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A roundup of what has happened over the last 24 hours

WORLD

*The UN and Arab League envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan has admitted his failure in solving Syrian crisis, French Le Monde reported on Saturday

*Libyans will vote on Saturday in the country’s first free general elections in more than 40 years and the first polls since the downfall and death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011

*The 70-year-old owner of a restaurant in the U.S. state of Ohio died shortly after President Barack Obama stopped at her place for breakfast

RUSSIA

*Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Russia’s southern town of Krymsk, the most severely affected by floods that hit Krasnodar region on Saturday killing over 130 people overnight

*The Russian Knights formation aerobatics team will not take part in the Farnborough International Air Show due to a lack of permits for taking military equipment out of the country, the organizers of the airshow said

*Residents of the southern Russia’s city of Krymsk, the most affected by Saturday’s severe floods, blamed authorities for opening reservoirs what as they say could have caused a sudden wave of water that had swept the city

SPORTS

*The 4,000 kilometer Silk Way Rally got off the mark ceremonially in Moscow's Red Square on Saturday as more than 100 cars and 25 trucks prepared to head for the Black Sea coast

*Serena Williams overpowered a stubborn Agnieszka Radwanska in three sets Saturday to win her fifth Wimbledon title