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What happend on June 3rd 2009

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US faces summit pressure on Cuba

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 0:51
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Cuba Cuba, United States United States

The US comes under strong pressure over its policy towards Cuba at the annual Americas Summit, in Honduras.
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Zuma to give South Africa address

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 1:39
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's president is expected to focus on the economy and employment in his first state of the nation address.
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Yemeni in Guantanamo suicide

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 2:08
related countries: Yemen Yemen, United States United States

A Yemeni inmate dies in an apparent suicide at the US Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the US military says.
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Obama embarks on Mid-East mission

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 3:03
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama heads to the Middle East on a visit aimed at increasing US engagement with the Islamic world.
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UK PM urged to 'assert authority'

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 3:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Senior Labour figures urge Gordon Brown to "take control" ahead of elections for the European Parliament and English councils.
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Ocean search finds plane debris

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 4:01
related countries: France France, Brazil Brazil

Debris spotted by planes in the Atlantic is from a French airliner which vanished in a storm, Brazil confirms.
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Opposition win Greenland election

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 5:01
related countries: Greenland Greenland

The left-wing opposition wins Greenland's landmark elections, ousting the ruling Social Democrats.
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US in nuclear disclosure blunder

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 8:27
related countries: United States United States

A document listing confidential US nuclear information is withdrawn after being wrongly posted on a government website.
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Spurned suitor sets up treasure hunt for diamond ring

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 9:36
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A spurned suitor in New Zealand has found an unusual way to dispose of his unwanted engagement ring - by holding a treasure hunt.
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New poll in prospect for Moldova

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 10:48
related countries: Moldova Moldova

Moldova faces a new general election after the parliament failed to elect a president for a second time.
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Promoters vow ICL 'will carry on'

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 11:38
related countries: India India

The promoters of the breakaway Indian Cricket League insists it still has a future despite leading players leaving the competition.
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Al-Qaeda 'kills British hostage'

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 13:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government says it believes a UK citizen has been killed by al-Qaeda in North Africa.
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Three convicted over UK visa scam

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 14:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

An illegal immigrant is found guilty of running one of the UK's biggest visa scams from west London, alongside her husband.
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Kuznetsova too strong for Serena

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 15:05
related countries: France France, Australia Australia

Svetlana Kuznetsova beats second seed Serena Williams and will face Australia's Samantha Stosur in the French Open semi-finals.
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Fritzl moved to long-term prison

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 15:13
related countries: Austria Austria

Josef Fritzl, the Austrian who raped and imprisoned his daughter, is moved to a special prison to serve his life sentence.
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'No Israeli plan' to bomb Iran

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 15:35
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Israel is not planning unilateral military action against Iranian nuclear sites.
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Obama opens key Mid-East mission

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 15:39
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama arrives in the Middle East on a visit aimed at increasing US engagement with the Islamic world.
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New US aid for Pakistan displaced

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 15:58
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

President Obama's envoy says the US Congress has been asked for an additional $200m to help displaced people in Pakistan.
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Madagascar sentences ex-leader

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 16:11
related countries: Madagascar Madagascar

A Madagascar court sentences ex-leader Marc Ravalomanana in absentia to four years in jail for alleged abuse of office.
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US 'admits Afghan raid mistakes'

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 16:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: May

A US inquiry finds mistakes were made when US planes bombed suspected Taliban positions in Afghanistan in May, officials say.
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Mass break-out from Nigerian jail

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:04
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: More

More than 150 inmates escape a prison in south-eastern Nigeria, after a midnight escape.
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'Bin Laden' tape denounces Obama

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A taped message purportedly by al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden accuses Barack Obama of fuelling hatred of the US in Pakistan.
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Election explained

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:23
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The complexity and importance of Lebanon's big day
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Federer sweeps into French semis

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:26
related countries: France France

Roger Federer remains on course to complete his set of Grand Slam titles after beating Gael Monfils in the French Open quarter-finals.
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French Open day 11 as it happened

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:34
related countries: France France

Roger Federer beats Gael Monfils and will meet Juan Martin del Potro in the last four of the French Open, while Svetlana Kuznetsova battles past Serena Williams to book a semi-final against Sam Stosur.
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Pregnant Briton sentenced to life

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Laos Laos

A pregnant British woman found guilty of smuggling heroin is sentenced to life in prison in Laos.
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'Gay penguins' rear adopted chick after hatching egg

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:50
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Bremerhaven

A male penguin couple has hatched an egg at Bremerhaven zoo in Germany, the zoo says - and they are now rearing the chick together.
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Lost jet data 'may not be found'

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 17:58
related countries: France France

Flight data recorders of a plane missing over the Atlantic may never be found, officials say, as Paris mourns for those lost.
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Zuma promises half a million jobs

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 18:06
related countries: South Africa South Africa

New South African President Jacob Zuma promises to create half a million jobs this year.
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Robinson takes home Orange Prize

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 18:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Home

American writer Marilynne Robinson wins Britain's Orange Prize for Fiction for her novel Home.
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US Capitol unveils Reagan statue

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 19:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Reagan, Nancy

A statue of the late US president Ronald Reagan is unveiled at the US Capitol building by his widow Nancy.
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Superb India overwhelm Pakistan

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 20:11
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

India secure an impressive nine-wicket victory over fierce rivals Pakistan at the Oval in their final warm-up match for the World Twenty20.
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Iranian TV debates pit candidates

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 21:22
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's leader is accused of undermining the country's dignity in a live TV debate with his main rival days before elections.
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US state passes gay marriage

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 21:52
related countries: United States United States

The governor of New Hampshire signs legislation making the US state the sixth to allow same-sex marriage.
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New resignation hits UK cabinet

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 21:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown faces mounting pressure after Hazel Blears becomes the latest minister to quit on the eve of vital polls.
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Brazil navy arrives in ocean zone

Wednesday 3rd of June 2009, 22:21
related countries: France France, Botswana Botswana

The hunt for clues as to the fate of a French airliner lost in the Atlantic intensifies as the first Brazilian navy vessel arrives.
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