“ Truth Lies Beyond Mainstream ”
Scientists find evidence that 250 rare Caquetá Titi monkeys survive in Colombia.
India's health ministry completely rejects as "unscientific" and a "conspiracy" claims by researchers that medical tourists are spreading a new "superbug" that is alleged to have originated in the country. India states that its hospitals are safe.
Peru's health ministry is deployed into the Amazon to battle the vampire bats blamed for the deaths of four children from rabies.
Burma announces plans to hold its first election in 20 years on November 7.
Cook Islands Prime Minister Jim Marurai sets the date for the upcoming 2010 general election for November 17th.
Erastus Akingbola, former head of the Intercontinental Bank of Nigeria, is charged with 22 counts of involvement in the bank's near collapse at a court in Lagos; he denies all counts.
The lawyer of Omar Khadr, the former child soldier who is the youngest Guantánamo Bay inmate, faints in court and is rushed to hospital. The trial subsequently gets suspended.
Sri Lanka convicts ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka on charges of engaging in politics while on active service.
A Malaysian court sentences two men to five years imprisonment after firebombing a church in a row over the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims.
Elias Abuelazam, an Arab Israeli arrested in the United States in connection with almost 20 stabbings across three U.S. states, agrees to face charges relating to one of the attacks.
Four bodies are discovered in an abandoned South African gold mine owned by relatives of Nelson Mandela and Jacob Zuma following a shooting.
Rosatom, Russia's nuclear energy corporation announces that it will start loading fuel for the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Iran's first nuclear power plant from August 21.
Lebanon cancels an Iranian made television series about Jesus after complaints from Christian leaders and the public.
Sierra Leone's human rights commission asks South Africa to return "blood diamonds" allegedly given to Naomi Campbell.
President of the United States Barack Obama signs a bill increasing security along his country's border with Mexico.
Sun Sea, a cargo ship carrying around 490 Tamil migrants, refugees and suspected human smugglers and Tamil Tigers as well as reports of tuberculosis outbreaks is scheduled to arrive in Esquimalt, British Columbia. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Navy are escorting and boarding the ship, and the ship's captain is suspected by the Sri Lankan Government of being a gun runner.
France condemns the actions of a senior soldier after a YouTube video of him threatening a Togolese journalist in Lomé is released.
Germany allows suspected Israeli spy Uri Brodsky, connected of the murder of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai, to go free after his recent extradition from Poland.
A strong earthquake strikes near Guam.
A building collapse in Abuja, Nigeria sees further rescue efforts; at least 14 people are known to have died.
Fornelos de Montes
2 firefighters are killed fighting wildfires in Fornelos de Montes, Pontevedra, in Galicia, Spain.
The recent wildfires
A forest fire grows in size near Russia's main nuclear research centre in Sarov.
2010 China floods
Fresh landslides and heavy rain in northwestern China leave at least 29 people dead and a further 10,500 trapped.
President of Pakistan
President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari officially cancels Independence Day as a direct consequence of the ongoing floods that have devastated the country.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority announces it is to tighten some rules on mortgage lending, signalling that it is concerned about the dangers of a real estate bubble in Hong Kong.
TAM Airlines of Brazil and LAN Airlines of Chile announce plans for a merger that would make the biggest carrier in the region.
The eurozone economy grows by 1% in the second quarter of 2010, with the German economy growing by 2.2%, its fastest quarterly growth in more than 20 years.
Australian Special Air Service Regiment
An Australian Special Air Service Regiment soldier Jason Brown, is killed in fighting the Taliban in northern Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
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