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What happend on June 11th 2011

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Finnish football in fix scandal

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 0:03
related countries: Finland Finland

Finnish football is rocked by a match-fixing scandal which has implications across the world.
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Syria protesters die in clashes

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 0:29
related countries: Syria Syria

At least 28 people die in fresh clashes between protesters and security forces in Syria, activists say, as refugees continue to flee into Turkey.
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The vanishings

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 0:35
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Chilling personal stories from Mexico's narco-war bereaved
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VIDEO: Misrata under renewed attack

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 1:57
related countries: Libya Libya

Hospital doctors in Libya say the port city of Misrata has come under a renewed artillery barrage by troops loyal to the country's leader, Muammar Gaddafi.
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Colombia enacts victims' land law

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 3:04
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's president signs into law a controversial measure aiming to compensate an estimated four million victims of the country's 47-year conflict.
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Height of cheek: Anger as Austrian peaks go on sale

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 3:44
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Anger

Two mountain peaks in the Austrian Alps are put up for sale for 121,000 euros (£107,000; $170,000), but local residents are not happy.
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Unbowed

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 5:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey

MP jailed for speaking Kurdish seeks re-election in Turkey
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US demands end to Syria violence

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 7:37
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US says Syria is heading down a "dangerous path", after activists say fresh attacks on protesters left 32 people dead on Friday.
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Details emerge from Palin e-mails

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 9:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska, Republican

Frustration with rumours about her personal life are among the details revealed by the official release of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's e-mails.
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Giant appetite

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 11:00
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan, China China

Taiwan fish farmers catering for Chinese tastes
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May 'deadliest month for Afghans'

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 11:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

More Afghan civilians were killed in May than any other month since 2007, with 368 "conflict-related deaths", the UN says.
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Live - Ward v Tsonga

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 11:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number two James Ward meets Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the semi-final of the Aegon Championships after an imperious Andy Murray cruises past four-time winner Andy Roddick to reach the final.
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Rampant Murray into Queen's final

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 13:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray outclasses former world number one Andy Roddick 6-3 6-1 at Queen's Club and will take on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Aegon Championships final.
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Stoner rides to Silverstone pole

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 14:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Silverstone

Casey Stoner claims pole position for Sunday's British MotoGP at Silverstone as British rider Cal Crutchlow suffers a broken collarbone.
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UK investors in bonds battle

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 14:40
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of Ireland could face legal action from UK investors over a rescue plan which would see some bond holders lose 80% of their investment.
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Live - Canadian GP qualifying

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 15:05
related countries: Canada Canada

Qualifying for the Canadian GP is under way after Sebastian Vettel produces the fastest lap in the final free practice session.
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Vettel tops final Canada practice

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 15:06
related countries: Canada Canada

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace in final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Did Syria open fire from the skies?

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 15:10
related countries: Syria Syria

An eyewitness to Friday's violence in northern Syria has told the BBC of an army attack on a village, while amateur footage has emerged which appears to show a Syrian helicopter firing on people from the skies.
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Gove denies U-turn on school cuts

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 15:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Education Secretary Michael Gove denies making a U-turn after ordering a review of cuts to local authority support services in England.
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'African US embassy bomber dead'

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 17:08
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United States United States
related places: Mogadishu

Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, a senior al-Qaeda figure suspected of playing a key role in the 1998 US embassy bombings in East Africa, is killed in Somalia, officials say.
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Libya remain 2013 Cup hosts - Caf

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 17:11
related countries: Libya Libya

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) says Libya are still the hosts of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, but they are watching events there closely.
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Chile volcano travel chaos easing

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 17:25
related countries: Chile Chile, Argentina Argentina, Uruguay Uruguay, Australia Australia

Flights are returning to normal in major Argentine and Uruguayan airports, but ash from a Chilean volcano is now reaching Australia.
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Vettel blasts to pole in Canada

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 18:06
related countries: Canada Canada

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel takes a scintillating pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of the Ferraris of Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa with Lewis Hamilton fifth.
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VIDEO: Anti-nuclear protests in Japan

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 18:28
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Tokyo to mark three months since the earthquake which triggered the world's most serious nuclear incident in a generation.
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New York Diamond League as it happened

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 18:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: New York

British heptathlon world champion Jessica Ennis and the fastest man in the world this year Tyson Gay are in action in the season's sixth Diamond League event in New York.
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US hails death of Africa militant

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 18:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the death of senior Africa al-Qaeda militant Fazul Abdullah Mohammed is a "significant blow" to the group.
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Bold gesture

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 18:51
related countries: Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Fergus Walsh on Sierra Leone's bid to tackle child mortality
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Congressman Weiner 'to seek help'

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 20:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Weiner

A US congressman who admitted sending lewd photos of himself to women says he wants a leave of absence from Congress to seek professional help.
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VIDEO: Gypsies travel to Rome to meet Pope

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 20:29
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Groups of European gypsies have gathered at the Vatican for an audience with the Pope.
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Syrian refugees mount in Turkey

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 20:36
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Syria Syria

Turkey says 4,300 people have now crossed its border fleeing violence in northern Syria, as eyewitnesses detail a government crackdown.
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Sharma seals India series victory

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 21:59
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda, India India

Rohit Sharma inspires India to a three-wicket win in Antigua as they take an unassailable 3-0 lead in their five-match series against the West Indies.
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VIDEO: Misrata takes stock after bombardment

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 22:30
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Apache helicopters have carried out their first operations around Misrata in Libya following heavy fighting which killed at least 31.
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Deadly blasts at Pakistan market

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 22:34
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

At least 34 people have been killed after two explosions ripped through a market in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Hamilton still positive on title

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 22:59
related countries: Canada Canada, Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton says he can win the F1 world crown despite Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel's dominant form going into Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: Canada's 'Little Iceland'

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 23:00
related countries: Iceland Iceland

A taste of Reykjavik 3,000 miles from home
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VIDEO: Yemeni president 'will be back'

Saturday 11th of June 2011, 23:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

The nephew of Yemen's injured president Saleh says his uncle will return to lead his country after his treatment in Saudi Arabia ends.
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