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CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Riot police and anti-government protesters confronted one another throughout the night on the snow-slicked streets of Ukraine's capital and a top opposition party said heavily armed security forces broke into its offices and seized computer servers.