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What happend on July 6th 2009

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Poll setback for Mexican leader

Monday 6th of July 2009, 3:13
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The centre-right party of Mexican President Felipe Calderon admits defeat in a mid-term congressional election.
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Deadly floods in China, Vietnam

Monday 6th of July 2009, 3:46
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, China China

Heavy rains in south-central China and northern Vietnam kill at least 31 people, state media say.
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Biden strikes tough note on Iran

Monday 6th of July 2009, 4:41
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran, United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden indicates the administration will not restrain Israel if it decides on military action against Iran.
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Fatal blasts in India factories

Monday 6th of July 2009, 6:42
related countries: India India
related places: At

At least eight people die in blasts at two explosives factories in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, officials say.
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Woods seals PGA National victory

Monday 6th of July 2009, 7:20
related countries: United States United States

Tiger Woods clinches his 68th PGA Tour win at the PGA National, despite a superb last-round effort from fellow American Hunter Mahan.
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Afghan car bomb attack near base

Monday 6th of July 2009, 7:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least two people have been killed and many others wounded in a suicide bombing near a major Nato base in southern Afghanistan.
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Twitter to give bushfire alerts

Monday 6th of July 2009, 7:43
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia is to use social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to give people early warning of bushfires.
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Arms central to US-Russia talks

Monday 6th of July 2009, 7:49
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US and Russian presidents are expected to announce nuclear weapons cuts, after tentatively agreeing a deal.
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'Worse off'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 8:00
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

Iraqi gays say their lives were better under Saddam
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Taste for drama

Monday 6th of July 2009, 8:26
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Ousted Honduran president weighs next move
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Bulgaria opposition wins election

Monday 6th of July 2009, 8:30
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

The party led by Sofia Mayor Boiko Borisov ousts Bulgaria's ruling Socialists by a wide margin in a general election.
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Zelaya's jet blocked in Honduras

Monday 6th of July 2009, 8:34
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Ousted President Zelaya of Honduras fails in a dramatic bid to fly home, after he is blocked from landing and violence erupts.
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Satanic verses?

Monday 6th of July 2009, 8:40
related countries: Morocco Morocco

Why heavy metal fans struggle in Moroccan culture
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Chelsea bring in Russian Zhirkov

Monday 6th of July 2009, 8:53
related countries: Russia Russia

Chelsea sign Russian international Yuri Zhirkov from CKSA Moscow.
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South Africa gets new crime squad

Monday 6th of July 2009, 10:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A new serious crime squad begins work in South Africa, after its predecessor was abolished amid political controversy.
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China launches yuan trade scheme

Monday 6th of July 2009, 10:25
related countries: China China

China begins a trial scheme that allows trade with its neighbours to be settled with its own currency, the yuan.
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Karachi girl 'dumped in manhole'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 10:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Karachi

Two policemen in the Pakistani city of Karachi are detained in connection with the alleged murder of a three-year-old girl.
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India outlines growth challenge

Monday 6th of July 2009, 10:45
related countries: India India

India's government unveils its annual budget, saying the "first challenge" is to return to 9% annual growth "at the earliest".
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Nigeria militants seize ship crew

Monday 6th of July 2009, 12:52
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Russia Russia

Militants in Nigeria's main oil-producing region kidnap the crew of an oil tanker, including its Russian captain.
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East Africa customs union boosted

Monday 6th of July 2009, 13:09
related countries: Burundi Burundi, Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda and Burundi join the East African Community Customs Union, which should lead to lower prices.
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Egypt mourns 'headscarf martyr'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 13:16
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Germany Germany

The body of Muslim woman, stabbed in a German courtroom by a man who had insulted her religion, is taken back to Egypt.
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In pictures

Monday 6th of July 2009, 13:35
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda villagers fear climate change is ruining their lives
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Germany awards 'new Iron Cross'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 13:38
related countries: Germany Germany

Four German soldiers are decorated with the country's new medal for bravery, the first to be awarded since World War II.
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Hawk or dove?

