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What happend on June 15th 2008

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Bush heaps praise on Sarkozy's model wife on goodbye visit

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 0:21
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

George Bush praises Nicolas Sarkozy on his choice of wife, on the latest leg of the US president's European tour.
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Che Guevara statue unveiled on his '80th birthday'

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 1:28
related countries: Argentina Argentina

A statue of 'Che' Guevara is unveiled in his Argentine birthplace on what would have been his 80th birthday.
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Golf: Woods on brink of US Open glory

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 3:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Sunday

Tiger Woods will take a one-shot lead over England's Lee Westwood into the final round of the US Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday.
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Thousands forced out by US floods

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 4:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Iowa

Flooding forces at least 24,000 people from their homes in the US state of Iowa and devastates crops.
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Million flee south Chinese floods

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 8:12
related countries: China China

Flooding in southern China kills at least 55 people and forces more than a million to flee their homes, the government says.
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Japan earthquake death toll rises

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 9:04
related countries: Japan Japan

Rescuers in northern Japan find three more bodies, bringing the death toll from Saturday's quake to nine, officials say.
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Funeral held for Vietnam's ex-PM

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 11:40
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Thousands of Vietnamese line the streets to pay tribute to prime minister and key economic reformer Vo Van Kiet.
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Lorry drivers saved from floodwaters by farmer on a jet ski

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 12:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Two lorry drivers are saved from rising floodwaters in a dramatic jet ski rescue in western Australia.
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Iran deal 'full of opportunities'

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 12:19
related countries: Iran Iran

EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana says a package offered to Iran to halt uranium enrichment is "full of opportunities".
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In pictures

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 13:37
related countries: China China

More than a million people forced to flee China flooding
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Row in Italy over army deployment

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 14:03
related countries: Italy Italy

A big row erupts in Italy over the government's decision to deploy the army on major city streets to fight crime.
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EU 'must find treaty solution'

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 14:26
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The EU must help a solution how to move forward after Ireland's rejection of the reform treaty, the Irish prime minister says.
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Gold prospects

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 14:48
related countries: China China

Will Olympics make China's economy go even faster?
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Karzai issues warning to Pakistan

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 15:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he is ready to send troops over the border into Pakistan to confront militants.
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Kosovo moves to terminate UN rule

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 15:37
related countries: Albania Albania

A new constitution comes into force in Kosovo, handing power to ethnic Albanian authorities after nine years of UN rule.
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Sudan to deploy troops in Abyei

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 16:47
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Abyei

A joint battalion of Sudan's northern and southern troops is to move into the disputed town of Abyei, their commander says.
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Serbs form rival Kosovo assembly

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 17:31
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia defies the adoption of a new constitution in Kosovo by announcing a new parliament for the minority Serb community.
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New strike by Argentine farmers

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 17:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine farmers announce their fourth strike in as many months to protest against tax increases on food exports.
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Rice warns on Israel settlements

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 18:41
related countries: United States United States

Condoleezza Rice warns Jewish settlement building is having a "negative effect" on efforts for Middle East peace.
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Keep talking

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 19:44
related countries: Iran Iran

Western countries are keen to keep Iran talks going
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Turkey 3-2 Czech Republic

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 21:14
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Turkey produce a thrilling fightback to beat Czech Republic 3-2 and qualify for the last eight.
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Saudi oil output to rise in July

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 21:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will increase its oil production by 200,000 barrels a day from July, its oil minister tells the United Nations.
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Proud Terim hails Turkey comeback

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 22:16
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Turkey coach Fatih Terim says his team's stunning late comeback to beat the Czech Republic 3-2 showed their mental strength.
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Advancing Chad rebels take town

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 22:18
related countries: Chad Chad
related places: Am Dam

Rebels in Chad briefly occupy the town of Am Dam as they advance to within 600km (350 miles) of the capital.
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Bush stands by invasion of Iraq

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 22:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Bush

George W Bush stands by the invasion of Iraq five years ago as protests greet the UK leg of his goodbye tour.
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Malaysian PM plays down handover

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 22:53
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi denies he has set a date to stand down from office.
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In pictures

Sunday 15th of June 2008, 23:55
related countries: China China

Shards of shattered lives at Chinese quake museum
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