Global Week in Review: Mandela Family Under Fire

Plus, Spain train wreck kills at least 78.

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Mandela Family Under Fire - The Mandela family is under fire for legal aid, a long-standing political scandal ends in China, a famous Zimbabwe musician passes away, plus more global headlines. —LaToya Bowlah and Patrice Peck  The famous South African family has been accused of receiving free legal aid meant for the poor. Staff at the Rhodes University Law Clinic — whose services helped several family members win a case against Mandla Mandela — claimed that some family members were indigent and that the case would have an "impact on human rights and the socio-economic conditions of disadvantaged communities."(Photos from left: EPA/NIC BOTHMA /Landov, Leon Sadiki/ City Press/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Spain Train Wreck Kills at Least 78 - A high-speed train derailed in Northwestern Spain on Monday, killing at least 78 people and injuring more than 140. Considered the worst rail accident in decades, the disaster occurred when the train jumped the tracks after approaching a curve. Spain?s prime minister has declared three days of mourning.(Photo: AP Photo)

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Spain Train Wreck Kills at Least 78 - A high-speed train derailed in Northwestern Spain on Monday, killing at least 78 people and injuring more than 140. Considered the worst rail accident in decades, the disaster occurred when the train jumped the tracks after approaching a curve. Spain’s prime minister has declared three days of mourning.(Photo: AP Photo)

China Indicts Ex-Politician Bo Xilai for Corruption - China?s biggest political scandal in decades ended on Thursday when prosecutors charged ex-politician Bo Xilai with corruption, accepting bribes and abuse of power. His wife, Gu Kailai, was convicted last year for the killing of British businessman Neil Heywood.(Photo: AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

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China Indicts Ex-Politician Bo Xilai for Corruption - China’s biggest political scandal in decades ended on Thursday when prosecutors charged ex-politician Bo Xilai with corruption, accepting bribes and abuse of power. His wife, Gu Kailai, was convicted last year for the killing of British businessman Neil Heywood.(Photo: AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Tunisian Opposition Leader Assassinated - Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was fatally shot outside his home in the capital of Tunis. The shooter remains unknown, according to Al-Jazeera. This killing marks the country?s second assassination of an opposition party leader this year.(photo: REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi)

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Tunisian Opposition Leader Assassinated - Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was fatally shot outside his home in the capital of Tunis. The shooter remains unknown, according to Al-Jazeera. This killing marks the country’s second assassination of an opposition party leader this year.(photo: REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi)

Renowned Zimbabwe Singer Chiwoniso Dies - Chiwoniso Maraire, one of Zimbabawe?s best known singers and mbira (a wooden board with metal keys) musicians, has died at the age of 37. The mother of two had been hospitalized for the past 10 days for suspected pneumonia, according to her manager.(Photo: GettyImages)

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Renowned Zimbabwe Singer Chiwoniso Dies - Chiwoniso Maraire, one of Zimbabawe’s best known singers and mbira (a wooden board with metal keys) musicians, has died at the age of 37. The mother of two had been hospitalized for the past 10 days for suspected pneumonia, according to her manager.(Photo: GettyImages)

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Spain?s Jobless Rate Drops - Spain?s unemployment rate has dipped for the first time in two years, falling from a record 27.2 percent to 26.3 percent. The government attributed the good news to seasonal tourism. Spain now has the second-highest level of unemployment, behind Greece, BBC News reported.(Photo: REUTERS/Juan Medina) 

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Spain’s Jobless Rate Drops - Spain’s unemployment rate has dipped for the first time in two years, falling from a record 27.2 percent to 26.3 percent. The government attributed the good news to seasonal tourism. Spain now has the second-highest level of unemployment, behind Greece, BBC News reported.(Photo: REUTERS/Juan Medina) 

Support for Female Genital Mutilation Declines - A recent Unicef study shows that support for female genital mutilation (FGM) is declining among both men and women. The survey, described as the most comprehensive study on the issue to date, found that in the 29 countries throughout Africa and the Middle East where FGM is still practiced, girls were less likely to be cut than they were 30 years ago.(Photo: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly)

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Support for Female Genital Mutilation Declines - A recent Unicef study shows that support for female genital mutilation (FGM) is declining among both men and women. The survey, described as the most comprehensive study on the issue to date, found that in the 29 countries throughout Africa and the Middle East where FGM is still practiced, girls were less likely to be cut than they were 30 years ago.(Photo: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly)

