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06-12 Major Guantanamo setback for Bush U.S. Supreme Court
2. 06-12 Mugabe critic on treason charge Harare, Zimbabwe
3. 06-12 China on alert for unrest in quake zone Sichuan
4. 06-12 Karzai appeals for Afghanistan aid Paris
F. 06-12 U.S. releases Pakistan airstrike video Pakistan
6. 06-12 Top UK MP quits over terror law London
7. 06-12 Donors pledge $17B to Afghanistan Paris
I. 06-12 Yahoo-Google agree online ad deal San Francisco Bay Area
J. 06-12 Favorites Germany stunned by Croatia Klagenfurt, Austria

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Jun.12   U.S. Supreme Court   Major Guantanamo setback for Bush
  Foreign suspects held in Guantanamo Bay have the right to challenge their detention in civilian courts
 The decision marks another legal blow to the Bush administration's war on terrorism policies


  Zimbabwe   Mugabe critic on treason charge Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  Secretary general of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Tendai Biti was arrested in Harare on his return from South Africa


  Sichuan     China on alert for unrest in quake zone Map of Sichuan  Police cordoned off schools destroyed in the earthquake, on alert for protests by parents demanding investigations

  Paris Karzai appeals for Afghanistan aid  Afghan President has appealed to world donors for massive, long-term aid for reconstruction and boosting food security

  Pakistan U.S. releases Pakistan airstrike video  The U.S. military released video from an unmanned drone that it says shows airstrikes along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border targeted fighters

  London Top UK MP quits over terror law  Shadow home secretary David Davis has resigned from Commons to stop the erosion of British civil liberties

Day News


  Paris   Donors pledge $17B to Afghanistan
  World donors sought to bolster Afghanistan's fragile leadership as the need to help secure and feed the country concerns about pervasive corruption


  San Francisco Bay Area Yahoo-Google agree online ad deal  Yahoo has agreed a deal with Google which will see Yahoo use Google's advertising technology. Google ads will appear alongside Yahoo search results
 The agreement with Google could be worth up to $800m in additional revenue every year. Recent Yahoo-Microsoft talks concluded after Yahoo rejected a Microsoft proposal to buy just its online search business


  Austria Favorites Germany stunned by Croatia  Croatia stunned highly-fancied Germany 2-1 to secure a place in the Euro 2008 quarterfinals. Srna and Olic struck the goals. Podolski pulled a goal back

Evening News


  UN Security Council   Zimbabwe is worsening, UN warns  Briefing the security Council, the top UN humanitarian official says up to four million people - a third of the population - needing aid

  Beijing China, Taiwan sign charter flights deal  The countris formally agreed to expand charter flights and tourism and to set up permanent offices in each other's territory

  Washington US Guantanamo trials 'to proceed'  Attorney General Michael Mukasey: A ruling by the US Supreme Court on detainees will not affect military trials of enemy combatants

  Los Angeles Lakers fight back over Celtics in NBA finals  Kobe Bryant led the way with 36 points as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics 87-81 to win game three of the NBA finals

  Gaza 6 killed in northern Gaza blast  Eyewitnesses called it a 'work accident'. More than 60 were injured when an explosion ripped through a senior Hamas commander's house

San Francisco Bay Area , June 12, 2008 Timeline