World Lens — Week in Review: July 26

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  • Cuba’s cancels carnival parades over cholera outbreak
  • Holy month of Ramadan begins
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
  • America’s religious right touts anti-gay laws in Africa
  • Drug-resistant AIDS poses an increased threat
  • Ghana’s President John Atta Mills dies at age 68
  • British newspaper The Voice was granted access to the 2012 Olympic games.
  • Oprah Winfrey visits India
  • Nine Ivorian women sentenced over genital mutilation
  • Haitians sue U.S. Catholic school over sexual abuse
  • Caribbean nations send 300 delegates to AIDS 2012

Sudan Talks Break Down

Despite South Sudan’s generous $3 billion per year offering to neighbor Sudan for oil revenue the country lost when South Sudan seceded earlier this year, talks between the two countries broke down Monday as Sudanese negotiators called the South’s pledges “nothing new.”

(Photo: EBRAHIM HAMID/AFP/GettyImages)

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