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Democrats deal is Clinton setback

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 1:55
related countries: United States United States

US Democrats reach a decision on disputed votes from Florida and Michigan, leaving Barack Obama ahead.
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S Asia 'focus for al-Qaeda fight'

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 5:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

The US security chief tells the BBC the borders of Pakistan and Afghanistan are the new focus for the war on terror.
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Bolt sets new 100m world record

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 6:05
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: New York

Jamaican Usain Bolt breaks the 100m world record with a time of 9.72 seconds in New York.
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US Iraq deaths 'at four-year low'

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 10:58
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

US military deaths in Iraq are reported to have fallen to their lowest monthly level for four years.
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Israel sends back Hezbollah spy

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 11:06
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

An Israeli citizen convicted of spying for Hezbollah is deported to Lebanon after six years in prison.
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Setback for China quake rescuers

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 11:08
related countries: China China
related places: Mianyang

A helicopter ferrying China quake victims crashes, as efforts to stop a quake lake flooding Mianyang continue.
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S Korea beef protesters detained

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 12:04
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

More than 200 people are arrested in Seoul in the latest protests over the decision to resume US beef imports.
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Revellers disrupt London Tube

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 13:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London's Underground system is mobbed by thousands marking the last night before an alcohol ban takes effect.
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Swiss reject new citizenship rule

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 14:19
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Voters in Switzerland reject a move to make it even harder for foreigners to obtain citizenship.
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Tennis: Ivanovic and Jankovic win

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 15:05
related countries: France France

World number two Ana Ivanovic and number three and Jelena Jankovic progress to the French Open quarter-finals.
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Israel plans more settler homes

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 15:18
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel announces plans to build almost 900 houses on occupied land in East Jerusalem.
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Canada hears of native abuse

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 17:57
related countries: Canada Canada, India India

Canada's truth and reconciliation commission hears from natives who were victims of abuse.
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Macedonian poll marred by unrest

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 20:13
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia, Albania Albania, Greece Greece

Voting in Macedonia is disrupted by violence in Albanian parts of the Balkan state, with at least one dead.
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Kampusch in chat show debut

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 20:53
related countries: Austria Austria

The first chat show hosted by former Austrian kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch is broadcast.
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Crashed plane was in live TV ad

Sunday 1st of June 2008, 21:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Spain Spain

A skydiving aircraft in a fatal crash in Spain had just been used for a live British TV ad, it emerges.
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