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What happend on June 12th 2007

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Republicans block Bush ally vote

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 0:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gonzales

US Senate Republicans block a no confidence vote in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, a key Bush ally.
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Hostages released in Niger Delta

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 0:47
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Niger Niger

Militants in the oil-rich south of Nigeria free 12 foreigners, whom they had been holding hostage.
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Call to protect Afghan civilians

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 2:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Red Cross calls on warring parties in Afghanistan to do more to protect civilians as the conflict spreads.
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Rally for Hmong leader in court

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 6:22
related countries: Laos Laos, United States United States

Hundreds of Hmong protest in the US as a key leader appears in court accused of plotting a coup in Laos.
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US sex sentence overturned

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 7:41
related countries: United States United States

A US man jailed for having consensual oral sex with a teenage girl has his sentence overturned.
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Woolmer death statement due

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 7:46
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police are expected to say Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer died of natural causes and was not killed.
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Russia to help N Korea funds row

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 7:58
related countries: Russia Russia, North Korea North Korea, United States United States

Russia is to help resolve a banking row holding up a North Korean nuclear deal, US officials say.
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Ethiopia verdict 'not political'

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 8:43
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The conviction of 38 opposition leaders was not intended to stifle political dissent, Ethiopia says.
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Serb leader jailed for war crimes

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 8:49
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Milan Martic, former head of Croatian Serb rebels, is jailed for 35 years in The Hague for war crimes.
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China criticised over secret laws

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 8:50
related countries: China China

China's state secret laws are complex and reinforce the Communist Party's rule, a rights report says.
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US strike 'kills Afghan police'

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 8:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Seven Afghan police officers are killed by US forces in an apparent "friendly fire" incident, Afghan officials say.
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Islamists and Kashmiris in clash

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 9:08
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Kashmir

One person is killed in clashes between local people and Islamic activists in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
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Arrests after Kenyan bomb blast

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 9:12
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Nairobi

Police in Kenya say they have made three arrests following Monday's blast in the capital, Nairobi.
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S Asian weather fatalities go up

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 9:59
related countries: India India, Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: At

At least 97 people are killed in mudslides in Bangladesh, while officials in India say a heat wave may be coming to an end.
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Death toll rises in China floods

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 10:27
related countries: China China

At least 71 people are now known to have died and 640,000 displaced after floods in southern China.
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Colombia hit by flood emergency

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 10:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe announces aid to deal with flooding that has left thousands homeless.
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Hong Kong probes cable car plunge

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 10:36
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

A cable car to one of Hong Kong's major tourist sites is suspended after a empty car plunges to the ground.
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UN concern over Lebanon arms

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 10:47
related countries: Syria Syria, Lebanon Lebanon

The UN Security Council says it is deeply concerned at evidence of arms crossing the Syria-Lebanon border.
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Kenya police killings condemned

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 11:21
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Amnesty International calls for an independent inquiry into reports of execution-style killings by police in Kenya.
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Flooded Australian homes looted

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 11:24
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

People returning home after storms and flooding in eastern Australia find their properties have been looted.
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President warns of Hamas 'coup'

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 11:25
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accuses Hamas of trying to seize power in Gaza by force.
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Ousted Thai PM 'free to return'

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 12:09
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The interim Thai prime minister says his exiled predecessor can return to fight a freeze on his $1.6bn assets.
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China trade talks focus on piracy

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 12:31
related countries: Belgium Belgium, China China
related places: Brussels

Trade talks between China and the European Union in Brussels later on Tuesday are likely to focus on piracy.
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Economists attack Iran policies

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 12:43
related countries: Iran Iran

A group of economists say mismanagement is inflicting a huge cost on the country's economy.
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Gunmen kill Afghan school girls

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 13:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Gunmen kill two girls and wound six as they leave school south of the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
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Tribals strike over uranium plans

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 13:25
related countries: India India

A strike called by a tribal youth group to oppose the mining of uranium in part of northern India causes severe disruption.
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Cricket: Windies hail Panesar

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 13:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England spinner Monty Panesar goes from 26th to 12th in the ICC rankings after his 10-wicket haul against West Indies.
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SA sacks striking health workers

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 14:00
related countries: South Africa South Africa

More than 600 striking public health workers in South Africa have been sacked, a government minister says.
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Olympic inspectors pay site visit

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 14:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

International Olympics Committee members visit London to check on the 2012 Games preparations.
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Sri Lanka accuses 'bullying' West

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 16:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The international community is bullying Sri Lanka over human rights, the country's defence secretary says.
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Vienna hosts arms treaty review

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 16:11
related countries: Austria Austria, Russia Russia

Former Cold War foes review a key arms control treaty which has put Russia and Nato at loggerheads.
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Malta wants EU help on migrants

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 16:19
related countries: Malta Malta

Malta urges its EU neighbours to take a greater share of the illegal migrants crossing over from Africa.
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Dutch MPs back immigrant amnesty

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 18:36
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch MPs agree to grant some 30,000 illegal immigrants an amnesty, in a sharp policy reversal.
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Woolmer 'died of natural causes'

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 18:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police say Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer died of natural causes and was not murdered.
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Jaguar and Land Rover jobs fears

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 21:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ford

Union leaders voice concerns about Ford's decision to put its UK luxury car firms Jaguar and Land Rover up for sale.
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Sudan accepts joint Darfur force

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 21:14
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan agrees to a revised plan for a joint UN-African Union peace force to be sent to Darfur, AU sources say.
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Canada PM in land claims pledge

Tuesday 12th of June 2007, 22:38
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces plans to overhaul the system for native land claims.
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