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What happend on June 20th 2010

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Rwanda ex-army chief shot in SA

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 0:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A former Rwandan army chief is in a critical condition having been shot in S Africa in what his wife said was an attempt on his life.
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Mayor of Mexican town shot dead

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 8:10
related countries: United States United States, Mexico Mexico
related places: Ciudad Juarez

A Mexican mayor is gunned down in Ciudad Juarez near the US border, where he had fled after receiving death threats.
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Blue cheese? Italians alarmed by discoloured mozzarella

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 8:17
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian authorities seize a batch of mozzarella that turned blue, alerting the European Commission of possible contamination.
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Three die in US restaurant attack

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 8:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

A man in California opens fire on his stepdaughter and her family in a restaurant, killing two.
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Gulbis joins Wimbledon absentees

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 11:19
related countries: Latvia Latvia

Latvia's Ernests Gulbis withdraws from Wimbledon, potentially easing Rafael Nadal's path to the last 16.
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India train sabotage suspect held

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 11:46
related countries: India India

Indian police arrest a militia leader with links to Maoist rebels suspected of being behind a train crash that killed 150 people.
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England squad set to hold meeting

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's players will meet with boss Fabio Capello, as John Terry insists the squad are "fully behind" the Italian
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'Not enough'

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 12:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's pledge to ease blockade fails to impress Gazans
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Rwanda denies shooting army chief

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 13:27
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Rwanda Rwanda

The Rwandan government says it was not behind an attack on a former military chief of staff, who was shot in South Africa.
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Out of step

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 13:30
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Why are Rwanda's armed forces riven with division?
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Kaita gets threats after red card

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 13:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Greece Greece

Nigeria midfielder Sani Kaita receives 1,000 death threats after being sent off in the 2-1 loss to Greece.
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Twin Baghdad car bombings kill 26

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 14:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

At least 26 people are killed in a twin car bombing in Baghdad, officials say, amid speculation banks may be a new target.
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Chinese pledge yuan 'stability'

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 14:50
related countries: China China

China's central bank says it plans to keep the Chinese yuan "stable" and there will be no major revaluation of the currency.
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Italy cardinal in corruption row

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 14:59
related countries: Italy Italy

A leading Roman Catholic cardinal and a former government minister in Italy face allegations of corruption over a property deal.
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More than a game

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 15:38
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaica bids to make dominoes an Olympic sport
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Ridge clue to Antarctic ice loss

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 16:57
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

The discovery of an underwater ridge in Antarctica offers a clue to why ice flowing into the sea has accelerated, say researchers.
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Sudan NBA basketball giant dies

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 17:12
related countries: Sudan Sudan

The 7ft 7in basketball legend from south Sudan, Manute Bol, dies at the age of 47.
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Anelka row sparks player revolt

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 17:20
related countries: France France

France's players refuse to train following Nicolas Anelka's expulsion from the squad on Saturday for verbally abusing coach Raymond Domenech.
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Capello 'to quit if England fail'

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 17:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Football Association expects coach Fabio Capello to resign if England crash out of the World Cup on Wednesday, BBC Sport understands.
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Mining chiefs missing in Africa

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 17:57
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Aruba Aruba, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fears grow for the safety of Australian mining executives after their plane goes missing between Cameroon and Congo.
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East Brazil floods claim 20 lives

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 18:58
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Heavy rainfall in north-eastern Brazil has left twenty people dead and forced tens of thousands to flee.
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World Cup fan in trespass charge

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 20:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A World Cup fan who found his way into the England dressing room looking for the toilet appears in court for trespassing.
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Iran hangs Sunni militant leader

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 20:53
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran hangs Jundullah Sunni militant group leader Abdolmalek Rigi, who was arrested in February, official reports say.
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US Open day four as it happened

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 21:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pebble Beach

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell becomes the first European to win the US Open for 40 years at Pebble Beach.
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Dunga questions Kaka sending off

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 22:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil coach Dunga describes the sending off of Kaka as "unjustified" after the incident marred his team's 3-1 win over the Ivory Coast.
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Eriksson questions Brazil 'handball' goal

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 22:25
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Ivory Coast coach Sven-Goran Eriksson tips Brazil to win the World Cup after seeing his side outclassed in their 3-1 Group G defeat.
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Pacific hurricane off Acapulco

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 22:58
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Acapulco

Celia, the first hurricane of the 2010 Pacific season, forms off the coast of Acapulco in Mexico, but is heading away from land.
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China floods take heavy toll

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 23:25
related countries: China China

More than 130 people die and 800,000 are evacuted after flooding caused by torrential rain in southern China.
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BP boss criticised for boat trip

Sunday 20th of June 2010, 23:28
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP's gaffe-prone boss Tony Hayward is under fire for taking time off sailing instead of dealing with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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