Global Week in Review: Protests Ignite in Brazil and Turkey

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  • Congo M23 Rebels Claim Government Ended Talks
  • Obama Pledges to Back Syrian Rebels
  • Mugabe Agrees to Later Election Dates in Zimbabwe
  • FIFA Confirms African World Cup Finals
  • Remembering Mandela's Legacy on Youth Day
  • Tourist Darling Gambia Accused of Human Rights Abuses
  • Turkish Protesters Fall Silent to Sustain Demonstrations
  • Brazil Sends Security Forces to Suppress Protests
  • Death Toll in Indian Monsoon Flooding Surpasses 500
  • Afghanistan Halts Peace Talks With U.S. and Taliban
  • Number of Global Refugees Reaches 19-Year High
  • Syrian War Up for Debate at G8 Summit
  • Mandela Family Expresses Gratitude
  • Italian Politician Calls for First Black Minister’s “Rape”
  • Alicia Keys’ Upcoming Israel Concert Draws Ire

Mugabe Agrees to Later Election Dates in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 89, has reportedly agreed to postpone the country’s election dates after mounting regional pressure around the initial July 31 date. The opposing party Movement for Democratic Change has been aiming for a later date so that key security and media reforms could be enforced before the elections.

(Photo: AP Photo/Kopano Tlape - GCIS)

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