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2011-04-04 08:35:00

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) - along with its international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) - is calling on the United Nations to rescind a deeply flawed report accusing Israel of war crimes in a conflict in Gaza in 2009.

2009-11-09 08:56:00


2009-09-29 16:17:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee sharply criticized South African Judge Richard Goldstone's verbal attack on Israel during a UN Human Rights Council debate concerning his commission's recent report on the Gaza conflict earlier this year.

2009-05-11 09:31:37

Jacob Zuma, the new South African president, has now replaced the health minister who was praised by campaigners for reversing the country's calamitous policy on Aids, with an obscure local medical doctor.

2009-04-23 17:06:59

The governing party of South Africa said Jacob Zuma, expected to become president, will make the decision about which of his wives will be first lady. The African National Congress said the first lady question is a private matter for Zuma -- the party leader and likely the next president, after his party won a majority in the recent elections -- and his wives, The Guardian (Britain) reported Thursday. Zuma has not made the number of his wives clear, but he has spoken openly about his...

2008-09-13 00:00:09

By Kim Sengupta Jacob Zuma's path to power in South Africa has been effectively cleared after a judge threw out corruption charges against him on the grounds that there may have been political meddling in his prosecution.

2008-08-05 12:00:17

Text of report by non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency PIETERMARITZBURG Aug 5 Sapa Ruling party leader Jacob Zuma lashed out at the media in an address to his supporters outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday.

2008-08-05 00:00:11

By WILLIAM M GUMEDE ANALYSIS As Jacob Zuma seeks to have 16 corruption, fraud and money- laundering charges against him dismissed, the biggest loser already is South Africa's democracy, institutions and constitutional system.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.