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What happend on June 24th 2010

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BP refits oil cap after accident

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 4:18
related countries: Mexico Mexico

BP refits a cap containing oil gushing from the ruptured Gulf of Mexico well after it is involved in an accident with a robot.
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Argentina achieves new debt swap

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 5:01
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina achieves a new debt swap, moving closer to ending the crisis caused by its massive default in 2001.
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China police 'crack terror ring'

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 6:44
related countries: China China
related places: Xinjiang

Chinese police say they have arrested a group behind attacks in Xinjiang, the scene of deadly protests last year.
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Rajevac hopes for African support

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 6:55
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Ghana Ghana

Ghana coach Milan Rajevac calls on South African fans to back his side after they qualify for the next round of the World Cup.
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Philippine massacre witness shot

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 8:23
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A key witness to the massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines last year has been shot dead, a prosecutor says.
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South Waziristan in 'army hands'

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 8:48
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's army denies Taliban claims that they are back in their strongholds in South Waziristan.
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Brazil searches for flood missing

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 9:11
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Rescue workers are searching for more than 600 people still missing after heavy flooding in north-east Brazil.
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US 'Bin Laden hunter' back home

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 9:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

An American man arrested in Pakistan while on a 'mission to hunt Osama Bin Laden' is back in the US.
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Beckenbauer in new dig at England

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 9:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Franz Beckenbauer believes England made a stupid mistake by failing to avoid a second-round match against Germany at the World Cup in South Africa.
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Russia 'boosting' Belarus gas

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 10:15
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Russia Russia

Russia's Gazprom says it is resuming full gas supplies to Belarus after receiving payment for outstanding gas bills.
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N Korea threatens US prisoner

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 10:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

North Korea threatens harsher punishment for a jailed US citizen in a row with the US over the sinking of a South Korean ship.
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Is Yemen becoming a plotter's paradise?

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 10:50
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Frank Gardner explains the difficulties facing Yemen in its fight against al-Qaeda.
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'Oldest swingers' are spreading sex diseases

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 10:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Partner-swapping swingers could be bringing sexually transmitted infections into the general population, Dutch researchers warn.
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US promises $48m for Kyrgyzstan

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 11:22
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, United States United States

The US government pledges $48m in aid to help people displaced by the recent ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan.
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Peru leader rejects rights bill

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 11:27
related countries: Peru Peru

President Alan Garcia of Peru refuses to sign a law that would give indigenous people more power to stop oil and mining projects on their land
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Lahm expecting World Cup classic

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 12:28
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany captain Philipp Lahm says he is expecting a World Cup "classic" when his side comes face-to-face with England in the last 16 on Sunday.
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Second EU-US open skies is signed

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 12:32
related countries: Luxembourg Luxembourg, United States United States

EU transport ministers sign a second "open skies" agreement with the US at a meeting in Luxembourg.
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Stars in their eyes

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 13:40
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana's World Cup footballers restore African pride
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Iran 'steps up' enrichment work

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 13:42
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran produces 17kg (37lb) of uranium enriched to 20%, it says, defying UN attempts to halt its nuclear programme.
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India-Pakistan 'better relations'

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, India India
related places: Mumbai

Indian and Pakistani diplomats meeting in Islamabad pledge to improve relations.
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SA drops Rwanda shooting charges

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Rwanda Rwanda

Charges are dropped against two men arrested over the shooting of a Rwandan dissident in South Africa, police say.
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Taiwan-China trade details agreed

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:27
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Taiwan and China finalise details of what many believe will be the most important agreement between the two in 60 years.
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Germany fret over Schweinsteiger

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:28
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bastian Schweinsteiger is a doubt for Germany's World Cup match against England because of a thigh injury.
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Jewish dancers stoned in Germany

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:38
related countries: Germany Germany

German police investigate the stoning of a Jewish dance group trying to perform on the street in the city of Hanover.
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Cycling coast to coast across Japan

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:42
related countries: Japan Japan

Roland Buerk who is based in Tokyo, decided it was time to see Japan the slow way, by cycling right across the country.
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Ivory Coast cling to slim hopes

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:52
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Ivory Coast maintain the slimmest of hopes of qualifying for the World Cup knock-out stages, as they prepare to face North Korea.
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Australia has its first woman PM

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Julia Gillard becomes Australia's first female prime minister after Kevin Rudd stands aside from a Labor Party leadership ballot.
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Mystery over Burundi's ex-rebel

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 14:59
related countries: Burundi Burundi

A Burundi minister voices concern at reports that opposition leader and ex-rebel chief Agathon Rwasa has gone into hiding.
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Kenya warning over price fixing

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 15:33
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenyan manufacturers warn that price-fixing legislation passed by MPs will cause job losses and food shortages.
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US Pakistan 'terror' convictions

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 15:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

Five Americans are sentenced to 10 years in jail by a court in Pakistan after being found guilty of terror charges.
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Twelve die on Spanish train track

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 16:38
related countries: Spain Spain

A train speeding through a Spanish railway station strikes a group of people crossing the tracks, killing 12 and injuring 14.
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Asteroid capsule opening begins

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 17:03
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese scientists start to open the Hayabusa capsule which it is hoped contains samples of asteroid Itokawa.
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More rains ravage flood-hit China

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 17:18
related countries: China China

Further rains hit southern China, as the death-toll from days of flooding continues to rise.
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Fresh appeal in Conrad Black case

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 18:11
related countries: United States United States

A US appeals court is told to look again at the convictions of Conrad Black, the newspaper tycoon jailed for fraud.
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'Complex' task for Afghan force

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 18:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US military's top officer, Admiral Mike Mullen, warns that the months ahead in Afghanistan will be challenging.
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In style

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 19:55
related countries: United States United States

South American teams set standard at World Cup
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Wimbledon day four as it happened

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 20:06
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Wimbledon

American John Isner beats Nicolas Mahut of France 70-68 in the final set of the longest tennis match in history at Wimbledon, after 11 hours and five minutes.
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Belgian Catholic offices raided

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 20:27
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Authorities raid the headquarters of the Belgian Catholic Church during an investigation into child sex abuse claims.
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Indefatigable Isner back on court

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 20:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday, Wimbledon

American John Isner will be back on court at Wimbledon on Friday, less than 24 hours after winning the longest match in history.
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Obama Twitter hacker avoids jail

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 20:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Frenchman

A 23-year-old Frenchman is given a suspended jail sentence for hacking into US President Barack Obama's Twitter account.
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Afghan strategy 'still on course'

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 20:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United States United States

Nato insists its Afghan strategy remains on course, as Gen David Petraeus replaces sacked US commander Stanley McChrystal.
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UN panel 'cannot enter' Sri Lanka

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 21:46
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan foreign minister has said that a UN panel on human rights will not be allowed into the country.
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Le Guen quits as Cameroon coach

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 22:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa, Cameroon Cameroon

Paul Le Guen quits as Cameroon coach following their dismal performance at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
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Battle goes on

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 22:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Mixed results for Afghan offensive in Marjah
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Mourning after

Thursday 24th of June 2010, 23:58
related countries: Italy Italy

Fans in grief as Italy crashes out of World Cup
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