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The South African president, Jacob Zuma has tried to put a brave face on his party's worst electoral result since it came to power at the end of apartheid; Olympics latest; London riots anniversary
(Photo: South Africa"s President Jacob Zuma reacts during the official announcement of the municipal election results at the result centre in Pretoria. Credit: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko)
Roadside at the Copacabana during the men's cycling roadrace on the first full day of competition at the Games, the resignations of Joseph Stiglitz and Mark Pieth from the Panama Papers inquiry, and Bollywood's biggest award show goes to Spain.
(Photo: The Olympic Rings and a couple kissing on Copacabana Beach Credit: AFP / Getty)
Security is tight in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, ahead of the opening of the Olympic Games; A rare admission of error from Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump; The last two print journalists leave London's legendary Fleet Street.
(Picture: Soldiers patrol ahead of the opening ceremony. Credit: Reuters)
The first Olympic games to be held in South America, but how prepared is Rio?; the ANC suffers a setback in elections; China's 'Great Flood', is it a legend or did it really happen?
(Photo Rio de Janeiro; Credit Getty Images)
Israel charges the Gaza head of Christian charity World Vision with diverting funds to the militant group Hamas; attacks on Aleppo hospitals; hopes for a vaccine to combat the Zika virus.
(Photo: the office of the US-based Christian NGO, World Vision, in east Jerusalem. Credit: Getty Images)
Mental health fears after stabbings; South African elections; how birds sleep mid-flight.
(Photo: An armed police officer stands guard following a fatal stabbing in Russell Square. Credit: Reuters)