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Beijing Mayor's Promotion On Track Despite Floods

Guo has already been named the Communist Party chief, and, despite the embarrassment and tragedy of the floods, which have left more than 30 people dead in the capital, it appears that transition is going ahead as planned.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Will Accept Next Election's Results, Says PM

Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Wednesday that the nation's polarizing president, Robert Mugabe, would "accept the result" of the next elections, even if they don't go his way.

Summer Olympics-London 2012: Moroccan Runner Fails Drug Test

Selsouli served a two-year suspension from 2009-11 for blood-doping and could face a life-time ban from the International Association of Athletics Federations if found guilty of the second offense.

Swede Convicted In Murders Of Immigrants

Prior to sentencing this September, Mangs will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Kosciusko-Morizet Seeks Leadership Of Sarkozy’s UMP Party

Kosciusko-Morizet, who is only 39, also served as Sarkozy's former Environment Minister

Iran Launches Domestically Built Tanker: State Media

The tanker was apparently ordered by Iran’s ally, Venezuela.

Indian Court Bans Tourists From Tiger Preserves

A census revealed there were only about 1,700 of them living in the wild as of 2011, down from 100,000 tigers 100 years ago.

Egypt President Appoints Prime Minister To Form New Government

Morsi has already endured a number of setbacks since his poll triumph

Afghan Police Defect To Taliban

Intelligence officials allege that Mirwais poisoned seven other policemen who refused to defect.

China Claims South China Sea Island With Military Garrison: Report

On Sunday, China appointed 45 lawmakers to the congress in Sansha City, a Chinese prefecture established just last month.