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Malaysia's Anwar faces sex claim

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 1:55
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Malaysian opposition leader, Anwar Ibrahim, is to be investigated over allegations of sodomy, police say.
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Discrimination row after child denies classmates party invites

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 3:45
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: An

An eight-year-old boy causes a controversy in Sweden by failing to invite two of his classmates to his birthday party.
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Tutu urges Zimbabwe intervention

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 7:32
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls on the international community to intervene in Zimbabwe - by force if necessary.
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Chinese riots over girl's death

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 7:48
related countries: China China

Angry crowds attack government buildings in south-west China in protest at the death of a teenage girl.
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Rebels sink Indian police launch

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 12:13
related countries: India India

Forty police officers are feared drowned in eastern India after a police motor boat capsizes after a rebel attack.
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Malaysia's Anwar seeks sanctuary

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 13:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Turkey Turkey
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim seeks refuge in the Turkish embassy in Kuala Lumpur, after receiving threats.
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Israel opens Gaza crossing point

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 14:09
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel reopens a key commercial crossing point to the Gaza Strip because of a lull in cross-border attacks.
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Assam market bombing 'kills six'

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 14:21
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least six people have died in a bomb blast at a crowded market in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam, police say.
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Hindus will not get Kashmir land

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 14:52
related countries: India India

The government of Indian-administered Kashmir revokes a decision to transfer land to Hindu pilgrims after protests by Muslims.
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Israel approves prisoner exchange

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 15:05
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's cabinet backs a controversial prisoner swap with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
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UK soldier dies in Afghan mine blast

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 17:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British soldier has been killed after stepping on a mine in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
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Cricket: S Lanka beat Pakistan

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 17:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Sri Lanka continue their unbeaten run in the Asia Cup, beating Pakistan by 64 runs in Karachi.
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Mugabe is sworn in for sixth term

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 18:19
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe is sworn in as Zimbabwe president after being declared the winner of a run-off vote in which he ran unopposed.
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Q&A: Zimbabwe elections

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 18:50
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A guide to the situation in Zimbabwe, where Robert Mugabe has been declared the winner of an election overshadowed by reports of violent intimidation of his opponents.
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Spain crowned champions

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 20:38
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

Spain claim their first title in 44 years after beating Germany 1-0 in the Euro 2008 final in Vienna.
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Iraq to sue oil-for-food suspects

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 21:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Iraqi government says it will sue firms and people suspected of corruption in the UN's oil-for-food programme.
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Mongolia votes in key elections

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 21:49
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Polls close in Mongolia, for a parliamentary election where the country's mineral wealth is at stake.
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In pictures: Mugabe sworn in

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 21:57
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe inaugurated in Zimbabwe
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Cricket: Australia beat Windies

Sunday 29th of June 2008, 22:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Shane Watson's maiden international century helps Australia secure a seven-wicket win over West Indies in their third one-day international.
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