SADDAM HUSSEIN, 2002: Saddam Hussein touted official results that showed him winning 100 percent of votes in a referendum for a new seven-year term in office. Hussein (l.) is seen here during his swearing-in ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq.
Preliminary results show that President Paul Kagame won Monday's Rwanda election with more then 90 percent of the vote, but critics charge that opposition contenders were unfairly prevented from running.
Britain's Hannah Miley swims her way to a gold medal in the Women's 400m Individual medley at the European swimming championships in Budapest, Hungary, on Monday.
President Paul Kagame says he will accept defeat in today's Rwanda election, but with the strongest opposition candidates barred from running, he is expected to win in a landslide.
President Paul Kagame is expected to win another seven-year term in today's Rwanda election. But critics say his strong-arm tactics against opponents could fuel future conflict.
Homeless dogs Lelya (l.) and Hatiko pose during their wedding ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, on Friday. The ceremony was organized by Ukraine's first ever dogs' wedding agency to raise awareness of the nation's homeless animals.
Rwanda election coverage is stirring up some interesting interviews in the local press, with some issuing war calls against President Paul Kagame.
Thousands gathered today at the grave of Sudan leader John Garang de Mabior, who was killed July 30, 2005, after signing a peace deal between North and South. Would Sudan still be divided if the tenacious rebel was still alive?
Human Rights Watch is now calling for an independent autopsy of Democratic Green Party vice chairman Andre Kagwa Rwisereka, who was found dead earlier this month amid a crackdown on dissent in the run-up to the Aug. 9 Rwanda election.
Divides within the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) are driving much of the recent targeted violence, and the situation is likely to get worse ahead of the Aug. 9 Rwanda election, writes guest blogger Laura Seay.