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1. 06-13 Irish minister says EU vote lost Ireland
C. 06-13 Deadly hunt for 'witches' haunts villagers Kisii, Kenya
D. 06-13 Fuel prices see strikes spread globally United Kingdom
E. 06-13 Spain treats child phone addicts Spain
5. 06-13 Africa pressure grows on Mugabe Zimbabwe
06-13 Irish reject EU treaty Ireland
H. 06-13 Taliban jail raid frees hundreds Kandahar
I. 06-13 Brilliant Dutch thrash France to qualify Berne, Switzerland
9. 06-13 Thousands march for fired judges ISLAMABAD, Pakistan


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Morning News

Jun.13   Ireland   Irish minister says EU vote lost  Justice Minister Dermot Ahern says substantial vote tallies across the country show the Lisbon reform treaty has been rejected

  Kenya Deadly hunt for 'witches' haunts villagers  15 people, mostly elderly women, who were murdered in a witch hunt near the town of Kisii. The killings shocked the nation

  United Kingdom Fuel prices see strikes spread globally  Rising fuel prices led to protests, with fuel tanker drivers starting a 4-day strike in Britain and truck drivers holding protests across S. Korea

  Spain Spain treats child phone addicts  2 children, aged 12 and 13, have been admitted to a mental health institution to be treated for addiction to their mobile phones

  Zimbabwe Africa pressure grows on Mugabe  40 of Africa's most prominent figures have published an open letter calling for presidential run-off to be peaceful and fair

Day News

  Ireland   Irish reject EU treaty
  Prime Minister Brian Cowen was disappointed that Irish voters rejected the European Union reform treaty; 53.4 percent no, to 46.6 percent yes
 EU leaders have to decide whether to draw up a new constitution or they could ask the Irish people to vote again. Cowen did not declare the treaty dead, saying the vote leaves Ireland and EU in 'uncharted waters'

  Kandahar   Taliban jail raid frees hundreds Map of Kandahar Afghanistan
  About 340 Militants attacked a main prison in Kandahar province, blowing its entrance open and allowing a large number of inmates to escape
 Afghan security forces hunt for hundreds of prisoners who escaped from a jail after Taliban fighters blew up the main gate. A state of emergency has been declared in the city

  Switzerland Brilliant Dutch thrash France to qualify  Netherlands thrashed France 4-1 in the match of the tournament so far to secure their place in the quarterfinals by finishing top of Group C

  Pakistan Thousands march for fired judges  Tens of thousands of protesters from across Pakistan poured into the capital to press the new government to restore judges ousted under Musharraf

  Northern Japan Quake kills two in island of Honshu  The epicentre of 7.0 quake was 82km north of the city of Sendai, at a depth of 10km. The tremor rattled buildings in nearby towns and in Tokyo

Evening News

  European Union   EU grapples with Irish 'No' vote  Governments in EU are exploring what to do after the Irish Republic's rejection of the Lisbon Treaty to reform the expanded EU

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