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What happend on June 24th 2006

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US fears home-grown terror

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 2:09
related countries: United States United States

Terror plots hatched inside the US could pose as much danger as al-Qaeda, the US attorney-general says.
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US TV legend Aaron Spelling dies

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 3:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Angels

Aaron Spelling, producer of Dynasty, Charlie's Angels and Beverly Hills 90210, dies at the age of 83.
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Farc 'wants Colombia talks'

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 4:40
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, Colombia Colombia

Colombia's Farc rebels are prepared to swap hostages and talk peace, a spokesman tells Venezuelan TV.
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Swedish man shot dead in Somalia

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 7:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

A Swedish journalist is shot dead during a huge rally in Somalia's capital, held to back Thursday's peace agreement.
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Money-track leak angers Cheney

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 8:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cheney

The US Vice-President condemns media disclosures of a secret programme tracking financial transactions.
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Yemeni president to stand again

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 9:39
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will run for office again, reversing an earlier decision to not stand.
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Philippines stops death penalty

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 10:30
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Philippines President Gloria Arroyo signs a law abolishing the death penalty, reprieving 1,200 death row inmates.
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Losing touch with Innocent

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 10:56
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Andrew Harding tries to find out what has happened to a Ugandan boy he helped in 2004 after his parents were murdered.
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Menacing reality of life in Baghdad

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 10:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

Return to Baghdad after the fall of Saddam Hussein, Hugh Sykes reflects on how things have changed in Iraq.
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'Aged 11, I was too big for Paris'

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 10:57
related countries: France France

Caroline Wyatt is determined to find out how the French stay so enviably slim.
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Charges in Kashmir sex scandal

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 11:25
related countries: India India

Nine people including a top policeman are charged over a sex scandal in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Israel captures pair in Gaza raid

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 11:29
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers seize two Palestinian men in an overnight incursion into the south of the Gaza Strip.
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Vietnamese leaders resign posts

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 13:58
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnam's president, prime minister and assembly speaker step down, clearing the way for a younger leadership.
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Saudis announce militant arrests

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 14:35
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Riyadh

Saudi Arabia reveals the arrest of 42 suspected militants, some since Friday's deadly gun battle in Riyadh.
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Tamil Tigers extend EU deadline

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 14:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka extend their deadline for EU ceasefire monitors to leave the country.
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Germany presses Iran over uranium

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 15:05
related countries: Iran Iran, Germany Germany

Germany calls on Iran to halt uranium work, as the two discuss Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.
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Saturday 24th of June 2006, 15:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chicago

Relatives of seven men accused of plotting to blow up Chicago's Sears Tower say they have no terror links.
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US-led forces 'kill 65 Taleban'

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 15:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan say they have killed at least 65 Taleban militants in fresh offensives.
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More migrants reach Italy

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 16:28
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Lampedusa

Vessels carrying a total of at least 370 illegal immigrants arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa.
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Germany 2-0 Sweden

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 16:52
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A Lukas Podolski double earns Germany victory over 10-man Sweden and books the hosts' place in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Dodo skeleton find in Mauritius

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 17:13
related countries: Mauritius Mauritius

A project team investigating the extinct dodo unearths bones in swamp lands on the island of Mauritius.
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More Saudis freed at Guantanamo

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 18:16
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Fourteen Saudi detainees held at Guantanamo Bay are freed and sent home, the Pentagon says.
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Germany set new World Cup targets

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 18:46
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Germany Germany

Germany coach Jurgen Klinsmann says his team have set new objectives on the back of their 2-0 win against Sweden.
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Woman cleric hails 'breakthrough'

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 19:34
related countries: United States United States

The controversial new head of the US Anglican church tells the BBC her election is a victory for women.
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Brazil's Lula seeks re-election

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 20:28
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he will seek a second term in office at elections in October.
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Argentina win in extra time

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 21:33
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Maxi Rodriguez's wonder goal in extra-time against Mexico sends Argentina into a last-eight meeting with Germany.
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India set off after mammoth total

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 21:50
related countries: India India

India reach 150-2 in reply to West Indies' 581 at close of play on day three of the third Test at St Kitts.
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Pekerman hails 'deserved' victory

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 22:23
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Mexico Mexico

Argentina coach Jose Pekerman says his side deserved their extra-time World Cup triumph over Mexico.
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'Radical' heads Somalia militia

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 23:29
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: Mogadishu

A cleric who is on the US list of terror suspects is named as head of an Islamist militia that controls Mogadishu.
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Militia offers to protect media

Saturday 24th of June 2006, 23:48
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Somalia Somalia

The Islamist militia controlling the Somali capital says it will protect foreign media after a Swedish journalist is killed.
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