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What happend on June 26th 2007

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Official defends WTC air advice

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 1:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The US official who said the air at Ground Zero in New York was safe after 9/11 says she acted on scientific advice.
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Three dead in UK flood chaos

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 1:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three people die after heavy rains cause severe flooding across England and Wales.
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Mid-East Quartet to debate crisis

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 4:34
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Quartet of Middle East mediators meets in Jerusalem, for the first time since Hamas seized the Gaza Strip.
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'Maoist rebels' kidnap rail men

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 4:53
related countries: India India

Maoist rebels in India kidnap two people and blow up railway tracks in protest against the government.
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Nine dead in Philippine clashes

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 7:37
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least nine people are killed in a major gunbattle between police and squatters in the Philippines.
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Bomb kills Somali cleaning women

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 7:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A huge roadside bomb kills at least five people, including four women street cleaners, in the Somali capital.
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Activist's anger over abduction

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 8:07
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Pakistani human rights activist says he will prosecute those people who abducted him in January.
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Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 8:37
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

The search for a plane feared crashed in Cambodia with 22 people on board is hampered by poor weather.
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Paris Hilton released from jail

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 8:44
related countries: France France

Heiress Paris Hilton is released from her Los Angeles jail after serving 24 days for a probation violation.
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Flood devastation in South Asia

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 8:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India

People in India and Pakistan struggle to cope with the effects of days of rain that have left 350 dead.
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Gaddafi urges pan-African state

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 9:02
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi calls the African Union a failure and vows to work for a single African state.
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Polish Jews to get Warsaw museum

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 9:29
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

Jewish leaders are to join Polish dignitaries for the start of work on a museum in the former Warsaw Ghetto.
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Work to resume on Brazil reactor

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 9:46
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Botswana Botswana

A long-stalled project to build Brazil's third nuclear power should resume, Brazilian energy officials recommend.
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Hundreds flee over dam burst fear

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 10:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

About 100 homes are evacuated in northern England amid fears a dam could burst after torrential rain.
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Warrant issued for Iraqi minister

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 10:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An arrest warrant has been issued for Iraq's culture minister on terrorism charges, Iraqi officials say.
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Russia presses Nato over shield

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 10:31
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia tells Nato to avoid any steps that could undermine Russia's security, as talks get under way in Moscow.
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10 years on in Hong Kong

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 10:38
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Jill McGivering reports on how Hong Kong is faring, 10 years after it was handed back to China by the British.
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Aborigines threaten tourist ban

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 10:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Aboriginal elders in Australia consider a tourist ban at Ayers Rock in protest at a child abuse crackdown.
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Aid for captured Niger soldiers

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 10:48
related countries: Niger Niger

Aid workers travel to a remote Niger rebel base, where 72 soldiers are being held, to deliver medicines.
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Minister convicted over alcohol

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 11:32
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A court in Bangladesh sentences a former minister to five years jail for possessing alcohol, officials say.
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Plate aids diabetes weight loss

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 12:22
related countries: Canada Canada

Using a simple portion control plate can help people ease their type 2 diabetes, Canadian research shows.
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Wahhabi opponent killed in Iran

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 12:46
related countries: Iran Iran

A Shia cleric known for his stance against Wahhabism, a strict version of Sunni Islam, is killed in south-western Iran.
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Turkey unhappy at EU talks delay

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 12:54
related countries: Turkey Turkey, France France
related places: Ankara, Eu

Turkey registers frustration as France prevents the EU opening membership talks with Ankara in a key area.
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Chirac to face corruption inquiry

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 12:54
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

French ex-President Jacques Chirac is to be questioned over claims of corruption while he was Paris mayor.
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UN inspectors arrive in N Korea

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 13:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

UN nuclear inspectors arrive in Pyongyang for talks, as South Korea says it will restart food aid to the North.
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Galapagos put on UN danger list

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 13:09
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

The UN puts Ecuador's Galapagos Islands on its list of World Heritage sites in danger, citing increased tourism.
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Pfizer wins early Nigeria battle

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 13:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian judge rejects the inclusion of more cases in a $7bn Nigerian lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Pfizer.
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Nepal monuments 'now safe'

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 14:15
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Officials in Nepal welcome a decision to remove seven historic monuments from a list of world sites in danger.
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China's Hu sets out policy goals

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 14:30
related countries: China China

Chinese President Hu Jintao puts clean government and sharing wealth fairly at the top of his political agenda.
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Mobile phone firms lose tax case

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 14:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mobile phone firms lose their legal fight to reclaim tax they said they paid to acquire expensive licences in the UK.
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China creates longest sea bridge

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 15:59
related countries: China China

China says it has finished building the world's longest sea-crossing bridge, in the east of the country.
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CAR children 'seized for ransom'

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 16:48
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Armed gangs are seizing children for ransom payments in lawless northern CAR, Amnesty says.
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Cyclone adds to Pakistan misery

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 17:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Thousands of people flee their homes as a cyclone batters Pakistan's coast after days of rain in the south.
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Nato urges calm in Russia dispute

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 17:14
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kosovo

Nato's chief calls on the West and Russia to tone down their rhetoric in their row over defence and Kosovo.
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Cricket: South Africa beat India

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 18:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa, India India

Jacques Kallis hits an unbeaten 91 to guide South Africa to a four-wicket win over India in Belfast.
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US Senate revives migration plan

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 19:11
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate votes to revive discussion of immigration legislation backed by President George W Bush.
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US firms reject Venezuelan deal

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 19:17
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela, United States United States

ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil fail to sign a deal on nationalisation of Venezuela's oil, says state firm PDVSA.
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US to probe BAE over corruption

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 20:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Justice

UK defence firm BAE Systems is the subject of an anti-corruption probe by the US Department of Justice.
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Wrestler in US 'murder-suicide'

Tuesday 26th of June 2007, 21:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

A wrestler is found dead along with his wife and son at their home in Atlanta in what police say is a murder-suicide.
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