Syria: Killings Spike To Record Level In August; Red Cross Seeks Entry

The International Committee of the Red Cross announced on Tuesday that they will be expanding their efforts in Syria with the help of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to help the hundreds of thousands of displaced refugees. Meanwhile, the US drags its heels and the UN's efforts have amounted to nothing to stem the violence.

PIMCO's Mohamad El-Erian: The Ideal Prime Minister for Egypt

On Tuesday, it was reported that Mohamed El-Ehrian, the chief executive officer of Pacific Investment Management Co., or PIMCO, was being considered for the role of Egypt's Prime Minister. He doesn't want the job, but he does have the qualities that Egypt lacks.


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Nelson Mandela Archive: Google Publishes Personal Documents Of Living Legend

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Google have published more than 1,900 documents including photographs, hand-written letters, films and more about South Africa's first black president and legendary humanitarian figure. The archive gives people around the world an unprecedented look at the personal life of this political legend.
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Mandela archives, letters and notes go online

Thousands of letters, photographs and documents relating to former South African President Nelson Mandela went online on Tuesday in a project aimed at increasing access to the archives which detail his long walk to freedom.
A women and her child walk past portraits of former South African President Nelson Mandela, painted by O.J. Zwane, in Soweto February 26, 2012.

South Africa's Nelson Mandela Released from Hospital

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital on Sunday after a keyhole abdominal examination showed there was nothing seriously wrong with the 93-year-old anti-apartheid leader, the government said.
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Avalanche Victim Dutch Prince Johan Friso's Wife: Who Is Mabel Wisse Smit? [PHOTOS]

Johan Friso, the Dutch Prince who is currently in a coma after being buried in snow for 20 minutes as the result of an avalanche, has had his wife, Princess Mabel Wisse Smit dutifully at his side. Princess Mabel and Prince Friso seemed to be headed into a blissful fairy tale before the horrific avalanche accident that happened while the Prince was skiing with friends. Who is Princess Mabel Wisse Smit, and how did she get her fairy tale with Prince Friso?
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Nelson Mandela Hospitalized

Former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital on Saturday for treatment for a long-standing abdominal complaint, the government said.