Kate Middleton Has a Baby Boy - Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth Monday afternoon to a healthy baby boy. The child of the Duchess and Prince William would be the third in line to the Great Britain throne, behind Charles, Prince of Wales, and William. (Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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Kate Middleton Has a Baby Boy - Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth Monday afternoon to a healthy baby boy. The child of the Duchess and Prince William would be the third in line to the Great Britain throne, behind Charles, Prince of Wales, and William. (Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Biden Travels to India and Singapore - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, are traveling to India and Singapore on a six-day trade and diplomatic trip. Specific stops include New Delhi and Mumbai, where Biden will give a speech on U.S.-India relations and meet with business and community leaders and students.(Photo: AP Photo/ Saurabh Das)

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Biden Travels to India and Singapore - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, are traveling to India and Singapore on a six-day trade and diplomatic trip. Specific stops include New Delhi and Mumbai, where Biden will give a speech on U.S.-India relations and meet with business and community leaders and students.(Photo: AP Photo/ Saurabh Das)

Jamaica to Fight Child Abduction With Billboards - The Jamaican government will erect electronic billboards in the coming months to combat the country?s widespread missing children problem. "These billboards should assist the public to see and identify these children quickly and call the Office of the Children's Registry or the nearest police station," said O.C.R. Registrar Greig Smith.(Photo:MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/GettyImages)

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Jamaica to Fight Child Abduction With Billboards - The Jamaican government will erect electronic billboards in the coming months to combat the country’s widespread missing children problem. "These billboards should assist the public to see and identify these children quickly and call the Office of the Children's Registry or the nearest police station," said O.C.R. Registrar Greig Smith.(Photo:MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/GettyImages)

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Deadly Earthquake Strikes China - The death toll has climbed to 89 people after an earthquake struck Northwestern China on Monday morning. State media reported 584 injuries and 17 missing people.(Photo: AP Photo/Xinhua, Guo Gang)

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Deadly Earthquake Strikes China - The death toll has climbed to 89 people after an earthquake struck Northwestern China on Monday morning. State media reported 584 injuries and 17 missing people.(Photo: AP Photo/Xinhua, Guo Gang)

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Pope Francis Heads to Brazil for Weeklong Celebration - Brazil is gearing up for the Monday arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day, a week-long event celebrating Catholicism around the world. The 76-year-old Argentine will be the first Latin-American pope to visit his own continent. Extensive security measures have been set up in the wake of the nation?s recent high-profile protests. (Photo: AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

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Pope Francis Heads to Brazil for Weeklong Celebration - Brazil is gearing up for the Monday arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day, a week-long event celebrating Catholicism around the world. The 76-year-old Argentine will be the first Latin-American pope to visit his own continent. Extensive security measures have been set up in the wake of the nation’s recent high-profile protests. (Photo: AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Brazil World Cup Ticket Prices - If you want to go to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, you?ll need deep pockets. Fifa has revealed prices ranging from $490 to $990 for overseas game-goers. Brazilian fans will be able to purchase tickets, starting at $30, while local students, senior citizens and residents on welfare will be able to buy $15 tickets. With such a big difference in prices, scalpers are sure to be present.(Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Brazil World Cup Ticket Prices - If you want to go to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, you’ll need deep pockets. Fifa has revealed prices ranging from $490 to $990 for overseas game-goers. Brazilian fans will be able to purchase tickets, starting at $30, while local students, senior citizens and residents on welfare will be able to buy $15 tickets. With such a big difference in prices, scalpers are sure to be present.(Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Tree Loss Rate Slows in African Rain Forest - Scientists were surprised to discover that deforestation in Africa?s Congo Basin, one of the world?s largest rain forest, has ?slowed dramatically,? according to a new study. Researchers attributed the decline to the continent?s current emphasis on mining and oil, as opposed to commercial agriculture, which requires forest clearing.(Photo: REUTERS/David Lewis)

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Tree Loss Rate Slows in African Rain Forest - Scientists were surprised to discover that deforestation in Africa’s Congo Basin, one of the world’s largest rain forest, has “slowed dramatically,” according to a new study. Researchers attributed the decline to the continent’s current emphasis on mining and oil, as opposed to commercial agriculture, which requires forest clearing.(Photo: REUTERS/David Lewis)

