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1. 08-06 Russia seals off Grozny Chechnya
C. 08-06 4 injured in Kosovo blast Kosovo
D. 08-06 Police attacked in Basque country Basque
4. 08-06 Koizumi urges nuclear ban Hiroshima, Japan
5. 08-06 IRA makes dramatic weapons move Northern Ireland
6. 08-06 Suicide bomber thwarted West Bank
08-06 Arrested for spreading Christianity Afghanistan
I. 08-06 Ukrainian beats Jones in 100-meter Canada
J. 08-06 Novelist Jorge Amado dies Brazil


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Morning News

Aug.6   Chechnya   Russia seals off Grozny  Russia fears rebels could be planning an offensive on the 5th anniversary of the battle of Chechen capital

  Kosovo 4 injured in Kosovo blast  2 of the injured are Serbs and the other 2 are ethnic Albanians

  Basque Police attacked in Basque country  Group of hooded youths throw homemade firebombs at policemen car. 2 injured

  Japan Koizumi urges nuclear ban  Prime Minister, speaking in Hiroshima on the anniversary of the atomic attack, is calling for the elimination of all nuclear weapons

  Northern Ireland IRA makes dramatic weapons move  Irish Republican Army has proposed to put its weapons 'beyond use'

  West Bank Suicide bomber thwarted  Captured in the West Bank planned to carry out an attack on Tel Aviv. Tanks shelled Palestinian targets near Qalqilya

Evening News

  Afghanistan     Arrested for spreading Christianity
  U.S. pressures Taliban to free 24 international and Afghan aid workers

  Canada   Ukrainian beats Jones in 100-meter  Zhanna Pintusevich-Block ends Jones' winning streak of 42 consecutive finals with 10.82 seconds

  Brazil   Novelist Jorge Amado dies  He was 88. Wrote 'Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands' and 'Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon'

  Sicily Etna eruption visible from space  A plume of smoke is visible from the space station Alpha

San Francisco Bay Area , August 6, 2001 Timeline