ABUJA - One of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's predecessors and mentors has turned against him, penning a scathing denunciation that could deepen division in the ruling party and potentially embolden Jonathan's rivals.
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- George H.W. Bush has joined Twitter and in his first tweet the former U.S. president said he wished he could have attended the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
BANGUI - Religious leaders sought reconciliation between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic on Wednesday during a lull in violence that has killed hundreds of people and drawn in French troops seeking to stop the bloodshed.
PRETORIA - Thousands of people lined up on Wednesday to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela, whose body lay in state in Pretoria in the building where the anti-apartheid hero was inaugurated in 1994 as South Africa's first black president. | Video
LISBON - Portugal is considering asylum requests from a group of 74 Syrians detained after flying in from Guinea-Bissau using fake Turkish passports, Portuguese officials said on Wednesday.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday defended his behavior at Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa after he was criticized at home for posing with U.S. President Barack Obama for what some said was a disrespectful photograph.
CAIRO - Harboring grudges that date back to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and police, not the army, were prime movers in overthrowing the country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Mursi. Full Article | Slideshow