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Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86<
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By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA<
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Roelof "Pik" Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday at age 86.
Botha died in "the early hour ...

 

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