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What happend on June 12th 2010

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Golden moment

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 1:33
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African joy at successful World Cup start
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Smash and grab raid fails when burglar is hit by his own rock

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 3:23
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

A robbery attempt at a shop in Wellington, New Zealand fails when the burglar gets hit by his own rock.
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ICC pushes UN for Sudan arrests

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 3:51
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The International Criminal Court pushes the UN Security Council for the arrests of two Sudanese indicted for Darfur war crimes.
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BP set to discuss dividends

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 6:11
related countries: United States United States

BP directors will meet on Monday to discuss whether to suspend dividends to shareholders, the BBC learns.
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International rugby as it happened

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 7:30
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia beat England 27-17 in Perth after the All Blacks beat 14-man Ireland 66-28 in New Plymouth.
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England v USA preview

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 8:18
related countries: United States United States


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Barry on bench for England opener

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 8:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Barry

England manager Fabio Capello reveals Gareth Barry will be on the bench against the United States in Saturday's Group C opener.
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Floodwaters kill 16 in Arkansas

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 8:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arkansas

Floodwaters hit campsites in mountains in the US state of Arkansas, killing at least 16 people, the governor says.
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Venezuela TV boss arrest sought

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 8:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The Venezuelan authorities issue an arrest warrant for the owner of a private TV channel fiercely critical of President Chavez.
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All aboard

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 10:53
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, Seychelles Seychelles

Travelling through the heart of Zimbabwe by train
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'Holy Father, what shall we do?'

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 10:53
related countries: Italy Italy

As a week of rallies and vigils for Catholic priests draws to a close, David Willey reflects on the problems the Church faces in a changing world.
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'Eve teasing'

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 11:13
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The craze taking a terrible toll in Bangladesh
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Rugby: Australia hold on to beat England

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 11:53
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

England's pack threatens to earn them a remarkable victory in the first Test but Australia hold on to win in Perth despite being butchered in the scrum.
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Leaders to discuss oil spill

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 18:19
related countries: United States United States, United Kingdom United Kingdom, Mexico Mexico

UK PM David Cameron is due to discuss the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster with US President Barack Obama.
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US urges quicker BP oil strategy

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 18:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Gulf

A US official gives BP 48 hours to improve its strategy to stem the Gulf oil leak, as the US and UK leaders discuss the spill.
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Kyrgyzstan asks Russia to quell unrest

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 18:45
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan appeals to Russia to send troops to restore order in a southern city where nearly 80 have died in ethnic clashes.
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Cuba frees paraplegic dissident

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 19:58
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The Cuban government is releasing an ailing political prisoner and transferring six other dissidents to jails closer to home
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'Israeli spy' arrested in Poland

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 20:14
related countries: Israel Israel, Poland Poland

Poland holds a suspected Israeli agent wanted in Germany in connection with the murder of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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American teenage sailor rescued

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 20:40
related countries: Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, India India, United States United States

A 16-year-old US girl who ran into problems while trying to sail solo around the world is rescued in the Indian Ocean, officials say.
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Plan Colombia

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 23:03
related countries: United States United States

Deep US-Colombia ties set to continue under new leader
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Clash reports on Iran anniversary

Saturday 12th of June 2010, 23:21
related countries: Iran Iran

Sporadic demonstrations in Tehran and other Iranian cities are reported a year after the disputed presidential election.
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