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What happend on June 14th 2006

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US 'biggest global peace threat'

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 1:43
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

People in European and Muslim nations see US policy in Iraq as the biggest threat to world peace, a survey shows.
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Bali bomb cleric freed from jail

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 4:32
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir leaves jail after serving two years over the 2002 Bali bombings.
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Gusmao 'shaken' by Timor unrest

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 5:38
related countries: East Timor East Timor

East Timor's President Xanana Gusmao admits his nation has been "paralysed" by the recent violence.
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China and Taiwan set flight plan

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 5:43
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

A deal is reached between China and Taiwan, paving the way for regular direct passenger flights.
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Indian goodwill towards US drops

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 5:45
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Goodwill

Goodwill for the US among Indians dropped over the past year but increased among Pakistanis, a survey shows.
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'Five rebels' killed in Pakistan

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 5:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistani security forces say they have killed five suspected militants in the province of Balochistan.
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Kovac says marking Ronaldo 'easy'

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 5:57
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Brazil Brazil

Croatia centre-back Robert Kovac says he was surprised by the lack of threat posed by Brazil striker Ronaldo.
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Axa buys Swiss rival Winterthur

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 7:26
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Winterthur

European insurer Axa agrees to buy rival Winterthur for 7.9bn euros as it looks to expand in Europe and Asia.
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Bangladesh strike turns violent

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 7:26
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Police and protesters clash in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, on the second day of an opposition general strike.
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US-Cuba row over mission blackout

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 7:32
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Havana

US diplomats in Havana complain about power cuts at their mission, as Cuba says the power shortages are over.
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Australia angry as cleric freed

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 8:41
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Aruba Aruba

Australian leaders and victims speak out against Indonesia's freeing a Muslim cleric jailed over the 2002 Bali bombings.
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Concern at Guinea student deaths

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 8:47
related countries: Guinea Guinea

UN chief Kofi Annan urges restraint in Guinea after security forces shot and killed some 10 student protesters.
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Hamas man dies in Gaza shooting

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 9:50
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A Hamas militant is shot dead in the Gaza Strip as clashes between rival Palestinian factions continue.
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Strains at Russia-Georgia talks

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 10:30
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

The leaders of Russia and Georgia fail to resolve problems that have strained their countries' relations.
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Shuttle crew arrives in Florida

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 10:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida, Discovery

The crew of US space shuttle Discovery has arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida for dress rehearsals ahead of a July lift-off.
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Court asked to quash Canada law

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 10:43
related countries: Canada Canada

Men accused of terror links in Canada seek to quash laws allowing foreign suspects to be held indefinitely.
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Java volcano spews clouds of gas

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 10:48
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's Mount Merapi emits huge clouds of gas and debris as authorities raise its alert level.
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France jails 25 for attack plot

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 10:55
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A Paris court jails 25 suspected Islamic militants for planning attacks in France in support of Chechen rebels.
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Vietnam minister quizzed on graft

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 11:08
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam's National Assembly begins questioning ministers and senior officials over corruption accusations.
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New clash in scarred Bosnia city

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 11:16
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: Mostar

Several people are hurt as Croat football fans clash with Muslims in Bosnia's divided city of Mostar.
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Iraq implements new security plan

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 11:18
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Tens of thousands of troops flood Baghdad's streets in the biggest operation to control the Iraqi capital yet.
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Doubts over Gaza deaths inquiry

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 11:47
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinians call for independent probe after Israel denied killing civilians relaxing on a beach in Gaza last week.
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US warns N Korea on missile test

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 11:51
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The United States warns it will respond if North Korea goes ahead with a test launch of a new long-range missile.
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De Klerk 'stable' after surgery

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 12:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's last white president FW de Klerk is stable after complications following surgery for cancer.
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Belgians search for missing girls

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 12:52
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgian police question a suspect over two missing schoolgirls - a reminder of the notorious Dutroux case.
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US price growth fuels rate fears

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 13:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rising, May

Rising energy costs push up US consumer prices in May, raising the possibility of a further rise in interest rates.
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Saudi 'torture' Britons lose case

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 13:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Four men who claim they were tortured in a Saudi Arabian prison are denied the right to sue officials.
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Afghan violence claims more lives

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 14:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two US-led coalition soldiers, four civilians and a number of Taleban fighters are killed in Afghanistan, officials says.
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Spain 4-0 Ukraine

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 14:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Spain produce a super display to outclass a Ukraine side that played most of the second half with 10 men.
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DR Congo 'plague' kills 100

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 15:11
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A suspected pneumonic plague outbreak in DR Congo has killed 100 people, says the World Health Organization.
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England v Trinidad & Tobago

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 15:44
related countries: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Team news ahead of Thursday's Group B World Cup match.
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Politician's son wins bail plea

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 15:48
related countries: India India

A court in India grants bail to Rahul Mahajan, the murdered politician's son who faces drugs charges.
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Tunisia 2-2 Saudi Arabia

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 16:00
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A late goal from Bolton's Radhi Jaidi earns Tunisia a point in the Group H clash with Saudi Arabia.
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Russia to tighten military draft

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 16:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's parliament approves a bill to scrap five reasons men can use to defer military service.
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Bush pledges to help Iraq succeed

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 16:35
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US President George W Bush vows to do "what it takes" to help Iraq succeed, a day after his trip to Baghdad.
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Somali Islamists capture key town

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 16:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

An Islamic militia captures the strategic town of Jowhar north of Somalia's capital as MPs ask for peacekeepers.
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Floating atomic plant for Russia

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 17:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia is to build the world's first floating nuclear power station to supply electricity to an Arctic naval base.
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Chile backs Andes gold project

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 17:52
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile approves plans by an international company to mine for gold in the Andes despite environmental concerns.
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Baltic victims of USSR remembered

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 18:07
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania, Estonia Estonia

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania mourn thousands of their people who were exiled to Siberia during Soviet rule.
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UN told of mass Darfur killings

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 19:02
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Large-scale massacres have occurred in Sudan's Darfur region, a war crimes investigator tells the UN.
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Bogus hurricane victims got $1.4bn

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 19:11
related countries: United States United States

The US government was defrauded of $1.4bn by bogus hurricane victims last year, an investigation reveals.
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Yemen family query jail suicide

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 19:39
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The Yemeni father of a man said to have killed himself at Guantanamo Bay says his son was murdered.
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Police clash with fans in Germany

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 20:34
related countries: Poland Poland, Germany Germany
related places: Dortmund

Police clash with football fans in Dortmund ahead of the World Cup match between Germany and Poland.
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Germany 1-0 Poland

Wednesday 14th of June 2006, 21:14
related countries: Poland Poland

Oliver Neuville puts Germany within reach of the last 16 with a last-gasp goal to beat Poland in Dortmund.
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