Global Week In Review: 8-Year-Old Weds 61-Year-Old Woman

Congrats on your wedding? Conclave starts today, plus more.

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8-Year-Old Boy Marries 61-Year-Old Woman - May-December wedding? Chavez laid to rest, Nelson Mandela suffering from memory loss, and more world news. — Natelege WhaleyCongratulations are in order for 8-year-old Sanele Masilela and his new bride, Helen Shabangu, 61. Masilela says a deceased ancestor came to him in a dream and asked him to marry her on his behalf because he was in love with her. The family says the wedding in front of 100 people was for ritual and that the two will go on to live their normal lives. “When I am older I will marry a lady my own age,” Masilela told reporters. (Photo: GettyImages)

Cardinals Gather to Choose Next Pope - The conclave to choose the next pope will start today. The process is expected to take three days. (Photo: AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Cardinals Gather to Choose Next Pope - The conclave to choose the next pope will start today. The process is expected to take three days. (Photo: AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Queen Elizabeth Signs Charter to Promote Gay Rights - Queen Elizabeth signed a new charter that will end discrimination against gays in the United Kingdom, writes ABC News. (Photo: AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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Queen Elizabeth Signs Charter to Promote Gay Rights - Queen Elizabeth signed a new charter that will end discrimination against gays in the United Kingdom, writes ABC News. (Photo: AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Oscar Pistorius' Uncle Says He Is Not Suicidal - Oscar Pistorius "is certainly not suicidal," said his uncle, Arnold Pistorius, Monday. The Olympian's close friend, Mike Azzie, told the news that Oscar Pistorius was "on the verge of suicide" and "broken" after having to sell personal belongings to cover his legal costs.(Photo: AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)

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Oscar Pistorius' Uncle Says He Is Not Suicidal - Oscar Pistorius "is certainly not suicidal," said his uncle, Arnold Pistorius, Monday. The Olympian's close friend, Mike Azzie, told the news that Oscar Pistorius was "on the verge of suicide" and "broken" after having to sell personal belongings to cover his legal costs.(Photo: AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)

On Perseverence: - "After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.""It always seems impossible until it's done."  (Photo: AP Photo, File)

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Mandela Suffering Memory Loss - Former South African leader Nelson Mandela was released from an overnight stay in the hospital where he was admitted for a routine checkup. The 94-year-old is suffering from memory loss, forgetting sometimes that his fellow anti-apartheid leaders are dead, his lawyer George Bizos said on Monday.  (Photo: AP Photo, File)

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Tension Between North Korea, South Korea and the U.S. Grows - North Korea says the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in a truce in 1953 is now ?a dead paper,? according to a North Korean newspaper. With the armistice no longer in place, the two sides can resume hostilities if they choose. The U.S. and South Korea?s military have resumed annual drilling despite the threats.   (Photo: AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Tension Between North Korea, South Korea and the U.S. Grows - North Korea says the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in a truce in 1953 is now “a dead paper,” according to a North Korean newspaper. With the armistice no longer in place, the two sides can resume hostilities if they choose. The U.S. and South Korea’s military have resumed annual drilling despite the threats.   (Photo: AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Indian Man Accused of Rape Found Dead in Jail Cell - Rahm Singh, one of the men accused of raping a woman on a New Delhi bus last year, was found dead in a jail cell this weekend. The police say he committed suicide by hanging himself, but his family and lawyers believe he was murdered.  (Photo: AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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Indian Man Accused of Rape Found Dead in Jail Cell - Rahm Singh, one of the men accused of raping a woman on a New Delhi bus last year, was found dead in a jail cell this weekend. The police say he committed suicide by hanging himself, but his family and lawyers believe he was murdered.  (Photo: AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

Nigerian Islamist Group Kills Hostages - The Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru killed seven hostages and posted a video of the bodies on the Internet. On the video, a gunman stands next to a pile of dead bodies. The seven hostages were construction workers from Britain, Italy, Greece and Lebanon and had been held since February in northern Nigeria?s Bauchi state. (Photo: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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Nigerian Islamist Group Kills Hostages - The Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru killed seven hostages and posted a video of the bodies on the Internet. On the video, a gunman stands next to a pile of dead bodies. The seven hostages were construction workers from Britain, Italy, Greece and Lebanon and had been held since February in northern Nigeria’s Bauchi state. (Photo: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Obama?s Half-Brother Loses Governor Race - Malik Obama did not have the same success in politics as his presidential half-brother Barack Obama. Obama, 54, lost his run for the governor seat in Kenya?s presidential election. The winner was William Odhiambo Oduol.(Photo: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya)

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Obama’s Half-Brother Loses Governor Race - Malik Obama did not have the same success in politics as his presidential half-brother Barack Obama. Obama, 54, lost his run for the governor seat in Kenya’s presidential election. The winner was William Odhiambo Oduol.(Photo: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya)

Egyptian Court Sentences 21 People to Death - On Saturday, an Egyptian court confirmed death sentences for 21 people for a 2012 soccer riot that killed 72 people in the city of Port Said. Egyptians from two rival cities took the streets of Cairo to vent their anger over the court?s decision, leading to two people being killed and 15 injured.(Photo: AP Photo/Mohammed Asad )

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Egyptian Court Sentences 21 People to Death - On Saturday, an Egyptian court confirmed death sentences for 21 people for a 2012 soccer riot that killed 72 people in the city of Port Said. Egyptians from two rival cities took the streets of Cairo to vent their anger over the court’s decision, leading to two people being killed and 15 injured.(Photo: AP Photo/Mohammed Asad )

Hugo Chavez's Body Will Be Embalmed - Hugo Chavez?s body will be embalmed and permanently displayed in a glass casket at the Museum of Revolution close to the Presidential Palace where he ruled for 14 years. The decision not to bury him came after it was revealed that his last words were "I don?t want to die. Please don?t let me die," according to the Associated Press. (Photo: AP Photo/Miraflores Press Office)

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Hugo Chavez's Body Will Be Embalmed - Hugo Chavez’s body will be embalmed and permanently displayed in a glass casket at the Museum of Revolution close to the Presidential Palace where he ruled for 14 years. The decision not to bury him came after it was revealed that his last words were "I don’t want to die. Please don’t let me die," according to the Associated Press. (Photo: AP Photo/Miraflores Press Office)