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What happend on June 26th 2006

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Summit discusses Aboriginal abuse

Monday 26th of June 2006, 3:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australian politicians meet in Canberra to discuss ways to combat child abuse in Aboriginal communities.
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US-led force attacked near Kabul

Monday 26th of June 2006, 6:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

A suspected suicide attack hits a US-led troop convoy near Kabull and a coalition soldier is killed elsewhere
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US may deploy Patriots in Japan

Monday 26th of June 2006, 6:56
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Patriot, Okinawa

The US may defend bases in Japan's Okinawa with Patriot missiles, amid fears N Korea may test a long-range missile.
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US pair charged over Iraqi death

Monday 26th of June 2006, 7:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Two US soldiers are charged over the death of an unarmed Iraqi civilian near Ramadi, the US military says.
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Israel vows to free Gaza soldier

Monday 26th of June 2006, 7:28
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel authorises "all necessary measures" to ensure the return of a soldier believed seized in Gaza.
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Ronaldo aims to end England hopes

Monday 26th of June 2006, 8:55
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo has special reason for wanting to be fit to face England on Saturday.
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Cache found at SA shoot-out house

Monday 26th of June 2006, 9:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African police find an arms cache at a house where four police and eight suspects died in Sunday's shooting.
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Nepal jails 'cowardly' soldiers

Monday 26th of June 2006, 9:08
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A Nepalese court martial finds 13 soldiers guilty of "cowardice" in a battle with Maoist rebels this year.
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Embattled East Timor PM resigns

Monday 26th of June 2006, 9:35
related countries: East Timor East Timor

East Timor's president accepts the resignation of Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri after weeks of turmoil.
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Russian hostages 'killed in Iraq'

Monday 26th of June 2006, 9:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Russia Russia

Four Russian embassy workers are killed by their kidnappers in Iraq, an internet video and statement says.
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Sri Lanka general killed in blast

Monday 26th of June 2006, 10:04
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

An explosion near the Sri Lankan capital kills a top army general and at least three others, the army says.
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China media face disaster fines

Monday 26th of June 2006, 10:24
related countries: China China

China may impose financial penalties on media outlets which report emergencies without government approval.
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Iraq oil output hits a new high

Monday 26th of June 2006, 11:19
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Iraqi oil production rises to 2.5 million barrels per day, its highest level since 2003's US-led invasion.
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'Suicide attack' on Pakistan army

Monday 26th of June 2006, 11:31
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suspected suicide car bomber kills at least six Pakistani soldiers in North Waziristan, officials say.
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World Cup: Brazil v Ghana

Monday 26th of June 2006, 11:35
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Team news ahead of Tuesday's second round World Cup match.
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Gunmen shoot dead tribal 'bandit'

Monday 26th of June 2006, 11:42
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Unidentified gunmen kill a suspected bandit in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, authorities say.
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Israeli threat of military action

Monday 26th of June 2006, 12:02
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's PM promises extensive military action to free a soldier presumed to be kidnapped in Gaza.
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UN sounds Afghan opium alert

Monday 26th of June 2006, 12:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Opium production in Afghanistan could surge again this year as insecurity worsens, the UN warns.
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More than 20 killed in Iran crash

Monday 26th of June 2006, 12:59
related countries: Iran Iran

Twenty-two people are killed and about 20 injured when a bus crashes head-on into a truck in northern Iran.
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World Cup: Figo can play England

Monday 26th of June 2006, 13:26
related countries: Portugal Portugal, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mark

Portugal skipper Luis Figo can face England in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final, despite his headbutt on Holland's Mark van Bommel.
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Final push in Mexico campaign

Monday 26th of June 2006, 13:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's presidential hopefuls step up their campaigning in the final days ahead of the bitterly contested 2 July poll.
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Live: Spain v France

Monday 26th of June 2006, 13:43
related countries: France France

Spain draft in Cesc Fabregas and Raul for their second round match against a France side boosted by Zinedine Zidane's return.
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Severstal may sue over steel deal

Monday 26th of June 2006, 14:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Steel group Arcelor's merger with Mittal Steel may face legal action from jilted Russian suitor Severstal.
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Syria 'holds Swedish journalist'

Monday 26th of June 2006, 15:06
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Syria Syria

A Swedish journalist is arrested in Syria for allegedly insulting the state, local media reports.
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'Suicide attack' on Pakistan army

Monday 26th of June 2006, 15:27
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suicide car bomber kills at least six Pakistani soldiers in the tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Mauritania backs 'new democracy'

Monday 26th of June 2006, 16:20
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Mauritanians overwhelmingly back a new constitution imposing term limits on presidents.
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Fresh Brazilian unrest kills 13

Monday 26th of June 2006, 16:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police kill 13 people on the outskirts of Sao Paulo after a fresh wave of attacks on police stations.
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Russian diplomat deaths confirmed

Monday 26th of June 2006, 16:39
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Russia Russia

Russia confirms that four of its diplomats kidnapped in Iraq are dead, a day after a hostage video appeared.
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Sweden jails circumcision father

Monday 26th of June 2006, 16:47
related countries: Sweden Sweden, Somalia Somalia

A Swedish court jails a Somali man for four years for forcing his daughter to be circumcised.
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Somali radical seeks Islamic law

Monday 26th of June 2006, 16:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The Somali cleric heading a new legislative council says he wants any new government to rule according to Islamic law.
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Italy ends Aussie dreams

Monday 26th of June 2006, 17:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Ten-man Italy beat Australia in the second round courtesy of an injury-time penalty from Francesco Totti.
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CO2 case before US Supreme Court

Monday 26th of June 2006, 17:37
related countries: United States United States

The US Supreme Court is to consider whether to force the government to regulate carbon dioxide emissions.
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Demands set for captured Israeli

Monday 26th of June 2006, 17:43
related countries: Israel Israel

Palestinian militants tell Israel to free jailed women and children in return for news on an abducted soldier.
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Egypt journalists get jail terms

Monday 26th of June 2006, 18:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Two Egyptian journalists are sentenced to a year in prison for defaming President Hosni Mubarak.
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Italy resoundingly rejects reform

Monday 26th of June 2006, 18:27
related countries: Italy Italy

Over 60% of Italian voters reject sweeping reforms that would have boosted the PM's powers.
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Blair promises new Africa focus

Monday 26th of June 2006, 18:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tony Blair announces a series of initiatives to ensure that pledges on aid and debt relief to Africa are honoured.
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Attacks mar Macedonia campaign

Monday 26th of June 2006, 19:00
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

Macedonia's PM warns against further political violence as clashes mar the country's election campaign.
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Ukraine beats Swiss on penalties

Monday 26th of June 2006, 21:45
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, Switzerland Switzerland

Ukraine beat Switzerland 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out to go through to a quarter-final against Italy.
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Violence in Iraq leaves 25 dead

Monday 26th of June 2006, 22:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Two market blasts in Iraqi towns and several other attacks across the country claim at least 25 lives.
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Buffett donates $37bn to charity

Monday 26th of June 2006, 22:54
related countries: United States United States

Warren Buffett says he always wanted to give away most of his fortune, after pledging $37bn to charity.
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