A state funeral for former South African president Nelson Mandela will be held on December 15, President Jacob Zuma has announced in a televised address. The anti-apartheid hero will be buried in his ancestral home of Qunu in the country’s Eastern Cape.
Latest update: 01/08/2012
- Benjamin Netanyahu - Israel - Mitt Romney - Palestinian Authority - Poland - Republicans (USA) - US presidential election 2012 - USA
Romney stirs controversy on bumpy foreign trip
Gaffe-prone, wannabe or savvy statesman, Western media has slammed Mitt Romney's tour of American allies, but US opinion polls tell a different story. Laura Baines and her panel discuss the Republican candidate's choice of destinations and what they mean.
- Christopher DICKEY, Newsweek Paris Bureau Chief / Mideast Editor;
- Erik SVANE, Member Republicans Abroad France, Author of "La Bannière étalée";
- Aaron David MILLER, Distinguished Scholar at The Wilson Centre and advisor to Republican & Democratic Secretaries of State for over 20 years;
- Mordechai KEDAR, Researcher at the Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies Bar Ilan University;
Programme prepared and produced by Wassim Nasr, Sara Bertilsson and Mary Colombel