Global Week in Review: Protests Ignite in Brazil and Turkey

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  • 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
  • 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

Death Toll in Indian Monsoon Flooding Surpasses 50

Nearly 600 dead bodies were found in the muddy mountains of northern India after monsoon flooding struck up to 100 towns and villages on Sunday. Thousands of residents remain trapped in the Himalayan state of Uttrakhand, where the air force has dropped food and medicine for those stranded.
(Photo: REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee)

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