Nelson Mandela Memorial Service

World leaders joined thousands of South Africans to honour Nelson Mandela in a memorial that celebrated his gift for bringing enemies together across political and racial divides.


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Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

BAGHDAD/BEIRUT - Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra. | Video