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  • Nelson Mandela breathing through machine: Family 04-07-2013 05:56 AM

    Johannesburg: South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela has been breathing through medical life support measures, described as "perilous" by his family members in a court document. "He (Mandela) is assisted in breathing by a life support machine... the anticipation of his impending death is based on real and substantial...
  • Obama named Time magazine's Person of the Year 19-12-2012 07:16 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has been named Time's Person of the Year for 2012, citing his historic re-election in November as symbolic of the nation's changing demographics amid the backdrop of high unemployment and other challenges. Time editor Rick Stengel announced the choice on NBC's "Today" program on Wednesday....