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Mandela's former aide sparks South Africa race row

Cape Town - Nelson Mandela's former personal assistant, Zelda la Grange, has apologised after sparking an online race row with comments that white people were being made to feel unwelcome in South Africa.

Thousands bid farewell to murdered New York cop

New York - Thousands of police from across the United States gathered in New York on Sunday to bid farewell to a murdered officer where a small number used the funeral to protest against mayor Bill de Blasio once again.

NY police chief urges no protests at funeral for slain cop

New York - New York police chief Bill Bratton urged officers not to vent their fury at the city's mayor ahead of services starting Saturday to honor one of two cops shot dead last month.

Dozens arrested at London protest over U.S. police killings

London - British authorities arrested 76 people at a mass "die-in" in London held in solidarity with demonstrations sweeping the United States over recent controversial killings of black men by police.

Obama urges persistence in fighting U.S. racism

Washington - President Barack Obama said banishing racism in the United States can only happen incrementally, and urged young people to "be persistent" in fighting bias.

Second night of violent California protests over police killings

Washington - Angry protesters in California -- some vandalizing, looting and clashing with police -- gathered for a second night Monday to condemn recent killings of black suspects by white officers.

U.S. protests turn violent after NY man killed by police buried

New York - Police clashed with protesters in California on the fourth night of demonstrations across the United States against recent killings of African American suspects by white police in the United States.

Third night of U.S. protests against police killings

New York - Thousands of demonstrators marched in major cities across the United States in a fresh wave of protests against a spate of killings of unarmed black men by white police officers.

Third night of U.S. protests against police killings

New York - Thousands of demonstrators marched in major cities across the United States in a fresh wave of protest against the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers.

Jury to consider police charges in New York shooting

New York - A New York district attorney said Friday he would impanel a grand jury to consider charges in the latest police killing of an unarmed black man as the United States grapples with nationwide protests.

Protests in New York after officer escapes choking charge

New York - New York mayor Bill de Blasio appealed for calm Thursday after a night of protests over a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man.

NY policeman not charged in death of black suspect

New York - A New York grand jury on Wednesday decided not to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked renewed unrest in Missouri.

Chris Rock on race: Blacks the same, but whites are getting nicer

In an interview with Vulture mag, comedian Chris Rock arguably nails what is a big thorn in the side of black people in the U.S. - white people. It's not blacks getting better, always been good, his argument goes, it's white people doing the improving

Op-Ed: In the wake of the Ferguson riots, 'white privilege' revisited

While protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson and elsewhere continued through the Thanksgiving weekend, the concept of "white privilege" has been presented as an acceptable phraseology.

Ferguson on edge ahead of grand jury decision

Ferguson - The father of a black teenager killed by police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson sought to ease tensions Saturday ahead of a grand jury decision on whether to indict the white officer responsible.

Tensions rise ahead of Ferguson grand jury decision

Ferguson - Tensions rose Saturday in the troubled St Louis suburb of Ferguson, with a grand jury poised to decide whether to prosecute a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager.

State of emergency declared in U.S. protest town

Ferguson - The governor of the U.S. state of Missouri declared a state of emergency Monday and activated the National Guard ahead of a grand jury decision in the case of a black teenager shot dead by a white policeman.

Police officers shot at in troubled Ferguson

Washington - Two police officers were shot at, leaving one wounded, in the city of Ferguson, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen triggered race riots and national outrage.

LAPD treatment of blacks in spotlight after high-profile cases

Los Angeles - Treatment of blacks by the Los Angeles Police is back in the spotlight after several high-profile cases sparked allegations of abuse: a young, unarmed man killed, a woman beaten, and a producer arrested with no cause.

Thousands bid farewell to slain US teenager

Saint Louis - The black teenager whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and revived the race debate in the United States was eulogized as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice.

Thousands bid farewell to slain US teenager

Saint Louis - The black teenager whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and revived the race debate in the United States was eulogized Monday as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice.

Rival rallies as peace returns to Ferguson

Ferguson - Rival rallies -- demanding justice for the unarmed black teenager shot two weeks ago by a white police officer, and in support of that police officer -- brought people to the streets of a Missouri town Saturday.But authorities in the St.

Thousands protest New York police 'chokehold' death

New York - Several thousand people demonstrated on New York's Staten Island Saturday to protest the death of a black man placed in a chokehold by police.

Rival rallies as peace returns to Ferguson

Ferguson - Rival rallies brought people to the streets Saturday in a Missouri town, two weeks after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.But authorities in the St.

Police officer brands Ferguson protesters 'rabid dogs'

Ferguson - A police officer in Missouri was suspended Friday after he used Facebook to lash out at protesters condemning the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

Troops exit, orderly protests unfold in US town

Ferguson - Protests unfolded peacefully in a Missouri town, and National Guard troops withdrew, 12 days after the fatal police shooting of a black teenager that led to racially-charged unrest.

National Guard ordered out of US riot town

Ferguson - National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.

America's foes crow over Ferguson shooting unrest

Paris - Usually, it is the United States that doles out rebukes over human rights abuses to the troublesome country of the day.

Ferguson protests cool after top US attorney general visits

St Louis - Protests in the strife-torn town of Ferguson cooled late Wednesday after the top US law enforcement official pledged a full investigation into the slaying of teenager Michael Brown that kicked off days of racially charged unrest.

Attorney general bids to quell tensions in US riot town

St Louis - The United States' most senior law enforcement official sat down with college kids, community leaders and angry residents Wednesday in a suburb shaken by more than a week of racially charged protests.
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City2Surf - fancy dress costumes.
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