Today 13 December
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Tens of thousands of South African mourners waited in line on Friday to view the body of Nelson Mandela, which was lying in state for the third and final day, with the likelihood that many would be turned away before the casket is taken away later in the day.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African Cabinet minister is apologizing for the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial who outraged deaf people worldwide by making signs they said amounted to gibberish.
Anxious South Africans queued through the night for the chance to say a final farewell Friday to Nelson Mandela before his body is moved to his rural, boyhood home for burial. Friday was the last opportunity to view the open-top casket with the body of South Africa's first black president, lying in state in the grounds of the palatial Union Buildings -- the seat of government in Pretoria.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Tens of thousands of mourners are waiting in line to view the body of South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela which is lying in state for the third and final day in the nation's capital.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli startup is trying to combat a common fear for international travelers: getting socked with hundreds or thousands of dollars in unexpected roaming charges for using cellphones away from home.