Jamaica’s Asafa Powell runs the second fastest 100m in history at the Athletissima Grand Prix on Tuesday.
Cubans pick up the pieces after Hurricane Gustav
Argentina pledges to repay the $6.7bn of defaulted debt still owed to foreign investors after the 2001-2002 economic crisis.
Venezuela and South Africa sign an agreement to strengthen cooperation in the countries’ oil and gas industries
Efforts to rescue flood victims enter a ‘final and crucial’ stage in the Indian state of Bihar, the official in charge tells BBC.
The McCain team has hastily assembled a team of former Bush White House aides to tutor prospective vice presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin on foreign policy issues, write her speeches and begin preparing her for her all important October debate against Sen. Joe Biden.
New Orleans residents who fled the city because of Hurricane Gustav can return on Thursday, the mayor says.
The IMF is set to give Georgia a $750m loan to help tackle the economic damage from its conflict with Russia.