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China dominates men's gymnastics at the Olympic Games

July 31, 2012

The 2012 London Olympics are in full swing, and many champions have already been named, including the Chinese men's gymnastics team. Read Article »


Two movie theaters in Chihuahua were robbed during The Dark Knight Rises premiere

July 31, 2012

When the latest installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman movies, The Dark Knight Rises, hit theaters in Mexico, two cinemas were robbed. Read Article »


Russia defeats Canada in women's basketball at the Olympics

July 30, 2012

The Russian women's basketball team defeated Canada with an impressive comeback at the London Olympics. Read Article »


South Africa gets first Olympic gold in men's 100-meter breaststroke

July 30, 2012

South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh recently won the 100-meter breaststroke at the London Olympics. Read Article »


Nigeria welcomes back ancient artifacts

July 27, 2012

American authorities seized a number of ancient carvings at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport earlier this week, and now these statue pieces will make the long journey home to Nigeria. Read Article »


Former South African cricket player will undergo more eye surgeries

July 26, 2012

When South African cricket star Mark Boucher, 35, suffered a traumatic eye injury in a game against England, he was forced to end his career early. Read Article »


Russian cargo ship fails to redock with ISS

July 25, 2012

In the past year, Russia's space program has seen more failures than successes, and the failed docking of an unmanned cargo ship with the international space station (ISS) adds yet another mission to the list. Read Article »


Canada sees crime rates fall to lowest levels in 40 years

July 24, 2012

Statistics Canada recently released its annual crime report, and the data indicates there were fewer crimes reported in 2011 than there have been since 1972. Read Article »


Protests continue following Nieto's presidential victory

July 23, 2012

There has been a great deal of unrest among Mexican citizens following the recent presidential elections and these feelings of unease erupted into protest in Mexico City over the weekend. Read Article »


Nigeria to face Olympic Cameroon Lionesses in upcoming AWC

July 23, 2012

The eighth annual African Women's Championship (AWC) is coming up in October, and the groups have been drawn, pitting Nigeria's national team, the Super Falcons, against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. Read Article »


Dennis Rodman meets father briefly in the Philippines

July 20, 2012

International basketball star Dennis Rodman recently met with his estranged father at a bar in Manila. Read Article »


Wednesday, July 18, marked Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday

July 19, 2012

July 18 was Nelson Mandela's birthday, and people across South Africa and around the world honored this freedom fighter and former president. Read Article »


Canada loses to Brazil in final tournament before the Olympics

July 18, 2012

The Canadian Olympic women's soccer team recently played the final pre-Olympic match against Brazil. Read Article »


More than 500 dead penguins on Brazilian shores worry biologists

July 18, 2012

A slew of dead penguins have washed up on Brazil's shores, and Brazilian biologists are currently investigating the reason these birds died. Read Article »


Internet restriction bill raises concerns in Russia

July 17, 2012

Russian lawmakers recently approved a bill in the lower house of parliament that is causing quite a stir. Read Article »


RFU announces Advocaat's replacement to coach national team

July 16, 2012

The Russian Football Union (RFU) recently announced former coach Dick Advocaat's successor - Fabio Capello. Read Article »


First woman elected head of African Union Commission

July 16, 2012

Over the weekend, South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was chosen as the new leader of the African Union (AU) Commission. Read Article »


More bones of early human ancestor found in rock in Johannesburg lab

July 13, 2012

Three years ago, archeologists excavated a large rock in South Africa that they now believe contains part of the most complete fossilized skeleton of man's ancient ancestor. Read Article »


Bird flu epidemic in Mexico is contained, officials say

July 11, 2012

Poultry farms in western Mexico have had to kill millions of chickens over the past few weeks to contain an outbreak of bird flu. Read Article »


Philippines mourns the loss of "King of Comedy" Dolphy

July 11, 2012

The Philippines is in a state of mourning after their very own "King of Comedy" passed away earlier this week. Read Article »


South African cricket star Mark Boucher retires after eye injury

July 10, 2012

International cricket great Mark Boucher of South Africa's international team Proteas recently announced his early retirement from the sport following a severe injury. Read Article »


Homeless couple finds $10,000 and hands it over to authorities

July 10, 2012

Earlier this week, a homeless couple turned in $10,000 they found on the street in Sao Paulo. Read Article »


Canada sees first Wimbledon wins in junior singles competitions since 1981

July 9, 2012

Over the weekend, two Canadian athletes made their country proud by winning the boys and girls junior singles titles at Wimbledon. Read Article »


Mexico's presidential election will be recounted

July 5, 2012

Mexico's presidential elections concluded with Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) emerging victoriously, but many doubt the validity of the new leader's win. Read Article »


PRI candidate Enrique Pena Nieto wins Mexico's presidential elections

July 3, 2012

Mexico's presidential election results are in, and Enrique Pena Nieto has emerged victorious. Read Article »


Canadian women's basketball team will go to the 2012 London Olympics

July 3, 2012

Olympic qualifying games are currently being held the world over to determine which nations will advance to complete in the 2012 London Olympics, and Canada recently defeated Japan in women's basketball for a spot in the Games. Read Article »


Guinness World Records proclaim Philippine crocodile largest in the world

July 2, 2012

Nearly a year ago, a massive crocodile was captured in the Philippines, and Guinness World Records recently declared the reptile to be the largest croc in captivity in the world. Read Article »


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