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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a “moral titan” who will be missed as he formally retires from public life Thursday on his 79th birthday. Obama says the Nobel Peace Prize laureate has been a voice of principle, an unrelenting champion of justice and a dedicated peacemaker. Tutu […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a “moral titan” who will be missed as he formally retires from public life Thursday on his 79th birthday. Obama says the Nobel Peace Prize laureate has been a voice of principle, an unrelenting champion of justice and a dedicated peacemaker. Tutu […]

JOHANNESBURG – Nelson Mandela's grandchildren underwent a harrowing ordeal with gunmen following the South African icon's 92nd birthday party, but no one was hurt and the attackers fled after an exchange of gunfire, police said Thursday.

JOHANNESBURG – Nelson Mandela's grandchildren underwent a harrowing ordeal with gunmen following the South African icon's 92nd birthday party, but no one was hurt and the attackers fled after an exchange of gunfire, police said Thursday.