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2006-02-27 08:10:00

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Thabo Mbeki said in a newspaper interview on Sunday that research needed to be done to determine what impact HIV/AIDS was having on the country's public sector. "We need to do some research to say what the level of deaths is in the public service as a result of natural and non-natural causes," Mbeki was quoted as saying in the interview with the City Press newspaper. "... no one has sounded the alarm where I work daily in the Presidency and...

2006-01-11 14:22:06

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Bolivia's President-elect Evo Morales forgave the United States for past humiliations on Wednesday and welcomed dialogue with Washington, which has criticized him for rejecting U.S. anti-drug policies. Morales, a former coca leaf farmer, told reporters during a two-day trip to South Africa he hoped dialogue with the United States would lead to peace and social justice. "I want to say here from South Africa to the state department of the U.S. ... any dialogue that...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'