World Lens — Week in Review: Aug. 8

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  • Beyoncé
  • London Olympics
  • India Blackout
  • Mali militia
  • Zambia Mine Death
  • Syria
  • Uganda Ebola
  • Ivory Coast
  • Sudan South Sudan oil
  • Egypt niqab TV station
  • Boko Haram
  • Jamaica 50th Anniversary

India Restores Power to Millions After Worst Blackout in History

Nearly 700 million people in India went without power for two days last week after the country’s northern, eastern and north-eastern grids failed, knocking out power in 20 of the country’s 28 states.  (Photo: AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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