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What happend on June 22nd 2010

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Testing times

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 5:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The challenge of being Pakistani in New York
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In pictures

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 6:10
related countries: Burma Burma

Unending woe of Burma's Rohingya refugees
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Japan sets targets to tackle debt

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 6:30
related countries: Greece Greece, Japan Japan

Japan sets ambitious new targets to rein in its national debt, the largest in the industrialised world, and avoid a "Greek-style" crisis.
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Miners' Africa plane wreck found

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 7:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The wreck of a plane carrying Australian mining executives is found in West Africa, as hopes of finding survivors fade.
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Australia mourns mining magnate

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 7:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia mourns the mining magnate Ken Talbot who died in an African plane crash along with the entire board of his company.
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American Idol drops its age limit

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 8:07
related countries: United States United States

Producers on the American Idol talent show lower the age limit for contestants to audition from 16 to 15.
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China moves to meet currency vow

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 8:22
related countries: China China

China takes its first step towards honouring a pledge to let the exchange rate of its currency float more freely.
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US funds 'reach Afghan warlords'

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 8:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Congress

The US military pays $4m per week to Afghan security firms who funnel money to warlords and the Taliban, a report says.
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Diamond activist in Zimbabwe jail

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 9:18
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A Zimbabwe judge denies bail to a human rights activist accused of giving false information about the diamond trade.
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Japan car attack leaves one dead

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 9:32
related countries: Japan Japan

A former employee "with a grudge" crashes into workers at a Mazda plant in southern Japan, killing one and injuring 10.
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Israel asks UN to shelve inquiry

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 9:33
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel asks the UN to ditch an international inquiry into an Israeli raid on a ship trying to break the Gaza blockade.
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Australia's race law reinstated

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 9:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia reinstates the race discrimination act, by extending controversial intervention powers to cover non-Aboriginal people.
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Greece 'to cover tourists' costs'

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 10:04
related countries: Greece Greece

Greece will cover the costs for any tourists stranded as a result of industrial action or natural disaster, a senior minister says.
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Jerusalem park plan draws US ire

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 10:24
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US criticises an Israeli plan to demolish 22 Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem to make way for a tourist park.
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More Afghans addicted to drugs

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 10:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A new United Nations report says there has been a sharp rise in the number of drug addicts in Afghanistan.
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Wikileaks makes contact with US

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

Whistleblowing website Wikileaks contacts the US government over its investigation into an alleged source within the US army.
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Fifa await Villa referee report

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 11:37
related countries: Honduras Honduras, Spain Spain
related places: Villa

Fifa await the referee's report from Spain's win over Honduras before deciding to take any retrospective action against striker David Villa.
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World Cup 'stunt' charges dropped

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 11:48
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, South Africa South Africa

South African prosecutors drop charges against two Dutch women accused of a marketing stunt at the World Cup.
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Live- Serena v Larcher De Brito

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 11:49
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Defending champions Serena Williams takes on Portugal's Michelle Larcher De Brito in the opening match on Centre Court.
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Struggle for jobs

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 12:23
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain takes steps to tackle chronic unemployment
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Iran doubles highest banknote

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 12:44
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran doubles the denomination of its highest banknote to 100,000 rials, worth about $10, its Central Bank Governor says.
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Pakistan holds 'German militant'

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 13:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Germany Germany

A suspected militant from Germany is detained in north-west Pakistan wearing a burka, police say.
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Cyprus detains 'Sudan arms ship'

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 13:27
related countries: Sudan Sudan, Cyprus Cyprus

Cyprus detains a Sudan-bound ship carrying military equipment while inspectors check its cargo does not breach arms embargos.
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Maradona says Brazil still favourites

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 13:51
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil

Argentina manager Diego Maradona says rivals Brazil remain favourites
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Five die in Istanbul bus bombing

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 14:31
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Five people are killed and at least 12 hurt in a bomb attack on a bus carrying soldiers and civilians in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Thais mourn shot protest general

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 14:47
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thousands of Thais attend the cremation of the rogue general shot dead in May during anti-government protests.
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Fight for the Right

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 14:56
related countries: Germany Germany

German far-right boss loses 'discrimination' case
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Nigerian MPs hurt in parliament

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 15:08
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A fight breaks out between rival Nigerian lawmakers in the National Assembly, leaving two injured - one with a broken arm.
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Belarus 'to cut Europe gas flow'

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 15:45
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Belarus says it will suspend Russian transit gas deliveries to Europe after Moscow cut supplies in a dispute over payments.
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Israel pardons 'school row' mothers

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 16:08
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's supreme court overturns jail sentences for ultra-Orthodox Jewish mothers who defied a school integration ruling.
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Dhaka factories shut by protests

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 16:35
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Dhaka

Owners shut 250 garment factories near the Bangladesh capital Dhaka after violent protests by workers over wages.
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'Oldest' images of apostles found by Roman excavators

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 16:59
related countries: Italy Italy

Art restorers in Italy uncover what are believed to be the oldest paintings of the faces of Jesus Christ's apostles.
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US summons general over article

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 17:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United States United States

Top US Afghan commander Gen Stanley McChrystal is called back to Washington after reported criticism of senior US officials.
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Slovenia boss still rates England

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 18:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Slovenia manager Matjaz Kek says England are "still a favourite to win the World Cup" ahead of Wednesday's crucial Group C clash.
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Peru tops Colombia in coca league

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 19:37
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Peru Peru

Peru replaces Colombia as the biggest producer of coca, in what the UN says is a vindication for Colombia's tough anti-drugs policy.
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UN sets up panel on Sri Lanka war

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 20:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

UN chief Ban Ki-moon sets up a panel to probe alleged human rights abuses during the final stages of Sri Lanka's civil war.
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Cricket: England win ODI against Australia

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 21:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Australia Australia

Eoin Morgan hits an unbeaten 103 as England beat Australia by four wickets in the opening one-day international at the Rose Bowl.
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UK presents 'tough but fair' budget

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 21:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

In an emergency budget, new UK Chancellor George Osborne raises sales tax and cuts benefits as he tries to tackle Britain's deficit.
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Spain backs labour reform package

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 21:48
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish parliament votes in favour of labour reforms designed to bring down high unemployment.
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Maradona cools Argentine euphoria

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010, 22:31
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina coach Diego Maradona has warned his side to expect tougher tests after qualifying from World Cup Group B with a 100% record.
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