Monday 6th of July 2009, 14:00
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

The Vietnam war hate-figure who changed his mind
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Iran frees eighth embassy worker

Monday 6th of July 2009, 14:48
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iran releases the eighth of nine detained UK embassy staff, as its supreme leader tells the West not to meddle.
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In pictures: Ronaldo arrives at Real Madrid

Monday 6th of July 2009, 14:54
related countries: Spain Spain

The world's most expensive player is presented to the fans of Europe's most decorated club
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Mexico's PRI stages poll comeback

Monday 6th of July 2009, 15:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The PRI is set to be the biggest party in Mexico's Congress after defeating President Calderon's party in mid-term elections.
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Canada 'to stem Czech migration'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 15:38
related countries: Canada Canada, Czech Republic Czech Republic

Canada considers re-imposing visas to stem the high number of asylum applications from Czech migrants.
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Ex-Pentagon chief McNamara dies

Monday 6th of July 2009, 15:47
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, United States United States
related places: McNamara

Former US defence chief Robert McNamara, an architect of the Vietnam war who later regretted the US role, dies at 93.
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Indonesia relaxes voter registry

Monday 6th of July 2009, 15:53
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Indonesian court rules that unregistered voters may use identity cards to vote in Wednesday's presidential poll.
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Injured Lee to miss Ashes opener

Monday 6th of July 2009, 16:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Australia suffer a huge blow ahead of the start of the Ashes series against England after Brett Lee is ruled out of the first Test.
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A new chapter in US - Russian relations?

Monday 6th of July 2009, 16:40
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Is

USA and Russia agree nuclear cuts. Is this a new dawn for US - Russian relations?
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US troops killed in Afghan blasts

Monday 6th of July 2009, 17:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Six US soldiers with Nato-led forces are killed in two separate bomb explosions in Afghanistan, officials say.
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Zulu party snubs ANC merger call

Monday 6th of July 2009, 17:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A mainly Zulu opposition party rejects South African President Jacob Zuma's offer to join his African National Congress.
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Sirleaf 'surprised' at ban call

Monday 6th of July 2009, 17:49
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Liberian President Johnson-Sirleaf is surprised by a call to bar her from office, her spokesman says.
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Scores killed in China protests

Monday 6th of July 2009, 17:55
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang, Urumqi

Clashes in China's restive region of Xinjiang leave at least 156 dead in some of the most serious violence in decades.
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France demands Iran frees woman

Monday 6th of July 2009, 18:50
related countries: France France, Iran Iran

France demands the release of a French academic it says has been detained in Iran since 1 July, accused of spying.
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US and Russia agree nuclear cuts

Monday 6th of July 2009, 19:44
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US President Barack Obama and Russia's Dmitry Medvedev reach a deal to cut back their stockpiles of nuclear weapons.
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French anger as Iran holds woman

Monday 6th of July 2009, 19:47
related countries: France France, Iran Iran

France demands the release of a French academic who it says has been detained in Iran since 1 July, accused of spying.
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'Climate of fear'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 21:18
related countries: China China

What fuels tension among Uighurs in north-west China
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Mugabe brands US Zimbabwe envoy an 'idiotic little fellow'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 21:34
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United States United States

The Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brands a US envoy an "idiotic little fellow" with a condescending attitude.
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Mugabe calls US envoy 'an idiot'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 21:34
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, United States United States

The Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brands a US envoy an "idiotic little fellow" with a condescending attitude.
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Ronaldo welcomed by 80,000 fans

Monday 6th of July 2009, 22:12
related countries: Spain Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo is presented to a near-capacity crowd at the Bernabeu as he completes his record £80m move to Real Madrid.
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Tough choices

Monday 6th of July 2009, 23:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Economic woes to dominate Indonesian election
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Bolivia raids 'huge cocaine lab'

Monday 6th of July 2009, 23:31
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Drug enforcement officials in Bolivia raid what they describe as the biggest cocaine factory ever found in the country.
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