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World 14 Apr 2018 | 6:02 PM

South Africa's anti-apartheid heroine Winnie Mandela laid to rest

SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa laid to rest anti-apartheid heroine Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Saturday, after 40,000 people from across the political spectrum mourned her at a funeral ceremony in her township of Soweto.

Nation 03 Oct 2015 | 5:05 PM

Super cop Yuet Leng laid to rest with full police honours

NILAI: Retired celebrated senior police officer Tan Sri Yuen Yuet Leng, who passed away on Thursday, was laid to rest Saturday at the Xiao En Memorial Park here with full police honours.

Football 04 Nov 2014 | 8:57 PM

South Africa call up keepers Mpontshane and Khuzwayo

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 4 (Reuters) - South Africa called up two inexperienced goalkeepers on Tuesday as coach Ephraim Mashaba selected his first squad since the murder of captain Senzo Meyiwa last month.

World 28 Jul 2013 | 7:40 PM

Driver in Spanish train crash faces questions from judge

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (Reuters) - The driver of a Spanish train that derailed at high speed was due to be questioned by a judge on Sunday as officials try to determine to what degree he was responsible for the deaths of 78 people in the accident.

World 08 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Venezuela's Chavez to be embalmed for public view

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's Hugo Chavez will be embalmed and put on display

World 07 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

At Chavez's coffin, Venezuelans vow more revolution

CARACAS (Reuters) - Saluting, clenching fists and making the Catholic sign of the cross over his open casket, Venezuelans flocked on Thursday to see their deceased leader one last time and pledge that his socialist revolution will not die.

World 06 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Venezuelans mourn Chavez as focus turns to election

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death has unleashed a flood of emotional tributes that his allies hope will help ensure the survival of his self-styled socialist revolution when voters elect a successor.