the Context

Voters in Cameroon go to the polls for parliamentary elections. Opposition leaders denounce the election as fraudulent.

Gordon Brown, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, holds an Emergency Cabinet meeting to discuss floods with the British Army called in to help in the worst affected areas of England and Wales.

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has held an emergency Cabinet meeting as severe floods continue to affect large areas of central England and Wales.

Khurshid Kasuri, the Foreign Minister of Pakistan warns the United States that it would be completely counterproductive" to launch a strike against Al Qaeda and Taliban positions in the tribal areas of Pakistan.

Several thousand protesters opposed to Thailand's military government clash with Thai police in Bangkok.

Irish golfer Pdraig Harrington wins the British Open defeating Sergio Garca in a playoff.

A bus crash in the French Alps kills 27 Polish pilgrims.

Waziristan War: Security forces in Pakistan have killed six fighters in clashes in North Waziristan, according to the military.

The Burj Dubai becomes the world's tallest building overtaking Taipei 101 in Taipei.

More than 100 people die in floods and landslides in China.

More than 100 people have died in floods and landslides in China where dykes protecting a swollen river in the east, which has already prompted tens of thousands to flee their homes, are in danger of being breached.

Turkish voters go to the polls for general elections. The ruling AKP led by the Prime Minister of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan wins a resounding victory.

2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final: Argentina defeated the Czech Republic 2-1 to win its sixth World Cup title.