“ Truth Lies Beyond Mainstream ”
Guinea's presidential run-off is scheduled for 19 September.
Vice-President of Colombia Angelino Garzón gets sick two days into his term.
Voters in Rwanda go to the polls for the presidential election.
Sudan outlaws BBC Arabic in Khartoum and three other cities.
Bangladesh bans beatings.
Actress Mia Farrow gives evidence in the trial of former President of Liberia Charles Taylor before the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox calls for the legalisation of drugs in Mexico.
United States House of Representatives
American politician Maxine Waters is formally charged with three counts of breaking ethics rules.
Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir is arrested - along with his wife, the driver of the car he was in and another woman - by Indonesian police in Ciamis, West Java.
More than 200 Mexican police suspend and hold their own commander at gunpoint in a Ciudad Juárez hotel over allegations of drugs-related corruption.
Recently resigned Zambian Defence Minister George Mpombo, a critic of President Rupiah Banda, is imprisoned for 60 days due to a bounced cheque.
An anonymous transsexual is involved in a landmark case in Hong Kong to win the right to marry her boyfriend.
A man from Israel is released after being detained as a suspected spy in Libya in return for the safe delivery to Gaza of 20 prefabricated houses, whose ship was forced to divert to Egypt in July.
Israeli police examine office computers and issue a warrant to Channel 2 calling on it to surrender a military document they want.
Journalists in South Africa launch a campaign to oppose possible legislation which may limit freedom of the press.
World Trade Organization
The World Trade Organization orders Australia to change restrictions on New Zealand apple imports imposed due to the fear of fire blight.
President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez announces that he has agreed to meet President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos tomorrow for talks to end strained relations between the two countries.
At least 10 people die and dozens disappear after a passenger boat sinks off the coast of Indonesia.
Mumbai oil spill
Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh orders an investigation.
An oil spill becomes more serious three days after two ships, MSC "Chitra" and MV "Khalijia-111" collided off Mumbai, India.
33 miners are still trapped without any contact underground after days of rescue efforts at a collapsed mine near Copiapó in the Atacama Desert.
2010 China floods
The death toll in China following the recent mudslide rises to 337. 1,148 people are now missing.
The United Nations describes the ongoing 2010 Pakistan floods as the worst natural disaster in years - worse than the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, the 2005 Kashmir earthquake and the 2010 Haiti earthquake - as the number of people affected reaches an estimated 15 million and the waters and landslides continue to swamp the country.
Luxembourg's Skype files for an initial public offering in the United States.
Mexicana de Aviación
Mexicana de Aviación cancels flights to and from Europe and the Americas as it goes bankrupt.
Honda recalls more than 384,000 vehicles due to ignition difficulties.
Actress Patricia Neal, the wife of author Roald Dahl, dies.
International Assistance Mission
The International Assistance Mission suspends medical expeditions in Afghanistan following loss of personnel in the 2010 Badakhshan massacre.
South Korea claims that North Korea has fired more than 100 rounds of artillery into the Sea of Japan near the border highlighting the increase of tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Iraqi traffic police are allegedly given AK-47 assault rifles for their use in Baghdad.
The Turkish government promotes two new generals.
Japan marks the 65th anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki. The United States, which perpetrated the attack, upsets survivors by not sending an ambassador due to "scheduling reasons" this time, though France and the UK send representatives for the first time.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah gives a press conference in which he states he has evidence that implicates Israel in the 2005 assassination of then Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafic Hariri, who was killed along with 22 others.
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu testifies before Israel's Turkel Commission investigating the country's role in May's Gaza flotilla raid, chaired by Israeli judge Jacob Turkel. The testimony is scheduled to last five hours, with some of it closed to the media and public.
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