JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake”, the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said on Tuesday.
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DAMARA, Central African Republic — A car heavily weighed down with food, passengers and belongings becomes grounded at the back while driving away from Damara where pro-government forces are digging in against the rebel advance, about 44 miles north of the capital Bangui, Central African Republic, yesterday. More than 30 truckloads of troops from Chad line the two-lane highway just outside of Damara, supporting government forces who want to block a new rebel coalition from reaching the capital, and General Jean Felix Akaga, who heads a 10-nation regional force, says the town is a "red line that the rebels cannot cross" or his forces will attack. (Photo: AP)
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