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5:33pm

Sun April 26, 2015
Africa

South Africa's Xenophobic Attacks 'Vile,' Says Zulu King Accused Of Inciting Them

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 11:36 pm

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, center, arrives at a Zulu gathering at a stadium in Durban, South Africa. Six people have died in anti-immigrant violence in the city in recent weeks, and another death has been reported in Johannesburg; Zwelithini is accused of inciting the attacks with incendiary comments, but says his remarks were taken out of context.
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Goodwill Zwelithini is the influential king of South Africa's Zulu nation. Comments that he made last month — when he reportedly said head lice should be squashed and foreigners should pack their belongings and leave the country — have been blamed for igniting attacks on foreigners, resulting in at least seven deaths. But Zwelithini denies inciting the violence.

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4:27pm

Sun April 26, 2015
Asia

A Day After Earthquake, Nepal Struck By Aftershocks

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 7:51 pm

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4:27pm

Sun April 26, 2015
Sports

How Will 'Off-The-Field' Issues Affect Jameis Winston's NFL Prospects?

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 5:34 pm

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4:27pm

Sun April 26, 2015
World

Malta's Coast Guard Rescues Migrants — And Feels The Strain

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 5:34 pm

Soldiers in Malta carry coffins during a funeral service for 24 migrants who drowned while trying to reach southern Italy.
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This week, the bodies of 24 unidentified migrants were laid to rest in Malta, the European island nation in the Mediterranean Sea. They were among more than 800 people who lost their lives last weekend off the coast of Libya when their ship capsized as they were trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach a better life.

Lieutenant Keith Caruana of the Armed Forces of Malta spoke with NPR's Arun Rath about the situation in the Mediterranean — and the toll it has taken on rescuers after more than a decade of trying to save the lives of desperate people seeking safety.

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5:23pm

Sat April 25, 2015
U.S.

The Armenian Diaspora Remembers And Mourns

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