Watchdogs Blast Australian PM for PNG Aslyum Deal - Australian Prime Minister Paul Rudd has come under fire for signing and defending a deal to redirect asylum-seekers arriving by boat to Papa New Guinea. The developing nation will receive Australian investment, reported BBC News. Amnesty International has condemned the announcement as "the day Australia decided to turn its back on the world's most vulnerable people."  (Photo: AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

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Watchdogs Blast Australian PM for PNG Aslyum Deal - Australian Prime Minister Paul Rudd has come under fire for signing and defending a deal to redirect asylum-seekers arriving by boat to Papa New Guinea. The developing nation will receive Australian investment, reported BBC News. Amnesty International has condemned the announcement as "the day Australia decided to turn its back on the world's most vulnerable people."  (Photo: AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

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Nigerians Contest Senate?s Backing of Underage Marriage - The Senate?s approval of underage marriage was criticized by Bisi Fayemi, the wife of the Ekiti State governor, because it will limit females? access to education. Fayemi is urging women to speak out and reject the Senate's action.  (Photo:REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)

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Nigerians Contest Senate’s Backing of Underage Marriage - The Senate’s approval of underage marriage was criticized by Bisi Fayemi, the wife of the Ekiti State governor, because it will limit females’ access to education. Fayemi is urging women to speak out and reject the Senate's action.  (Photo:REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)

U.N. Voices Fear Over Somalia?s Media Law - A media law in Somalia will now require journalists to reveal their sources and prohibit them from spreading counter-Islamic information. The U.N. is concerned that the new legislation could be used to limit free speech and expression.(Photo: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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U.N. Voices Fear Over Somalia’s Media Law - A media law in Somalia will now require journalists to reveal their sources and prohibit them from spreading counter-Islamic information. The U.N. is concerned that the new legislation could be used to limit free speech and expression.(Photo: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Obstacles Pile Up Ahead of Mali Elections - Mali?s upcoming July 28 presidential election is threatened by scarce voter turnout and terrorist attacks. Despite the looming threats, Mali is hoping for a credible election to reunite the country as it continues to recover from the 2012 military coup.(Photo: AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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Obstacles Pile Up Ahead of Mali Elections - Mali’s upcoming July 28 presidential election is threatened by scarce voter turnout and terrorist attacks. Despite the looming threats, Mali is hoping for a credible election to reunite the country as it continues to recover from the 2012 military coup.(Photo: AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Japan?s Prime Minister Is Re-Elected - In a landslide victory, Shinzo Abe, Japan?s prime minister, along with his Liberal Democratic Party won control over the upper house of parliament. Since December 2012 Abe has been credited with reviving Japan?s economy through inflation policies and a stimulus package. However the opposition fears that he will pursue a narrow nationalist agenda.(Photo: AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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Japan’s Prime Minister Is Re-Elected - In a landslide victory, Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, along with his Liberal Democratic Party won control over the upper house of parliament. Since December 2012 Abe has been credited with reviving Japan’s economy through inflation policies and a stimulus package. However the opposition fears that he will pursue a narrow nationalist agenda.(Photo: AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Same Sex Marriage Is Legalized in England - British lawmakers have passed a bill approving same-sex marriage in England and Wales. The bill, which will permit gay couples to marry in both civil and religious ceremonies, now awaits a final approval from Queen Elizabeth II. The nation?s first gay marriage is expected to take place by next summer.(Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Same Sex Marriage Is Legalized in England - British lawmakers have passed a bill approving same-sex marriage in England and Wales. The bill, which will permit gay couples to marry in both civil and religious ceremonies, now awaits a final approval from Queen Elizabeth II. The nation’s first gay marriage is expected to take place by next summer.(Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Palestinians Says No Peace Talks Without Border Agreement   - Palestinian and Israeli negotiations are expected in the upcoming week but both nations are at odds over the terms of meeting. While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the new talks must take place without "preconditions" especially regarding state borders, the Palestinians insist that negotiations cannot occur until all sides agree that the pre-1967 borders would be the basis of the negotiations.(Photo: AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

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Palestinians Says No Peace Talks Without Border Agreement  - Palestinian and Israeli negotiations are expected in the upcoming week but both nations are at odds over the terms of meeting. While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the new talks must take place without "preconditions" especially regarding state borders, the Palestinians insist that negotiations cannot occur until all sides agree that the pre-1967 borders would be the basis of the negotiations.(Photo: AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)