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What happend on June 21st 2008

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England rugby four can leave NZ

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 1:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police say four England rugby players at the centre of sex allegations can leave the country, according to reports.
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India baby girl deaths 'increase'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 4:01
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Growing numbers of female foetuses are aborted and baby girls left to die in India, a UK charity says.
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Castro condemns EU's 'hypocrisy'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 4:25
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro describes the EU's recent move to lift Cuba sanctions as "hypocrisy".
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Deadly stampede at Mexico disco

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 5:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico

At least 12 people die in a stampede during a police raid on a Mexico City nightclub, police say.
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Chinese couples rush to marry on opening date of Beijing Olympics

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 7:47
related countries: China China

Many Chinese are applying to marry on 8 August, the opening date of the Beijing Olympics, state media say.
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Gritty Kiwis win to level series

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 9:23
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand beat England by 22 runs at Bristol to level the one-day series 1-1.
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Rugby: New Zealand v England

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 9:27
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Christchurch

England's ill-fated tour of New Zealand ends in a second heavy defeat.
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Paying off a debt with a daughter

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 10:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Kate Clark meets an Afghan farmer hit by the poppy ban, who has had to sell his daughter for marriage.
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Aborigines threaten to shut Uluru

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 10:45
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Aboriginal leaders threaten to ban tourists from a top Australian landmark in protest at "racist" government policies.
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Indonesia militants' prison 'picnic'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 10:47
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The BBC's Andrew Harding hears that conditions for militant prisoners can be fairly relaxed in Indonesia.
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Cattle battle

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 10:54
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

Armed rustlers plague Madagascar cattle farmers
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Live - French GP qualifying

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 11:36
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, France France
related places: Magny, Cours

Formula One's top drivers battle it out for pole position at Magny-Cours - but Lewis Hamilton faces a 10-place grid penalty.
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Major new UK rail lines considered

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 11:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Network Rail is to look into creating five new high-speed lines for the UK by 2025, as part of a major review.
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F1: Ferrari lock out France front row

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 13:04
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, France France

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes pole ahead of team-mate Felipe Massa at Magny-Cours, while Lewis Hamilton will start in 13th place.
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Iran says attack by Israel 'impossible'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 13:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Iran says it considers an Israeli attack on its nuclear facilities as "impossible", after reports of an Israeli military rehearsal.
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Nepalese cabinet crisis deepens

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 13:48
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal PM Girid Prasad Koirala struggles to keep his administration together after Maoist ministers quit the cabinet.
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Mugabe condemns opposition 'lies'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 13:57
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

President Mugabe of Zimbabwe accuses the opposition of lying about political violence to cast doubt on next week's run-off poll.
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S Korea-US deal on beef exports

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 14:21
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

The US agrees not to export beef to South Korea from cattle older than 30 months to allay fears over meat safety, Seoul says.
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Deadly typhoon hits Philippines

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 14:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines

At least 17 people are killed in the Philippines as the south of the country is hit by Typhoon Fengshen.
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Sudan crash airline is grounded

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 15:22
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Sudan Airways - one of whose planes crashed recently, killing 30 people - is warned it could be grounded.
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France signs Algeria nuclear deal

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 15:42
related countries: France France, Algeria Algeria
related places: Algiers

France and Algeria sign an agreement on civil nuclear co-operation as the French PM makes a rare visit to Algiers.
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Gritty Kiwis win to level series

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 17:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Bristol

Tim Southee and Kyle Mills are the New Zealand heroes as they win a tense one-day international against England in Bristol to level the series 1-1.
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Journalist 'reported own murders'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 18:55
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

Police in Macedonia arrest a journalist on suspicion that he committed three murders he reported on.
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Sublime Russia break Dutch hearts

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 21:14
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

An Andrei Arshavin-inspired Russia beat the Netherlands 3-1 after extra time to reach the Euro 2008 semi-finals.
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Nigeria oil pipeline 'attacked'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 21:15
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

US oil giant Chevron halts onshore oil production at its Escravos oilfield after an attack on a supply pipeline.
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Argentina farmers lift roadblocks

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 21:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Farmers in Argentina lift most of the roadblocks they set up during a three-month row with the government.
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British hostages 'alive' in Iraq

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 21:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iraq's most senior security official says he believes that five British hostages seized more than a year ago are still alive.
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Euro 2008: Hiddink pride in Russia 'miracle'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 22:31
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Russia Russia

Russia boss Guus Hiddink pays tribute to his side's "huge achievement" in reaching the Euro 2008 semi-finals after their win over Netherlands.
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Euro 2008: Hiddink pride in Russia 'miracle'

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 22:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia boss Guus Hiddink pays tribute to his side's "huge achievement" in reaching the Euro 2008 semi-finals after their win over Netherlands.
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Police blamed for Mexico stampede

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 22:37
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico City's mayor accuses police of 'serious errors' during a nightclub raid in which 12 people died in a stampede.
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Soldiers killed in Afghan blasts

Saturday 21st of June 2008, 22:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Five foreign soldiers die in two bombings in Afghanistan as the Taleban step up their attacks against coalition troops.
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